Aqueous Humor

PhotographerAlessandro Romeo
Prize2nd Place in Fine Art / Still Life
Entry Description

Fish eyes are the eyes of the people, the buyers that are reflected on those glassy eyes, apparently inert, but which, in reality, you stare, you observe, they judge. A non-verbal language, full of meaning, similar to human chatter, tones, however, much more expressive. Aqueous Humor born through memories of childhood, the fascination exerted by silver intact skin and eyes apparently conscious that only blue fish in the Mediterranean possesses. It emerges as the idea of another possible world, populated by creatures now crystallized, we visit by foreigners, like Alice through the looking glass, with a fantastic dive that propels us over, between twins curious, shady characters, mermaids singing, and strange creatures watching us puzzled.

About Photographer

Alessandro Romeo was born in Messina in 1977 and began his artistic preference for press photography and reportage. Since 2012 he joined the editorial staff of «I Siciliani giovani» and «I cordai», publishing stories in images and collaborating as Photo Editor and for the organization of courses of journalistic photography. From the same year is also Director of Photography for the television program UrbanWeek in Catania, where he lives and works. In 2013 wins: the first edition of Young Factory, prize for emerging artists in the contemporary art fair 'Art Factory 03', the national photographic competition ANCE|Catania Urban Landscapes, and exposes for the first time abroad, in Budapest, in the exhibition ‘La Grande Migration’, curated by art historian Delia Vekony. In 2014, with the project 'Synesthesia of Memory' exhibited at 'Art Factory 04' in a dedicated stand, and won first place in the category 'Fine Art - Landscape' and 'Nature - Landscape'at the PX3, Prix de la Photographie Paris 2014.