The project explores ritual, tradition and identity in islands of the Venetian lagoon, Sicily and Sardinia. Photographed amongst crumbling stone, dramatic rocks and rural fields, the portraits capture traditional costumes and masks worn during festivities and celebrations on these Italian islands.

Best Photography Books of 2022
The Guardian

Book of the Year 2022
The New Statesman

118 pages + one foldout, 300mm x 240mm
51 plates, clothbound with foil cover.

Designed by Stu Smith and published by GOST Books.
Essay by art critic and curator Sabrina Mandanici.

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Special edition
£300 / limited edition / signed book in handmade, foil blocked slipcase with 10×8" gelatin silver print. Choice of Il Diavolo, Prizzi, Sicily or Maschere a Gattu, Sarule, Sardinia (see below).

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