Freelance photojournalist based in Rome.
Specialized in social issues he cooperates with the most important italian and foreign magazines and is member of the collective BuenaVista Photo.
During the last ten years he dedicated basically on migrations and religions building up experience in long term projects regarding human being and stories.
1993 - First award with the group “Scale Dorsali”, 1990 - Merit award BIPP/FUJI
ILVA, based in Taranto, Italy, is the largest steel company in Europe, with 12,000 employees. This mean dioxin in breast milk and high percentages of deaths of cancer, representing over 50 years of daily life for the inhabitants. A place that has known a dramatic and total suspension of the democratic constitution and civil rights.”
On 6th April 2009 a massive earthquake about 6 on Richter Scale strikes Italy, leaving 293 deads, disappeared people, hundreds of injured persons and about 70,000 people have been confirmed as being made homeless.The worst effects were felt in the medieval city of L'Aquila, 110km from Rome, and in all the villages of the area.
Today Italy has well paid Pasolini's anthropological analysis on its society degradation. Even now, 40 years to the day of his death at Idroscalo in Ostia, we can not do without his voice, his poems and we can not forget the courage of his gaze.