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Valgrande: a Rite

It is the 10th time we descended into Valgrande. It was October and the first snow melted to let us through. Following the same steps, lighting the same stoves, bathing in the same pound. Among changing, light, weather and revolutions … Continue reading

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The Mystery of Valgrande

Every year I organize, together with Mr. JJ Valbusa, a giant party in the mountains and the next one, in October, will be the edition number ten. It is a great occasion to take some portraits of friends. There are … Continue reading

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1 year, many friends

When I moved to London one year ago I would not have expected to find so many extraordinary people during the MA Photojournalism and Documentary Photography at LCC. While I could blame the University for the ridiculous lack of resources … Continue reading

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Gratta e Vinci

While traveling trough Italy to put together the pictures and the interviews for the book Gratta e Vinci, I took several snapshots with my Hasselblad. I like to shot with analog camera and I didn’t really have many extra pictures … Continue reading

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Journalists (IV): Maddalena Rostagno

  Maddalena she’s not a journalist herself but she’s the daughter of a real one, Mauro Rostagno. What is a real journalist? In few words I believe that a real journalist is someone who has the sense for a story … Continue reading

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Journalists (III): Heather Brooke

Heather Brooke worked as a political and crime reporter in the US before moving to Britain.  Her investigation into the expense accounts of Members of Parliament led to the biggest clear-out of  british politicians. Thanks to her corruption became something more … Continue reading

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Journalists (II): Wadah Khanfar

  Born in Palestine in the 1969, Wadah Khanfar had and intese career as a journalist, reporting from South Africa, Afghanistan and Iraq. He became bureau chief in Baghdad for the Al Jazeera network and finally director general of the Al … Continue reading