News

November 23, 2019

Article by Jydske Vestkysten on

new project in Sønderjylland

New article by Jydske Vestkysten about my upcoming exhibition at Augustiana Kunsthal in 2020. The project documents by mean of b/w photographs the rural culture of Sundeved, Broager and Als. The exhibition will officially be part of the celebration for the 100th years of the Reunification of Denmark 1920-2020. Thanks to journalist Katrine Lund Walsted and photographer Timo Battefeld

"Ud I landskabet - ind i historien"

Augustiana Kunsthal (Denmark)

Opening on May 31, 2020

July 01, 2019

"Man and Nature in Latvia" soon 

opening at Daugavpils Museum

The photo exhibition "Man and Nature in Latvia" 

will soon open at Daugavpils Museum (Latvia). 

The exhibition is a selection of  50 analogue

b/w photographs from Latvian regions: Vidzeme, Latgale, Kurzeme and Zemgale 

The photographs  are taken between 2013 and 2017.  

Daugavpils Museum is located in a beautiful czarist 

time building, in the hearth of the second largest city of Latvia. The museum, one of the oldest in Latgale, 

will host the photo exhibition until the end of august 2019. 

"Man and Nature in Latvia"

Daugavpils Museum of Regional History (Latvia)

July 09 - August 31, 2019

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Boy. Kuldiga, Latvia 

March 30, 2019

"Mennesket i landskabet" at

Langelands Museum (Dk)

The photo exhibition Fyn i det 21. århundrede will soon open at Langelands Museum (Danmark). 

The exhibition is a selection of  around 50 analogue

b/w photographs from Fyn region and the nearby 

islands. All the black and white photographs  taken between 2011 and 2017. 

Langelands Museum is located in the idyllic town of Rudkøbing, one of oldest Denmark best preserved town. At the opening there will be a brief artist talk and a presentation of some of the recent published photo books. 

The exhibition will last for the whole 2019. 

"Mennesket i landskabet - Landskabet i mennesket

Fyn i det 21. århundrede".

Langelands Museum (Denmark)

April 04 - December 31, 2019

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Gammel fisker. Lyø, Danmark

Old Fisherman. Lyø, Denmark.

March 28, 2019

Krāslava Museum soon showing

"Man and Nature in Latvia"

The photo documentary about the Latvian rural culture "Man and Nature in Latvia" will be exhibited at Krāslava Museum until the middle of June 2019. 50 b/w photographs of landscape, rural architecture and people in their everyday 

environment taken between 2013 and 2016. 

Krāslava Museum of History and Art is situated in the middle of Krāslava old park in one of the 18th century building of the Krāslava castle.

"Man and Nature in Latvia"

Krāslava Museum of History and Art

April 04 - June 20, 2019

 

Boy with bicycle, Vecpiebalga. Vidzeme, Latvia

January 20, 2019

"Man and Nature in Latvia"

now at Preiļi Museum, Latvia

The photo documentary about the Latvian rural culture "Man and Nature in Latvia" will be exhibited at Preiļi Museum until the middle of March 2019. The exhibition consist of around 50 b/w photographs of landscape, rural architecture and people in their everyday environment taken 

between 2013 and 2016. 

 

 

"Man and Nature in Latvia"

 

Preiļi Museum

January 20 - March 20, 2019

 

Misa river, Dalbe. Zemgale, Latvia

January 16, 2019

"Norden" opening this week at

Fondazione CRC, Carrara (Italy)

Norden, photo documentary about the Scandinavian and Baltic rural culture of the 21. century, will be exhibited at Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Carrara.

The exhibition space, located in the wonderful Palazzo Binelli in the middle of the old town of Carrara, will host around 30 b/w photographs of landscape, rural architecture and people in their everyday environment. All the photographs are printed in the darkroom by the photographer in his own dark room at Atelier Nyboder, Copenhagen. 

 

The exhibition is in collaboration with "Club Fotografico Apuano" and is under the patronage  of the embassies in Italy of Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Norway and Sweden.

"Norden"

Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Carrara

January 18 - February 04, 2018

Opening on January 18 at 17:0

 

 

 

Farmer. Kihnu, Estonia

August 27, 2018

"The Blink of an Eye" soon opening at Dokfoto Gallery, Tallinn (Estonia)

Exhibition about the Estonian rural culture of the 21.century. The 62 b/w photographs have been taken in a period from 2015 until 2018 in several Estonian regions. The project  has been developed and realised in collaboration with EVM - The Estonian Open Air Museum. 

