Currently a work-in-progress, BIOPHILIA explores the increasing need to reconnect with the natural world and its core values. The term Biophilia literally means “love for life or living systems” and was first used by Erich Fromm to describe the psychological orientation of being attracted to all that is alive.

Currently a work-in-progress, BIOPHILIA explores the increasing need to reconnect with the natural world and its core values. The term Biophilia literally means “love for life or living systems” and was first used by Erich Fromm to describe the psychological orientation of being attracted to all that is alive.

Placebo is a journey through darkness, a travelogue of Vernaschi's immersion into a sensual and, at times almost violent search for the remedy to dispel a wordless psychological upheaval. Through a series of dreamlike and real excursions he illustrates this transformation from confusion to clarity.

An international network led by Latin American drug cartels and the Lebanese Islamist group Hezbollah has chosen West Africa, among the poorest and more corrupted corners of the world, as the nexus for illegal trade in cocaine, oil, counterfeit medicines, pirated music and human trafficking.