“My way of photographing is the same as my way of remembering, thinking, dreaming, and hoping: everything comes about by temporal and spatial superimpositions”. This is what the Sicilian artist Davide Bramante has said about his photographic work, which are at times compared to Futurism. But this is only a formal similarity.
His are simultaneous visions in which he recreates situations and abolishes the temporal categories of past, present, and future.
His images of Dublin are part of a series, begun in 1998 and called My Own Rave, which undermines the Catholic and moral values of the city through the representation of provocative sexual icons.
For Bramante, the eternal wanderer, his works are a mirror of contemporary society. “The stratifications and veiling to be seen in each image take me back to my land and my people: in part we are Arabs, Normans, Byzantine, Spanish…”.