About the Author
Born in 1973 in Kenya, James Mollison studied Art and Design at Oxford Brookes University, and Documentary Photography at Newport School of Art and Design in the UK. Since 1998, he has lived in Venice, Italy, working with Fabrica, Benettons creative laboratory outside Treviso. Photography for Benetton includes their 2001 campaign in support of the United Nations Year of the Volunteer, and the 2002 campaign in support of the World Food Programme (for which he was also Creative Editor of Hunger, a Colors supplement). Previous books of his work include Lavoratori (1999), a study of immigrant workers in the Veneto region of Italy, iO? Bologna! (1999), a celebration of Bologna Football Clubs 90th birthday, and Kosovars (2000), a study of refugees from the conflict in the Balkans (2000). He continues to work with Fabrica on campaigns, contributing to Colors Magazine, The United Nations Refugee Agency, The World Health Organization, i-D Magazine, The Guardian, Arena, !
Amica and El Pais, among others, and on personal projects.