Elia Timpanaro

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I was born and raised in a small country town outside of Mantova, in the Lombardy region of northern Italy.  I grew up amidst the rolling morenic hills of the countryside around Lake Garda,... read on
  
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I was born and raised in a small country town outside of Mantova, in the Lombardy region of northern Italy.  I grew up amidst the rolling morenic hills of the countryside around Lake Garda, but always had an attachment to city life, as my schooling and professional life took place there.  I graduated from high school with a degree in draftsmanship and worked as a draftsman in studios and construction companies. But, inspired by my father's love for photography, I explored that medium during my free time. I've always been interested in the intersection of art and architecture, soft and hard lines, natural and constructed.  In 2007 I moved to New York for love and since then I have taken an interest in its rhythm. The city that never sleeps; the 24/7; the underground web of transportation. This is the soul of the city and through the imagery of captured moments, movements, and people, we can watch it evolve, as though in a movie. The constant montage of new over old--skyscrapers cropping up amidst a backdrop of 19th century brownstones--makes the concept of old itself relative. While my focus is photograpy, I'm intrigued by how drawing, painting and printmaking can all contribute a voice to these tensions I like to explore.  I earned a BFA in photography and printmaking at Brooklyn College the Summer of 2015.
Today I am continuing the work that began as my senior thesis--a series of double exposures on film that depict the current building boom and its discontents.  I am also playing with distortion on my phone camera and documenting the series on instagram; exploring commercial food and restaurant shooting with my Nikon D810; and continuing to evolve on film with my first love, my Hasselblad.