Ciccioli (or grasòl as we called them in our local dialect) are one of the many delicious food specialities from the Italian region where I live: Emilia Romagna. I am really lucky to live in the countryside of this amazing region and every now and then I have the chance to attend folkore events where artisans […]Read more "Acàmia | Traditional grasòl (pork rinds) making"
Sometimes it happens that I shoot pictures, I save them on a hard drive and then I forget where I have saved them. Result: pictures are lost for a long long time, until the day I discover the lost folder while searching for something else. These images date back 2012. I shot them while visiting […]Read more "Fuorisalone Milan 2012 | The lost ones"
Two years ago I visited Artefiera Bologna for the first time. I was marveled by the creativity exposed and was really excited to be able to see all that creativity from very very close. During the last two years I was very lucky to have given the possibility to become an art student. It is […]Read more "Artefiera Bologna 2014"
“Mom, our Christmas cookies are all grey this year!” The mother smiled and replied: “You know that I like grey, in all its shades, don’t you ..” “Yes,I know you do, but I do not like it! And it is boring, sad, always the same ..” protested the girl, looking gloomily at the black and […]Read more "Wishing you a colorful Christmas …"
It left me on October 9th, 2013. Its place was not left empty – a padded silence filled the void. I was sure it would have come back – I spent the whole day waiting, no doubt in my mind. But it did not. The day after, the padded silence was still there, dizzines and […]Read more "Lost and Gained | A story about me"
Seeking refuge by the heat under a blanket of fluffy clouds of flowers. The sun found me and I caught his golden rays on a silver mirror Here they are, for you Let your Summer Holidays shine SilviaRead more "Splende | Summer holidays"
“May I take a picture of you, Sir?” I asked to the old man dressed as Elf. “Of course! Are you a photographer? ” inquired the Elf. “I wish. I need a picture for my Christmas card. Every year I send a Season Greetings postcard to all my friends and acquaintances via email. I always […]Read more "Merry Chrismas, a special Christmas to all of you"
Getting back to a concept I designed a year ago, experimenting, testing myself, my creativity and my endless curiosity led me to create this trilogy: I Custodi delle Stelle (The Keepers of the Stars). I am not into papercraft, that was my first time. But I really enjoyed the process, I really loved the flow […]Read more "I Custodi delle Stelle | The Keepers of the Stars"
Close your eyes. Think about the smell of sun kissed, juicy, sweet summer-infused tomatoes. Keep your eyes closed, and with your imagination color this wonderful smell with the bright shiny red of tomatoes’ skin. And finally, on top of it, add a smile. The smile of the people who made this tomato sauce, the happiest […]Read more "Smile | The happiest tomato sauce"