Some of the workers are from outside the favela but there are also those who live in the community. The fact of providing employment to the residents themselves is a way to reduce the protests against the work of the familie.

Dario De Dominicis +55.21.97597847 Italy

Topics of Focus


Geographic Areas of Focus



 Dario De Dominicis (Rome 1965) began working as a professional photographer in 1993, collaborating with some photojournalistic agency in Rome. His work is published in several Italian and international newspapers ( Espresso, Internazionale, Newsweek, Le Monde, Sunday Times, El Pais, Der Spiegel, etc)
In 1999 he was commissioned a reportage in black and white about life inside the Pontifical Roman Major Seminary. The photos were published in a book by the Vicariate of Rome during the Jubilee of 2000. In 2001 he completed a project, lasted four years, on the actual monarchist movement in Italy. The work, distributed by Contrasto agency, was published inside the weekly insert "Io Donna" of the Corriere della Sera.
Since 2003 he has increasingly turned his attention to the personal research and his projects. From 2002 to 2009 he had teached photojournalism at the Roberto Rossellini State Institute for Cinema and Television in Rome. Since 1994 he has been travelling Cuba far and wide following the transformation of the Country after the fall of the socialist block in Europe. Summarizing this photographic project, in 2004, he published the book in black and white, “Una Historia Cubana” issues by Postcart. From 2009 is based in Rio de Janeiro and from 2010 he collaborate with the photojournalistic agency “Olhares”. In 2013, during the International Festival of Photography “Paraty em Foco”, he held a workshop entitled "Vision without Frontiers".