Matteo Perini was born in 1982, he’s photographer and video-maker. His professional career began with nature photography collaborating with “Foreste Casentinesi” National Park. Subsequently, through his “Studio TamTam”, he started working with sport and events editors. In 2014 he made the reportage “Celestial Voodoo” which was exhibited at various Italian photography festivals. He has also created “Maison des Rêves” a project in support of a foster home in Benin. In 2015, with Simone Stefanelli, he directed a documentary about religion in Benin: “Mystique Ouidah”. He is member of “Sovraesposti” association and co-directed the documentary ”E dashuron me zemër” filmed in Kosovo and Albania. In september 2015 he received the "Documentary Award" at "Humanity Photo Awards" organized by CFPA & UNESCO in Shangri-La, China.
2015 - Documentary Award
The Dalai Lama - Tensing Gyatso, visit Italy, June 13, 2014 is
guest of Lama Tsong Khapa in Pomaia, Tuscany region.
The Nobel Peace Prize Aung San Suu Kyi, has received honorary degrees and honorary citizenship in Bologne, Italy.
This Voodoo ritual, celebrated in the swamp of Ganvié, blend the worship of the traditional gods and the one for Mamiwater, the water goddess. This cult has not African origins, but is a backflow from Caribbean, through descendants of African slaves.