Marcella Pasotti

Senegal

Biography

Marcella Pasotti is an Italian development worker with expertise in communication and research currently based in Senegal. While working in international development, she also trained in photography and video-making. She has worked in Burundi, Rwanda and Senegal both for the NGO sector and a bilateral government agency. Her main interests lie in migration, gender issues and challenging the representation of Africa and Africans in Western mainstream media.

Funded project

Demal Te Niew (Go and come back)

Demal Te Niew is an interactive web-documentary on return migration between Italy and Senegal that aims to present an alternative perspective on migration through data-journalism and a multi-media storytelling strategy.