Friday 7 October 2016, 09:30 - 11:00

Presentation of the exhibition “Letizia Battaglia. For pure passion”

at the Istituto Italiano di Cultura in London
39 Belgrave Square, London

A meeting to present the opening of the major anthological exhibition devoted to one of the most important figures in contemporary photography, not only for her images embedded in the collective consciousness, but also for the civic and ethical importance she attributes to the practice of photography.

The exhibition Letizia Battaglia. For pure passion will open on 25 at MAXXI, presenting to the public over 200 images, contact sheets and previously unseen vintage prints from the great photographer’s historical archive, together with magazines, publications, films and interviews.
The meeting will also be an opportunity to present Antologia. Letizia Battaglia (Drago Books, 2016), lthe recent publication devoted to her work.

Speakers
Marco Delogu Director of the ICI London
Giovanna Melandri president Fondazione MAXXI
Hou Hanru artistic director MAXXI
Bartolomeo Pietromarchi director MAXXI Art and curator of the exhibition Letizia Battaglia. For pure passion.
Paolo Falcone curator of the exhibition and editor of Anthology. Letizia Battaglia