Vincenzo Rodi is a photographer and video artist born in Sorgono, Sardinia. He has worked for many years as a photo-jounalist for local television stations. He also wrote, directed and produced short films, music videos and documentaries. See: Sardinian Wild Orchids and Dead-End-Track.
Based in Cagliari, Sardinia, Lysandra was created by two naturalists, experts of natural history, zoology and botany, brothers Andrea and Paolo Salvai. Their activities range from collaborations with museums to logical development of thematic mapping, designing nature trails, offering environmental education, filming documentaries and organizing photography exhibits. They sent us a few shots from their last collection. By the way, they also offer unique hiking and sailing trips from Spring to Fall on the island, think about it!
The second young photographer we are featuring is Silvia Mannarelli. Born in Rome in 1986, Silvia has visited 5 Continents, photographing everything that caught her eye. Her dream is to become a photo-journalist. See also: Silvia's Rome, Early Spring in Campo de Fiori, Spring, and Silvia'S Europe.
Fonderia is going to showcase 10 remarkable young photographers who are either Italian born or Italian-American. The first one is Giulia Concilio. Born in Rome in 1991, Giulia has a passion for visual arts and writing. She is studying Art at the University of Rome La Sapienza. See also: GIULIA'S VALENCIA.