Okinawa is the southern prefecture of Japan, comprising hundreds of Ryukyu Islands in a 620-mile long chain. But Okinawa is not just this: it's the place where karate was born and where life expectancy is the longest of the world.

Veronica Nardulli was born in Taranto in 1983. He studied painting at the 'Academy of Fine Arts in Florence and photography at the center for photography Labò school of Bologna.