Giulio Piscitelli (b. 1981, Napoli), earned a degree in Communication Studies, approached photography in 2008, and after graduation began working with Italian and foreign news agencies (AFP, Controlucepix). He collaborated with the historical photo archive Parisio of Naples, as post producer of images and archivist until 2010.
Some of his works have been exhibited in spaces such as Villa Pignatelli (Naples), University of Catanzaro (Italy), International Festival of Journalism in Perugia, Angkor Photo Festival, Gallery of Brera (Milan); Visa Pour L’Image Festival (France), Hannover photo festival; La Maternitè d’Elne (France); Night of photography (CH). In 2012 he won a grant from the Magnum Foundation Emergency Fund for the continuation of his photographic project “From There to Here,” focused on immigration in Italy, represented as the long arm of Europe in the Mediterranean, project expanded in the last 4 year to more than 12 countries.
In 2015 he received the World Report Award for his extensive work on immigration.
In addition to this project on immigration, he also has carried out photographic works in Syria, Afghanistan, Kosovo, Sudan, Egypt, Kenya, Libya, Tunisia and Ukraine. His reports were published by national and international newspapers and magazines such as: Internazionale, New York Times, Espresso, Stern, Io donna, Newsweek, Vanity Fair, Time, La Stampa, Vrji and others.
Piscitelli currently lives in Naples and his work is represented by Contrasto agency. To see some of his work, click here: Giulio Piscitelli Viewbook