Giuseppe Altero: On This Side of the River

Says Giuseppe: On this side of the river is a study of my native Land, along Ofanto’s river bank. Geographically Apulia is a karstic land and the Ofanto is the only river of the region. With its 170 km is the longest river in the south of the Reno that...

Evgeniya Zhulanova: Polar Night

Dudinka is one of the northernmost towns on the planet. It also includes villages that are spread across hundreds of kilometres from the centre. It is mainly inhabited by the indigenous peoples of the Taymyr Peninsula – the Dolgans, the Nagasans, the Nenets, the Evenks and the Enets. In the...

Janne Riikonen: Empty

Empty is a personal project about consumerism as cultural ideology. The project discusses the values of a modern society by depicting empty billboards throughout the world. People are often valued based on their consuming habits. The commonly endorsed view is the more the better, while sustainability and human rights in...

Filippo Valoti Alebardi: Land of Gold

Magadan Oblast is one of major gold mining regions in Russia. More known like Kolyma this region is situated in the Oriental Siberia. In 30-s this subarctic region was populated by prisoners of Gulag, that were building roads, towns and infrastructure for gold mining in a cold endless forest at...

Vladimir Seleznev: Oseyev

Oseyev is the abandoned city in Russian Federation. It was designed as an innovative housing cluster based on the concept of self-sufficiency. However, due to economic miscalculations, construction errors and poor infrastructure planning, it gradually lost its financial attractiveness, began to empty and ended up by becoming a kind of...

Clea Rekhou: Monsieur

Many stories have been told about domestic violence, but we have been excluding one key character from the conversation. Men. Monsieur is a project about men attending the only rehabilitation center in France for perpetrators of domestic violence. All of them have either been sentenced or have acknowledged the facts...

Karol Palka: Edifice

Edifice is a visual journey back to a time most people would like to forget. Karol Pałka documents buildings that have survived the Communist regime, which years ago rolled over Central and Eastern Europe. The photographs show the interiors of the Polana Hotel, a closed holiday facility once owned by...

Nicola Muirhead: The Last Place On Earth

‘The Last Place on Earth’ is a multi-chaptered narrative that seeks to explore the complex identities and cultural inheritance of one of the last remaining British Overseas Territories on earth, the island of Bermuda. Born and raised in this community, this documentary is both a personal journey and an investigation...

Simone Mizzotti: Ningbo Polytechnic

[...] Zhu Jian moves as if he was afraid of going wrong; has been in Ningbo for two years, before long - without great ceremonies - he will celebrate eighteen. Think about enrolling in the course driving on campus, although it is unlikely that he will need the car or...

Schore Mehrdju: The Second

The Second is a project about the increasing number of polygynous marriages in Tajikistan. Polygyny is a patriarchal practice which refers to the marriage of one man to two or more wives at a time. „A woman without a husband is nothing here.“ Says Schore: After years of Soviet domination...