Memoirs from the Moshpit - The Music Photography of David Corio, 1977-1987

From 09-20-2012 To 10-31-2012

John Lydon  -  Royal Lancaster Hotel, London 6 November 1983 © David Corio

John Lydon - Royal Lancaster Hotel, London, November 6,1983  © David Corio
 

Memoirs from the Moshpit

The Music Photography of David Corio, 1977-1987

September 20 - October 31, 2012

Inauguration: Thursday, September 20 at 6pm

 

SACI is delighted to present an exhibition of renowned music photography by David Corio, September 20 – October 31, 2012 in the Maidoff Gallery, Via Sant’Egidio 14 with an opening reception on Thursday, September 20 at 6pm. Memoirs from the Mosh Pit includes a collection of images of U2, Bob Marley, Debbie Harry, Grace Jones, Iggy Pop, Tom Waits, Miles Davis, James Brown, Nick Cave, Bruce Springsteen, Michael Jackson, Nina Simone, Marianne Faithful, Peter Tosh, Depeche Mode, Joe Strummer, and more. This exhibition celebrates a variety of musical performers and opens one week before the upcoming live free performance by Iggy Pop & The Stooges in Florence’s Piazza della Repubblica.

David Corio was born in London, England, in 1960. He began his professional career in 1978 taking photographs for New Musical Express, followed by The Face, Time Out, and Black Echoes, covering a wide range of music and portraiture. After a stint as a music writer at City Limits, he worked as a freelance photographer for the Daily Telegraph, The Times, Q, Theatre Royal Stratford, and Greensleeves Records, among others.

David’s photographs have been exhibited at the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Photographer’s Gallery, Rock Archive Galleries and the Special Photographers Gallery in London; the Morrison Hotel Gallery, the Brownwyn Keenan Gallery and the Jack Shainman Gallery in New York; Number One Gallery in Dublin and in Osaka, Japan, Italy and Hong Kong.

David has lived and worked in London and New York City, and his work has been published in the New York Times, The Times, the Telegraph, Rolling Stone, Q and Mojo. He has also worked for the School of Visual Arts, the Swedish Institute, New Jersey Institute of Technology, the Institute for Electronic and Electrical Engineers, Greensleeves Records,VP Records, Heartbeat Records, Universal Music Group, EMI and Island Records.

A comprehensive collection of David's photographs of black musicians was published in The Black Chord (Universe, 1999, text by Vivien Goldman). Megaliths, a 14-year project photographing the prehistoric standing stones of England and Wales, with text by Lai Ngan Corio, was published by Jonathan Cape/Random House in 2003. The Couture Accessory (text by Caroline Rennolds Milbank, styling by Lai Ngan Corio) a book of haute couture accessories was published by Abrams in 2002.

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La SACI è orgogliosa di presentare una mostra ad opera del celebre fotografo musicale David Corio, dal 20 Settembre al 31 Ottobre 2012 all'interno della Maidoff Gallery, Via Sant’Egidio 14, con un ricevimento d'inaugurazione Giovedì 20 Settembre alle 18:00. Memorie dal Pogo raccoglie una selezione di immagini di artisti quali U2, Bob Marley, Debbie Harry, Grace Jones, Tom Waits, Miles Davis, James Brown, Nick Cave, Bruce Springsteen, Michael Jackson, Nina Simone, Marianne Faithful, Peter Tosh, Depeche Mode, Joe Strummer, ed altri. Questa mostra celebra una grande varietà di musicisti ed apre ad una settimana di tempo dal concerto gratuito di Iggy Pop & The Stooges in Piazza della Repubblica a Firenze.

David Corio è nato a Londra nel 1960. Ha iniziato la propria carriera professionale nel 1978, scattando immagini per New Musical Express, e a seguire per The Face, Time Out, e Black Echoes, ritraendo una vasta gamma di musicisti. Dopo un breve impiego come giornalista musicale presso City Limits, ha lavorato come fotografo freelance per il Daily Telegraph, The Times, Q, Theatre Royal Stratford, e per Greensleeves Records, oltre a numerose altre riviste e compagnie.

Le fotografie di David sono state esibite nel Victoria and Albert Museum, nella Photographer’s Gallery, nelle Rock Archive Galleries e nella Special Photographers Gallery a Londra; presso la Morrison Hotel Gallery, la Brownwyn Keenan Gallery e la Jack Shainman Gallery a New York; nella Number One Gallery a Dublin e ad Osaka, Giappone, in Italia e ad Hong Kong.

David ha vissuto e lavorato sia a Londra che a New York, ed i suoi lavori sono stati pubblicati dal New York Times, The Times, the Telegraph, Rolling Stone, Q e Mojo. Ha anche lavorato presso la School of Visual Arts, l'Istituto Svedese, la New Jersey Institute of Technology, la Institute for Electronic and Electrical Engineers, per Greensleeves Records,VP Records, Heartbeat Records, Universal Music Group, EMI e Island Records.

Un'esaustiva raccolta delle fotografie scattate da David a musicisti di colore è stata pubblicata in The Black Chord (Universe, 1999, testi di Vivien Goldman). Megaliths, un progetto durato 14 anni e incentrato su fotografie di pietre monumentali preistoriche in Inghilterra e Galles, con testi di Lai Ngan Corio, è stato pubblicato da Jonathan Cape/Random House nel 2003.

The Couture Accessory (testi di Caroline Rennolds Milbank, styling ad opera di Lai Ngan Corio), un volume incentrato su accessori legati alla haute couture è stato pubblicato da Abrams nel 2002.

 

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