Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Alice Sassu is a documentary photographer and videographer.
(b. 1979 Italy - Sardinia) studied Philosophy and Photography at Cfp Bauer in Milan.
After obtaining a MA degree in Philosophy in 2009, she received a European grant for making photo and video projects in Palestine. During this period, she produced her video documentary "This is Apartheid. Welcome".
In 2013 she worked on a series documenting the relationship between the economic and housing crises in Italy. “Italy under Eviction” exposes the harsh conditions of several poor Italian families evicted by force from their houses in Milan’s neighborhoods.
In 2015 she was living in Kolkata (India) where she made two photographic projects and she made video assignment for the agency "TransTerra media".
A small photographic story focused on young girls who box at the KSOPC Boxing Club, a club in a Muslim ghetto of Kolkata. In this case I made a video for an agency and a photographic story. This story it shows "the other face" of the Muslim community and at the same time it highlights the increase of martial arts and combat sports for women in India. The other story is about the LGBT community in Kolkata, with a particular focus on Kothis and Hijras.
Her photographic work has appeared in the Washington Post, Open Society Foundations, Der Spiegel, Dein Spiegel, Internazionale, Planeta Futuro El Pais, Foto8, Verve Photo and Witness Journal, among others.
Right now she is contributor of Echo photojournalism agency (Milan) and Viewfind (Usa) and she is based in Madrid (Spain).
- Breaking news
- Video capture
- Video editing