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.
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.