ABOUT

 

Italian born, Albertina d’Urso has worked on many social and humanitarian reportages. She has received several awards like Canon Young Photographers Award, Lens Culture International Exposure Award, Julia Margaret Cameron Award and International Photography Awards. She has exhibited internationally including in New York Photo Festival, Festival della Fotografia Etica, Angkor Photo Festival, Berlin Foto Biennale, Festival Fotografico Europeo, Forma Centro Internazionale di Fotografia in Milan, Insa Art Center in Seoul, Speos Gallery in Paris, VII Gallery in New York. Her work features regularly in magazines like Vanity Fair, Marie Claire, Panorama, L’Espresso, Photo, Vision... 

Her last book Out of Tibet has just been released by Dewi Lewis Publishing

 

BOOKS:  

· Out of Tibet - Dewi Lewis Publishing - 2016  

· Ti Moun yo, Children of Haiti - Contrasto - 2009  

· Life Zoom - Skirà - 2006 

· Bombayslum - Skirà - 2004  

AWARDS:  

· FC Barcellona Photo Award - 2017 - finalist with a picture from Pakistan. 

· PixPalace ANI (Association Nationale des Iconographes) Award - 2015 - nominee with Out of Tibet 

· Julia Margaret Cameron Award - 2015 - winner with Asylum seekers, Malta 

· Photocrati Fund - 2014 - finalist with Out of Tibet 

· Lens Culture International Exposure Award - 2010 - 2nd place with a picture of Haiti’s earthquake  

· IPA (International Photography Awards) - 2010 - Documentary Book of the Year with Ti Moun yo, Children of Haiti 

· IPA (International Photography Awards) - 2010 - Deeper Perspecive Photographer of the Year with Nehru Nagar 

· Canon Young Photographers Award - 2007 - winner with Welcome to Compton 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:  

· Out of Tibet - 2016 / 2017 - Sotheby’s, Milan, Italy - ML Fine Art, London, UK - StirrUp Galley, Sydney, Australia - CHORUS, Rome, Italy - Parioli Fotografia, Rome, Italy  

· TI MOUN YO, children of Haiti - 2009 - Forma, Centro Internazionale di Fotografia, Milan, Italy - National Centre of Photography, Padova, Italy - Montalbano Castle, Messina, Italy  

· Spirit of Shekhawati - 2008 - Bibli, Rome, Italy - Biciclette, Milan, Italy - Cavedine Library, Trento, Italy 

· Life Zoom - 2006 - Mediateca degli Atellani, Milan, Italy - Palazzo Ruspoli, Rome, Italy 

· Bombayslum - 2004 - Libreria degli Atellani, Milan, Italy 

FESTIVAL PARTICIPATIONS:  

· Head On Photo Festival - Sydney, Australia - 2017 (with Out of Tibet

· Rendez-vous • Image - Strasbourg, France - 2017 (with Out of Tibet) 

· MOPLA (Month of Photography Los Angeles) - LA, USA - 2017 (with Out of Tibet

· Berlin Foto Biennale - Berlin, Germany - 2016 (with Out of Tibet

· Cosmos Arles Books - Arles, France - 2016 (with Out of Tibet

· PHOTO LONDON - London, UK - 2016 (with Out of Tibet

· Festival della Fotografia Etica - Lodi, Italy - 2013 (with Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos

· Angkor Photo Festival - Siem Reap, Cambodia - 2012 (with Out of Tibet

· New York Photo Festival - New York, USA - 2012 (with From dust to god

· Seoul Photo - 2012 - Seoul, Korea (with Bodies for sale, Mumbai

· Festival Fotografico Europeo - Busto Arsizio, Italy - 2011 (with Haiti's generation of amputees

· MIA, Milan Image Art Fair - Milan, Italy - 2011 (with Haiti's generation of amputees

GROUP EXHIBITIONS (selection) 

· Head On Mobile Prize - 2017 - Museum of Sydney - Sydney, Australia 

· One Photo for Every One - 2015 - WSP Photography, Rome, Italy 

· The Art of Reciprocity - 2013 - Dada East Gallery, Milan, Italy 

· Art for Heart - 2011 - Forma, Centro Internazionale di Fotografia, Milan, Italy 

· Lens Culture International Exposure Award - 2010 - 291 Gallery, San Francisco, USA - Speos Gallery, Paris, France - VII Gallery, New York, USA 

· Abruzzo 2009 - 2009 - traveling across Italy 

· Cultural Interchange Between Korea and Italy - 2009 - Rivus Gallery, Incheon, Korea - Insa Art Center, Seoul, Korea 

· Canon Young Photographers Award - 2007 - Grazia Neri Gallery, Milan, Italy 

· KM 5072, Kabul Milano no stop - 2006 - en plein air in corso Vittorio Emanuele, Milan, Italy 

· 13 x 17 Padiglione Italia - 2005 - traveling across Italy 

PUBLICATIONS (selection) 

· Italy's earthquake aftermath - Chrismon - 2017 

· Out of Tibet - Photo Professional - 2017 

· Out of Tibet - MIPJ - 2016 

· Out of Tibet - FOTO CULT - 2016 

· Asylum Seekers, Malta - Zeke Magazine - 2015 

· Asylum Seekers, Malta - F Stop Magazine - 2015 

· Along the Mekong - Global Vantage Magazine - 2014 

· Along the Mekong - The Trip Magazine - 2014 

· Along the Mekong - Life Force Magazine - 2013 

· Malike Ayane in Morocco with Oxfam - Marie Claire Italia - 2013 

· East Timor Dances Alone - Coldtype Magazine - 2013 

· Out of Tibet - Marie Claire Romania - 2012 

· Out of Tibet - Marie Claire Spain - 2012 

· Out of Tibet - Marie Claire Italy - 2012 

· From dust to god - CNN Photos - 2012 

· Red Winter Barcelona - PHOTO Brasil - 2012 

· There once was Yugoslavia - SNAP Magazine - 2012 

· Trust the Forest, Gabon - IL - 2011 

· Haiti a year after the quake - Panorama - 2011 

· DPRK: transition time - L’Espresso - 2010 

· Nehru Nagar - FOTO8 - 2010 

· Abruzzo earthquake displaced - Burn Magazine - 2009 

· Haiti's generation of amputees - Vanity Fair Italy - 2009 

· Welcome to Compton - Vision - 2009