Some people died right after the incident, hundreds were in hospital for the effects of radiations and thousands of persons were exposed to radiations in the neighboring Chernobyl areas: these are the numbers after the explosion. And after that?
"The simplest truth about goth is that it is a state of mind, a way of being that embraces what the world shuns,
a view of life that incorporates the dark and macabre and nighttime things alongside the world of day."
Nancy Kilpatrick, The Goth Bible
Daniele Ottobrino (b.1977) began his experience as a photographer after an artistic formation in Parma, his hometown. He developed his expertise in photography at the "Riccardo Bauer" in Milano and at the "Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti"/ "Fondazione Forma per la Fotografia", gaining the Academic Master in Photography and Visual Design. His work ranges from typical style of reportage to documentary research, deep project and social analysis. He has collaborated with photographic agencies for social reportage as PhotoAid. His photographs have been featured in numerous solo and group exhibitions; some examples are the Mois de la Photo in Paris and in the Centro Italiano della Fotografia d'Autore in Bibbiena. His researches have been published in magazines and in several newspapers such as Il Venerdì di Repubblica, Donna Moderna, Nothing to See Here, Corriere della Sera and Anna, among the others.