Sant'Andrea's Church

Leon Battista Alberti1472

Mantova Museo Urbano Diffuso

Mantova Museo Urbano Diffuso

Photo by Anna Positano In Mantuan dialect Bagài means “Thing, Shop, Brothel. Low voices used to speak of something whose name does not come ti mind” (Dizionario Mantovano-Italiano di Francesco Cherubini). This work explores the process of modernization and adaptation of five historical monuments in Mantua. After having lost one's bearing in the indefinite vastness of these buildings, the photos show the infinitely small, the infinitesimal, the inconspicuous that make the monuments accessible to the public. Anna Positano lives and works in Genoa, where she graduated in architecture. She completed her studies with a master in photography at the London College of Communication in 2009. Her work has been exhibited internationally in private galleries and public institutions. Positano works on her own artistic and research projects and on commissions for architects and journals.

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  • Title: Sant'Andrea's Church
  • Creator: Leon Battista Alberti
  • Date Created: 1472