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      email: info@fabiobucciarelli.com
      twitter: @fabio_buccia
      journalist card: 142626
      satellite phone: 00870.776486732
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BIOGRAPHY

Fabio Bucciarelli (Italy, 1980) is an award-winning photographer who focus his attention on conflicts and humanitarian consequences of war. Fabio spent the latest years covering the major world changing events in Africa and Middle East. He reported from Libya from its earliest stages until the death of Gheddafi, from Syria during the civil war and from forgotten countries in Africa as South Sudan and Mali. He feels the urgency to tell the stories of people who are rendered powerless and  provide unbiased information focused on human rights.

Before becoming a photographer in 2006 Fabio received the MS in Engineering from Politecnico of Turin. After, he attended the Universidad of Valencia where he specialized in Digital Imaging. In 2008 he won a grant in engineering to work in Barcelona. From 2009 he devoted himself entirely to photography and started working as staff member for La Presse/Ap. A couple of years later, he leaved the agency to dedicate his attention fully to documentary photography. In 2010/2011 he has been working as staff photographer for the Italian agency LUZ Photo. Nowadays Fabio collaborates with Agence France Presse, works worldwide on assignment and with different NGOs as ICRC (International Red Cross) and CCM (Comitato Collaborazione Medica). 

In 2013 the Battle To Death project on Syria civil war win the prestigious Robert Capa Gold Medal from the Overseas Press Club of America, the award that recognizes the best published photographic reporting from abroad requiring exceptional courage and enterprise. He has also been awarded by World Press Photo, Prix Bayeux-Calvados, Pictures of The Year, Leica Oskar Barnack, Sony World Photography Organisation and FotoEvidence Book Awards.

His work has been published by TIME Magazine, The New York Times, BBC, Al Jazeera USA, The Guardian and Observer, The Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Foreign Policy, Paris Match, Stern, Die Zeit, Paris Match, Internazionale, La Stampa, L'Espresso, Il Fatto Quotidiano, La Repubblica among others.

He also write for italian newspaper Il Fatto Quotidiano and La Stampa. Hs dispatched from Syria and South Sudan has appeared in Time Magazine and Al Jazeera. In 2012 Fabio wrote the book "The Smell of the War" on the Libyan Conflict.

 


AWARDS

2014:          NPPA / Best of Photojournalism - Honorable Mention as Photojournalist of the Year
2014:          PDN's 30: named one of the best young 30 photographer by Photo District News Magazine
2013:          
Prix Bayeux-Calvados des correspondants de guerre - 1st Photo Prize
2013:          World.Report Award - 1st prize / Master Award
2013:          Premio Amilcare Ponchielli - 1st prize
2013:          The Robert Capa Gold Medal - Overseas Press Club of America
2013:          World Press Photo - 2nd prize Spot News Story
2013:          Sony World Photo Award - 3rd prize - Current Affairs
2013:          POYi - Pictures Of the Year International, 2nd prize News picture story
2013:          Leica Oskar Barnack Award - finalist
2013:          FotoEvidence Book Awards - selected with "Battle to Death" project
2013           Kuala Lumpur International PhotoAwards - Finalist, Portrait Category
2012:          Top Pics by Country at IPA - International Photography Award
2012:          IPA - International Photography Award - 1st prize, category war/conflict
2012:          Selected for the Final of the Prix ANI, Perpignan, France.
2012:          FOTO8 (UK) - Finalist
2012:          Kuala Lumpur International PhotoAwards - 1st prize, Portrait Category
2012:          Professional Photgrapher of  the Year - 1st prize, Editorial News Category
2012:          Sony World Photography Award  - Finalist, Current Affairs Category
2011:          IPA - International Photography Award - 6 Honorable Mentions
2011:          FIOF Awards Nikon Contest - Multi-awarded
2010:          Gijon Photography Contest (Spain) - Finalist

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2014:        Personal exhibition, Battle to Death, BelVedere Gallery, Milan, Italy
2013:        Group Exhibition, Battle to Death & FotoEvidence at VII Gallery, NY
2013:        Personal Exhibition, Battle to Death at Festival della Fotografia Etica di Lodi, Italy
2013:        Personal Exhibition, EVIDENCE at Fondazione Sandretto Re Reabaudengo, Torino
2013:        Personal Exhibition, Battle to Death at Museo dell'Emigrante, San Marino
2013:        Screening "Battle to Death" project in Visa pour l'image, Perpignan
2012:        Personal Exhibition EVIDENCE - White Gallery Trento (Museo Storico del Trentino)
2012:        Personal Exhibition: L'Odore della Guerra, Palazzo Medici, Firenze
2012:        A World Elsewhere: group Exhibition at Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) - UK
2012:        Group Exhibition at FotoOviedoPress 2012 / Estallido Arabe
2012:        Personal exhibition: L'Odore della Guerra, Premio Ilaria Alpi, Riccione, Italy
2012:        Group exhibition at Foto8 Gallery, London, UK
2012:        Personal exhibition: L'Odore della Guerra, Arezzo Wave 2012, Italy
2012:        Personal exhibition: L'Odore della Guerra, Spazio Morini, Arezzo, Italy
2012:        Group exhibition at Wherehouse Gallery in Kuala Lumpur, Malayesia
2012:        Personal exhibition at Salone del Libro di Torino, Italy
2012:        Personal exhibition: L'Odore della Guerra, Gallerie di Piedicastello,  Trento, Italy
2012:        Personal exhibition: L'Odore della Guerra, Rovereto, Italy
2012:        Group exhibition: Uprising in Athens, Somerset House, Sony World Photography Award,     London, UK
2012:        Group exhibition: Gaddafi, The Print Space, London, UK 

 

SELECTED LECTURES & PANELS

2013:         Photojournalism: World Press Photo & Magnum Photo - Piccolo Regio, Torino, Italy
2013:         Syria: Changhing Media Coverage? - Frontline Club, London
2013:        "The Human cost of News Gathering"  panel at American University of Paris (AUP) // by Overseas Press Club
2013:        "A Day Without News" panel in VISA pour l'image, Perpignan
2013:        Panel at John Cabot University about the new role of photojournalist (organized by Nppa)
2012:        Lecture "War Journalism"at Festival della TV e dei New Media, Dogliani
2012:        Conference "War Journalism"at Festival della TV e dei New Media, Dogliani
2010:       Conference at Ojo de Pez Meeting, Barcelona, Spain

 

MASTERCLASS & WORKSHOP

2014:       Scuola Nazionale di Cinema - Sede Abruzzo
2014:       IED (International European Design) - Sede Torino

 

 

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