In occasion of the 100th years anniversary of the Estonian Republic, EVM has collected these photographs by mean of a photo book: "An Italian's Estonia". The book will be released at the exhibition's opening at Dokfoto Gallery in Tallinn. 

"The Blink of an Eye"

Dokfoto Gallery, 

August 28 - November 04, 2018

Opening on August 28 at 17:00

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dokfoto.ee

 

 

Tüdruk Ansekülast. Saaremaa, Estonia

Girl from Ansekula. Saaremaa, Estonia

July 20, 2018

Double exhibition opening at

Lågdalsmuseet and Dåset (NO)

A new photo documentary is going to be exhibited this coming weekend at Kongsberg (NO) main museum Lågdalsmuseet and at Dåset, Flesberg municipality rural museum. The exhibition focuses on the rural culture of Numedal and Sandsvær. 

These areas, part of the Norwegian Buskerud region are rich of history and particularly important for their very well preserved buildings from the Middle Age.

At the opening ceremony it will be released the book, edited by Polistampa in Florence, containing around 140 b/h images from the documentary.

The entire exhibition and book project is financed by Lågdalsmuseet and Flesberg Municipality.

The exhibition is part of "Middelalderuka 2018" program, an entire week dedicated to cultural events focusing on Middle Age along the whole Numedal valley.

"Numedal og Sandsvær - en fotografisk reise"

Lågdalsmuseet, 

July 21 - October 05, 2018

Dåset bygdetun

July 22 - August 04, 2018

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middelalderuka.no

 

 

Vandrende kunstner, Lyngdal. Flesberg, Norge

Wandering artist, Lyngdal. Flesberg, Norway

June 08, 2018.

New exhibition opening at

Kylätoimintakeskus Kukko (FI)

The photo exhibition about the Finnish rural culture will open tomorrow at the gallery 

Kylätoimintakeskus Kukko, located in the beautiful Karelian Vuonislahti village. The project is an etnographic documentary of the rural culture of Finland. All the b/w photographs are taken with a large format camera during a trip around Finland in collaboration with architect Liga Gaile, in 2016.

"Man and Nature"

Photographs from the Finnish Countryside

Kylätoimintakeskus Kukko

June 09 - September 09, 2018

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Puro. Kelvä, Itä-Suomi.

Stream. Kelvä, Eastern Finland.

June 07, 2018.

"Ihminen ja luonto" opening

at The National Museum of Finland

The photo exhibition "Ihminen ja luonto" will open tomorrow at The National Museum of Finland, Helsinki. The project wants to document the rural people and cultural landscape of Finland. All the b/w photographs are taken with a large format camera during a trip around Finland in collaboration with architect Liga Gaile, in 2016.

At the opening it will be released the exhibition's book edited by Finnish editor Parvs.

The National Museum of Finland is located in the hearth of Helsinki. The building is a masterpiece of the Finnish romantic style of the beginning of the 20th century. 

"Ihminen ja luonto "

Valokuvia Suomen Maaseudulta

"Man and Nature"

Photographs from the Finnish Countryside

The National Museum of Finland

June 08 - September 09, 2018

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Nainen. Rauma, Länsi-Suomi.

Woman. Rauma, Western Finland.

May 31, 2018.

"Mennesker og landskaber" opening

at Toldboden, Kerteminde (DK)

The photo exhibition "Mennesker og landskaber - Fyn i det 21. århundrede" will open this friday at Tolboden, Kerteminde (Danmark). 

The exhibition is a selection of  around 50 analogue b/w photographs from Fyn region, taken between 2011 and 2017. 

Toldboden is part of Østfyns Museer. The gallery is located in the idyllic town of Kerteminde, one of Denmark best preserved town.

At the opening there will be a brief artist talk and a presentation of some of the recent published photo books. With the occasion it will be possible to buy the signed books.

The exhibition will last for the whole June. 

"Mennesker og landskaber - Fyn i det 21. århundrede ".

Toldboden (Denmark)

June 01 - June 27, 2018

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Dreng ved gammel byport. Faaborg, Denmark

Boy by ancient city gate. Faaborg, Denmark.

January 12, 2018.

"Norden" exhibition and book release at Villa Bardini in Florence

The photo exhibition "Norden" will open this friday in Florence. The exhibition, for the first time in Italy, is a selection of  60 analogue b/w photographs from several trips  in the Scandinavian and Baltic countries during 2011 and 2017. 

