Martina Albertazzi

Photographer and Journalist
  
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Location: Los Angeles/ Rome
Nationality: Italian
Biography: Born in Italy in 1983, I earned a Master's Degree in Journalism from the University of Rome in 2010. After a few years working as a freelance reporter in Italy and in the U.S., I decided to focus my attention on photojournalism. In 2015, with... read on
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Lion Dance Teens
Credits: martina albertazzi
Date of Work: 12/23/17 - Ongoing
Updated: 10/20/18

A look into the acrobatic world of a group of Chinese American teenagers passionate about the ancient lion and dragon dance performing art. The background is San Francisco Chinatown, a neighnorhood that like the rest of the city keeps changing thoughout the years, but still finds ways to bring different generations together. Lion Dance Me is a company founded in 2012 by Norman Lau, a first generation Chinese American living in the Bay Area. It began at a single high school but has since expanded to several, helping countless teenagers connect with their ancestral roots through music and dance.
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