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Esposizione alla fiera d’arte contemporanea di Madrid ARCO per la Fondazione ENAIRE (2018)

Tre foto di Filippo Poli delle Navi di Gamazo sono state esposte alla fiera d’arte contemporanea di Madrid ARCO e sono ora parte della Collezione d’Arte Contemporanea della Fondazione Enaire. La Fondazione ha presentato le sue due nuovi sedi di Santander e Madrid che dopo i lavori di restauro ospiteranno la Collezione permanente.


Vincitore del premio Fondazione ENAIRE, esposizione nel programma ufficiale di PhotoEspaña 2017

Filippo Poli ha vinto il primo premio dellala 10ª edizione del premio di fotografia della Fondazione ENAIRE.

La fotografia “Roça Agua Izé” della serie Roças di São Tomé e Príncipe: un tesoro [quasi] scomparso è ora parte della Collezzione d’Arte Contemporanea ENAIRE. Questo lavoro è stato presentato nella mostra “Infinito Interior”, inaugurata nell’Istituto Cervantes di Madrid dal ministro de Fomento, Iñigo de la Serna.

L’esposizione forma parte de la sezione ufficiale di PHE17 (PhotoEspaña), il festival di fotografia più importante di Spagna.

Decisione della Giuria:

“La giuria ha apprezzato la qualità fotografica, la bellezza formale e il progetto di ricerca che supporta il lavoro presentato.”

La giuria era composta da riconosciute figure del mondo della cultura e artisti di prestigio nazionale ed internazionale:

  • Julio Gómez-Pomar, Segretario de Estado de Infraestructuras, Transporte y Vivienda, presidente di ENAIRE e presidente del Patronato della Fondazione ENAIRE, che delegò il suo voto al direttore de Conservación della Fondazione ENAIRE
  • José Guirao, Direttore Generale della Fondazione Montemadrid.
  • Carlos Rosón, Presidente della Fondazione RAC e patrono della Fondazione ENAIRE.
  • María García Yelo, Direttrice di PhotoEspaña.
  • Daniel Canogar, artista.
  • José Manuel Ballester, Premio Nazionale Fotografia nel 2010
  • Beatriz Montero de Espinosa, Direttrice della Fondazione ENAIRE.
  • Ángeles Imaña, Direttrice de Conservación y Proyectos Culturales della Fondazione ENAIRE, in qualità de segretaria.

Foto: Fundación ENAIRE

Foto: Fundación ENAIRE


Esposizione nel Deutsches Architekturmuseum di Francoforte (2017)

La serie delle Roças di Sao Tomé e Príncipe: un tesoro [quasi] scomparso ha ottenuto una menzione d’onore nel Premio Europeo di Fotografia Architettonica del 2017 architekturbild ed è stata esposta, insieme ad altri grandi progetti, nel DAM Deutsches Architekturmuseum (Francoforte).

Il tema scelto per il concorso e la mostra di quest’anno è stato “Frontiere”, secondo gli organizzatori:

“[Frontiere] nel senso di apertura o di chiusura, di includere o di escludere o come definizione di aree geografiche o spaziali (urbane), le frontiere sono fisicamente presenti e chiaramente riconoscibili o quasi impercettibili ma sempre percepite come protettive o dissuasive. Nel contesto del Premio Europeo di Fotografia Architettonica del 2017 non ci focalizziamo sulle interpretazioni negative di questo termine, ma sul coinvolgimento fotografico-artistico con il nostro ambiente costruito “.

La Giuria era formata da:

  • Peter Cachola Schmal, Direttore del Deutsches Architekturmuseum DAM, Frankfurt
  • Reiner Nagel, Presidente della Fondazione Federal de Baukultur, Potsdam / Berlín
  • Christina Gräwe, Presidentessa di architekturbild e.v., Berlin / München
  • Dirk Brömmel, Fotografo, Wiesbaden
  • Celina Lunsford, Direttrice Artistica, Fotografie Forum Frankfurt
  • Ingo Taubhorn, Fotografo, curatore en Haus der Photographie, Deichtorhallen Hamburg
  • Jörg Winde, fotografo, professore dell’Università de Scienze Applicate e Arte di Dortmund

Foto: Fritz Philipp


Finalista nel Premio della Fondazione Vila Casas, esposizione nel Palau Solterra (2017)

Un trittico della serie Roças di São Tomé e Príncipe: un tesoro [quasi] scomparso, è stato selezionato insieme ad altre grandi opere dalla giuria della Fondazione Vila Casas ed è stato presentato in una mostra collettiva al Palau Solterra di Torroella de Montgrí.

