Explore Art with Kanvas.ai's Artists - Vol. 1
Stefano Fristachi - Photojournalism to Understand the World.
It is with great pleasure that we present to you our conversation with one of our artists, Stefano.
Despite being an Italian photographer, Stefano's career is international.
Find out more about his art and the technique he uses in the following paragraphs.
You may find Stefano's artwork on Kanvas.ai by visiting his artist page.
Who you are and what are your mediums?
Photographer specialized in Photojournalism.
I currently work as a Freelance with Italian and international magazines, and collaborate with editorial agencies.
KIEV-88 (Corpo Macchina 6x6) con Obbiettivo 80MM F2.8
Fujinon Lens XF 23mm F1.4 R
Fujinon Lens XF 35mm F1.4 R
Fujinon Lens XF 16-55mm F2.8 R XF LM WR
Explain your subjects/themes in 5 sentences.
The interest in all social and human characteristics opens my vision to Reportage and Anthropological Photography, which make me able to best express the feelings of empathy and understanding of the world.
I use the photographic medium and the profession of photojournalist to deepen my interests in all social, geopolitical and current issues in general.
What is your background?
Italian photographer and photojournalist, specialized in photojournalism with a master's degree from the I.E.F.C. (Institut d'Estudis Fotografics de Catalunya) after a three-year photographic study at the L.A.B.A.
(Free Academy Of Fine Arts) in Florence, Italy.
What role does The Artist have in society?
Artistic inspiration is a "sudden overflow" of one's judgment aroused by the wealth of one's experiences and sensibilities. Art therefore helps man to understand and interpret himself and the world.
“Stereotype Doesn't Work” - SOLD ON KANVAS.AI
What jobs have you done other than being an artist?
Photographer & Editor, Wedding Reportage Creator, Photojournalist, Director of Photography, Video Producer in Audiovisual Advertising Agency, Professor of Digital Marketing, Photographer.
What superpower would you have and why?
Driven by a good sensitivity, I can easily establish interpersonal relationships and I have a good propensity to communicate in different languages; I prepare myself so easily for new experiences in the professional field.
What will your next exhibition be?
May 2023, Palazzo del Podestà. Città di Castello, Perugia, Italia.
Where your last exhibition was?
Festival della Fotografia Etica in Lodi, Italia 2022.
When did you realize that you wanted to be a full time artist?
I don't know if I'm an artist or if I ever will be, but I've always had a healthy restlessness that I hope will always walk with me.
What is your dream project?
To realize an interesting Expo in a Wonderful Gallery in New York City.
Name three artists you’d like to be compared to.
Bresson, Avedon, Diane Arbus.
What’s the best piece of advice you’ve been given?
Trust yourself, otherwise nobody will do it.
Professionally, what’s your goal?
Realize photographic campaigns for big brands that want to develop their contents with ethical and interesting concepts.
Thanks for reading Kanvas.ai! Subscribe for free to receive new posts.