Paolo Ventura: Winter Stories
A conversation among Ventura; Denise Wolff and Renato Miracco. The book depicts scenes from the memory of an old circus performer as he looks back on his life. The event was co-sponsored by the Library's Prints and Photographs Division and Center for the Book, and the Embassy of Italy. Speaker Biography: Paolo Ventura is an internationally renowned artist and photographer. Born in Milan, Italy, in 1968, Ventura now spends his time in New York and his native country. He studied at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera in Milan in the early 1990s. His work has been exhibited internationally, including at Forma International Center for Photography in Milan, the Rencontres de la Photographie in Arles, France, and Maison Europenne de la Photographie in Paris. Speaker Biography: Denise Wolff is editor of the book program at the Aperture Foundation. Speaker Biography: Renato Miracco is cultural attache at the Embassy of Italy.