Marco Gualazzini

Marco Gualazzini

Marco Gualazzini

Parma, Italy

Born in Parma in 1976, Marco Gualazzini began his career as a photographer in 2004, with his home town’s local daily, La Gazzetta di Parma.

His works include reportage photography on microfinance in India, on the freedom of expression in Myanmar, and on the discrimination of minorities in Pakistan.

He devised and took part in the creation of a documentary for the Italian national TV network RAI on the caste system in India, which has been selected at IDFA- The
International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam, and has been awarded the Best Camera Work Award at the Aljazeera International Documentary Film Festival.

For the last few years, he has been covering Africa extensively, focusing his work on conflict, humanitarian crises and climate change.

Gualazzini published in national and international titles and he has received numerous accolades, including the Getty Images Grant for Editorial Photography, the PDN and in
2019 he was awarded the first prize at the World Press Photo in the environment category with his work on the Lake Chad Basin humanitarian crisis that is among the most severe in the world.

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