On the edge of the dock among rows of colorful buildings in Burano, Italy, Ashley Pales felt at home. A Lincoln Southwest High School graduate and Yale University sophomore, Pales spent five weeks exploring the country and reconnecting to her family's Italian heritage during a study abroad program last summer.  When she got back to the U.S., she...

Anna Maria Maiolino was displaced twice in her life: first from fascist Italy, where she was born in 1942, and then from the military dictatorship of Brazil, the country where she has resided most of her life. These seismic shifts had an impact on her largely autobiographical art, as she seemingly spent years waiting to finally settle in one place....

I primi furono gli uomini dello sconfitto esercito borbonico che, nel 1861, s’imbarcarono da Napoli su un piroscafo diretto a New Orleans. Non avevano molta scelta, d’altra parte. O la galera nelle scomode prigioni piemontesi o il viaggio forzoso per andare a combattere, inquadrati nelle fila dell’esercito sudista, una guerra civile non loro, quell...

The Center for Migration Studies of New York is a think tank and educational institute devoted to the study of international migration, the promotion of understanding between immigrants and receiving communities, and to public policies that safeguard the dignity and rights of migrants, refugees, and newcomers.  They have a huge archive documenting...

Christian R. Greco found the earliest known photographs of his family by accident. In the wake of President Trump’s decision to walk back some protections for young undocumented immigrants, the historian and legal activist couldn’t help but think about his own family’s immigration experience and his father’s journey to New York from Italy in Octobe...

Anthony V. Riccio recently presented photographs from his book From Italy to Boston’s North End – The Photographs of Anthony V. Riccio 1972-1982.   The book documents the arc of the Italian American immigration experience with images of daily life taken in the rural villages of southern Italy to everyday life in Boston’s North End during the 1970’s...

Picking his way through Antelope Canyon, the Italian artist Fabio Dal Boni searches for the perfect shot. A visitor on this Navajo land by the Arizona/Utah border, he relies on the native guides for help—and if they like Dal Boni, they’ll show him the secret, if not sacred, spots that few outsiders have the privilege to see. The Navajo call the upp...

Positano is imposing a permit fee of €1,000 (£880, $1,160) to people taking photos for commercial purposes. Tourists and journalists are exempt from the fee.  The town’s mayor said: “Not everyone can be allowed to link their brand to Positano.”The idyllic fishing village of Positano, perched on the Amalfi coast, has to be one of the most Instagramm...

Though Italy is home to some absolutely incredible cities, there’s something truly magical about Florence. Hailed as the ‘birthplace of the Renaissance’, the Tuscan capital boasts spectacular art and architecture around every turn, with Michelangelo’s iconic David statue housed in its Accademia Gallery. Italian photographer Davide Sasso recently vi...

Nicole Alexandra Cacchiotti, Global Business Student at Suffolk University, was chosen as the Grand Prize Winner of the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) Photography Competition. The competition asked photographers, amateurs and professionals, to submit images that best captured “That’s Amore”, and received entries from all over the world...