Whiteness, the Mediterranean & Race at the edge of Europe: Antonia Dawes & Mario Badagliacca @ The Surviving Society Podcast
Antonia Lucia Dawes is an Anglo-Neapolitan writer and academic who works on questions of racism and militarisation. Her book, Race Talk: languages of racism and resistance in Neapolitan street markets, is about racism and multilingual communication. She is currently working on a new collaborative book project about the British military presence on Salisbury Plain in Wiltshire, England.
Mario Badagliacca is a freelance Sicilian photographer. He studied international relations and politics at the University 'L'Orientale' in Naples and photo-reportage and photojournalism in Rome. Along his photographic activity, he has always collaborated with non-profit organizations and NGOs involved in humanitarian programmes in Europe and in war zones. His work documents migration, life on the borders, human right violations, and social issues. His photographs have appeared in several international newspapers, magazines and broadcast groups such as Le Nouvelle Observateur, The Wall Street Journal, Al Jazeera, Warscapes, RAIRadio3, Sky, La Presse Canada, La Repubblica, Corriere della Sera, and on several book covers. He is exhibited in international venues, including the Hopkins Hall Gallery in the USA. He has worked with numerous international research and academic institutions such as New York University, Oxford University, St. Andrews University and San Diego State University. He has been the recipient of several international awards, including the Documentary Photography Audience Engagement Grant (New York 2014) for his project Letters from the CIE and the 2017 ACEP Projecto Media exhibited at the Gulbenkian Foundation in Lisbon for the ongoing project The Game. He is the artist-in-residence for the Transnationalizing Modern Language Project sponsored by the UK Arts and Humanities Research Council, with a work on the Italian diasporic communities in Addis Ababa, London, New York, Buenos Aires and Tunis.
- Release date:
- 25 January 2022