Bronze 2018 / Science / Other_SC

Start. Look Beyond

  • Prizes
    Bronze in Science/Other
  • Photographer
    Simone Arrigoni

Dark matter is not observable, yet it most likely exists. The very name assigned to this mysterious matter gives us something to consider: the fact that something is not 'visible' does not imply that it does not exist. So it is essential not to judge by appearances, but instead to always try to look beyond them. Inspired by the idea of dark matter, I converted the nucleus of the Milky Way into a negative photo. The stars of the Galactic Centre thus become the focal points of my shot, reversing reality into abstractionism and demonstrating how the infinite beauty of the Universe is itself Art

Simone Arrigoni is a classical pianist, Freediving World Champion (he set 20 World Records in the sea, lake, under the ice and with dolphins), and awards-winning photographer.His photos and reportages have been exhibited Worldwide (Italy, UK, Greece, Belgium, China, USA, Singapore); published in books and magazines (as Image in Progress, Fotografia Reflex, Il Venerdì di Repubblica); and received more than 60 awards in the most prestigious international photo contests, such as 1st Place at FIOF Italy International Photography Award FIIPA 2016, 1st Place in PX3 Prix de la Photographie Paris 20