The Documentary of the photographer Salvatore Esposito has been selected as a finalist for the XII Edition of the Anello Debole Award of the Capodarco Film Festival in the Short Films category from Reality.
On October 29th at 3.00 pm at the Suor Orsola Benincasa University, the photographer Salvatore Esposito with the director Silvia Ricciardi of the Jonathan Community for children at risk will present the Picture of Life course to the students of the Faculty. The course is supported by Manfrotto and wants to be a stimulus, for minors at risk, of legality and the opportunity to learn a creative work. The anthropologist Helga Sanità moderates the meeting.
Today on Inviato Speciale Radio Rai 1a beautiful reportage by Rita Pedditzi on the course of Photography for young guys at risk, Picture of Life supported by Manfrotto who sees as a teacher the Photographer Salvatore Esposito at Jonathan Onlus. You can listen to the experiences of the school, the pleasure of teaching these children, the difficulties and the contradictions of the bureaucracy. This year he won a boy from the Gambia who arrived by sea with a boat that photographed the sea to exorcise what had become a fear for him but instead is one of the beautiful things on Earth. Radio always has its charm. You can find us from minute 28.45 per minute 41.05.
In 2014 Manfrotto gave life to Picture of Life in collaboration with the Ministry of Justice and the Jonathan Association, a project that aims to support people with serious social or family difficulties, offering them the opportunity to reintegrate into society and acquire new professional qualifications.
The photographer Salvatore Esposito has been since the first year the tutor of the students of the course and has taken them through the teaching of photography to the realization of a portfolio that tells a story.
From the first year, Manfrotto brought the works of the participants around Italy, as at the Volunteer Festival in Lucca and at the Galleria San Fedele in Milan.
The exhibition on display at the MAXXI in Rome is the first stage of an itinerant tour that will bring Picture of Life around the world, retracing the history of the project with the most representative shots.
The photographs on display want to tell the experiences, stories and new opportunities of those who took part in Picture of Life.