Genesis. Photographs by Sebastião Salgado

the Casa dei Tre Oci, Venice will host the impressive black and white photos of the Brazilian photographer

From 01 February 2014 to 11 May 2014


'Sebastiao Salgado. Genesis' promises to be one of the most anticipated photo exhibitions in Venice in 2014.

Hosted in the beautiful Casa dei Tre Oci  in Giudecca, Venezia - International Centre of Photography, the Sebastiao Salgado exhibition 2014 will allow you to get in touch with the latest work of the famous Brazilian photographer, a fascinating journey through the five continents to discover the unspoiled places that remain.

The Salgado exhibition of photography in Venice at the Casa Dei Tre Oci exhibition centre 'Genesis. Photographs by Sebastião Salgado' documentary photography will be open from 1 February to 11 May 2014.

Sebastião Salgado, photographer of Brazilian origin has always been actively involved in the preservation of the environment.  Sebastião Salgado black and white photography shows us our planet as it was and is today, an immense resource to know, love and protect through a more environmentally conscious lifestyle. This is the meaning of the last great project by Sebastiao Salgado - Genesis in Venice, at the Casa dei Tre Oci International Photography Centre.

Genesis - the name of the photo exhibit in Venice and of the work with the same name is inspired by the desire of the photographer to go back to the origins of the planet - is a project developed over 8 years, during which Salgado travelled across five continents and took thousands of photographs… Testimonials of love towards the Earth that result in a powerful cry of alarm to preserve it.


Assembled by Amazonas Images and edited by Lelia Wanick Salgado, the wife of the photographer, Sebastião Salgado - Genesis in Venice is one of the many stages of the world tour of Sebastião Salgado: Genesis  Exhibitions will continue this long presentation by taking the Genesis photographs all over the world.

At Casa dei Tre Oci mostra in Venice, a unique and spectacular photo exhibit showing: glaciers in Antarctica to the forests in the Congo, New Guinea, Indonesia and the Amazon, from landscapes of Alaska to the deserts of Africa and America up to the mountains of Chile and Siberia. Over 200 photos that tell the beauty of planet Earth, a nature without men and women juxtaposed to the delicate balance that for thousands of years has accompanied their coexistence. The Genesis Salgado Exhibition in the Casa Dei Tre Oci  by vaporetta invites reflection and recovery of the harmony that has bound man and the environment in the course of history.

The keen eyes, of the greatest contemporary documentary photographer, translates into a black and white high-impact exhibition: moments of life, virgin landscapes, natural features, flora, fauna and human beings who live in mutual respect. The Sebastiao Salgado images in Venice, give visitors an experience of emotions and feelings.

The pictures of Sebastiao Salgado the artist in the exhibition will be divided into sections according to the areas where they were taken: the Southern Planet, the Sancturies of Nature, Africa, The Great North, the Amazon and the Pantanàl. Some of the most exciting shots of 'Salgado photographer - Genesis' involve animals, that Salgado was able to capture in their natural habitat through a long process of self-identification, and indigenous people, with whom the photographer lived for many months to fully capture their lifestyle in complete harmony with nature.

Sebastiao - Genesis in Venice: at the Casa dei Tre Oci International Photography centre is open from 1 February to 11 May 2014!

For the Casa Dei Tre Oci exhibition, Sebastião Salgado - Genesis 2014 is the continuation of the successful season that started for a few years ago and has been hosting exceptional photo exhibitions in Venice, amongst others Elliot Erwitt and Gianni Berengo Gardin.

Reach the Casa Tre Oci by vaporetto line 2, 4.1 or 4.2 Zitelle stop. If you are planning your visit to the extraordinary Salgado photographer exhibition of Genesis, save time by purchasing your tickets online conveniently for public transport in Venice!

By Insidecom Editorial Staff


Period: From 01 February 2014 to 11 May 2014

Event location: Casa dei Tre Oci, Giudecca, Venezia

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