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TURKU, TAMPERE, NEW YORK, SALEMI

my self-portrait in Salemi (Sicily), taken with The Economist, my travelling companion Dear Self-portrait Blog readers, It’s been a very hectic two months, from the beginning of February until now […]

THE SELF-PORTRAIT IS A NON-VIOLENT BULLFIGHT

  Two weekends ago I started my self-portrait workshop at the Citilab in Cornellà (Barcelona), an experimental center dedicated to activating, stimulating and expanding creative and innovative capacity in entrepreneurs’ […]

A DOG’S SELF-PORTRAIT

Today my friend Fiorella, protagonist of my article GAY LOVE II with her partner Maddalena, brought their dog Frida for a relationship self-portrait session. We wanted to explore the relationship […]

TEENAGER’S SELF-PORTRAITS: DIANA

BETWEEN TWO WORLDS Diana is my 17 year old daughter. Her work is about the two worlds she lives in, her mother’s and her father’s, both photographers. Her mother’s world […]

TEENAGER’S SELF-PORTRAITS: MATTHIAS

URBAN RAPPER   In 2007 Matthias was already an expert self-portraitist. He is the one who asked me to organize a workshop for teenagers. He started to photograph himself instinctively […]

TEENAGER’S SELF-PORTRAITS SIMONE

Simone is another of the teenage participants to my self-portrait workshop. The subject of most of his portraits is his gaze, the power in his eyes. Contemplation of the world […]

TEENAGER’S SELF-PORTRAITS: INTRODUCTION

Self-portrait is the affirmation of the self. Adolescence is the age in which the adult identity is formed. I can’t think of a better match. I love teenagers, probably because […]

ABOUT BEING SEEN

During my Xmas holidays in Barcelona I met my dear friend Luis Fortes, fashion designer, who gave me this series of pictures he took of me and my boyfriend around […]

COMMON-LAW COUPLES

Luna Coppola and Sara Ballerini are a gay couple who have produced a documentary called, in Italian “Predica bene, razzola male” (To talk the talk, but do not walk the […]

MAY MUSLIMS AND JEWS LIVE IN PEACE TOGETHER AGAIN

Some of my ancestors before the Spanish Inquisition were Jewish and probably some of them were Arabs, since my family comes from Andalusia. My father’s family were in the Spanish […]

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