• Alessandro Imbriaco


Born in Salerno in 1980. After studying engineering, in 2004 he moved to Rome.
From 2007 to 2012 he worked on a project on living in Rome, “TAZ”, telling about gipsy’s camps, housing occupations and urban outskirts.
From 2011 with Tommaso Bonaventura and Fabio Severo he worked on the project “Corpi di Reato”, a visual archeology of mafia phenomena in contemporary Italy, exhibited in several museums and galleries in Italy and abroad.

With Caterina Loffredo, architect, he conceived the project “Forza Maggiore”, a collective and multidisciplinary project on post-earthquake reconstruction in collaboration with the Central Institute for Cataloging and Documentation.

Since 2014 he has been a lecturer at the European Institute of Design. From 2017 he is a member of the board of the SISF – Italian Society for the Study of Photography. In 2017 he held an artistic residency at the National Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art in Rome.

He received several awards for his work: Premio Atlante Italiano – MAXXI (2007), Canon Award (2008), World Press Photo (2010), Pesaresi Award (2011), Ponchielli Award (2012), European Publishers Award for Photography (2012). He was selected in 2011 for the Talent of Foam and for the Joop Swart Masterclass of the World Press Photo. In 2018 he won the Anima for Social Award. In 2014 and 2016 he took part in the Venice Architecture Biennale.

His works are kept at the Venice Biennale archive, at the FOAM – Photography Museum Amsterdam, at MAXXI – National Museum of XXI Century Arts in Rome, at the Rice Museum in Palermo and at MUFOCO in Cinisello.

His books have been published in Italy (Peliti and Electa), United Kingdom (Dewi Lewis), France (Actes Sud), Germany (Keher Verlag) and Spain (Blume).

Rome, Italy

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  • Premio Uno
  • Premio Due
  • Premio Tre
  • Premio Quattro
  • Premio Cinque