Tosca Press is a platform for research, photography and visual practices mainly concerned with feminism, as well as politics, identity and memory. It is open to anybody who wants to contribute on these subjects within collaborative projects or researches and wants to publish photobooks which are tools for reflection as well as action.
Tosca is the main character of an an opera by Giacomo Puccini to an Italian libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa, based on Victorien Sardou's 1887 dramatic play. The Premiere of 'Tosca' was in 1900. She kills the man who wanted to force her in a sexual relationship she didn't want.
This postcards was written to Zelinda Evangelisti, a tailor, a midwife, a magician born at the end of 1800, by an admirer. It reproduces a painting by Luigi Crosio and tells a story. A story of romance and politics.