Giovanni Savino - Artist

Giovanni Savino Art Collections

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I first discovered photography through an old shoebox of yellowing pictures on my grandparents’ kitchen table in Italy.   They were born into extreme poverty at the beginning of the 20th century in the malaria-ridden swamps of southern Tuscany.   Their pictures quickly became a portal for me to travel to a different era.   They became a visual corroboration of the oral histories I heard over and over around a bowl of roasted chestnuts during the long winter evenings of my childhood.   My passion for photography is about documenting and preserving oral culture.   The...more
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