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Frank Dituri is a photographer who creates images full of mystery and ambiguity. He is captivated by the time issues. Taking pictures Dituri creates surreal world. The photographer himself opposes his own works to the works by Henri Cartier-Bresson. It happens mainly because his images are about time while Bresson was captivated by the decisive moments. Bresson was sure that “there is nothing in the world that does not have a decisive moment”. For him photography was depicting significant events and significant moments. That’s why Bresson is believed to be a father of modern photojournalism.
It seems that something delirious is going on at the stage. One of the performers is whirling and jumping, another one is frozen in the non-natural pose, the third one is scratching his legs and making faces. The rules and the poses alternate. All that looks like madness. But several minutes pass and the elements of this mixture of motions and movements begin to remind you something familiar. That is the moment when you understand that it is more interesting than just well-organized and beautiful performance. There is the idea and the life energy in it.
Recently I have heard an interesting story about the motivation of one famous writer to start creating books. He began to write himself because his wife was a fan of so called harlequin novels, or in simpler words chicklit. He said they were so awful that he just had to start writing something good.
Anyway, the level of popularity of these books with pure romance on the pages is higher than I can understand. And even the most intelligent women love to be absorbed in this sea of false passion. Let’s think a bit why it is so.