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NEW POST on #MASSIMOVITALI#BLOG "#vice: Your work could be called #portraits or #landscapes or #documents. How would you describe them?M.V.: I could agree on all three. They are certainly landscapes, they are certainly portraits and they are historical documents because they portray the way we live. (In my photos) I’m trying to get clues of our existence. The idea is that there’s a lot of stuff to look at..."
Richard Kern, "Photographing People Once They've Left a Work State-of-Mind" in VICE Magazine, December 26, 2013.
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Photograph by @simonnorfolkstudio … A portrait of the Pope's official exorcist, Father Gabriele Amorth (1925-2016), who claimed to have performed tens of thousands of exorcisms during his career … "I speak with the Devil every day," he said, grinning like a benevolent gargoyle. "I talk to him in Latin. He answers in Italian. I have been wrestling with him, day in day out, for years."
His favourite movie? None other than William Peter Blatty’s notorious horror, The Exorcist … “of course, the special effects are exaggerated, but it’s a good film, and substantially exact, based on a respectable novel which mirrored a true story”
Posted in memory of Oscar-winning American writer and filmmaker William Peter Blatty, who died yesterday.
Father Amorth was photographed by Simon Norfolk in 2001. Follow @simonnorfolkstudio for updates, outtakes, unpublished and archive material.