Our Photography week concludes with the work of Victoria Iacchetta. 


Février 2020 en Paris

It was February 22, 2020. The weather was mild in Paris and by mid-afternoon, I found myself sitting on a park bench eating French biscuits and reflecting on Montmartre and vin blanc. A block of homes and mixed-use buildings faced me across the Boulevard Marguerite-de-Rochechouart. I was struck by the varying degees of humanity present from window to window; the French flag draped over the iron rail was particularly moving. How could something — a moment in time captured by a foreign eye — appear to be so purposeful and yet so casual at the same time? The image is the epitome of Parisienne culture to me: beauty that is miraculously intentional and natural simultaneously. Art exists everywhere and lives in everything.