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KASH Gabriele Torsello

KASH Gabriele Torsello

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Profession: Photojournalist
Location: London , United Kingdom
Home base: London
URL: http://kashgt.com
URL: http://propugliaphoto.com
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Languages spoken: English, Italian, French
Organization: KASH GT
Journal: http://kashtorsello.com
Skype: Kash_gt kash_gt
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Blood type: A+
Last login: 9 months ago
Member since: 25 Jun 2005 05:06


KASH GT provides a wide range of services
from photography to publishing:

press and photojournalism
book publishing (printed & electronic)
documentary and backstage
advertising and editorial
corporate (industrial/commercial)
cinema and video
fashion and music
architectural and landscape
scientific or medical
public or private



KASH Gabriele Torsello. pp. pp. 01-44, Jun 30 2007. "Staramasce'" KASH GT , pp. pp. 01-44. Jun 30 2007.
KASH Gabriele Torsello. pp. 16 pages, Feb 2007. "noi & noi" KASH GT , pp. 16 pages. Feb 2007.
KASH Gabriele Torsello. pp. Cover plus Afghanistan section, May 3 2006. "Journalism in troubled times: The struggle for press freedom in South Asia 2005-2006" International Federation of Journalists , pp. Cover plus Afghanistan section. May 3 2006.
KASH Gabriele Torsello. Soundings , pp. Cover, Apr 2006. "Bare Life" Soundings , pp. Cover. Apr 2006.
KASH Gabriele Torsello. 2006 Calendar , pp. 14 pages, 1/2. "CONTRAPPUNTI" 2006 Calendar , pp. 14 pages. 1/2.
KASH Gabriele Torsello. KASH GT , pp. 192, Fall 2002. "THE HEART OF KASHMIR" KASH GT , pp. 192. Fall 2002.


Recent Post

KASH KIDNAPPED, a revealing journey to Afghanistan

KASH KIDNAPPED, a revealing journey to Afghanistan
180 Photographs | 39.600 words | ENGLISH EDITION | ISBN 9780954224547

KASH KIDNAPPED, a revealing journey to Afghanistan, is a detailed account of Kash’s 23 days of imprisonment in Helmand – his brief conversations with kidnappers, his thoughts, his emotions and his liberation – while also acts as a revealing portrait of Afghanistan and its people.

The author, after a long period of reflection – and of silence – tells for the first time the entire story of his kidnapping, recounting not only his captivity but also the key moments that preceded his capture and that, according to Torsello, reveal the motives and the people behind his kidnapping.

Charting from 2001, when the young journalist regularly visited the Taliban’s head quarters, to 2006 when he was transported for eight hours in the boot of a car, hooded and chained, and finally to his release to a man from the NGO Emergency.

The book contains never before published photos that Gabriele managed to save before his kidnapping. He was the first journalist to visit and photograph the ghost town Musa Qala, images later seized by his kidnappers – in the book the town is instead visualized through words.

KASH KIDNAPPED provides a revealing and fascinating portrait of Afghanistan through a series of travel notes and encounters by an Italian man dressed, but not disguised, as a local. Gabriele travels deep through Afghanistan, identifying the historical and cultural differences, and the similarities, between Western and Middle Eastern culture – while discovering much about himself too.

“This book by Gabriele Torsello, nicknamed Kash, appears now as vital testimony and serves as a reminder not to forget the people who are trapped in this turmoil.”
Jean-François Julliard, General Secretary of Reporters Without Borders


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