Camille Carbonaro

Filigranes Editions

AUTOR:  Camille Carbonaro

TEXTS: Dominique ROUX, Teacher, critic and photographic historian 

Dimensions: 6. 8 x 9.8 inches
Languages: French/English
Price: 25,00 €
Print run: 500 copies
ISBN: 978-2-35046-547-2 

Camille Carbonaro’ series is a visual archaeology that explores the notions of memory, genealogy and exile: a questioning linked to the consequences of Italians immigration and integration in France. 

“Why have you left your roots at the border?” insists Camille Carbonaro to her ancestors, provoking this lack of Italian air whose absence, La Part manquante, undermines her from within and which she calls “memorial neurosis”. Then she searches, relying on the few traces of her own history but also feeding herself, in the form of investigations, with those of other immigrants, her fellow human beings, her brothers. A psychic but also mystical search giving rise to various rituals, photographic or performative, in which she indulges and in which she assumes, between fiction and reality, belief, doubt and poetry, the part of magical conduct…