Picture of the Day | Simone Massera

posted by Bridget on 25 July 2012

"I am not what you see and hear" is voyeuristic, intrusive and exploits ideas of trust. But it is inspired and the best project I saw at Cortona.

Simone Massera is a young man who has lots of ideas, many of them good. He is a young man who is in search of his art. He is a young man who should realise these ideas and share them with us. He is a young man who may become a great man.

The simple explanation of "I am not what you see and hear" is, that it is a series of portraits of anonymous people on chat room sites seen using webcams. But it is also about the disintegration of society, the internalization of self and a fear of being in the world.

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