Isacco Chiaf

Italy

Biography

Isacco Chiaf is a graphic designer based in Turin, Italy, specialised in visual storytelling and graphic and web design. He works a front end developer but constantly tries to melt journalistic practices with design, interactive environments and live performances.

Funded projects

With bare hands

“With bare hands” is a multimedia and data-driven reporting project that highlights and investigates the impact on the environment and the human costs of shipbreaking in developing countries.

Investigation of Land Grabbing in Africa

This data-driven project deals with land grabbing in Africa from two perspectives: top-down, by data analysis of the overall issue of large-scale​ land acquisitions; and bottom-up, by collecting stories and evidence from main actors.

The Dark Side of the Italian Tomato

Following and documenting the entire production chain from Italy to West Africa reveals how the arrival of Italian tomatoes in Ghana through the liberalisation of the market has broken a local industry.

E-waste Republic

On the outskirts of Accra, Ghana, sits Agbogbloshie, a relevant dump of electronic waste in Africa. This data-driven project shows how a social enterprise is converting such e-waste into valuable products.

Fish for Cheap

The ocean off West Africa is a fertile ground for both European fleets and illegal trawlers. This project follows the entire fishing chain – from those affected locally to those consuming the catch in Europe.

Invisible Killer

Invisible Killer is an interactive web documentary that tackles the issue of Tuberculosis and MultiDrugResistant TB, the second greatest killer worldwide and the leading cause of death in South Africa.

A World Without Chocolate?

A world without chocolate is a silent menace for those who depend on their crop and those obsessed with this fruit. New technologies make their way into this field, but will they grant a sustainable future for consumers?

Lungs of the Earth

Lungs of the Earth is a data-driven, immersive and constructive story on forests, deforestation and reforestation around the world.