Emiliano Mancuso

Terre di Sud

with essays by Domenico Starnone and Grazia Neri

2008, Softcover
Bilingual: Italian / English
21x28 cm, 128 pages
ISBN: 9788886795173

€ 19,90
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Fifty-six shots showing south Italy’s unique heart, combining both tragedy and comedy in an effective and suggestive manner and focusing on the so-called ‘Questione meridionale’. While producing a strong emotional impact, the images capture a unique place, a unique reality, the variety of the souuthern lands of Italy.

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Emiliano Mancuso
(Rome, 1971-2018) Photographer and director who privileged reality and its contradictions as a field of investigation. Graduated in philosophy, at the age of 28 he began working as a freelance. In the autumn of 2002 he joined the Grazia Neri agency. His photographs are published by important Italian and foreign magazines. In 2004 he won the Canon Young Photographers Award and the following year the Fnac Attention Talent Photographic Award. He participates in the photographic volume Made in Italy in 2006, a reportage on Italy's economic crisis of Italy the beginning of the new millennium, published by Trolley Ltd. Over the years he has received numerous international awards and recognitions. In 2009 he became a member of Contrasto agency. In 2014 he directed his first documentary film titled Il diario di Felix, filmed entirely inside Casa Felix, a family home on the eastern outskirts of Rome, which houses minors with family and criminal problems. Emiliano Mancuso died prematurely, in September 2018.