Photo Credit: Mario Badagliacca

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Event Details

Tue, February 20, 2018

18:00 – 19:00

Villa Sassetti
Via Bolognese, 120
50138 Firenze, Italia


The Game explores the daily life of migrants struggling to survive extreme physical and psychological conditions in refugee and reception centers or squats along the borders of Hungary, Croatia and Bulgaria

A Dialogue with Mario Badagliacca, Photographter.

The exhibition will be open until March 2 by appointment at

LPD – Immigration

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Mario Badagliacca


Mario Badagliacca is a documentary photographer. Born in Sicily, he studied politics and international relations at the University ´L’Orientale´ in Naples and photo-reportage and photojournalism in Rome. Along his photographic activity, he has always collaborated with non-profit organizations.

His work documents migration, life on the borders, human right violations, and social issues. His photographs have appeared in Le Nouvelle Observateur, Al Jazeera, RAI, Sky, La Presse Canada, Rolling Stone, La Repubblica, Corriere della Sera, and on several book covers and his photos are exhibited in international venues, including the Hopkins Hall Gallery in Ohio. Badagliacca has worked with numerous international research and academic institutions and has been the recipient of several international awards, including the Open Society Documentary Photography Project Grant (New York, 2014) and the 2017 ACEP Projecto Media exhibited at the Gulbenkian Foundation in Lisbon. Currently, he is the artist in- residence for the Transnationalizing Modern Language Project sponsored by the UK Arts and Humanities Research Council, a work on the Italian diaspora communities in Addis Ababa, London, New York, Buenos Aires and Tunis.

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