Due to the lockdown, Italy’s museums were closed and deserted, making it seem that Italy’s artistic and monumental heritage is going unappreciated. Having had the unique opportunity to visit some of these iconic museums, they comment: «The museums are haunted by the shadows of those that visited them». “Locked in Beauty” is their attempt to pull them out from this darkness and reinvent them through light.
Paolo Woods (1970, Den Haag, The Netherlands) is a documentary photographer devoted to long-term projects that blend photography with investigative journalism.
Gabriele Galimberti (1977, Arezzo, Italy) is an award-winning Italian photographer who enjoys telling stories of people around the world, recounting their peculiarities and differences.