2010 Photo Contest, Contemporary Issues, 2nd prize

Alessandro Imbriaco


03 October, 2009

Casilino 900, on the eastern outskirts of Rome, was one of the largest Roma (gypsy) settlements in Europe. Over 600 Roma, largely from the former Yugoslavia, lived at Casilino 900 with no public sanitation or electrical supply. They were caught up in a national anti-immigrant backlash, despite a long-standing presence in Italy. Casilino 900 was demolished at the beginning of 2010.

About the photographer

Alessandro Imbriaco

Alessandro Imbriaco (31), from Italy, currently lives and works in Rome, and attended the Scuola Romana di Fotografia. He has also participated in the Reflexions masterclass. Ale...

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