Floornature is sponsoring the initiative, which includes a charity auction held free of charge by Sotheby’s and a photography exhibition.
An international commission chaired by CIRPS president Olivio Argenti FRPS selected the images to be auctioned off on February 21 2013: images by big names in photography such as Ernesto Bazan, Vasco Ascolini, Davide Monteleone and Angelo Turetta.
The exhibition includes 60 photos by Italian and international photographers, including plenty of CIRPS members, and will be open February 22 through March 9. Visitors may purchase the photos on exhibition to contribute to the fundraising effort. The photos may also be viewed online.
The proceeds from the initiative will go to Caritas in Modena to help families in Emilia who suffered in the earthquake, giving priority to families with disabled members, and Fondazione Francesca Rava - NPH Italia Onlus for reconstruction of ?La Lucciola? Integrated Therapy Centre for Children in Stuffione di Ravarino (MO).
Exhibition: A homage to photography to help disabled earthquake victims in Emilia.
Location: “Gallerie VISIVA - La città dell’immagine” via Assisi 117, 00181 Rome
Dates: February 22 – March 9 2013
Images: courtesy of CIRPS