Italian photographer Stefano Cerio’s (born 1962) fantastical compositions juxtapose the bright, primary colors of children’s bouncy castles with the evocative and ever-changing backdrop of Abruzzo. From snow-covered ground to low-hanging milky clouds on a blue-skied summer day, these plastic castles emerge, miragelike, from their landscapes.
Published by Hatje Cantz. Text by Gabriel Bauret, Angela Madesani, Nadine Barth
Photographer Stefano Cerio (born 1962) explores amusement parks after dark in this latest series; employing artificial lighting, he achieves almost sculptural qualities in his images. The results, in Night Games, are uncanny views of desolate carnival rides, slides and carousels.
Published by Hatje Cantz. Text by Nadine Barth, Walter Guadagnini.
In this publication, Italian photographer Stefano Cerio (born 1962) documents off-season amusement parks, beaches and sports grounds in Beijing, Shanghai, Qingdao and Hong Kong. His centrally organized, often absurd compositions expose the bleakness and senselessness behind the amusing facades.