Diary of an Italian Borderworker

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Diary of an Italian Borderworker

<p> Hi, the second photobook by <strong>Fabrizio Albertini</strong> is almost out but we need your support to cover a small part of the production costs.</p> <p> If the goal will be reached the book will be launched during <strong>Paris Photo in November</strong></p> <p>  </p> <p> <u><strong>Skinnerboox needs your help!</strong></u></p> <p>  </p> <p> <strong>Diary of an Italia Borderworker </strong>is a project started on 2014 and completed some months ago.</p> <p>  </p> <p> <strong>border-worker [ ˈbôrd|ər ˈwər|kər] noun.</strong></p> <p> <em>Inhabitant of the borderlands between two countries; a worker who, resident in one area, must cross the border daily to reach their place of work.</em></p> <p>  </p> <p> <img alt="1web-1475617349" src="https://d3v4jsc54141g1.cloudfront.net/uploads/project_image/image/355351/1web-1475617349.png"></p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p> Diary of an Italian Border-worker <strong>is a story that wends through the streets</strong> as traversed by a border-worker. A passage that describes the <strong>relationship between territory and working reality</strong>, beyond a merely occupational context. </p> <p>  </p> <p> <img alt="2web-1475617409" src="https://d3v4jsc54141g1.cloudfront.net/uploads/project_image/image/355352/2web-1475617409.png"></p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p> It’s a journey that imparts the <strong>sensations of a foreign</strong>, adjacent landscape.</p> <p>  </p> <p> <img alt="4web-1475617542" src="https://d3v4jsc54141g1.cloudfront.net/uploads/project_image/image/355353/4web-1475617542.png"></p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p> A micro-reality told in point-form, in nuances, where every shot is taken in close <strong>proximity to the asphalt.</strong></p> <p>  </p> <p> <img alt="5web-1475617558" src="https://d3v4jsc54141g1.cloudfront.net/uploads/project_image/image/355354/5web-1475617558.png"></p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p> <strong>In the Canton of Ticino, Switzerland</strong>, there are currently over 60,000 Italian border-workers.</p> <p>  </p> <p> <img alt="6-1475617588" src="https://d3v4jsc54141g1.cloudfront.net/uploads/project_image/image/355355/6-1475617588.png"></p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p> <strong>Diary of an Italian Borderworker</strong> is a project that takes shape from the meaning of the word borderworker.</p> <p> A meaning that derives from the occupational context, by going beyond of “being a worker”, towards the person, <strong>telling the everyday experience in the role of a foreigner, in a foreign landscape.</strong></p> <p>  </p> <p> <img alt="8web-1475617631" src="https://d3v4jsc54141g1.cloudfront.net/uploads/project_image/image/355356/8web-1475617631.png"></p> <p>  </p> <p> <img alt="9web-1475617642" src="https://d3v4jsc54141g1.cloudfront.net/uploads/project_image/image/355357/9web-1475617642.png"></p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p> <u>Edition of 500 copies</u></p> <p> Offset printed in Italy</p> <p> 20,6x33cm</p> <p>  </p> <p> Published by <a href="http://www.skinnerboox.com/" target="_blank">Skinnerboox</a></p> <p> Designed by <a href="http://www.nodagency.com/teresapiardi/" target="_blank">Teresa Piardi</a></p> <p>  </p> <p> <img alt="10web-1475617652" src="https://d3v4jsc54141g1.cloudfront.net/uploads/project_image/image/355358/10web-1475617652.png"></p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p>

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<p> The Edition size will be of 500 copies</p> <p> We will use this crowdfunding to cover <u>a part </u>of the productions costs.</p> <p> The book will be printed in Bologna at <em>Grafiche dell'Artiere</em> one of the most important printers in Italy.</p> <p> Your support is necessary to launch the book in Paris Photo, where <strong>Skinnerboox</strong> will present its catalog for the third year.</p> <p>  </p> <p> <u><strong>Skinnerboox needs your help!</strong></u></p> <p>  </p>



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