Transformations in focus. The story told by a photograph – framed by words.
Ethnographic Research in the Time of Coronavirus
In Italy we have a proverb, ‘anno bisesto, anno funesto’ which can be translated as something like ‘leap year, fatal year’. I wouldn’t define myself as superstitious and I generally don’t pay too much attention to these kind of sayings. However, 2020 so far has been an adverse, if not disastrous, year. The outbreak of COVID-19, also known as novel coronavirus, has been at the centre of attention worldwide and has been affecting the lives of people all over the world in many different ways. This new, unknown, virus...
Lost in Malmö. Or: The Ever-changing Imaginations of a City
There are different things you notice about a city. They depend on your starting point or your destination, on the purpose of you being there, and of course on yourself – your experiences and prehistory with and of the city itself and other places, your anticipations and imaginations. Sometimes, we just like to dream of other places and try to imagine what it would be like to live or at least go there. The first time I ever went to Malmö was in 2015. I was visiting Sweden as...
Sisyphus and the American Dream
The Cyber-utopia is dead – long live the Cyber-heterotopia! The digital era didn’t deliver on its promises of emancipating humanity and the optimistic visions attributed to online technology turned predominantly into capitalistic and totalitarian nightmares. Here is why we should have a breather before we start to smash our devices and bury them somewhere far, far away.
Finding tales to tell
Istanbul, Turkey (Summer 2014)
Are you sure?
Hong Kong, China (January 28th, 2014)
Dreams beyond the border
Athens, Greece (November 2014)
Melilla, Morocco/Spain (May 1st, 2014)
The new gold diggers
Asilah, Morocco, (October 2012)
When Palestine meets Tel Aviv
Tel Aviv, Israel (May 2014)
Javalí Nuevo near Murcia, Spain (May 7th, 2014)