Mariam

Ha speso tutta la sua vita sotto uno spesso strato di tessuto scuro, Mariam. I primi e ultimi occhi che si sono poggiati sul suo viso tondo e sulla sua carne scoperta sono stati quelli neri e indecifrabili di una madre lontana da sé stessa e dal mondo. Nessun altro sguardo ha mai più incrociato…

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miss paradiso

Pur sospettose le une delle altre, si prepararono alla sfida canonica con evangelica modestia. Vinse Maria, la più morigerata. Ciò che colpì­ la giuria fu proprio l’attitudine poco avvezza ad abbellimenti celebrativi della partecipante nazarena. Da sottolineare l’insospettata sobrietà di Gioacchino ed Anna, genitori della vincitrice, nell’apprendere della celestiale vittoria di Maria. “Che Dio se la…

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beyond pain

Beyond Pain is a documentary which describes pain in some of its forms. Xenia is 32 year old and she is one of the Berlin Staatsballett dancers. She is extremely dedicated to her job and, as most of professional dancers, she puts herself through a lot of pain in order to achieve something beautiful and…

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John

When a man walks into a room, he brings his whole life with him. He has a million reasons for being anywhere, just ask him. If you listen, he’ll tell you how he got there. How he forgot where he was going, and that he just woke up there. If you listen, he’ll tell you…

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Einer unter Vielen

Berlin, 30/November/2011 For days I have been trying to write a text for this project, but I inevitably end up exhausted, watching the white wall in front of me or the cigarette slowly consuming itself in my hand. But today I realised that a project like this does not need an introductory text, but a…

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I am blind.

Everything was dark around me. I recognized sounds, shouts and voices. I knew where they came from, but everything was covered by night. Black. Completely. I could imagine a car as I heard its noise or the face of a woman when I heard her voice, but I couldn’t picture her face or the color…

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