Nicola Carigniani - Californian desert - Italian artist

Nicola Carigniani - Californian desert - Italian artist

 

We normally think of two things when we talk about the desert: heat and sand.  Instead, in “Obtainium – Tales from the Desert” Italian artist Nicola Carigniani seeks out and photographs the hidden side of the Californian desert.

 

Nicola Carigniani - Desert of California - Italian artist

Nicola Carigniani - Desert of California - Italian artist

 

His project consists of photographs which portray the daily life of everyday people in the California desert with all its bright and vivid colors.

 

Desert of California - Nicola Carigniani - Italian artist

Nicola Carigniani

 

Life in the desert is not easy; extreme temperatures, dangerous animals, loneliness and isolation all make for a difficult situation that is far from friendly. Karen, Bobbie and Shari are some of the protagonists in Carigniani’s photographs and they share stories which recount fragments of their lives.  While the people and the landscapes are so real that the viewer is immersed in the scene, at the same time Carigniani shows us a bit of daily life that we can hardly imagine.

Italian artist - Californian desert - Nicola Carigniani

Italian artist

Nicola Carigniani - Italian artist - Californian desert

Nicola Carigniani

Nicola Carigniani

 

Italian artist - Nicola Carigniani - Californian desert

Nicola Carigniani

 

Californian desert - Nicola Carigniani

Nicola Carigniani

 

 

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