Alessandro is an Italian photographer and journalist, co-founder of Parallelozero photo agency. His work has appeared in various newspapers and magazines. He lives in Milan (Italy).

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Born in Parma (Italy, 1970), Alessandro is a photographer and journalist, co-founder of Parallelozero Photo Agency (based in Milan).
His work has appeared in various newspapers and magazines, including Le Journal de la Photographie, Courrier International, Lightbox TIME, Newsweek Japan, Le Monde, Le Figaro, VSD, Stern, Die Zeit, Geo, Mare, The Sunday Times Magazine, National Geographic France, National Geographic Italy, L’Espresso, Internazionale, D – La Repubblica delle Donne, Marie Claire, Sette – Corriere della Sera, Il Venerdì di Repubblica, Geo, Elle.

His pictures have been exhibited or screened in several personal and collective photo exhibitions, like the 2016 Photojourn Festival (Bangkok, Thailand), the 2015 and 2014 VISA Pour l’Image (Perpignan, France), the 2014 Angkor Photo Festival (Cambodia), the 2009-2015 National Geographic exhibitions in Palazzo delle Esposizioni (Rome, Italy), “Le Printemps Arabe” at the Centre Méditerranéen de la Photographie (Ajaccio, France, 2012), “Freedom to Create” (Cape Town, South Africa, 2011), “Provocation” at the New York Photo Festival (USA, 2011) and “Unpublished-Unknown” at the MACRO Testaccio (Rome, Italy, 2010).

He won the National Geographic’s Best Edit Award in 2010, 2011, 2017 and 2018 with four reportages published in the Italian edition of the magazine. In 2016 his work on the post-ebola situation in Sierra Leone won the PDN Photo Annual 2016 in the Documentary/Photojournalism category and a honorable mention at the MIFA (Moscow International Foto Awards). He teaches reportage at Officine Fotografiche Milano, he curated exhibitions and attended conferences (Settimanale di Fotografia, Genoa, 2015; LABA – Libera Accademia Belle Arti, Brescia, 2018), he has been member of juries and he regularly holds photojournalism workshops and portfolio readings.

Graduated in philosophy, he joined the Institute of Journalism and then he worked as a writing reporter for La Repubblica. In 2001 he started to work as a photojournalist.

Alessandro is an Italian photographer and journalist, co-founder of Parallelozero photo agency. His work has appeared in various newspapers and magazines. He lives in Milan (Italy).

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Born in Parma (Italy, 1970), Alessandro is a photographer and journalist, co-founder of Parallelozero Photo Agency (based in Milan).
His work has appeared in various newspapers and magazines, including Le Journal de la Photographie, Courrier International, Lightbox TIME, Newsweek Japan, Le Monde, Le Figaro, VSD, Stern, Die Zeit, Geo, Mare, The Sunday Times Magazine, National Geographic France, National Geographic Italy, L’Espresso, Internazionale, D – La Repubblica delle Donne, Marie Claire, Sette – Corriere della Sera, Il Venerdì di Repubblica, Geo, Elle.

His pictures have been exhibited or screened in several personal and collective photo exhibitions, like the 2016 Photojourn Festival (Bangkok, Thailand), the 2015 and 2014 VISA Pour l’Image (Perpignan, France), the 2014 Angkor Photo Festival (Cambodia), the 2009-2015 National Geographic exhibitions in Palazzo delle Esposizioni (Rome, Italy), “Le Printemps Arabe” at the Centre Méditerranéen de la Photographie (Ajaccio, France, 2012), “Freedom to Create” (Cape Town, South Africa, 2011), “Provocation” at the New York Photo Festival (USA, 2011) and “Unpublished-Unknown” at the MACRO Testaccio (Rome, Italy, 2010).

He won the National Geographic’s Best Edit Award in 2010, 2011, 2017 and 2018 with four reportages published in the Italian edition of the magazine. In 2016 his work on the post-ebola situation in Sierra Leone won the PDN Photo Annual 2016 in the Documentary/Photojournalism category and a honorable mention at the MIFA (Moscow International Foto Awards). He teaches reportage at Officine Fotografiche Milano, he curated exhibitions and attended conferences (Settimanale di Fotografia, Genoa, 2015; LABA – Libera Accademia Belle Arti, Brescia, 2018), he has been member of juries and he regularly holds photojournalism workshops and portfolio readings.

Graduated in philosophy, he joined the Institute of Journalism and then he worked as a writing reporter for La Repubblica. In 2001 he started to work as a photojournalist.