The Villa Bardini museum is one of Florence most important ones. It is located on the hill in the Oltrarno neighbour of the city.

At the opening, it will be released the book with 120 photographs edited by Ente Cassa di Risparmio di Firenze.

The exhibition and book release are under the patronage of the Embassies in Italy of Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Norway and Sweden.

"Norden"

Uomo e Natura tra Scandinavia e Paesi Baltici

nelle fotografie di Luca Berti.

Villa Bardini (Italy)

January 19 - February 19, 2018

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Boy. Vuonislahti, Finland

January 11, 2018.

"Folk og landskap"

opening at Telemarksgalleriet

A brand new photo documentary about the people and cultural landscape in Øst-Telemark is opening this coming Saturday at Telemarksgalleriet in Notodden. 

In total 114 b/w photographs taken during four trips in the Norwegian historical region during 2017. The documentary intends to portray the rural culture of the 21st century.

Telemarksgalleriet is part of Norsk Industriarbeider Museum, one of the most important museums of Norway.

At the exhibition's opening a new book with 90 selected images from the project will be officially presented to the public.

The book is edited by Telemarksgalleriet with the kind support of Fritt Ord foundation.

"Folk og landskap"

Luca Bertis reise i Øst Telemark

Fotografier

Telemarksgalleriet

Norsk Industriarbeider Museum

January 13 - March 04, 2018

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Pike ved Tinnsjø. Austbygd, Norge

Girl by Tinnsjø. Austbygd, Norway

November 03, 2017.

"Man and Nature in Latvia"

opening at Madona Museum

"Man and Nature in Latvia", photo documentary about the rural culture of the XXI century is opening today at Madona Local history and Art Museum. 

Madona is a beautiful old town in the Vidzeme region. The b&w photographs are analogue handmade prints, documenting 

the landscape, the people in their everyday surroundings and the rural architecture of the four historical Latvian regions: Kurzeme, Latgale, Vidzeme and Zemgale.

The photographs have been taken from 2013 until 2017.

 

 

Madona Local History and Art Museum

November 04 - December 10, 2017

Road to a farm. Apriki, Latvia

October 02, 2017.

New exhibition opening at Ogre Museum

"Man and Nature in Latvia" will soon be exhibited at The Ogre Museum of History and Art. The museum is located in a beautiful newly renovated building from Soviet time in the middle of Ogre. The town, situated in the central part of Latvia, it's know for its past health resort activities between the middle of 19th century until 

the Second World War. 

The 50 b&w photographs are analogue handmade prints. They depict the landscape, the people and the rural architecture of the four historical regions of Latvia: Kurzeme, Latgale, Vidzeme and Zemgale.

The Ogre Museum of History and Art

October 02 - 29, 2017

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Loja river nearby Birni. Latvia

June 21, 2017.

"Man and Nature in Latvia" 

at Ungurmuiža Manor

The traveling exhibition Man and Nature in Latvia will be exhibited for the whole summer 2017 in the wonderful Baroque style Ungurmuiža manor. The manor is located in the Gauja National Park, close to the historical town of Cēsis. 

The around 50 b&w photographs are analogue handmade prints. The pictures have been taken in the four historical Latvian regions: Kurzeme, Latgale, Vidzeme and Zemgale. The motifs are landscapes and portraits of farmers and people met on several trips around Latvia from 2013 until today.

 

 

 

 

Ungurmuiža Manor

June 30 - August 31, 2017

 

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Farmer, Banuži. Latvia

June 19, 2017.

"Undrer meg på hva jeg får å se"

now also at Bud Museum

A selection of around 20 photographs from the documentary about Romsdal's rural culture is now possible to see also at Bud Museum, (Bud, Norway). The analogue b/w photographs are going to be exhibited until July 02. 

At the museum it is possible to buy the photo book edited by Romsdalsmuseet:

"Undrer meg på hva jeg får å se". 

Bud Museum is both a war memorial and an important museum for coastal culture of Romsdal. It is open every day during summer time from 10.00-17.00.

 

 

 

 

Bud Museum

June 19 - July 02, 2017

 

 

 

 

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Kvinne, Ona. Romsdal, Norge

Woman, Ona. Romsdal, Norway

June 17, 2017.

Artist talk and exhibition at Nesset Prestegard, Norway

The photo documentary "Undrer meg på hva jeg får å se" is going to be 

exhibited for the whole summer 2017 at Nesset Prestegard, Eidsvåg (Norway). The museum is part of Romsdalsmuseet,

which is for sure one of the most important museum for cultural history in Norway.

