About naxosisthebest

MATTEO CESCHI was born in Milan in 1974. After graduating in Political Science with a thesis in American history, he became a music journalist and has been writing since 2000 for several Italian and Swiss magazines. He has also published several academic articles (in English and Italian) and two books on show business and radical politics in modern American history. From 2001 to 2009 he was teaching assistant in United States History and Modern History at Statale University in Milan. He has taught History of journalism at a private Italian university in 2012-13. He started as a photographer with portraits of rock performers for his articles and developed an interest in buskers and then in street photography. He had his first individual exhibition, "So Close/Così vicino", in September 2014 at Area 35 Art Factory in Milan. CONTACT: ceschimatteo@gmail.com

NAXOS IN 35 MM

Around Naxos island, Greece, with my little black Rollei 35 LED and IlFord HP5 Plus films. Greek beers and Aegean sun did the rest. “YAMAS!”

Source: NAXOS IN 35 MM

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NAXOS AS CALIFORNIA IN THE SEVENTIES

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A series of b&w shots taken in Naxos, Cyclades, Greece, during the summers of 2015 and 2016 that remind me of California in the Seventies . No details reveal the real location of the set; just …

Source: NAXOS AS CALIFORNIA IN THE SEVENTIES

LAND-SEA: SHAPES OF CONTINUITY

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This short  “summer series” – seven shots taken in Agios Prokopios, Naxos Island, Cyclades, during a period of 1 hour with a 50 mm lens – helped me explore the lines/feel of continuity …

Source: Land-Sea: Shapes of Continuity

CHEF ANTHONY BOURDAIN GLORIFIES NAXOS

See http://greece.greekreporter.com/2016/05/09/chef-anthony-bourdain-glorifies-naxos-island-video/

NIGHT LIGHTS

The night is the right time to… (ask a Naxos lover!)

SAILORS

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“There is nothing more enticing, disenchanting, and enslaving than the life at sea.”
(Joseph Conrad)