La Fondazione Vila Casas assegna annualmente premi di pittura, fotografia o scultura. Ogni anno il premio si concentra su una di queste tre discipline, il 2017 che è il turno della fotografia. La giuria era formata dal fotografo e critico d’arte Juan Bufill, dal fotografo e vincitore del precedente premio Oriol Jolonch, dal gallerista Fernando Peracho, dal collezionista Rafel Tous, dal vicepresidente della Fondazione Vila Casas Antonio Sagnier, dal presidente Antonio Vila Casas e dal direttore degli spazi d’arte Glòria Bosch, in qualità di segreatario.


Menzione nel Premio Fine Art Photography (2017)

La serie Roças di São Tomé e Príncipe: un tesoro [quasi] scomparso è stato menzionato nella categoria Professional Architecture nella terza edizione del Premio Fine Art Photography, tra più di 6.000 presentazioni provenienti da 89 paesi in tutto il mondo.

I vincitori e i candidati, come Filippo Poli, sono stati selezionati da una giuria composta da giudici di prestigio internazionale, fra cui Tim Franco, Nadia Dias, Liza Van der Stock, Matilde Gattoni, Amélie Labourdette, Valery Klamm e Pierre Abensur.

FAPA – Fine Art Photography Awards promuove un riconoscimento annuale per fotografi e professionisti e dilettanti, con la missione di celebrare la fotografia d’arte e di scoprire nuovi talenti provenienti da tutto il mondo.


Exhibition Archittetura Sintattica in Milan (2015)

The exhibition curated by Lorenzo Degli Esposti and Maddalena d’Alfonso presented the photographies of 10 Italian photographers (Matteo Cirenei, Marco Introini, Marco Menghi, Maurizio Montagna, Maurizio Petronio, Filippo Poli, Giada Ripa, Filippo Romano, Claudio Sabatino, Daniele Zerbi) who portrayed 15 masterpieces by architects as Muzio, Ponti, Lingeri, Figini e Pollini, Terragni, Cattaneo, Moretti, BBPR, Bottoni, Minoletti, Asnago e Vender, Mattioni, Mozzoni, Viganò, Mangiarotti, Morassutti, Soncini, Caccia Dominioni, Rossi

The photographic works is not merely documentary, but tell us the relevance of these architectures, advanced research on aesthetics, composition, relationship between the architectural body and the city, public space, urban landscape and the community.

Filippo Poli in this occasion presented a series composed by architectures of M. Asnago, C. Vender and E.Soncini.

The exhibition hosted in Grattacielo Pirelli is part of the cultural activities organized at Padiglione Architettura of EXPO 2015 Belle Arti supervised by Vittorio Sgarbi, a programme by Regione Lombardia in collaboration with Triennale di Milano.

Photo: Jacopo Nori


Honorable Mention at Monochrome Awards (2015)

Filippo Poli was awarded with an Honorable Mention in People category for the entry Windy thoughts, at prestigious Monochrome Awards honouring Black & White Photography.

In this photography as in other portraits, I always try to work with the background, the environment or architecture elements. In this case the electricity cables helped me to follow the movement of the hairs and to make visible an invisible element as the wind.

The 2015 Monochrome Awards received nearly 7000 submissions from 86 countries around the world. Winning images were selected by panel of international judges, including: Ted Preuss, David Fokos, Roman Loranc, David Johndrow, Stefano Brunesci, Tomasz Lazar, Dominique Bollinger, Andre Brito, Giacomo Brunelli and Martin Stavars.


Exhibition in Monditalia Pavilion at Venice Bienale (2014)

In 2014 Filippo Poli collaborated with Argot ou La Maison Mobile and Marco Biraghi, documenting one of the case study presented at Monditalia curated by Rem Koolhaas (OMA-AMO). 

Zingonia is a mixed-use city, a Utopia of the sixties, that today is suffering a deep change and crisis of its foundations’s model. The planning, directly inspired by the CIAM and Le Corbusier theories, was promoted by Renzo Zingone a private developer.

