For nearly two decades, Campania, the southern region of Italy where Naples is located, has witnessed the ongoing practice of illegal toxic material dumping in
As of today, the management of waste material in Campania is fully in the hands of the Camorra - a mafia organization with vast economic and political power. As a result, high levels of dioxin are released in the atmosphere causing high rates of cancer and diabetes among the people who are living in the contaminated area.
This issue reveals the broken emotional and cultural balance between the people from the Campania region and their land. These images share a universal message about the way humans interact and identify with their environment and why this connection is so important today as the social and cultural paradigms are shifting.