by Roselena Ramistella
Can emotions be frozen in time? Is it possible to perceive them visually through body heat? Roselena Ramistella explored a new narrative to talk about the drama of human trafficking. By using a professional thermal-camera, the artist shot a series of portraits and videos of women and young refugees escaping from war and poverty, to try to record the inarticulable.
Roselena Ramistella is a photographer from Sicily, with a background in Political Science. Social issues, portraiture and the interaction between the natural world and humans are at the center of her photographic narratives. In 2018 she won the Sony Awards – Natural World & Wild Life category.
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