Entry Title: "la Femme"
Name: Francesco Rombaldi , Italy
Category and Expertise: Nudes|Deeper Perspective, Student
Francesco Rombaldi was born on March 26, 1981 in Reggio Emilia. After graduating from Liceo Scientifico, he decided to choose advertising, so he firstly attended the Università del Progetto in Reggio Emilia, then Advertising Techniques in Perugia. In 2009, he started to be a freelance Art Director, continuing in that manner his career as an independent photographer and writer. He published some anthologies and collaborated with agencies and magazines, including Track Magazine, founded and directed by himself in 2011 in Perugia. At the same time, he started to teach creative writing. Improving independently his skills in photography – in which he finds a mean of creative expression – he also started to win photo competitions and to have collective and personal exhibitions (Perugia, Terni, Reggio Emilia, Genova).
Story: he project’s aim is a statement regarding the concept of “woman” as an archetype. A curious voyeuristic gaze is going over the female body, deconstructing it in different parts in order to transform them into icons.