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Zingonia Mon Amour Monditalia Venice Biennale Argot La Maison Mobile Marco Biraghi Zingonia Mon Amour Monditalia Venice Biennale Argot La Maison Mobile Marco Biraghi


Exhibition Innesti Grafting at Venice Bienale (2014)

Filippo Poli was assigned to present a work on architectures of Mario Asnago and Claudio Vender in Milan at Innesting Grafting exhibition curated by Cino Zucchi at the Venice Biennale.

The exhibition highlights the case of Milan, which has been used as an example of “laboratory of the modern”.

The curator Cino Zucchi, highlights:

“Italian architecture since the First World War to today demonstrates an ‘anomalous modernity’, represented by its significant capacity to interpret and incorporate previous states through continuous metamorphosis. Not adaptations of form of the new compared to the existing in retrospect, but rather ‘grafting’ an ability to transfigure the conditions of the context into a new configuration: an attitude that was once viewed by some as nostalgic or a compromise, but which today is admired by Europe and the world as the most original contribution of Italian design culture”.

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Honorable mention winner of PX3, Prix de la Photographie (2014)

“…this is not a building, i.e. something holding one or more functions that can be contained in an architectural unit, but an urban system: a neighbourhood, a crossroads, a beehive, a medieval portico that brings together all the sounds and movements of the town’s winding streets, where people live work, trade and spend their leisure time. It does not have a front in the traditional architectural sense, but rather a series of perspectives (highlighting the fact that this is where several places meet) and it is organised to offer views over the town and the surrounding landscape.” (P. Volponi)


Honorable mention winner of PX3, Prix de la Photographie (2014)

Durmitor Park is an Unesco site since 1980, its name probably derives from Balkan Romance and it means “sleeping”. It fits perfect with the peacefulness of this massif and its plateu where only small villages and shepherd homes are found. In the last twenty years more than the 15% of the inhabitants emigrated. The intention of this portfolio is to testify some strains of the silent presence of this people who are the guardians of this landscape.


Third prize winner of PX3, Prix de la Photographie (2014)

Press Release:

Filippo Poli of Spain was Awarded: Third Prize in category Fine Art for the entry entitled, ” Walden 7″. The jury selected PX3 2014’s winners from thousands of photography entries from over 85 countries. 

The “Prix de la Photographie Paris” (Px3) strives to promote the appreciation of photography, to discover emerging talent, and introduce photographers from around the world to the artistic community of Paris. Winning photographs from this competition are exhibited in a high-profile gallery in Paris and published in the high-quality, full-color Px3 Annual Book.

Px3 is juried by top international decision-makers in the photography industry: Carol Johnson, Curator of Photography of Library of Congress, Washington D.C.; Gilles Raynaldy, Director of Purpose, Paris; Viviene Esders, Expert près la Cour d’Appel de Paris; Mark Heflin, Director of American Illustration + American Photography, New York; Sara Rumens, Lifestyle Photo Editor of Grazia Magazine, London; Françoise Paviot, Director of Galerie Françoise Paviot, Paris; Chrisitine Ollier, Art Director of Filles du Calvaire, Paris; Natalie Johnson, Features Editor of Digital Photographer Magazine, London; Natalie Belayche, Director of Visual Delight, Paris; Kenan Aktulun, VP/Creative Director of Digitas, New York; Chiara Mariani, Photo Editor of Corriere della Sera Magazine, Italy; Arnaud Adida, Director of Acte 2 Gallery/Agency, Paris; Jeannette Mariani, Director of 13 Sévigné Gallery, Paris; Bernard Utudjian, Director of Galerie Polaris, Paris; Agnès Voltz, Director of Chambre Avec Vues, Paris; and Alice Gabriner, World Picture Editor of Time Magazine, New York.

Description:

The Walden 7 is an apartment building designed by Ricardo Bofill’s team and located in the town of Sant Just Desvern, close to Barcelona, in Catalonia, Spain. The original project includes 446 residences. The name of the building is inspired by B. F. Skinner’s science-fiction novel, Walden Two, which depicts a utopian community.

