NEWS

17 03 2014
Behind a Little House will be part of the official programming of the XVII Encuentros Abiertos - Festival de la Luz in Buenos Aires, between August and September 2014 

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To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Festival de la Luz in Argentina, the work of international distinguished photographers will be projected in the "Soirees Fotográficas", that will take place in the most important museums of the country" 

20 02 2014
The "Franco Fontana e Quelli di Franco Fontana" exhibition is traveling to the Palazzo Ducale Di Pavullo in Italy. Behind a Little House will be on view from 6 April to 5 May 2014. 

12 08 2013
Interview on At Length Magazine : "Manuel Cosentino talks with Darren Ching and Debra Klomp Ching about the big skies in his Behind a Little House series of photographs, which has captured the imagination of audiences across the globe." More... 

31 07 2013
My work has just been featured on WIRED More... L'Espresso (Italian) More... The Huffington Post More... Lenscratch More... and The Colossal More... The Behind a Little House Project will be on view at Klompching Gallery in New York through August 10.

Behind a Little House


Photographed over a two-year period "Behind a Little House" is an intimate participatory art project focusing on the notion of our place in the world beneath one sky. Place, both actual and imagined, plays a key role within identity. Behind a Little House references the landscape as one of the modes of construction of notions of national identity originated during the 18th and 19th century. Throughout the work the nationalist rhetoric is abandoned and home and sky function as cross-boundary and universal symbols, implying a shared sense of belonging and responsibility. Within this rhetorical framework I invite to reflect upon the ephemeral nature of our surroundings and our role into shaping the future of our natural and constructed worlds. The narrative is left open so that the viewer can bring their own story to bear on the photographs and contribute to the dialogue during the exhibition, when everyone is invited to intervene in the participatory artist book. What does it mean to belong? And how does it shape our perceptions and attitude towards the world?

Participants up to July 06, 2013: Alberto, Italy | Pasquale Altieri, Italy | Elisabetta Amedei, Italy | Colucci Angela, Italy | Annalisa, Italy | Paula Anta, Spain | Wm. Anthony, “Human” | Antonella, Italy | Megumi Shauna Arai, Japan/USA | Alessandra Arcieri, Italy | Arévalo, Chile | Gianluca Bacchi, Italy | L. Balbi, Italy | Paolo Barbi, Italy | Stefania Bazzan, Alessia e Beatrice, Italy | Beppina, Ukraine | Giulia Bernardelli, Italy | Alberto Bernardelli, Italy | Michele Berti | Victoria Bjorklund, USA | Gianni Bondavalli, Italy | Biljana Bosnjakovic, Serbia/Italy | Egon Botteghi, Italy | Federica Bottoli, Italy | Jennifer Brendicke, USA | Laura Bressan | Brigida, Italy | Bruno, Italy | Maria Grazia Brusegan, Italy | Usha Marie Caldwell, USA | Carola, Famiglia Muscio | M. Cora Carrano, Italy | Sara Casna, Italy | Paolo Castellone, Italy | “Claudia e Riccardo”, Italy | Immos Cesare, Italy | Cinzia, Italy | Claudio, Italy | Claudia Comencini | Lisa Corò, Italy | Pasquale Cosentino | Manuel Cosentino, Italy | Franca Covino | Cristina, Italy | Carolina Cuneo, Italy | Dario, Italy | Darius, USA | Marco De Biasi, Italy | Margherita De Biasi, Italy | Massimo De Gennaro, Italy | Monica De Mitri, Italy | Massimo De Giovanni, Italy | Francesca Della Toffola | Agnes Den Hartogh/Auke Klaver, Holland | Anthony Derrick, USA | Diego, Italy | Dodaham, USA | Domenico e Denise, Italy | Laura Dottori, Italy | Susan Dutton, USA/Italy | Elena, Italy | Alessandro Fabris | Cristiano Favero, Italy | fede+bene, Incerta | Gianfranco Ferlisi, Italy | Filippo (8 mesi), Italy | Flora, Italy | Franco Fontana | Daniel Foran, USA | Gigliola Foschi, Italy | Gabriele, Italy | Gaia, Italy | Gene, China/USA | Barbara Ghisi, Italy | Giancarlo, Italy | Irene Gianello, Italy | Cecilia Gianzi, Italy | Tea Giobbio, Italy | Verdiana Giovinazzo, Italy | Giuseppe, Italy | Giusi, Italy | Chiara Giusti, Italy | Franco Grosso, Italy | Guido, Italy | Hikari, Italy/Japan | W.M. Hunt/D. Bear | Irene | Irene, Isabella, Giorgia | Joel | Jude, USA | Gegam Kacherian| Katrina, USA | June Y. Kim, South Korea | M. Kirsckenbaum, Local | Nike Krina, USA | Linda Landi, Italy | Moira Lemmi, Italy | Francesco Levy, Italy | Loredana | Luisa, Italy | Lydia| Beatrice Madella, Italy | Paola Maffei, Italy | Marg, Italy | Maria, Italy | Marianna, Italy | Mario, Italy | Marta, Italy | Chiara Masini, Italy | Gannon L. McCarthy-Downer, USA | Jeff McCarthy-Downer, Canada | Chan Mei Ling, Hong Kong | Elena Melloni, Italy | “Moltagente”, Italy | Matilde Montuori | Claudia Moretti, Italy | Nathan | Wenwen Ni, China | Nilde, Italy | Novella | Donato Novellini, Italy | Franceschini P. | Ann Pallesen, USA | Paola, Italy | Gabriella Pauletti, Italy | Gianni A. Pettinari, Italy | Nicola Pezzato | Pietro e Vale, Italy | Pikkius, Italy | Federica Aiello Pini, Italy | Paola Ponti, Italy | Raffaele, Italy | Claudio Rani, Italy | Marco Rebuzzi, Italy | Meredith Regal, USA | Alessandra Rigolin| Robe | Rosy, Italy | Giuseppe Rovesti, Italy | Vanna Sbolzani, Italy | Marco Scansani, Italy | Corsaro Sergio, Italy | Shelema, Ethiopia | Juwan Simpson, USA | Rafael Soldi, Perú | Edoardo Spadaro, Italy | Stefania 10 anni, Italy | Stefania, Italy | Stefano, Italy | PhotoCenter Student | Sunjoo, South Korea | Filiberto Superbi, Italy | Alessandro Tegon, Italy | Tito, Italy | Tancredi Tonelli, Italy | Patrizia Tonello, Italy | Cesare Tonolli, Italy | Tummy | Paolo Ugo, Italy | Vania, Italy | Sofia, Vito, Tatiana, Ucraine | Elena Zhejmo, Russia | Jennifer Zwick, USA/Canada

The artist book is not for sale and at end of each exhibition it is kept for future display, or is donated to a public/private institution.

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