Alice Marinelli is an Italian photographer based in Rome, whose work draws inspiration from her studies in Art History and Philosophy. Both by observing and capturing her surroundings and by taking self-portraits, she uses motion as her main visual language. The elusive, ghostly rendering of her subjects speaks about the loss of identity and form that human beings suffer in contemporary society. Yet, at the same time, her pictures disclose a human, innate search for uniqueness. Alice’s work has recently been featured by both Impressa, and has been selected for the Cartier-Bresson Passporte Prize for Street Photography exhibition.
Artist’s Statement: “Throughout our life, we strive to define our form, to find our identity. This is a hard process, through which we can feel disoriented, lacking a distinctive value. Nonetheless, this effort to find something unique in us never surrenders. By creating visual balance between the threatening loss of individuality and the intimate and personal value of the self, I want to testify to a constant doubt about identity, but also activate the intuition of our aspiration to singularity, which finally makes all of us significant.”