This is a visual story about natural life along Nam Ou river in Laos, Mekong’s tributary. The documentary was done shortly before China has built there river dams, which changed peaceful life of fishermen and villagers in this area for ever.
This project was done as an assignment of the Italian Consulate in Wrocław and Italian Embassy in Warsaw. The main purpose was to present Italian minority in Poland far from the stereotypes. Diversity was the keyword – I concentrated on various jobs and professional activities of the Italians. The full project included portraits of 70 Italians living permanently in Poland for at least five years. “Italian Kaleidoscope” was presented during European Capital of Culture 2016 as an individual exhibition and printed as a book.
Civil war between Singalese and Tamil finished after 28 years of heavy fights. North of Sri Lanka was in fact a ruin. Numerous people spent 10, 15 or even 20 years in the IDP camps.
Sri Lanka 2014. Drought. No rain for months. Project was done on assignment of a Dutch NGO tu support fundraising campaign in Europe.