Il  Campo

Il Campo (the field) is a set of photographs taken at the location where Napoleon Bonaparte camped during his three-hundred day exile to the Island of Elba in the Tuscan Archipelago. Isolated and beautiful, the camp functioned as both romantic retreat and location for which to communicate with Corsica via optical telegraph. Displayed alongside pictures of moths taken in a nearby olive grove, the piece is a meditation on the ephemerality of vision, the desire to communicate across great divides and what can transpire during times of peace.

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