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Feeling at Home

Photography by Andrea Borgarello


“Feeling at home� is an ongoing project born 5 years ago. It observes the intimacy of the family around the world trough the simplicity of the house. Up to date, images investigate approximately 30 countries in Africa, East Asia, Middle East and Central and South America. These individuals, who often live in rural areas, have been asked to show their homes and they proudly did it.


WEST AFRICA

Country: Niger Year: 2013 Note: house interior in the South of Niger, Dosso region.


WEST AFRICA

Country: Niger Year: 2013 Note: at the border betweeen Niger and Nigeria in the Maradi region.


WEST AFRICA

Country: Niger Year: 2013 Note: semi-nomadic Peul family, Maradi region.


WEST AFRICA

Country: Mauritania Year: 2012 Note: semi-nomadic family in the desert around Benichab village, Inchiri region.


Country: Mali, Year: 2015.


WEST AFRICA

Note: in the Sahel, at the border between Mali and Mauritania.


WEST AFRICA

Country: Togo Year: 2014 Note: old couple in Tchamba village, Sokode region.


WEST AFRICA

Country: Ghana Year: 2014 Note: chief of a village around Zibillia, North of Ghana.


WEST AFRICA

Country: Ghana Year: 2014 Note: chief of a village in the Walewale region, Tamale.


Country: Senegal Year: 2012 Note: Rural community of LatminguĂŠ, Kaolack.


WEST AFRICA

Country: Senegal Year: 2010 Note: the oldest man of a small village in the Thiès area.


WEST AFRICA

Country: Senegal Year: 2012 Note: Reserve Sylvo Pastorale of Mpal-Merinaghene.


NORTHERN AFRICA

Country: Egypt Year: 2013 Note: family of Coptic religion in El Minya, South of Egypt.


Country: Myanmar. Year: 2012.


EAST ASIA

Note: House interior in the Karen State (Myanmar).


EAST ASIA

Country: Thailand Year: 2012 Note: Karen refugee in Maela camp.


EAST ASIA

Country: Thailand Year: 2012 Note: Karen family in Maela refugee camp.


EAST ASIA

Country: Myanmar Year: 2012 Note: Karen woman in the Karen State, Myanmar.


SOUTH AMERICA

Country: Guyana Year: 2014 Note: Wapishana indigenous family in Katoonarib, South Rupununi.


SOUTH AMERICA

Country: Guyana Year: 2014 Note: Wapishana traditional hammock in Katoonarib, South Rupununi.W


SOUTH AMERICA

Country: Guyana Year: 2014 Note: Wapishana old couple in Katoonarib, South Rupununi.


Country: Honduras. Year: 2013.


CENTRAL AMERICA

Note: La Paz Department, Chinacla.


CENTRAL AMERICA

Country: Honduras Year: 2013 Note: La Paz Department, Chinacla.


CENTRAL AMERICA

Country: Honduras Year: 2013 Note: La Paz Department, Chinacla.


CENTRAL AMERICA

Country: Haiti Year: 2012 Note: Rural community of Boucan CarrĂŠ, Plateau Central.


CENTRAL AMERICA

Country: Haiti Year: 2013 Note: Rural community of Boucan CarrĂŠ, Plateau Central.


CENTRAL AMERICA

Country: Haiti Year: 2012 Note: Rural community of Boucan CarrĂŠ, Plateau Central.


Country: Haiti. Year: 2012


CENTRAL AMERICA

Note: Cité Soleil, Port-au-Prince.


CENTRAL AMERICA

Country: Haiti Year: 2014 Note: a displaced man moved in a house in Port-au-Prince after 4 years in a refugee camp, due to the 2010 earthquake.


Country: Kenya, Year: 2013.


. Note: metropolitan area of Nairobi.

EAST AFRICA


EAST AFRICA

Country: Kenya Year: 2013 Note: metropolitan area of Nairobi.


EAST AFRICA

Country: Ethiopia Year: 2012 Note: small village in Mekele province, Tigray region.


EAST AFRICA

Country: Tanzania Year: 2012 Note: Masai village in Namanga, at the border between Tanzania and Kenya


CENTRAL AFRICA

Country: RD CONGO Year: 2010 Note: the woman lives in a village in the Katanga region.


SOUTHERN AFRICA

Country: Zambia Year: 2013 Note: farmer’s family in Chikombwe, North of Lusaka.


SOUTHERN AFRICA

Country: Namibia Year: 2010 Note: home interior in Swakopmund township.


MIDDLE EAST

Country: Lebanon Year: 2009 Note: a son with her mother in El-Buss informal Palestinian refugee camp.


Country: Lebanon, Year: 2011.


MIDDLE EAST

Note:an old woman in Rashidieh refugee camp.


MIDDLE EAST

Country: Lebanon Year: 2011 Note: a Palestinian house bombed during the 2007 clashes in Nahr el-Bared refugee camp.


Country: Lebanon Year: 2012 Note: two sisters in the garden of their house in Ein el-Hillweh refugee camp.


MIDDLE EAST

Country: Lebanon Year: 2011 Note: an old Palestinian with his father picture in Nahr el-Bared refugee camp.


MIDDLE EAST

Country: Lebanon Year: 2011 Note: The Palestinian woman lives in a prefabricated house built after the 2007 clashes in Nahr el-Bared refugee camp.


Andrea Borgarello holds a diploma in professional Photography at the Washington School of Photography, but also a PhD and 2 masters’ degrees in Development. He completed his photographic education attending the workshops with Mary Ellen Mark and Bruce Gilden. He has over 10 years of working experience in Photography and Development within organizations such as the World Bank, the African Development Bank, the Italian Government and various NGOs. www.andreaborgarello.com photo@andreaborgarello.com

Feeling at Home  

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