Alessandro Zanoni (1970) is an Italian photographer and graphic designer who lives in Milan, Italy. After attending Fine Art School and taking courses in illustration at the European Design Institute of Milan, Alessandro began his profession as a graphic designer, first in the world of printing and publishing and subsequently in web and interaction design. A devourer of music he has worked for a decade writing reviews for the influential magazine Jam. A true cinephile, especially of Asian cinema, he only recently began his approach to photography obtaining an important award at the IPA's and a honorable mention at the Sony World Photography Awards. He has exhibited in both solo and group shows in Milan and New York. A tireless metropolitan traveler, his work is focused on finding unusual and urban wastelands begging to be captured through the lens by his sleek yet detached gaze. [...]
The tidy, majestic geometry of the Isozaki Tower fills the scene emerging from a dark monochromatic sky. Il Dritto, as the skyscraper is called, was designed by the Japanese architect Arata Isozaki and it is the tallest building of Milan (209,5 meters high), finished in 2015. Il Dritto belongs to the CityLife project, a wide urban requalification plan involving the North-West area of the metropolis and deeply transforming the metropolitan skyline.
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