The images of Sicily by the great Italian photographer Franco Zecchin who was part of the Magnum agency are finally gathered in this superb album. The photographs go through the years 1970-1990 to project us elsewhere, towards other contexts, European and Mediterranean testifying to these connections and their consequences. Franco has covered the crimes of the mafia, scourge then tolerated by the public authorities and borne by the civilian populations. “At first, I did not choose to work on the mafia. I liked Palermo a lot, its climate. But doing journalism in this city involved dealing with the mafia. Which...
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