30th of April, 2017: The “fa!” (the Fair of Self-productions) of Molfetta. Since 2008, this group has organized regular organic food markets in Bari and then in Molfetta. Every month or so, small scale organic producers, artists, activists and many others gather in a square for a Sunday of food, children’s shows, talks and music.
Lecce, Italy – 1st of May, 2016: A orthodox priest blesses the faithful during the Orthodox Eastern celebrations at the church of San Niccolò dei Greci, in the Apulian city of Lecce.
Like every year, people all across the Mediterranean sea embarked upon harvesting olives, as it has been for more than 7,000 years. Among the hills of the Valle d’Itria, in south Italy, most families have their own olives and pick them around November, before they fall off the branches. Usually by time people get around to do it, summer is long gone, turning the harvest in a cold race against the coming rain.
One of hundreds of boats used by migrants to cross the Mediterranean sea lies abandoned in the harbour of Portopalo di Capo Passero, Sicily’s southernmost community. The stretch of sea between the island and north-Africa, known in Arabic as Madiq Qilibiyah (strait of Kelibia), is crossed every year by thousands of migrants on their way to Europe.
Naples, Italy – 16th of November, 2013: Demonstrators take to the streets of Naples to call for an end to environmental devastation of Campania, an Italian region plagued by illegal dumping of toxic waste and disastrous management of garbage disposal.