Marina Vitaglione. Air Pollution Particles.
Cyanotype made from a closeup image of air pollution particles collected on Brixton Road, Lambeth, South London, on the 20th of August 2020. Sample collected by the London Air Quality Network on a Beta Attenuation Monitoring device and then photographed digitally through a microscope.
Marina Vitaglione is a visual artist and photo editor, whose work focuses on environmental issues. Her series Air, consisting of cyanotype prints of air pollution particles collected in London, has been exhibited in London and Glasgow during the 2021 COP26 climate conference. She is the author of Solastalgia, a docufuction on the impact of sea-level rise on Venice (Overlapse, 2017), developed during a residency at Fabrica research centre in Treviso, Italy, and has an MA in Documentary Photography and Photojournalism with Distinction from London College of Communication.
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