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Alexis (17), 2005 - 2006

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GAM Galleria d'Arte Moderna
color photograph

7.52inch x 4.96inch

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© Melania Comoretto - Courtesy GAM - Galleria Civica d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Torino - Proprietà della Fondazione per l'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea CRT
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In order to create the series of photographs Alexis, 2005-2006, Melania Comoretto spent a great deal of time at Gleason’s Gym, befriending the women who frequent it. “I am interested – says the photographer – in understanding how human beings, and women in particular, manage to redeem themselves from their circumstances, to overcome their physical, psychological, and social limitations. Boxing is one of their tools.” In this sense, the photographs in the collection can be interpreted above all as a series of individual portraits. [...]
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