Life after coma

Living, beyond coma, in the border zone between vegetative and protracted semi-vegetative state. In Italy there are over three thousand people in this condition, victims of severe traumatic brain injury caused almost always by traffic accidents. A problem of great social importance in Italy, as in most industrialized countries. Here you can see some images of the original work shot with bw film.

This multimedia received a special mention at MEI's Multimedia Photojournalism Award in 2011 "for its journalistic sensitivity, the delicacy of the images and the quality of the editing."