Now, I have a story to tell behind this shot:
according to the people @ Melboosktore (where this shot was taken as I was there last Saturday for the opening of my exhibition – <a href="http:/*/aledigangi.com/possible" rel="nofollow">read about it on my website</a>), this woman seats at the bar of the bookstore – every single day. For hours.
Completeley absorbed on her makup, she seats in this very same chair, occupying another chair in front of her for her bag and makeup set.
If anyone tries and asks her for the seat where she has her things, a drama can occur.

I took the photo of this woman and thought “well, I’ve had my photo for today”, but I still did not know the story I was about to hear.

Guess what: now I want to go to the bookstore everyday to steal candid shots f this woman.

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Born in 1966, I started writing poetry at 16, then went on to photography, music, graphic design, multimedia and cofounded a small indie label. I have published books of poetry and photography and written for fanzines and papers.
My first exhibition was in 1987; I mainly do Polaroid, Lomography, iPhoneography. I’ve done personal and group worldwide exhibitions and my shorts have been screened at international cinema festivals.

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Comments

  • CraigLackie
    CraigLackieabout 4 years ago

    Great story, she almost appears to be a he. I love the composition.

  • Thanks! :)

    – Ale Di Gangi

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