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 3, 2018

The 50th anniversary of the epic year 1968 seems to have coincided with the potential birth of another student led social movements originating in the wake of continued gu...

Davis and Dent sat down with La Pietra Dialogues Editing interns, Tia Glista and Katia Taylor, on May 1, to discuss different challenges in contemporary activism, includin...

April 24, 2018

On Monday, April 23 at Spazio Alfieri, activists and scholars Angela Davis and Gina Dent delivered a dialogue about their past and continuing social activism. The event wi...

Understand incarceration in the United States - from for-profit prisons, to human rights abuses, and what is being done to change the system.

April 18, 2018

Take a look at an interactive map that charts some of the most important student protest movements since from the 1960’s up to now.

From the Iraq war, ISIS, and the Arab Spring, we take a look at some key events in Middle Eastern politics since the early-2000s, and how they have shaped the Middle Easte...

In October 2017, several American actresses accused Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment. It was not long before the hashtag #MeToo was tweeted as a re...

March 21, 2018

A tragedy like the mass shooting at this Florida high school should never be considered commonplace, but in the U.S., mass casualties due to gun violence are a regular occ...

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