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There are many figures that animate the legends of Norse folklore, such as the Hidden People and the Trolls. Many Icelanders still grow up hearing the stories today. A high percentage of the population believes in these stories, but even those who don't believe prefer not to risk it.

The presence of all these creatures can be felt at any time of year, either immersed in nature or Icelandic cities at night. But the energy is especially strong during the month of December.

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Alessandro Mallamaci

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In 2022 his dummy book “Un luogo bello” won the Open Submission at Belfast Photo Festival, it was selected among the participants of portfolio reviews at Revela’T photography festival in Spain and Imago Lisboa Photo Festival in Portugal. In 2021 it was shortlisted at Andy Rocchelli Grant, and it received a special mention at Urbanautica Institute Annual Award.
Finalist at Portfolio Italia in 2015, in the same year exhibits at the festival of photography SiFest Off.

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