ALBERTO VEZENDI, freethinker, writer and photographer.
A rolling stone gathers no moss. In 1979, at the age of six, Alberto Vezendi was uprooted from the Great Hungarian Plain and planted in Spain, amidst the wonderful beaches and sharp peaks of Asturias. However, instead of roots he grew wings, spread them wide and spent his summers travelling around Europe, mostly on his own, until he finally soared away from the nest.
He left Spain in 1998 after graduating from university with a BA in English philology and a master's degree in conference interpretation, and settled in Paris. There he started a career as a conference interpreter that would take him to more than thirty countries around the world.
For the next fifteen years his life was divided between France, Belgium, Hungary and Spain, until in 2013 he landed on the serene shores of Lake Geneva, where he still lives today.
40 years as an immigrant in five countries have shown me that borders exist nowhere but in the mind.