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Rosina Valicenti – “Tanos” 5

Rosina Valicenti, born in Amendolara, Italy, on 1948. Tanos project 5.

“I didn’t chose to come here: why did you bring me here, I used to ask my mother. My dad, Francesco, bricklayer, missed Italy, not my mother who wanted to stay in Argentina”. “At home we used to talk about  war and work, I remember listening to songs of war: that was what I used to hear about Italy.”
“When I was 20 years old I traveled to Italy with my mother. During this trip I realized a conflict of values: the Italians were attached to money and they seemed to me more discriminatory”.
Fabrizio, his older brother went from Argentina to Spain for 4-5 years working as a bricklayer like her dad …but making the way backwards.
Argentinean or “Tana” ? Rosina is looking for an answer as she feels a “vacuum of identity”.

“Yo no había elegido de venir acá: para que me trajiste acá preguntaba siempre a mi mamá. Mi papá, Francesco, albañil, extrañaba Italia, mamá no, quería quedarse en Argentina”. “En casa se hablaba de guerra y de trabajo. Se cantaban canciones de la guerra: esto me quedaba de Italia”.
“Cuando tenia 20 años viajé a Italia con mi mamá. Durante esta viaje me di cuenta de un conflicto de valores: los italianos eran apegados a la plata y mas discriminatorios”.
Fabrizio, su hermano mayor se fue de Argentina a España durante 4-5 años trabajando como albañil como el papá…pero haciendo el camino al revés.
Argentina o tana ? Rosina, me cuenta, busca la respuesta: siente un “vacío de identidad”.

Buenos Aires. Argentina, 2016-2017. © Luca Bonacini. Copyright: the pictures on this site are the property of the author and cannot be used without permission.

5 May 2017

30/4/77

30th of April 2017, 40 years from the first march organized the 30th of April 1977 by the mothers of the “Plaza de Mayo” in Buenos Aires in front of the Casa Rosada presidential palace, while trying to learn what had happened to their children, in public defiance of the government’s state terrorism intended to silence all opposition. For the mothers, their disappeared daughters and son are still alive… Buenos Aires. Argentina, April 2017. © Luca Bonacini. Copyright: the pictures on this site are the property of the author and cannot be used without permission.

30 Apr 2017

Easter procession

Procession of the passion of Jesus Christ, Friday 14th, at plaza de mayo. Buenos Aires. Argentina, April 2017. © Luca Bonacini. Copyright: the pictures on this site are the property of the author and cannot be used without permission.

16 Apr 2017

Malvinas (Falkland), 35 years later

Flag and crosses on Plaza de mayo to remember the Argentinean conflict for the Malvinas (Falkland) islands, started on April 2nd 1982. The Argentinean defeat weakened the dictatorship and lead to its fall (1976-1983). Buenos Aires. Argentina, April 2017. © Luca Bonacini. Copyright: the pictures on this site are the property of the author and cannot be used without permission.

2 Apr 2017

Marcha para la memoria y … kirchnerista

Peaceful march in the streets of Buenos Aires to remember the end of the military dictatorship, 41 years ago. This last 24th of march, not only the memory of the victims of this black period but also protests against Macri government, were at the center of the demonstration. Buenos Aires. Argentina, March 2017. © Luca Bonacini. Copyright: the pictures on this site are the property of the author and cannot be used without permission.

27 Mar 2017

Loud

Street art. Buenos Aires. Argentina, March 2017. © Luca Bonacini. Copyright: the pictures on this site are the property of the author and cannot be used without permission.

22 Mar 2017

Fighting cock walking under the eyes of Fabrice Bousteau

Gallo de pelea caminando por la vereda. Buenos Aires, Argentina, March 2017 © Luca Bonacini. Copyright: the pictures on this site are the property of the author and cannot be used without permission.

15 Mar 2017

Los ricos no piden permiso…

Buenos Aires, Argentina, November 2016 © Luca Bonacini. Copyright: the pictures on this site are the property of the author and cannot be used without permission.

11 Mar 2017

9.55 am at the bus stop

Bus stop, 9.55 am. Buenos Aires, February 2017. © Luca Bonacini. Copyright: the pictures on this site are the property of the author and cannot be used without permission.

8 Feb 2017

Two moons

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Staring from the window of the “hotel de los inmigrantes” in Buenos Aires, the gateway of  millions of immigrants arrived with the boats one century ago.
Mi ricordo anni fa, chiacchieravo con Moacir, un affabile contadino di Ilha do Ouro, paesino rurale del Sertão brasiliano. Non riusciva a credere che esistessero altre terre oltre il suo orizzonte. Mi chiedeva se la luna e le stelle della “mia terra” fossero le stesse di lì. Immaginava ci  potessero essere due, tre, cento lune.
Ecco, ora io posso immaginare che i primi immigrati italiani (e da altre parti del mondo) che venivano da villaggi molto poveri potessero pensare che ci fossero due lune. Una che si specchiava sul mare davanti a Fuscaldo e che avevano lasciato… un’altra che li aspettava in Argentina.
Buenos Aires, Argentina, February 2016. © Luca Bonacini. Copyright: the pictures on this site are the property of the author and cannot be used without permission.

16 Dec 2016