|projects||commercials||bio||info||GIOVANNI LAMI | PHOTOGRAPHER|
He was born in Ravenna, 1st May 1978.
Graduated in "Food's Science and Technology" at Bologna University, in 2002-2003 he attended Guido Guidi's photography course at the Ravenna Fine Arts Academy and in 2004-2005 the photography course at IED (European Institute of Design) in Rome, obtaining top marks (30/30).
His solo exhibitions include I/O (photographic installation, Ravenna 2003), Il Sonno Dei Nuclei (Ravenna 2004) and Sources (FotoGrafia Festival, Roma 2007). His work has also appeared in collective shows such as NoBorder 4 (Ravenna 2004), f:8 (Matino 2005) and RAM VI (Ravenna 2007). He won the RAM 2006 photography's prize. In 2007 he exhibited Ravenna : Physiology, a wide project about spaces and people in Ravenna. In 2008 the book La Macchina del Porto (The Harbour's Machine) sow the light, an all-round assigned work on architectures and plants of Ravenna's industrial harbour. Later he concluded The Skyes Of Lalibela, the photographic/video documentation on assignment of the renewal works in an acient Ethiopian UNESCO site: Lalibela. In 2009 he won the Arteleku Prize (Spain) for best work in progress project, was selected to participate to Chobi Mela V, International Photography Festival in Dhaka (Bangladesh) and Area Progetto - National Selection at Civic Gallery of Modena (Italia). During the same year he took part to an A.I.R. project in Kristiansand (Norway), to develop a project and have a talking about large format photography.
NoBorder 4 January - February 2004, St.Maria Delle Croci, Ravenna - Italy - group
Il Sonno Dei Nuclei September the 18th - October the 3rd 2004, Oriani exhibition room, Ravenna - Italy - solo
f:8 - 8 young photographers from the 11th to the 28th of August 2005, Matino, Lecce - Italy - group
Ravenna : Physiology March the 23rd - April the 9th 2007, MAR Santa Maria delle Croci, Ravenna - Italy - solo
RAM VI April the 14th - May the 6th 2007, San Domenico Church, Ravenna - Italy - group
Sources [Chernobyl Exclusion Zone] May 2007, GARD gallery / FotoGrafia Festival, Rome - Italy - solo
La Macchina Del Porto May - July 2008, Ravenna - Italy - solo
T* from the 10th to the 31st of January 2009, Ninapi', Ravenna - Italy - group
Apnea January 2009, Chobi Mela V International Festival Of Photography, Dhaka - Bangladesh - solo
Apnea March 2009, Arteleku, San Sebastian - Spain - solo
2010, around February Area Progetto - National Edition Civic Gallery of Modena, curators: Silvia Ferrari and Serena Goldoni - solo
NoBorder 4 exhibition catalogue
Il Sonno Dei Nuclei exhibition catalogue, text: Eraldo Baldini
>bmm 18 winter 06/07, text: Sabina Ghinassi
Ravenna : Physiology project catalogue - Danilo Montanari Editore, texts: Alberto G. Cassani and Valerio Fabbri
RAM VI exhibition catalogue, text: Maria Rita Bentini
Monocle Magazine (London - UK) January 2008
La Macchina Del Porto exhibition catalogue - Danilo Montanari Editore, texts: Sergio Saggi and Giuseppe Parrello
The Skyes Of Lalibela project book - Danilo Montanari Editore, texts: Ato Jara Haile Maryam and Claudio Baldisserri
Casabella, Almanacco 2008
T* project book - Libri Aparte Editore (2009), texts by Porpora Marcasciano and Silvia Loddo
Large Format cameras: EBONY RW810 (8x10"), EBONY SV45Te (4x5") and Stenocamera System Open 45 (4x5").
Large Format lenses: Rodenstock Grandangon N 4.5/90, Rodenstock Apo Sironar S 5.6/150, Schneider Super Symmar XL 5.6/150, Rodenstock Apo Sironar N 5.6/210, Rodenstock Apo Sironar N 5.6/300.
Shooting in full or reduced (6x9cm or 6x7cm on 4x5") format. Polaroid 545 back.
Medium Format cameras: Mamiya 7II and related lenses.
Digital cameras: Canon EOS 400D, used in panoramic stitching only.
Post-production: on Apple computers and Eizo Monitors.