2021 / Fine Art / Portrait (Non-Pro)

Melancholia

  • Photographer
    Salvatore Montemagno

Melancholia is a concept found throughout ancient, medieval and premodern medicine in Europe that describes a condition characterized by markedly depressed mood, bodily complaints, and sometimes hallucinations and delusions.

Born in Sicily on 01/04/1962, I live in Montichiari (BS). I have been taking photographs for a very long time, but I have only been taking "my" photographs for a few years. A key event was the encounter with digital. Photography for me is the externalization of inner images: I have no claim, no intention, much less the desire to document reality. I love to interpret reality… trying to express artistically what otherwise would be inexpressible. I am self-taught