Curator Selection / 2022 / /
The hummingbird legend
One day, tells the legend, there was a huge forest fire. All terrified animals, stunned, watched helplessly the disaster. Only the little hummingbird was very busy, fetching a few drops of water with its beak to throw them on the fire. After a while, the armadillo, annoyed by this derisory agitation, said to him: "Hummingbird! Aren't you crazy? Don't you put out the fire with these drops of water!"
And the hummingbird replied, "I know it, but I'm doing my part."
This series of black and white photos presents this Sea Shepherd crew and tells you life on board.
Francesco Carella born on December 6, 1971 in France, lives in Grenoble.
Francesco discovered photography during his studies in applied arts. He improvises a photo lab in the bathroom and made his first prints. He began his professional life in the building industry and went on to work as a mover, delivery man, handler for several years. This succession of trades allows him to immerse himself in human encounters. An experience with the companions of duty encourages him to develop his skills and to become a mason. In 1998, by happy coincidence, he tried his luck again in the image professions,