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On the top of the abandoned Palace of Culture in the centre of Tirana. The graffiti says, in Italian: "Altro che Europa." "Other than Europe." © 2013 Jacob Balzani Lööv. All rights reserved.

Forca Shqipëri!

(scroll below the text for the pictures) Albania two decades since its transition to democracy from the Stalinist rule of late dictator Enver Hoxha, according to international monitors, has yet to hold a free and fair election. Although Albania has … Continue reading

Vallo di Lucania © 2012 Jacob Balzani Lööv. All rights reserved.

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

Maddalena © 2012 Jacob Balzani Lööv. All rights reserved.

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