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WAITING FOR CHARON – SELF-PORTRAITS IN A COMMUNITY FOR PEOPLE WITH AIDS

In December 2009 and January 2010 I held a self-portrait workshop at San Camillo, a community for people who are terminally ill with AIDS. Having survived my own drug-dependency unharmed, […]

THE FURY

                                    In August 2009 I wrote, about this image: “Today I woke up […]

HIGHER SELF

Last weekend I held a self-portrait lab at the MC2 Gallery in Milan, during the Canon Fotografica Festival 2009. It was a great success: we were fully booked and we […]

THE SEEKER

Nine years ago, Andrea was a head hunter, partner in an executive search company in Milan. He was married to a very rich woman and had three children. He had […]

THE SELF-PORTRAIT EXPERIENCE AT SAN VITTORE PRISON, MILAN

Being convinced that the self-portrait is the portrait of our “higher self”, and after my 
experience at Lucca’s Mental Health Center last year, I really wanted to hold a workshop […]

PROF. STEFANO FERRARI’S PAPER ON THE SELF-PORTRAIT EXPERIENCE

                              Stefano Ferrari’s collaborative self-portrait in my studio.  The photographic self-portrait as psychological investigation 

By Stefano […]

SUFFERING GODS: THE SELF-PORTRAIT EXPERIENCE AT THE FESTIVAL FOTOGRAFIA IN ROME

These are some of the works produced during my Self-portrait Event at the end of May in Rome. As a series, I had the feeling that they were different than […]

VULNERABLE TO CRITICISM

As many of you might have already noticed, I am not very constant on blog entries. This is partly because I am very busy with the whole project, which is […]

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PSYCHOTHERAPY AND COUNSELLING

I am really pleased (and proud) to announce that my article “The Self-Portrait, a Powerful Tool for Self-Therapy” has just been published on the European Journal of Psychotherapy and Counselling […]

THE SELF-PORTRAIT EXPERIENCE WITH HIV POSITIVE WOMEN

“Housing Works is the largest community-based AIDS service organization in the United States, as well as the nation’s largest minority-controlled AIDS service organization. Since our founding in 1990, we have […]

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