Alessio Paduano

Alessio Paduano is a documentary photographer born and based in Naples, Italy. 

He received a scholarship to study for one year in Paris at the “Université Paris VII – Denis Diderot“. In 2009, he graduated in Sociology at the “Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II” with a dissertation in journalism. One year later, he began an MA in Photojournalism at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Napoli where he got his degree with honors. 

In 2007 he started working as a contributor and a photographer for several Italian newspapers. His work is now regularly featured in national and international publications, including La Stampa, Internazionale, Time, Bloomberg, CNN, Newsweek, and Stern.

His work has been exhibited at PAN-Palazzo Arti Napoli (Italy), Castel dell’ Ovo (Naples, Italy), Biennal of Bibbiena (Italy), Palm Spring Photo Festival (California), and Tel Aviv Photo Fair (Israel), and more.

He received awards such as the Kolga Tbilisi Photo Award, the Krzysztofa Miller Prize, the Siena International Photo Awards and others.

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