Alessandro D'Alfonso

Italy

Biography

I am a designer based in Rome. I daily code both for the back-end and the front-end part of web-sites. I focus my work mostly on Data Visualization and Interactive Maps, using D3 javascript library.


Funded projects

UNCUT

UNCUT is a web-documentary on female genital mutilations (FGM), with a data journalism survey through Africa and Europe. It narrates stories of women in Kenya, Somaliland, Ethiopia, where FGM has been fought hard—and successfully.

A fistful of shrimps

We explore the consequences of the raise of seafood production on mangrove ecosystems and the preservation solutions proposed by local coastal communities in Indonesia.

Shared Horizons

Shared horizons shows the similar ability of the Mongolian cattle herders communities and the fishermen local groups in Madagascar to adapt to environmental and socio-economic changes.

Crossing The River

This interactive web documentary follows the struggle for life of three passionate female health workers in Sub-Saharan Africa, where maternal mortality registers the highest rates in the world.