Bio

Alessandro Ghirelli, born in Fasano (Italy) in 1981. Documentary photographer, actually based in New York City. His background is in cinema and television production. After some years of working experience in the field, mainly as assistant director and video editor, he decided to move to documentary photography, in search of more intellectual and ethical independence. He's available for assignments worldwide.


Awards/Grants/Fellowships

2012  Recipient of ICP's George & Joyce Moss Scholarship


Publications

2012  "Order and Disorder" Shift Book VOL. 7,  ICP, New York, USA

2014  Marla Magazine, Issue 1,VarcoBlu, Matera, IT 


Exhibitions

2012 "MY TRUTH, YOUR TRUTH" 2011-2012 Full Time Students Exhibition, School of the International Center of Photography, New York, USA

2013 Pingyao Photo Festival, Group Exhibition, "The Roots and The Ruins", Ping Yao, Jinzhong, Shanxi, PRC


Education

2004  Bachelor in Communication Sciences and Technologies, IULM University, Milan, ITALY

2007  MFA in Cinema Television and Multimedia Production, IULM University, Milan, ITALY

2011  Post-Graduate Certificate in Digital Photojournalism, CONTRASTO, Milan, ITALY

2012  One Year Certificate in Documentary Photography and Photojournalism, International Center of Photography, New York, USA