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Winner at the Arch Triumph Award (2013)

Batlle Roig Viladecans Park photo wins the 1st prize at the Arch Triumph Award

 Jury’s comment: “The composition, perspective, lighting and this photograph’s response to the brief on Public Realm architectural Intervention caught the attention of the panel. The composition is very precise in the sense that the viewer is given the options of ascension from the left of the photograph without the obstruction the other or a clear through view and path underneath this walking bridge. The highest point of the bridge in the distance is just approximately 1/3 (one-third) eye level of the height of the total frame, which informs the viewer it is not a bridge of great height but more importantly a comfortable view. It is even more fascinating as there appears to be a sense of contradiction as on one hand this image invites the viewer to climb on or ascend but on the other the bridge structure seem to be constantly move slowing away from the viewer due to the composition and the cross style of the steel beams or stilts supporting the bridge. This panel all agreed after its final deliberation it was a worthy winner.”

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Honorable mention winner at IPA, International Photography Awards (2009)

Between huge machines that devour earth and stones, in an alienating environment with no daybreak or sunset the solace is this small statuette of Saint Barbara, patron saint of miners and who works underground.


Honorable mention winner at International Garden Photographer of the Year (2009)

International Garden Photographer of the Year (IGPOTY) is the world’s premier competition and exhibition specialising in garden, plant, flower and botanical photography.

International Garden Photographer of the Year is wholly owned and organised by Garden World Images Ltd.

It is run in association with the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, United Kingdom. The main exhibition is held annually at Kew, with a rolling programme of touring exhibitions in the UK and all over the world. Exhibitions are linked to events such as workshops and lectures on garden photography.

Jury: Tony Kirkham, Chris Lacey, Jürgen Becker, Philip Smith, Chris Beardshaw , Benedict Brain, Clare Foggett, Susan Brown , Udo Bernhart, Tyrone McGlinchey 

 Description:

The inspiration for this photograph came out observing Japanese way to do their commitments. In this shot what was interesting to me was the serialization of the action that despite all remained deeply human in the highest sense of the word. Nature is respected and gently handled, as the whole environment should be.


Honorable mention winner of PX3, Prix de la Photographie (2009)

Press Release:

Filippo Poli of Italy was Awarded in category for the entry entitled, ” Kolbe in Mies”.

The jury selected winners from thousands of photography entries from over 85 countries.

 The “Prix de la Photographie Paris” (Px3) strives to promote the appreciation of photography, to discover emerging talent, and introduce photographers from around the world to the artistic community of Paris. Winning photographs from this competition are exhibited in a high-profile gallery in Paris and published in the high-quality, full-color Px3 Annual Book.

 Px3 is juried by top international decision-makers in the photography industry:

Carol Johnson, Curator of Photography of Library of Congress, Washington D.C.; Gilles Raynaldy, Director of Purpose, Paris; Viviene Esders, Expert près la Cour d’Appel de Paris; Mark Heflin, Director of American Illustration + American Photography, New York; Sara Rumens, Lifestyle Photo Editor of Grazia Magazine, London; Françoise Paviot, Director of Galerie Françoise Paviot, Paris; Chrisitine Ollier, Art Director of Filles du Calvaire, Paris; Natalie Johnson, Features Editor of Digital Photographer Magazine, London; Natalie Belayche, Director of Visual Delight, Paris; Kenan Aktulun, VP/Creative Director of Digitas, New York; Chiara Mariani, Photo Editor of Corriere della Sera Magazine, Italy; Arnaud Adida, Director of Acte 2 Gallery/Agency, Paris; Jeannette Mariani, Director of 13 Sévigné Gallery, Paris; Bernard Utudjian, Director of Galerie Polaris, Paris; Agnès Voltz, Director of Chambre Avec Vues, Paris; and Alice Gabriner, World Picture Editor of Time Magazine, New York.


OnWard ’09 exhibition at the Basho Gallery in Philadelphia (2009)

“Lithica Quarry” series is selected for the OnWard ’09 exhibition curated by Peter Barberie at the Basho Gallery in Philadelphia.

ONWARD is an annual juried photography exhibition presented by Project Basho exclusively featuring the work of emerging photographers with unique vision and talent.

Project Basho is a photography resource centre located in Old Kensington in Philadelphia, PA.

Peter Barberie is Curator of Photographs, Alfred Stieglitz Center, at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. His publications include Looking at Atget (Philadelphia Musuem of Art and Yale University Press, 2005), and the essay “Found Objects, or a History of the Medium, to No Particular End,” in Dreaming in Black and White: Photography at the Julien Levy Gallery (Philadelphia Museum of Art and Yale, 2006).

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