Documentary Photography

and Social Justice 

Human migration along the Balkan route, from Rorandelli's project Trans Europe Migration 2015

"Rorandelli's images skillfully depict the narratives

of people who have faced immense struggles,

yet never cease to take action and strive for a better future"

-Emma Comrie

Italian Documentary Photographer Rocco Rorandelli will be joining us next week to talk about his work and his unique approach to photography. Learn more about Rorandelli in this profile, created by NYU Florence students Helen Bermudes, Emma Comrie, and Gabby Lozano.


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May 21, 2019

Roberta Vannucci, Director of Florence's Queer Film Festival, talks about the impact the Stonewall uprising had on Italy's LGBTQ+ movement.

May 14, 2019

        Michaela at the EU Parliament in Brussels

First on the itinerary was a day at the Parlamentarium, the visitors center of the European Parliament. Ope...

May 7, 2019

“They didn’t understand. They said, ‘What do you mean your grandmother was in the Holocaust? It was only in Holland, Germany, Poland.’ I said, excuse me?” - Sari Damati 


May 7, 2019

In the midst of a traditional media shift marked by digitalization, skepticism, and the decline of local news channels, the future of journalism remains relatively uncerta...

May 7, 2019

From left to right: Francesco Ferrini, professor from the University of Florence, and Federico Garcea, Co-Founder and CEO of Treedom, answer questions on trees and sustain...

April 30, 2019

NYU Florence faculty Angelica Pesarini introduces A Conversation on Immigration in Italy

This semester, NYU Florence hosted a Dialogue on the climate of Immigration here in...

April 17, 2019

From large­ scale murals to wall installations to a few words sprayed across a crumbling wall, I could feel the presence of art throughout my time in Naples. I went to the...

April 15, 2019

This Monday, we will be hosting a screening of the international classic“Una Giornata Particolare” on campus followed by a talk with Italian film scholar Mauro Giori. The...

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