Alessandro is an Italian photographer and journalist, co-founder of Parallelozero photo agency. His work has appeared in various newspapers and magazines. In 2020 he won first prize in the Still Life Category at the Sony World Photography Awards, and first prize in the Environment Story Category at the Best of Photojournalism Awards, hosted by the NPPA (National Press Photographers Association). He was also a finalist for the 2020 Aftermath Project grant with the story Syrians in Limbo. His pictures have been exhibited or screened in several personal and collective photo exhibitions, like the 2016 Photojourn Festival (Bangkok, Thailand), the 2015 and 2014 VISA Pour l’Image (Perpignan, France), the 2014 Angkor Photo Festival (Cambodia), “Le Printemps Arabe” at the Centre Méditerranéen de la Photographie (Ajaccio, France, 2012), “Provocation” at the New York Photo Festival (USA, 2011) and “Unpublished-Unknown” at the MACRO Testaccio (Rome, Italy, 2010). He teaches reportage at Officine Fotografiche Milano, he curated exhibitions and attended conferences (Wired Health Fest 2020; Scuola Mohole, 2020; Settimanale di Fotografia, Genoa, 2020 and 2015; IULM – Libera Università di Lingue e Comunicazione, 2019; LABA – Libera Accademia Belle Arti, Brescia, 2018), he has been member of juries and he regularly holds photojournalism workshops and portfolio readings. Graduated in philosophy (1996), he joined the IFG – Institute of Journalism and he worked as a writing reporter for La Repubblica.