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NASA, shooting stars and I

Tonight, at least in Italy, is Saint Lawrence’s night (notte di San Lorenzo).That means, eyes up to the starry sky looking for shooting stars. Although the Perseids’ peak is announced to be in the nights of 11th and 12th of August. As beautifully described in this video made in NASA, with one credited picture from Lorenzo Borghi (that’s me). Nomen omen?

Enjoy it and follow its suggestion to find your Perseids in the next few nights. Here you can see the original picture I shot to the night sky of August above the Gotthard pass (Switzerland). Thanks to Jane Houston (NASA) for choosing it.

Artborghi photography at Scientifica 2015!

The Scientifica exhibition took place in the main building of the University of Zurich on 4-5th of September, 2015


In its wide frame of scientific experiments organized for the general public,


Scientifica presented artworks related to light and science.

DSC_7629 the art exhibition “Light under contemporary research” (click the picture to read the exhibitors)


that comprehended ten fin art, Lambda printed, A0 format, back-lit pictures of 5 artists.


Among them, the “Infrared Tropics” from Artborghi! Click here for the official exhibition page om this Artborghi piece.

Infrared digital photography goes to University of Zurich: Können uns Pflanzen sehen? Die grüne Sicht der Dinge.

d800 infrared autumn artborghi 4

It is my pleasure to announce that next Tuesday 11.11.14 I will give a seminar (in German) at the University of Zurich, The title of the seminar: Können uns Pflanzen sehen? Die grüne Sicht der Dinge. (Do plants see us? The GREEN point of view.) Click here for a preview of the slideshow.

d800 infrared autumn artborghi 5

It will be a very interesting opportunity to explain the scientific background behind ARTBorghi photo exhibition at Photobastei early this year. Interested? You can find more about it here and here.

d800 infrared autumn artborghi

And what about far-red infrared photography with my Nikon D800? The autumn infrared project just started as you can see with these new post pictures … stay tuned!


Fine art auctions @ Photobastei from 21.8 to 31.8 2014: bring home your ARTBorghi !

The Photobastei auction kicks off on Thursday, August 21, with a rushing vernissage (everybody welcome!) and goes on until Photobastei-end on August 31. Two whole floors of the Photobastei building are reserved for it!

On the 10th day before the end of the project, ie at the opening evening, August 21, each of the artworks part of this action will cost CHF 1000. On the 9th day before the end of the project, or August 22, CHF 900. Then CHF 800CHF 700 -, etc., until a picture on the last day of Photobastei will be as low as CHF 100!

Click here to see which pictures are part of the AUCTION at the moment. The following two ARTBorghi artworks (printed on HQ photo-paper and framed) , part of the previous exhibition The GREEN point of view, will be available in this Photobastei auction:

Lorenzo_Borghi_Paradise on cloud one_2014

Paradise on cloud one 2014, Lorenzo Borghi

Lorenzo_Borghi_Red hot waters_2014

Red hot waters 2014, Lorenzo Borghi


Come to celebrate with all your friends the last days of Photobastei and participate to the auction.  Below where it all goes on:

Romano Zerbini in conversation with Lorenzo Borghi @ Photobastei: “behind the green point of view”

Many thanks to Romano Zerbini, curator of Photobastei, who gave me the opportunity to explain today what’s behind my exhibition: The green point of view.


What is near-infrared photography ?


Can we define The Green point of view as conceptual art?


How do plants perceive reality via near-infrared sight ?


What creates the peculiar atmosphere in near-infrared pictures ?


Which new concepts can we develop out of The green point of view?

Of this and more we discussed today at Photobastei. Thanks to the public for questions and new ideas! The green point of view is open until the 5th of April!


The Artist Talk @ Photobastei: Lorenzo Borghi’s “behind The Green Point of View”

Dear ARTBorghi followers, I am delighted to give the Artist Talk about The GREEN point of view, my photo-exhibition at Photobastei. WHEN: on Wednesday the 2nd of April 2014 @ 18:00 – WHERE: at the 6th floor of Bärengasse 29 Zürich. Here is the link with the coordinates for the Artist Talk:

I will introduce you to near-infrared light, the way of composing infrared photography and  green ways of communications. What happens to people and trees and landscapes when pictures are shot in near-infrared photography … and why?

artborghi green point of view artist talk

To know it, just pass by next Wednesday 2nd of April at 18:00 at the 6th floor of Bärengasse 29, 8001 Zürich. The talk will be in English! Looking forward to seeing you there!

My exhibition The GREEN point of view  is exceptionally prolonged until the 5th of April 2014!


A vernissage point of view on GREEN at Photobastei 2014

Thanks so much to all of you who joined the vernissage for “The GREEN point of view” at Photobstei last Thursday, 20th of March. It was a deep pleasure to seeing all you there gathering for my first photo exhibition!














In case you missed some details, or you wanna come back with friends and families or you did not manage yet to see my artwork, remember the exhibition is open until the 30th of March everyday 12-9pm except for Monday. I will try to be present between 6-8pm everyday.


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