Alessandro Penso – Lost Generation : This is the Story of Young, Unaccompanied Migrants in Greece

Alessandro Penso Lost Generation: This is the Story of Young, Unaccompanied Migrants in Greece [ EPF 2014 WINNER ] ESSAY CONTAINS EXPLICIT CONTENT Hundreds, thousands, hidden in the abandoned indus…

I found them in the “urban holes” that dot the landscape of an Athens wounded by the crisis. They are the kids I followed for this project, some of whom are very young. After desperate journeys, they arrive from the wars which have tormented their countries in recent years. But war, for them, was only the beginning of the tragedy.

EPF 2014 – the winners

        EPF 2014 WINNERS   Alessandro Penso, winner – $10,000 Birte Kaufmann, runner-up – $3,000 Kiana Hayeri, honorable mention     EPF 2014 FINALIST…

Alessandro Penso, winner – $10,000 Birte Kaufmann, runner-up – $3,000 Kiana Hayeri, honorable mention

Photographer's Showcase: Michele Palazzi & Alessandro Penso -- Migrant Workers Journey

photo-eye is please to announce a portfolio from the winners of the Center Project Launch competition -- Migrant Workers Journey by Miche...

Selected by juror Dewi Lewis of Dewi Lewis Publishing, Michele Palazzi & Alessandro Penso's work documents the conditions of migrant workers in Italy. Coming to Italy from various locations in Africa, the workers often move around the country based on the harvest season, picking everything from melons to citrus, kiwis to tomatoes. Starting in August or September, the tomato harvest can be particularly brutal.