ConceptEuropeCinematic narrative: A need a face by Cristina Rizzi

I approached photography by chance, I wanted to give "life" to the things I wrote, in the end I preferred it to writing.Selfies have become a storytelling tool, simple and immediate, but full of meaning.

My name is Cristina Rizzi Guelfi, I am a self-taught photographer born in Switzerland. After graduating, I obtained a master’s degree in directing at EICAR. I have exhibited in Rome, Milan, Turin and Paris and some of my works are currently exhibited in various locations.

I approached photography by chance, I wanted to give “life” to the things I wrote, in the end I preferred it to writing. Selfies have become a storytelling tool, simple and immediate, but full of meaning. In an increasingly frenetic and immersive communication space, it is no coincidence that selfies have an increasingly important relevance. It is a kind of return to origins, made up of a representative language that is easy to use. Through selfies, in fact, you have the opportunity to show yourself to the world exactly in the way you want to be seen, or to make you perceive the sensations of a given moment only from the expression of the face, selecting precisely the information to be communicated.

The series “we need a face [?]” Was born to make fun of the widespread practice of obsession with selfies, replacing faces with photographs that were purchased from a bank of images. Most come from the US archives from the 1950s and 1960s. The question mark between the brackets is intended because it asks two questions:

1) Is it necessary to photograph your face? On the one hand, no, because body dysmorphism is a psychological disorder, typical of our society based on appearance and self-image, which causes in some individuals a continuous dissatisfaction and creates in the individual a conviction of having imaginary defects, related to your physical appearance, so much so that it becomes an obsession.

2) But without photographing the face, how can you understand the expression? This is why Arthur Schopenhauer’s phrase “A person’s face as a rule says more, and more interesting things, than his mouth, for it is a compendium of everything his mouth will ever say, in that it is the monogram of all this person’s thoughts and aspirations ”

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