Daniele Dainelli Photographer

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  • Ivan Franceschini, Beijing, 5 gennaio 2013

    Da decenni, la narrazione della Cina cui siamo quotidianamente esposti ci ha abituati a pensare a questo Paese nei termini di un dualismo tra città e campagna. Nell’ambito di questo discorso, uno Stato senza scrupoli avrebbe approfittato dell’enorme surplus di risorse umane delle aree rurali per lanciare un’imponente opera di industrializzazione e urbanizzazione. Questo processo a sua volta avrebbe beneficiato una ristretta élite di cittadini privilegiati, i quali si sarebbero ..

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  • Renata Ferri, Curator Milan, June 4th 2010

    I am not sure whether what we see must necessarily represent reality and if something has to happen in order for it be captured in time. I’m not sure anymore that it is necessary when photography intensely interprets something and moves from the level of documentation to the endlessly vast one of authorial language....

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  • By Chen Haiyan "The song of andante"

    The key word in Daniele’s series is ’poverty’. The pictures present suffocating poverty to the extreme, which is alien to the power and prosperity that China strives to show on the international stage or the wild expansion image of China shaped by western media. As an Italian photographer, Daniele searched the origin of art with the perspective to approach the poverty in Chinese rural areas. It doesn’t originate from any principle and ideology, neither is the irony toward socialism accidentally caused by Michelangelo Antonioni’s documentary during the period of Cultural Revolution in China....

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