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Luigi Ghirri (born 1943, Scandiano / Italy, d. 1992, Roncocesi / Italy) was trained as a surveyor. In the 1970s he began his conceptual work by roaming streets, squares and suburbs in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy, photographing them and incorporating them into specific projects. His work was featured in the 2011 Venice Biennial, and in the 2013 Venice Biennale.

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