The photo archive of Uliano Lucas’ works is going to be digitalized. To request images or to carry out a iconographic research you may write to:
The archive consists in over 100,000 black and white negatives and 5,000 color photos on the social history of Italy from the 60s to date (with a predominance in pictures taken in the North of the country) and about 100,000 negatives and 10,000 slides taken in Europe, Africa, Middle and Far East since the 70s.
The archive is organized in the following way:


  • The real social status of the Country since the early 60s to ’67 (industrialization and motorization, the new consumption, strikes, demonstrations, migration etc.)
  • Art and Communication in the 60s and 70s (painters, graphic designers, architects etc.)
  • The youth (the myth of the rock, the first pipers, the first bands and cabaret)
  • The birth of the student movement as well as anti-authoritarian and pacifist movements
  • The birth of the movement for civil rights (abortion, divorce, feminism)
  • The passwords of the various movements, dissent and creativity in graffiti and murals
  • The psychiatric matter from the closure of mental hospitals to today
  • The movements and organizations of the new left political wing (Democrazia Proletaria, Potere Operaio, Fourth International, Autonomia Operaia, Avanguardia Operaia)
  • The subversive organizations of the right political wing, the Italian Social Movement, the silent majority, the neo-fascist terrorism
  • The strategy of tension and the years of terrorism
  • Life and organization of Italian political parties (with particular attention to the Communist Party and the Christian Democrats)
  • The trade unions and trade union unity, the birth and development of the Flm (marches, processions, trade-union assemblies, factory committees, auto-reductions, 150 hours, home and health right: the three cases: Seveso, Ciriè, Scarlino)
  • The work environment from the 70s to today (life at the factory, juvenile work, black market, employee world, new jobs and job insecurity, technological innovation in the last twenty years)
  • The Catholic world and its changes after the Second Vatican Council
  • The Family and its transformation from the 70s to today
  • The realities of the South of Italy between the old and the new (the agricultural environment, the mechanization of agriculture and industrialization, urban areas and the change of custom)
  • The armed force institutions (conscripts, police, uniformed workers, life in the barracks)
  • The territory and its transformation from the 60s to today: foolish building, transport, pollution, the endless city, architecture and landscape (with particular attention to Turin and Milan, Liguria, Friuli Venezia Giulia, Veneto, Emilia Romagna, the Abruzzi, Apulia)
  • Custom and society in the last forty years
  • Foreign immigration, from its beginning in the early 70’s to its explosion in the last two decades (marginalization, work and integration)
  • Publishing and journalism from 1970 to date
  • Trends and protagonists of culture from 1970 to present


  • The Italian and extra-European emigration in Europe
  • Movements and wars of liberation in Africa (Angola, Mozambique, Eritrea, Bissau Guinea)
  • Portugal under Salazar, the movement of the captains and the carnation revolution
  • Spain under Franco régime and the movement of the Eta
  • The struggles for civil, labour and political rights in Germany, France, Belgium, England, Spain and Yugoslavia
  • Israel and Palestinian matter
  • The places in the Mediterranean: Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco, Lebanon and Libya
  • The children’s homes and international adoption in Korea and in India
  • The changes inside Africa: the 80s and 90s
  • The conflict in Yugoslavia
  • China in the new millennium