Antonio Boalis

Medio Mediterraneo
Location: Spain
Nationality: Spain
Biography: ABOUT ME Introduction I have been taking photos since I was 14, but at first only to use them as references when still being an oil painter. A few years later I learned the use of the camera in the city of Lisbon (Lisboa in Portuguese), where I... read on
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Medio Mediterraneo
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Updated 03/25/21
The name translates as Middle Mediterranean (Sea) and in turn the name of this sea in Latin means "sea in the middle of the lands". I titled the essay that way because of phonetics, although in reality the area covered is much less than half, only between Civitavecchia (port of Rome) and Cagliari (capital of Sardinia), since the Mediterranean stretches from Gibraltar to Lebanon.

I made the trip three times, seeking to photograph the soul of the act of traveling, with the special meaning that being in the open sea, surrounded by only water and silence gives.

If I had to choose a musical theme to accompany these photographs, it would undoubtedly be "Hope", by Natacha Atlas & Nitin Sawhney: