Black American Women in Rome Give a Glimpse of the Ups and Downs of Living Abroad

Black women living in Rome, Italy take some time to talk about the ups and downs of the experience. The short film from Pizzoli Media, gives us a different look at life abroad. While many of the women recall positive interactions with Italians like being complimented often, one of the women recounts a violent encounter on public transportation.

Watch the discussion below.

In Nero: Black Girls in Rome, Portraits and Narratives

What's it like to be a Black Girl in Rome?Watch the video to find out the answer to that question for some.In Nero: Black Girls in Rome is a creative series curated by Dr. Tamara Pizzoliwhich seeks to appropriately highlight and share the narratives of Black women in the eternal citythrough a variety of artistic mediums.The first is a photography project & short film made in collaboration with visual artist Sara Shamsavari and videographer James Maiki.Coming soon:In Nero: Black Girls in Rome, the web series In Nero: Fairytales and Histories Reimagined and Retold, an art exhibition at Fox Gallery featuring the work of master Italian painter Elena Tommasi Ferroni and curated by Tamara Pizzoli on November 7, 2015.Please like our page and share if you find the work to be meaningful.<3

Posted by Pizzoli Media on Monday, October 19, 2015


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