Earthquake Aftermath

Photographerstefano morelli
PrizePress / Nature/Environmental
Entry Description

Bassa Modenese, Italy, 2012. Emilia-Romagna is one of the most industrialized regions in Italy. It is proud of being an excellence in the world in the production of Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, balsamic vinegar and products of the bio-medical field. The earthquake of May / June 2012 destroyed many industries putting down the entire economy. The quake caused 27 victims, mostly employees of destroyed factories, and about 12 billion of damage.

About Photographer

Stefano Morelli (1979), italian photojournalist (ODG of Tuscany, No. 113686), based in Tuscany. He graduated in Psychology with a photographic field research thesis in Visual Anthropology, titled Education in Rwanda in the post-genocide period. His works are published in leading Italian newspapers and magazines. Currently he is collaborating with NGOs and with the Chair of Visual Anthropology, University of Florence. His personal projects is focusing on Albanian society during its entering the E.U.