Winner 2022 / Photography / Books

Il Teatro Sospeso / Dancing Locked-Down

  • Prize
    Winner in Books / Photography
  • Company
  • Lead
    Emiliano Pinnizzotto
  • Team
    Emiliano Pinnizzotto
  • Client
    Damiano Mongelli

This book collects images of the Rome Opera House during the Covid-19 pandemic. The closed, almost ghostly theater, the sanitizations, the loneliness and problems of the dancers, and then the slow resumption and creation of new shows between masks and social distances. Photo by Damiano Mongelli.

Emiliano Pinnizzotto is a Photoreporter and Visual Journalist, based in Rome, Italy. Born in Rome on 25 June 1983 started to taking pictures since as a child. Through the years began to direct his passion toward photo-reportage especially in social, anthropology, and travel photography. With his images he takes cares about the traditional and spiritual aspect of different people and cultures that he meets in journeys. He has a particular focus on the light when he takes photos, always use the natural light present in the place.