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On Writing

“Non so, forse è vero, devo essere una specie di macho approssimativo; in realtà non mi è mai sembrata una buona idea permettere alle donne di votare, fare gli stessi studi degli uomini, accedere alle stesse professioni, eccetera. Cioè, alla fine ci siamo abituati, ma […]

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Refugee and borders

“The refugee should be considered for what he is, that is, nothing less than a border concept that radically calls into question the principles of the nation-state and, at the same time, helps clear the field for a no-longer-delayable renewal of categories” (G. Agamben) Venice, […]

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Eyes and mustache

A volte, dietro l’angolo, nascosti da una vetrina, ci sono due occhi che ti aspettano sorpresi e un baffo che si rizza per qualche oscuro motivo. Sometimes, behind the corner, hidden by a window, there are two astonished eyes waiting for you, and a mustache that […]

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Amor omnia vincit

Scattata la sera del 13 Novembre 2015, due ore prima degli attentati, a St. Germain de Pres. Shot on 13th November 2015, two hours before the terrorist attack, in St. Germain de Pres. Paris, France, November 2015

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Telecom Italia 007

I strongly believe that these two gentlemen were secret agents who were pretending to use the public phones! Credo fermamente che questi due signori fossero in realtà agenti segreti che fingevano di usare i telefoni pubblici! Venice, Italy, October 2014

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Pronto?

This picture, taken in Northern Italy on a hot afternoon, made me think about an Ericsson Mobile advertising quite popular few years ago: “It’s about communication between people, the rest is technology”. Questa foto, scattata durante un pomeriggio assolato in Nord Italia, mi ha fatto […]

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Dhaka, Venice

Restaurants in Venice welcome tourists with fish menus, charming smiles and (kind of) attractive prices. Behind the walls, in the kitchens, hundreds of Bangladeshi, Pakistani, Russians, Egyptians take care of the typical Italian food. They don’t want to be seen. Neither photographed. I ristoranti di […]

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Jogos em Alfama

Strolling around the old Alfama, kids were playing football and running up stairways. Endless games, endless discussions, careless life. Passeggiando per il vecchio quartiere di Alfama, ragazzetti giocavano a calcio e correvano su per le scalinate. Giochi infiniti, discussioni senza sosta, vita incurante. Lisboa, Portugal, July 2006

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Bartender in Berlin

Uscendo sotto la pioggia di un gelido pomeriggio di Gennaio non potevo evitarlo. E’ il barista del Ständige Vertretung. Nasconde misteri. Getting out in the rain of a freezing afternoon in January, I couldn’t avoid him. He’s the bartender at the Ständige Vertretung. He’s hiding mysteries. […]

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The red fisherman and his bags

A great achievement in everyday life is being able to dedicate a limited time only for ourselves, when the rest of the world is kept out and is not bothering you, and you can do whatever you fancy, just for the mere sake of your fulfillment. […]

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Important meeting

These two gentlemen in Padova were sitting outside a bar “Sotto el Saeon”, under the “Palazzo della Ragione”, in the very centre of the city. Only a glass was missing for a perfect portrait: he borrowed my spritz and went on talking. Padova, Italy, September […]

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