Mattia Passarini Creates Powerful Portraits Of People Living in Remote Places

Mattia Passarini is a talented freelance portrait photographer from Italy, who based in China since 2006. He is focused in photographing the remote corners of the globe and the cultures that inhabit them. His passion in capturing disappearing cultures, ancient rituals, and everyday life leads him to travel to the most neglected countryside areas. Mattia’s works are exhibited in museums, galleries, and photography festivals around the world.

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Yali who live in the west papua Indonesia, is a major tribal group living in a very isoleted and inaccessible area of Jayawiijaya mountains east of Baliem Valley, which is also known as the Yalimo.

Diversity of cultures is the differences that exist between factors around the world. There are traditions and cultures that have survived for thousand of years and now, in just one generation everything can disappear. I feel lucky to be one of the people that can still see and experience these diversity. Continue reading »

Mattia Bonetti Necklace Furniture

Swiss-born, Paris-based designer Mattia Bonetti once described himself as a ‘troublemaker turned traditionalist’. Working with his then partner Elisabeth Garouste, the pair carved out quite a name for themselves in the art/design market during the late 1970s to late 1990s with dazzling creations in a style sometimes condemned as ‘barbaric’.


Broken Pearl Necklace Desk (2010) Continue reading »