‘Water is the principle of all things' Thales of Miletus, the sixth century A.C. The history of mankind has always been very closely linked to the myth of origins. In an attempt to answer the questions of human existence, philosophy and science, each in their own way, have formulated their own interpretations: the arche, the big-bang, a creative principle from which everything began. From an initial condition of fluid chaos, suddenly.. the matter. So does my cosmogony of imaginary and fantastic planets, watercolor dreams. A huge inner explosion then a necessary regurgitation: the creation as the need to rediscover a colorful world that was laying there, somewhere... forgotten on the bottom of the soul.
Stefania Di Filippo was born and raised in Sicily, where she currently lives and works. She conceives photography as a means to investigate and document reality. In 2014 her first work 'Cosmogonia' was selected and exhibited in the eighth edition of the well-known and internationally recognized Photofestival event, inside the historic Giureconsulti Palace in Milan. In 2014, this series received the prestigious international award PX3 - Prix de la Photographie Paris - and won third place in the Fine Art - Abstract Photography category. Later in the same year, she also received an honorable mention from IPA, International Photography Awards, for her work focused on memory and objects’ energy, theme that she is currently developing on her own personal photographic research.