Carlo Gianferro (www.carlogianferro.com), 1970, Italy, is a freelance photographer based in Rome, he worked for from 2004 to 2008 with the Romanian and Moldavian wealthy Roma communities, as a result of this long term project he published two books Gypsy Architecture and Gypsy Interiors. In these years he carried on personal projects in Eastern Europe, Africa and Middle East. He’s actually working on italian issues exploring mental illness subject. He’s interested in exiled workers and other fragile communities. His photographs document people conditions and show them in their environment where the architectural setting or backdrop is just as important as the human figures. His works obtained several international awards, among all 1st prize portraits stories World Press Photo 2009.