Opening day is this coming sunday at 13.00. At the opening it will be possible to take part of the artist talk, focused on the theme and technique of the photographic project. 

All the pictures are b/w analogue prints. The pictures were taken in several trips around all the region's municipality, from 2014 till 2016. 

Nesset Prestegard

June 18 - August 31, 2017

Opening and artist talk June 18, at 13.00

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Kvinne, Vike. Romsdal, Norge

Woman, Vike. Romsdal, Norway

June 03, 2017.

Exhibition about Muhu at 

Muhu Museum - Estonia

A selection of photographs of the Estonian island Muhu will be the theme of the exhibition: Man and Nature on Muhu. The exhibition is organised by the island's museum, located in the village of Koguva, Muhu. 

The b/w photographs of landscapes and people have been taken during the summer 2015. The exhibition will be on for the entire summer 2017.

The works are part of the documentary project  about Estonian rural culture in collaboration with Estonian Open-Air Museum: Man and Nature in Estonia. The documentary is going to be published by mean of a photography book in 2018 in occasion with the 100th year anniversary of the Estonian Republic.

 

Muhu Museum

June 05 - Juli 10, 2017

 

Opening June 05, at 17.00

 

 

 

 

 

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Fisherman in Kallaste. Muhu, Estonia

May 25, 2017.

Exhibition about Funen at 

Den Fynske Landsby

The photo exhibition "Mennesker og Landskaber - Fyn i det 21. århundrede" will be opened on June 1 at Den Fynske Landsby.

The b/w photographs of landscape and people have been taken during several trips to many of the municipalities of the Danish region of Funen: Ærø, Langeland, Faaborg, Assens, Svendborg, Kerteminde, Nyborg and Odense.

All the photographs, shot between 2012 and 2017 will be be exhibited in front of the public for the first time this coming Thursday. The exhibition will be on for the entire summer 2017.

Den Fynske Landsby, situated in Odense, is an important open-air museum for Danish rural culture, collecting traditional farming houses from all over Funen.

Den Fynske Landsby

June 01 - August 31, 2017

 

Opening June 01, at 13.00

 

 

 

 

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Baby on carriage. Haarby, Denmark

April 02, 2017.

Article about Funen project 

on "Fyens Stiftstidende"

The journalist Marie Jung, in collaboration with photographer Peter Leth-Larsen has written an article for the Danish newspaper "Fyens Stifstidende" about my photo project on the rural culture of Funen. The project intends to document people, landscape and traditional architecture of this important 

historical region of Denmark. 

The documentary is a work in progress and will exhibited for the first time at the museum "Den Fynske Landsby" in Odense in the beginning of June 2017.

 

 

 

Download the article here.

April 04, 2017.

Photo exhibition opening at "Dauderi"

National History Museum of Latvia

The travelling exhibition Man and Nature in Latvia will open at "Dauderi" National History Museum of Latvia. The museum building named "Dauderi" was built in 1897 as private villa for a rich family of Riga.  

The documentary is a work in progress and is the result of several trips around the four historical regions of the Country.

The b/w pictures are shot with large and medium format cameras.

 

 

The exhibition is curated by the well known Latvian architect Līga Gaile.

 

 

 

 

"Dauderi", National History Museum of Latvia

April 05 - May 21, 2017

 

 

 

 

Opening on April 05, 2017 at 17.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Portrait of a girl in Skolas iela. Cēsis, Latvia

February 27, 2017.

New exhibition opening soon

at Valmiera Museum

Man and Nature in Latvia, travelling exhibition about Latvian rural culture will open this coming Friday at Valmiera Museum of Regional History and Art. The museum is located in the old centre of Valmiera, the largest city of the historical Vidzeme region

The documentary is a work in progress and is the result of several trips around the four historical regions of the Country, starting from 2013 until today.

 

All the b/w pictures are shot with a large format camera and medium format.

 

 

 

Valmiera Museum of Regional History and Art 

Valmiera, Latvia

March 03 - April 01, 2017

 

 

 

Opening on March 03, 2017 at 16:30

 

Girl standing, Kases iela. Cēsis, Latvia

January 30, 2017.

Man and Nature in Latvia

at Cēsis History and Art Museum

The travelling exhibition Man and Nature in Latvia will open on February 3 in Cēsis. The museum is located in the wonderful Cēsis castle and is one of the most important cultural venues 

of Latvia. The documentary is the result of several trips around the four historical regions of the Country, starting from 2013 until 2016.

