Monopoli is a photographic project dedicated to the city of Venice by Italian photographer Marina Caneve, started in 2013 and still ongoing.
Marina is a photographer specialized in the field of architecture and urbanism with a background in classical studies.
She graduated from the IUAV (University of Architecture, Venice) in 2013, under the guidance of Guido Guidi, with a thesis on photography and the construction of knowledge concerning urban plan. The project have been made in Paris between 2012 and 2013, the title is “A kilometer without limits. Photography and urban planning in an urban remodelage”.
She focalizes her interest in sociology and urban space. Her research focuses on relationship among people and environment, identity and the social value of urbanism and architecture. In her research there is a relationship almost bulimic with reality, in which she absorbs as much as possible and then returns through a visual reconstruction.
From 2013 she’s one of the curators of the project CALAMITA/À, Investigation and researches on the Vajont territories.
Text and images © Marina Caneve