Alex Masi

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After having completed a degree in ‘Photojournalism’ at the ‘London College of Communication’ in 2006, Alex has begun to investigate and document critical... read on
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After having completed a degree in ‘Photojournalism’ at the ‘London College of Communication’ in 2006, Alex has begun to investigate and document critical socio-environmental issues in countries such as India, Afghanistan, Iraq, and most recently Nigeria.

He has devoted his attention on exposing peculiar stories of human-made injustice, focusing mainly on children: their living conditions, their health, their human rights.

A selection of awards and recognitions includes:

October 2012: Honourable Mention - ‘Unicef Picture of the Year 2012’;

April 2012: ‘2012 FotoEvidence Book Award’;

February 2012:  3rd  Prize - ‘Days Japan International Photojournalism Awards’;

November 2011: First Prize - Italian Journalistic Prize ‘Enzo Baldoni’;

August 2011: ‘2011 Getty Grant for Good’;

August 2011: First Price - ‘United Nations - Yonhap International Photo Awards’ Singles – Enhancement of International Peace;

May 2011: ‘The Photographers Giving Back Award’ assigned Alex a grant to create and implement a specifically designed plan, benefiting one of his subjects and her family in Bhopal;

July 2011:  First Prize - ‘The 2nd Jacob Riis Award’ - The Gala Awards;

February 2011:  ‘2011 Focus For Humanity NGO Assignment Fellowship’;

October 2010:  2nd Place - ‘FotoWeek DC International Awards Competition’ - Photojournalism;

June 2010:  First Place - ‘Harry Chapin Media Award for Photojournalism’;

April 2010:  First Prize - ‘China International Press Contest’ – Daily Life Single;

April 2010:  Selected  - ‘Photo District News (PDN) Photo Annual’;

March 2010:  Special Prize - ‘Days Japan International Photojournalism Awards’;