Work in progress: Mali Diaspora

There’s a new project that I’m developing, a project that reflects about migrants, expecially the microcosm of Mali people in Turin, Italy. That idea started from a collaboration with an Italian NGO called “Engim Internazionale” and is developed also with the help of a talented photographer, Michele Cattani, that made first 360° video in Mali.

In “Mali Diaspora” (temporary title), I’m working with 360° images and videos, shoot in Mali and Italy, mixed with audio and video interviews I made with many persons that came from Mali. The result is extremely interesting, you can hear and watch different scenarios, in bth regions full of life or empty, almost abandoned, and hear directly by them words their stories. Themes are the trip for reaching Italy, extremely painful and dangerous. and the life here, often in a limbo between be and not really being…