HEAD OF THE LION 2011 - 2017
Head of the Lion is a project about Giancarlo, Ciccio, Gabriele, Lemuel, Mario, Peppe, Giosuè and Samuel, eight boys growing up in Misterbianco, a small town in the outskirts of my hometown, Catania, in Sicily.
I met them during summer of 2011. At the time I was a skateboarder just like them and that was the kick-start of our friendship. When they were not skating they would spend their time by the sea, on a cliff called Head of the Lion.
Jumping off became a sort of ritual for them. A way to show they were not kids anymore.
I edit all my projects and bind my dummies in my home studio.