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Elisa Pierandrei

Elisa Pierandrei


Elisa Pierandrei is an Italian journalist and author based in Milan. She writes and researches stories across art, literature, and the visual media.

Responsible for some of the most cherished pictures of Cairo's bustling cosmopolitan society in the 20th century, Van Leo has a remarkable portfolio. But who was the famed photographer and what legacy does he leave for Arab photographers today?

17 March, 2022

North African online journalists forged courageous new paths for their profession since the Arab uprising began ten years ago, yet today they are being caught by a tightening web of state repression redux, writes Elisa Pierandrei.

08 December, 2021