Haunting environmental devastation showcased in new photography book

Fastidiosa book about the plant epidemic taking over southern italy from dying olive trees by italian duo photographers
(Image credit: Jean-Marc Caimi & Valentina picinni / Overlapse)

Two Italian photographers are set to release a photo book, Fastidiosa, that will detail the current plight facing local farmers along with environmental devastation caused by a plant epidemic in Puglia, Southern Italy. 

An unfiltered and personal account of Xylella Fastidiosa, the intense plant epidemic that threatens Europe, Fastidiosa is the result of the Italian duo of Caimi and Piccinni documenting the environmental devastation currently facing areas of southern Italy, over a period of six years.

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Beth Nicholls
Staff Writer

A staff writer for Digital Camera World, Beth has an extensive background in various elements of technology with five years of experience working as a tester and sales assistant for CeX. After completing a degree in Music Journalism, followed by obtaining a Master's degree in Photography awarded by the University of Brighton, she spends her time outside of DCW as a freelance photographer specialising in live music events and band press shots under the alias 'bethshootsbands'.