Category archives: News

Comment by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, on Mediterranean crossings over the weekend
 
Filicudi on 1683 Magazine
 
  • Filicudi on 1683 Magazine

  • Six and a half years ago I decided that my burnt-out sister needed a break from life that was more of an antidote than a holiday. This was not such an easy thing to deliver. A former foreign correspondent, she craved remote, wild, sparsely inhabited terrain to offset her weariness with the modern wo[...]
Migration stories for the British Red Cross on The Guardian
 
MEDITERRANEAN PHOTO FESTIVAL - Crete, June - September 2016
 
Sony Ambassadors su Sprea Fotografia
 
  • Sony Ambassadors su Sprea Fotografia

  • Sono quattro i primi fotografi italiani entrati a far parte del programma internazionale “Sony Global Imaging Ambassadors”, lanciato nel 2014, che vede Sony collaborare con alcuni dei più brillanti e talentuosi artisti contemporanei della fotografia in tutto il mondo, diversi sia per stile sia per p[...]
Sony Global Imaging Ambassadors
 
  • Sony Global Imaging Ambassadors

  • The finest photographers are sought to work with Sony on a local and global level. The Ambassadors include an elite group of photographers who are unique in both stature and international appeal and are selected for their range in style, expertise and artistic charisma. They are carefully chos[...]
Last Stop: Idomeni
 
  • Last Stop: Idomeni

  • "I see my trip to Idomeni on the Greek - Macedonian border as a turning point in my experience of following and reporting on the Syrian diaspora across the Middle East and Europe. Last year I visited Izmir in Turkey where hundreds of Syrian refugees had gathered at the city's train station. There we[...]
Interview for Huffingtonpost on Greek austerity
 
  • Interview for Huffingtonpost on Greek austerity

  • A Photographer's Journey To Capture Greece's Spirit During The Crisis "I personally admire the Greek people for their strong resilience and capacity to keep pushing despite any difficulties." ATHENS, Greece - On April 23, 2010, Greece's then-Prime Minister George Papandreou addressed the worl[...]
Interview for Der Spiegel
 
  • Interview for Der Spiegel

  • Last year photographer Alfredo D'Amato accompanied two lifeboat-operations of 'Mare Nostrum' off the coast of Italy. In this article he is talking about his time on the lifeboat and the fate of the refugees - and he is explaining why the salvage operations necessarily should be resumed. How pictu[...]
Stranded in Paradise
 
  • Stranded in Paradise

  •   From the early 16th century onwards, Portuguese settlers who had come to the new colony of Sao Tome and Principe started importing slave labour from the African mainland to work on the sugar plantations (or rocas) that were spreading across the lush islands straddling the equator off t[...]
Tèlèrama: Making-of d'une photo de une saisissante
 
Sao Tome and Principe
 
  • Sao Tome and Principe

  •   Straddling the equator in the gulf of Guinea lies the island nation of Sao Tome and Principe, the second smallest African nation and the smallest among Portuguese speaking countries. Previously uninhabited, it was discovered around 1470 by Portuguese navigators who immediately saw the [...]