A poignant blend of sweet nostalgia and a heady call
for action against tyranny and injustice. An incredibly
HERE WAS pierces the zeitgeist of what it means to
inhabit that razorblade-thin realm of the foreign.
Josie Di Sciascio-Andrews
This is the poetics of a nomad at sea.
Portelli’s voice is an invitation au voyage — one that
is as harrowing as it can be sensuous.
Portelli weaves a vision of a Mediterranean world
always in process of becoming, and he opens for us
the fractures of its sublime beauty.