Chianciano Terme, SI, Italia
Alfredo was born in 1972, Italy. From 1998 to 2000 he studied at the International Center of Photography in New York where he also had the opportunity to do an internship at the Magnum agency (N.Y.). His photographs have been published on several magazines, in Italy and abroad, and have been included in important photography festivals such us “Fotonoviembre” (biennial of photography, Tenerife) and “Visa pour l’Image” (evening projection), Perpignan, France. He came out with his most important work in 2005, photographing the difficult reality of Skid Row, L.A., which became a book, “Lost Angels”, published by Stockmans (Belgium). He won, in 2009, the first prize for “Black and white series” of the Cliciak Photo Contest and the 1st prize at the International Photography Award with his book “Lost Angels”. Alongside photojournalism he also works as an event and corporate photographer and has photographed events for Bulgari, Save the Children and Pratham among others. Also, he recently covered the Oasis Mango Medley event for VCCP and regularly works for the Prospectus of King’s College (London) .
Some of the major Italian and foreign magazines on which he has published are L’Espresso, SportWeek, Vanity Fair, El Pais Semanal , L’Express , Io Donna, Repubblica, Internazionale, D di Repubblica, Weliswaar and De Groene Amsterdammer.
2009 - First Prize at the International Photography Award
Foyer Pere Frank, Kinshasa
The Foyer Pere Frank is an open centre where children are free to go for a
wash, to eat, or to sleep. For each child who comes here there is a file with
his age, his place of origin, the reasons for his street life, and information
about his family. Each child receives psychological support
and the centre attempts to reunite him with his family. The centre
provides literacy support, sports and cultural activities for the children.
Children who attend the centre give a hand keeping the it clean and