About the artist:
Valerio Muscella (Rome, 1985) is a freelance photographer and documentarist. He is interested in issues related to social movements, human rights and forced migration in Europe and Middle East. His work was published in the international press such as Internazionale, Deutsche Welle, Paris Match, Wall Street Journal, La Repubblica, la Stampa. Among his works, the 4Stelle Hotel web documentary (co-directed with Paolo Palermo and produced by Cro.M.A.) won the first prize in the Cross Media Reporting-Dig Award 2015, the first prize in Docunder 30 -Best Web Series, Italy 2015, and was selected by the Docubase of the MIT (Massachussets Institute of Technology).He is currently working on Chasing the Stars, a web documentary about the stories of Syrian refugees in Turkey.