Let's go back on the coasts, on the rocky walls, on the beaches and in the gyms of the continent most remote to us, to depict this time its female athletes.
In the land of wind and waves, where the dialogue between sport and nature is exceptionally strong and often indissoluble, a new generation of women is succeeding, telling the rest of the world about Oceania as a homeland for new, promising contemporary female athletes.
How important is sport in the fight for gender equality? How does the female universe experience sport and what are the openings that the contemporary era is showing in this sense? A selection of photographs tells us about these great and recent advances and about the growing interest in women's sport, this time focusing on the female athletes who inhabit the vast and varied Asian continent.
It is said that the future of Africa lies in the hands of its women, in their centrality within the communities, in their role within families. What is certain is that, historically, African women have been able to distinguish themselves as great athletes in countless sports and disciplines. With a varied selection of shots, Run for Art gives us a glimpse of the African continent through moments of sport experienced by its women.
In a present in which the efforts of years of fighting for gender equality are beginning to be rewarded by tangible results, sport plays the role of an important indicator of this progress. The growing attention to the world of female sport can only gratify and make us feel closer to a common goal of equality.
A cross-section shows us, through the lens of photographers, the female athletes of the old continent.
From the parterre of a basketball court in a US arena, where sport joins entertainment and show business, to the rough waters of the coasts, where champions and novice surfers meet on the same wave.
The Americas, lands of differences and contrasts in comparison; of endogenous cultures and traditions in dialogue with as many external influences, arrived and constantly arriving from afar, are told in these shots through the stories of its female athletes.