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Through the art of photography, the aim of the Carlo Laviosa Foundation is to continue an in-depth analysis of the world of work and human resources, taking a close look at the relationship between work and the individual, business and the community and more generally at the meaning of economic activity.

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Photography and the World of Work 2021 competition

The Carlo Laviosa Foundation and the municipality of the Comune di Livorno, in collaboration with the Fotoclub Nove, a FIAF 2283 affiliated association, present the 4th “Photography and the World of Work” competition. The 2021 edition is entitled “We will travel again: working in tourism between tradition and new forms of hospitality”, the theme being…

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Events

Letizia Battaglia – Photographs

As part of the “Photography and the World of Work” project, in the spaces of the Granai di Villa Mimbelli at the Museo Civico Giovanni Fattori in Livorno and in collaboration with the municipality of the Comune di Livorno, the Carlo Laviosa Foundation proposes the exhibition of one of the most important figures in contemporary…

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Workshop

Landscapes, Passion and Contamination

curated by Letizia Battaglia and Roberto Timperi. Biography Born in Palermo in 1935, Letizia Battaglia is a photographer, artist, film director, ecologist, political activist, publisher and one of Italy’s first female photo-journalists. In 1974 she began her career as a photographer for Palermo’s daily newspaper L’ORA and with her colleague and partner Franco Zecchin, founded…

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WinWall: the video, the photos, the story of Laviosa Chimica Mineraria and the Carlo Laviosa Foundation project. The first installation in Livorno.

Walls protect, hide and demarcate. Often, walls divide and our recent history, indeed very recent, is full of examples of walls being erected in the name of some all-important cause. A wall is built, brick by brick; an opening can be added but a wall is never fully open. If it’s fully open it’s no…

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“We will travel again: working in tourism – between tradition and new forms of hospitality” – photographic competition open from Tuesday March 23rd 2021 to midnight May 16th.

Once upon a time there was tourism. Grand hotels in places of renown, guests in evening dress, waiters in uniform or luxury Mediterranean cruises spring to mind, but also the small hotels with a panoramic view and local cuisine, the bed and breakfast booked from one year to the next, home-from-home, « same beach, same sea »….

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Landscape, passion and contamination

The workshop took place on 14th, 15th, 16th June, led by Letizia Battaglia and Roberto Timperi. Letizia Battaglia was charmed by the industrial area of the city on her first visit last January and so we proposed working at the Laviosa Minerals HQ which, like all industrial environments, is bursting with photogenic potential, forever fascinating…

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Letizia Battaglia talks about the photographic exhibition

Quality is paramount, just as is discipline in work or research for a project. We are not looking for superficial images. [Letizia Battaglia]  

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