The project is a work in progress. 

New photographs are going to be exhibited for the first time this coming Friday. 

All the b/w pictures are shot with a large format camera and medium format.

 

Cēsis History and Art Museum

Cēsis, Latvia

February 03 - March 01, 2017

 

 

 

Opening on February 03, 2017 at 16:00

 

 

 

 

Cesuspils.lv

 

Girl by church in Rauna. Vidzeme, Latvia

September 30, 2016.

Exhibition and book release at Romsdalsmuseet in Molde

New exhibition, opening on October 6 at Romsdalsmuseet. The documentary project is the result of several photographic travels through the eight municipality of Romsdal, one of the most important Norwegian historical regions. 

The around 100 b/w pictures are entirely shot with a large format camera. Romsdalsmuseet is also the publisher of the book collecting the photographs. The book will be officially released at the opening of the exhibition.

The project is kindly sponsored by Fritt-Ord.

 

 

 

 

 

Romsdalsmuseet

Molde, Norway

October 06 - November 20, 2016

 

Opening on October 06, 2016 at 19:00

 

 

 

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Jente, Eikesdal. Romsdal, Norway 

Girl in Eikesdal. Romsdal, Norway

September 19, 2016.

Artist talk at Sentralbadet

Litteraturhus in Odda

In occasion of the start of my new documentary project about Hardanger region, Odda municipality has organized an evening where I am going to show to the public my work as photographer. The first part of the event will focus on analogue photo technique, the second one on the concept and theme of the project. The talk is free and open for everyone.

The project is kindly sponsored by Hordaland Fylkeskommune, Odda Kommune and Fritt-Ord.

 

 

Sentralbadet Litteraturhus

Odda, Norway

September 21, 2016 at 18:00

 

Marstein. Romsdal, Norway 

May 12, 2016.

Photographs of Gudbrandsdalen

Exhibition at Lesja Bygdemuseum

Lesja Bygdemuseum is hosting for the entire summer 2016 the documentary project : "En fotografisk rejse gjennom Gudbrandsdalen".

Around 50 b/w photographs of the landscapes, traditional architecture and people of Gudbrandsdalen, the historical, idyllic Norwegian valley, starting in the North in Lesja municipality and ending in the city of Lillehammer.

During the exhibition period, handmade analogue b/w photographs will be for sale. 

 

 

 

Lesja Bygdemuseum, June 25 - August 30, 2016

 

 

Opening June 25 at 13:00

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Kvinde. Lom, Norge

Woman. Lom, Norway

May 12, 2016.

Upcoming new exhibition at 

Estonian Open Air Museum

The exhibition "Man and Nature in Estonia" is going to be opened at the Estonian Open Air Museum on June 1. Around 90 b/w analogue prints of portraits, landscape and traditional rural architecture. The photographs have been taken in several regions of Estonia, like Raplamaa, Jogevamaa, the islands of Muhu and Saaremaa. 

The Estonian Open Air Museum is a life-sized reconstruction of an 18th-century rural/fishing village, which comes complete with church, inn, schoolhouse and several mills. The site, located 8 km to the west of Tallinn city center at Rocca al Mare was established in 1957. The museum showcases 68 farmhouses assembled into twelve farmyards from North, South, East and West Estonia.

 

 

Estonian Open Air Museum

Vabaõhumuuseumi tee 12

13521 Tallinn​

 

June 01 - September 30, 2016.

 

 

Opening June 01 at 16:00

 

 

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Boy in Kulasema. Muhu, Estonia

February 25, 2016.

First exhibition of 2016: 

New opening at Talsi Museum

The exhibition "Man and Nature in Latvia" will be opened at Talsi Museum from March 9. The project,

made in collaboration with The Ethnographic Open-Air Museum of Latvia, aims to show the beauty of the Latvian landscape and to preserve its memory through the photo documentation of what is remaining of the Latvian rural culture.

Talsi Museum is an important center for culture and art exhibitions situated on one of the nine hills of the town of Talsi.  The building itself is a masterpiece of the neoclassicism style of the late 19th century. 

 

 

Talsi Museum

K. Milenbaha 19

Talsi, Latvia

 

 

March 09 - April 13, 2016.

 

 

 

Opening March 09, 2016 at 15:00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fisherman, Kolka. Latvia