A journey into biodiversity, in six parts of the world, six different climates, six different agricultural zones: West Africa, Ethiopia, Iran, Russia, Italy, France.
This is an inquiry into the origins of seeds and the importance of genetic biodiversity, to preserve food sovereignty and identity, to ensure autonomy from the international markets, to encourage the sustainable development of natural resources. Moreover, farming based on the use of local seeds prevents recourse to chemical products and damage to the earth.
IN THE BELLY OF THE BEAST
Long-form article, 2013
Long-form article: videos, data maps on the dirty truth about cheap meat.
A small band of animal rights activists have been infiltrating the factory farms where animals are turned into meat under the most terrific circumstances. Now the agribusiness giants are trying to crush them.
THE ‘BOYS’ IN THE BUNKHOUSE - THE MEN OF ATALISSA
Long-form article, 2014
For decades, a group of men with intellectual disabilities seemed happy living in a small Iowa town. Then their neighbors found out the truth.
HUGH'S FISH FIGHT
Social campaign, 2011
Half of all fish caught in the North Sea are thrown back overboard, dead, because "unmarketable". The transmedia campaign (web, app, TV, etc.) is meant to stop this insane waste.
More than 770,000 people are supporting the campaign so far.
By supporting this campaign, your name will be added to a letter to be sent to Commissioner Maria Damanaki, members of the Common Fisheries Policy Reform Group, and all MEPs.
Data visualization, 2011
Are you confused by ingredient lists, nutrition labels, health claims and marketing hype? Here's a free app for Apple & Android / scan the barcode and get info about more than 200,000 products. Unfortunately the program does not contain warnings about genetically modified ingredients.
How Safe Is Your Food?
Foodborne illness strikes tens of millions of Americans each year. Investigation on the nation’s food safety system.
Farm to Fork: how typical foods can be contaminated by dangerous pathogens from the farm to your plate.
Serious game, 2009
“Svalbard Global Seed Vault” is the world’s first global seed bank, opened in February 2008 in the Norwegian town of Longyearbyen, deemed to be the safest place on earth. Eventually, 4.5 million seed samples will be stored to ensure the continued existence of biodiversity and fight against hunger and poverty in developing countries.
Serious game, website, documentary, DVD with 93 minutes special features.
Selected for International Green Film Award, Berlinale 2011; Finalist BaKaFORUM Cross-Media Prize for Adult Education.
THE BIG ISSUE, L’OBESITE EST-ELLE UNE FATALITE?
Multiple factors contribute to the obesity epidemic: the modern lifestyle, the responsibilities of industry and public power, and the fast food culture.
FOOD IMPORT FOLLY
Serious game, 2007
Try to protect the country from contaminants in foreign food imports, notwithstanding increased shipments and extremely limited resources.