December 4, 2023 | Rome, Italy
Ritratti Portraits2023-05-01T23:29:22+02:00

Ritratti Portraits

How deep is the wound?

By |November 28th, 2023|

David Amory remembers his grandfather, a German Jew who was involved in the French Resistance, and contemplates the Israel-Palestine situation.

Barbie: beginning to become

By |November 26th, 2023|

Barbie has had many names throughout the years. Twist and Turn Barbie tells what she’s capable of. Astronaut Barbie identifies what she does. Barbie by any other name might still [...]

The kidnapped bucket

By |November 23rd, 2023|

It was on a hot and sad Monday morning that I discovered the disappearance of my wet waste “poubelle agréée,” as I call, à la française (and after the title [...]

Pet tales

By |November 22nd, 2023|

In a previous state in a previous life, Crumpet the dog and Zombie the cat prowled our domain. They’d each been with us, which is to say with me and [...]

Vengeance unleashed

By |November 15th, 2023|

Israel makes war under the cover of a legacy of victimhood. With impunity and at times indiscriminately, it attacks all that its Palestinian enemies possess with a relentless ardor that [...]

The lunatic

By |November 2nd, 2023|

I am the madman of my apartment block. I have this propensity that is entirely un-Italian: I leave my front door open wide. To be more precise, when I know [...]

Tina Marisa Rocchio portraitTina Marisa Rocchio grew up in Vermont but has spent her adult life in Italy. She is fascinated by place, identity, and belonging.

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