LA GIURIA DEL CONCORSO “SCATTI DI EDILIZIA ECOSOSTENIBILE”
Iniziamo presentandovi ZOE MACEROLLO
I was born in South Africa and now live in the U.S.A.
In 1975 together with my husband Massimo we packed up our apartment and went on an overland trip through Africa. This took 8 months.
It was then that I became interested in photography, primarily taking photographs of the local tribes and reflecting on the culture of the countries I was visiting.
My photography represents my enthusiasm to travel, to meet and engage with different cultures. I always try to gain the trust of the people I photograph, to be respectful and curious. Simplicity and naturalness is what I strive for. I try for the most honest portrait shots to capture feeling and individuality in an informal unstructured way. I am always respectful and curious in gaining their trust to allow me to photograph them.
Through my photography I would like to inspire people to take a trip, meet with the locals, take the time to listen to their stories.
I studied for a Bachelorof Arts degree at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg South Africa.
After moving to the United States I enrolled in photography courses with Arlene Collins. I also completed a course with Jean Miele at Maine Media Workshop in Maine.
I have been published in:
Black and White Magazine Black and White Photography
Exhibition “Images of the Silk Road Biennale, Tansui Province, China Exhibitions at the Chung Yueh-Ching Studio and Charter Oak Cultural Centre in Connecticut U.S.A.
Momentum images of Dance sponsored by CT Regional Ballet Company and Ethel Walker School.