2016 / People / Family


  • Photographer
    Francesca Cesari
  • Agency / Studio
    Francesca Cesari

These images are part of the series SIBLINGS, a short statement follows: “It snowed last year too: I made a snowman and my brother knocked it down and I knocked my brother down and then we had tea”. Dylan Thomas, A Child’s Christmas in Wales What does it mean to have a brother or a sister, to share a blood relationship with somebody we grew up with? The original experience of both conflict and solidarity, the chance of seeing ourselves reflected in another's existence, whether it be a great support or a distant presence. SIBLINGS is a study of the relationship between brothers and sisters, to highlight the ambivalence of this familiarity: resemblance, a mutual role and different behaviour

Born in 1970, Francesca Cesari is a freelance photographer based in Bologna, Italy. With an academic background in Art History, she started as a self-taught photographer and then perfected her skills with a Diploma in Professional Photographic Practice at the London College of Communication. Her artistic research focuses on people, mostly photographed in interiors with natural light. The projects she leads concentrate on the many stages in the life of human beings, with a particular interest on family, motherhood and adolescence.