The opaque sheen of slavery’s past. Interview with Nicola Lo Calzo on the Cham project

By Gaetano Ciarcia, Lucile Combreau


In this interview, photographer Nicola Lo Calzo presents his Cham project, still in progress, which focuses on various contemporary memories from the slave trade. Looking back at his research and his visits to societies affected by a history of slavery, as well as his own relationship to the images, Lo Calzo analyzes his documentary and creative perspective.


  • Photography
  • Memories of slavery
  • Images
  • Atlantic worlds
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