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The Prize

"When man decided.. " by Giuliano Grittini.

Screenprint on Arches 280g paper. Pure cotton.

Giuliano Grittini was born and lives in Milan where he attended the School of Graphic Design and the studios of several important artists; working and creating artistic books, exploring the art of printing. He has worked with artists such as: Baj, Fiume, Sassu, Guttuso, Scanavino, Tadini, Warhol, Vasarely, Rotella, and, being passionate about photography, photographed them in various phases of their work.

Grittini's photographs and works have been published by: Rizzoli, Bompiani, Frassinelli, L’Espresso, Panorama, Corriere della Sera, La Stampa, and l’Unità. He has also held numerous solo and group exhibitions, and has participated in national and international events such as: Festival of the Word VeneziaPoesia, Venice, 1977 photographing Alda Merini and Umberto Eco; Venice Biennale. He has exhibited in Innsbruck, Siena, Foggia, Accadia (FG), Brescia and in 2006 in Legnano.

The Cause

Luca can't talk.

When he tries and he fails, Luca isolates himself. In his inaccessible world, he bites his arm or he runs away. Even if he can't talk, he has so much to say. 

Centro Benedetta D’Intino Onlus helps kids with communication disabilities like Luca. Kids who can't talk, but who can start communicating with augmentative and alternative communication. Their life can finally change. They can make choises, talk about themselves, share their emotions and feel like they are part of the world they live in.

Centro Benedetta D'Intino Onlus was the first center in Italy to host a school where augmentative and alternative communications are taught. Each year they provide 3500 psychological support interventions to kids, teens and parents, and over 1800 augmentative and alternative communication course, held by professionals with long and significative experience in treating people with disabilities. 

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