London, United Kingdom
A photographer and Author, Alixandra Fazzina’s work focuses on under-reported conflicts and the often forgotten humanitarian consequences of war.
Known for her in-depth investigative reporting and uncanny ability to work in the most difficult social and geographical environments, Alixandra is recognised for her compassionate and empathetic approach towards the human condition.
Studying Fine Art, Alixandra Fazzina began her career as a war artist in Bosnia. Going on to work as a frontline news photographer for the press she has since worked independently throughout, Africa, the Middle East and Asia.
Alixandra Fazzina’s book “A Million Shillings; Escape from Somalia” (Trolley Books English 2010/ Arabic 2011) follows the often deadly journey on people smuggling routes from the Horn of Africa. It was shortlisted for the Prix Pictet, the W Eugene Smith Humanitarian Photography Award and for best photography book of the year at the POYI awards.
In 2010, Alixandra was recognised as the winner of the highly prestigious UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award for her striking coverage of the devastating human consequences of war.
Her reportages have been published in books and across international titles and her photographs exhibited in museums and galleries worldwide.
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