“My amazing friends, just I came out my youthful novel Duet profane, edito to Secop. It's a tough and controversial novel about the formation of a teenager to survive writes a novel which re-invents an alternative life to her who does not love. I hope you will like it!”. So Giovanni Gastel, internationally renowned photographer and poet and writer, Facebook announces its new effort. about www.secopedizioni.It
“This book fills me with joy. Once there was a boy with all the rebellions of guy, a bit 'strange and tired, skeptical and dissatisfied; full of anger and rancor and with a great desire for redemption. There was once a boy a bit 'strange, lonely, susceptible, helpless, unsatisfied and with all his childhood dreams and with a great desire to grow ... – dice Gastel – There was once a novel, it was not just a novel: It was a novel a bit 'strange, with characters full of dreams and rebellions, of loneliness and anger, helpless and daring, adults / kids and teens / adults. It was a fictional novel, lived, thought, He is asking to be written, completed, amato, published. And there was once a novel that became the novel novel, but that's another story that tells the story of a boy in its path of growth and training between dream and reality. A boy who crosses time and space to become a man”.
This guy is the same today Gastel, that immediately discovered poet, writer, photographer, soon became popular all over the world. Left for years in the dark of a sleeping drawer a thousand unrealized dreams now the novel sees the light
Giovanni Gastel (Milano, 1955), It is one of the best known Italian photographers internationally. In the seventies his first contact with photography and in 1981 the meeting with Carla Ghiglieri introduced him to the world of fashion. From this moment he began to collaborate with the most prestigious international fashion magazines: "Mondo Uomo", “Donna”, “Vogue”, “W”. "She", “Vanity Fair”, "Friend", "Glamor" etc ... Signature advertising campaigns of the most famous international brands.
The artistic consecration takes place in 1997, when the Milan Triennale dedicated an exhibition, curated by Germano Celant.
His name appears in specialized magazines together with that of Oliviero Toscani, Giampaolo Barbieri, Ferdinando Scianna, Helmut Newton, Richard Avedon, Annie Leibovitz, Mario Testino and Jürgen Teller.
It carries out its work primarily in his studio in Via Tortona in Milan, where he continues to cultivate his passion for poetry. The latest collection 'Fifty' (Skira 2009).
"The eternal moment" is the exhibition of photographs by Giovanni Gastel which will open Saturday in Como, where he exhibited for the first time. L’esposizione, curated by Maria Cristina Brandini and Franco Brenna, It is organized by the Cultural Caracol and the Municipality of Como, Culture Sector. L’esposizione, tribute to the success of the artist, It is scheduled 26 May to 17 June to the Broletto Palace in Como and will be open every day from 10 to 18. The public can see 38 prestigious photographs taken by Gastel during his 40 years of profession. The exhibition will include some striking portraits belonging to the creative series "Fallen Angels" along with some of the most iconic photos of his career. A kit of the exhibition, two meetings open to the public: Monday 4 June at 18 appointment with Giovanni Gastel and two photographers Como, Enzo Pifferi and I Vasconi Cernobbio, while on Wednesday 6 giugno, always to 18, Gastel will present his unpublished book of poems "I'm a climber" and will talk about his work as a writer.
“The first contact with the beauty I had on Lake Como, Villa Erba in Cernobbio. The Lario is a constant source of falling in love, It is a wonderful pond where are reflected stupendous architecture. In this context so romantic and open to poetry, I met all the things I love most: harmony elegance beauty”. “I'm very happy – dice Gastel – exposing the Broletto Palace in Piazza Duomo in Como, space for the occasion was put in place very well and will be animated by a path between my classic fashion and portrait shots. We're going to find out how to interpret the art of photography through a meeting with Vasconi and Enzo Pifferi, two giants of photography on Lario, and we talk about poetry with Barbara Radice, It will also discuss the book in Alpignano I realized for the prestigious types Publisher Heel, a portfolio of photographs and poems, Heel is the first time that it launches in the enterprise and we are very excited in having joined the two languages under the auspices of a publishing house of culture and elegance as prestigious, that only produces collectible books with limited editions for collectors”.
juvenile fiction, fotografia, books. What it means to take a picture Gastel, telling an emotion? “as you grow, as a human being and as an artist, you realize that instead of chasing a trend or imitate you must be a staple, propose a worldview, in short, become an author. What passes in front of your camera, in front of your eyes, it can change, and indeed changes, but your vision remains that, because it is unique. You've only you”.