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Don’t Feed the Animals by Lucia Buricelli


“Don’t Feed the Animals” by Lucia Buricelli delves into the complex web of human interactions fostered by consumerism in New York City. In this limited edition book, meticulously designed and made in Italy, Buricelli invites readers to immerse themselves in the vibrant and chaotic world of New York City’s consumerist culture. Through her lens, the urban landscape is transformed into a theatrical safari, where every street, market, and mall serves as a stage for the unfolding drama of consumption. She captures how consumerism in all its forms shapes the city, creating an urban environment where everything can happen: from animals finding their way to survive, to people running around the streets without knowing what they are looking for, to trips to the malls that look and feel like cities. Buricelli captures the essence of the city’s relentless pursuit of bargains and the extravagant displays of luxury, exposing the consumerist spirit that permeates the metropolis. “Don’t Feed the Animals” is more than just a photographic collection; it is a narrative that delves deep into the societal and personal impacts of consumerism, challenging us to reflect on our own roles within this dynamic ecosystem. 

This limited edition book is curated by Marco Savarese, with text of Lucrezia Bonarota.

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This is a limited edition publication. Once the pre-order period ends, no additional copies will be printed.

Technical Details

  • Digitally Signed
  • Limited Edition
  • Publisher: Eyeshot
  • Publication Year: 2024
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Size: 22×24 cm
  • Page Numbers: 164
  • Designed and Made in Italy
  • The cover of the book may be subject to slight changes.

Using only Fedrigoni’s FSC® certified, ECF pulp-based, biodegradable paper in our publications, Eyeshot embodies a synthesis of quality and sustainability. Our visual storytelling is elevated by HP Indigo’s advanced printing technology on Symbol Tatami White 135g/m2 paper, ensuring each image is a tactile and visually stunning experience.

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Lucia Buricelli

Lucia Buricelli is a photographer born and raised in Venice, Italy, currently living in New York. With a keen eye for detail and a passion for urban environments, Lucia’s work captures the essence of daily life through a unique blend of street photography and documentary storytelling.

Her distinctive use of frontal flash and vibrant color palettes brings an immediate, almost dramatic quality to her images, highlighting the often-overlooked details of everyday scenes. Her images offer a compelling exploration of human behavior and the intricate interactions within urban settings. Lucia creates narratives that reveal the subtle complexities of modern life.

“One of the reasons I am so fascinated by photography is for its ability to build history and memory of things. What if in fifty or a hundred years physical stores will not exist anymore, what if the streets will be empty and those vibrant, sparkling details gone?”

Designed and Made in Italy

Fedrigoni Papers

Eyeshot uses only papers from Fedrigoni, an Italian paper mill founded in 1888 in Verona. All Fedrigoni’s papers are FSC® certified, made from pure ECF pulp. Every product is fully biodegradable and recyclable.

Symbol Tatami White 135g/m2 is a thick paper coated on both sides with a Matt finish. Its volume and thickness give it a remarkable textural consistency that makes it ideal for prestigious publications such as Eyeshot’s monographs.


EFC: ELEMENTARY CHLORINE FREE. It’s an environmentally friendly type of paper that has been bleached with products free of elemental chlorine. By replacing it with chlorine dioxide, polluting emissions are reduced by 90%.

FSC® MIX. The Forest Stewardship Council is one of the internationally recognised forestry certification systems, which guarantees the proper management of forests and the traceability of the resulting products.

HEAVY METAL ABSENCE. Paper and packaging are produced in a way that allows them to be reused and recycled. The absence of harmful metals and other substances and materials that are hazardous to human health is guaranteed.

LONG LIFE: ISO 9706. This certification ensures that paper production recycles more CO2 than it emits, thus reducing the release of CO2 into the atmosphere that causes global warming. In compliance with ISO 9706 standards, the paper we use is acid-free which gives it resistance to light, wear and tear, and durability over time. It can be stored for up to 200 years.

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When can I pre-order the book?

The pre-order is available from July 5th to September 30th. After this date, the book will no longer be available for purchase.

Will the book be available after the pre-order period?

No, the book is offered in a time-limited edition. After September 30th, it will be declared “Sold Out” and will no longer be printed.

Can I pre-order multiple books at the same time?

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How are the copies of the book made?

Each book is designed and made in Italy, ensuring high quality standards. Each copy is unique, signed by the author, numbered, and considered rare.

When will the shipments of the books start?

Shipments begin on the 3rd of November for all those who have pre-ordered.

How can I track the shipment of my book?

You will receive a tracking number via email once the shipment has departed, allowing you to follow your package’s journey.

Can I order the book after September 30th?

After this date, the book will be declared out of print and further orders will not be possible.

What should I do if I have questions about my order?

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How is Eyeshot eco-sustainable?

We are committed to reducing environmental impact through responsible printing and shipping practices, reflecting our sustainability values.

How does my purchase support Eyeshot and the world of Independent Photography?

By purchasing this book, you directly support Eyeshot, an independent publisher that actively engages in the international photography publishing landscape. Your support allows us to continue promoting and supporting talented authors in the field of photography and to maintain our commitment to respecting the environment. Each purchase contributes to supporting us in this mission, enabling us to give voice to emerging and established photographers and to share their unique vision of the world.

What is the editorial agreement between the author and Eyeshot?

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