Anima e memoria
Il legame imprendibile tra storia e fotografia
2012, Softcover, Italian
12x20 cm, 160 pages
Sixty-two articles and seventy-five photographs for this passionate new pamphlet on memory; this book lead us along the twisting and turning path of Italian History of the last forty years.
(Filicudi, 1942) Professional journalist, photojournalist, he participated in the foundation of the newspaper Lotta Continua. Since the 1960s he has never stopped documenting protests. He has made reports on prisons, asylums, international conflicts (Ireland, Palestine, Somalia and Bosnia), migrants and Roma. Tano D'Amico's gaze differs from that of other photographers. He's the photographer of the powerless, of the defeated. His photos give dignity to those whose dignity has been taken away. He represents them with complicity, sympathy, participation. His black and white photos and the use of the 35mm lens are a precise stylistic choice.
Angelo Mastrandrea, Rassegna Sindacale, 12/02/2013
Tano D’Amico, dietro il visibile
Michele Smargiassi, Repubblica, 06/02/2013
La finezza contro l'occhio di vetro
Redazione, Il Post, 09/01/2013
Il nuovo libro di Tano D’Amico
Tano D'Amico, Pablo Echaurren
Giorgio Palmera, Gino Bianchi