Ciro Battiloro (Torre del Greco, 1984) is an italian photorapher based in Napoli.
He studied philosophy at “Federico II” University of Napoli and after he specialized in documentary photography.For a long time he has photographed outside Italy, traveling in Africa, Iran, Macedonia, Turkey, Romania. His work is an overall analysis on the human being and how the relationships, lived in contexts of discomfort and social neglect can reveal their real nature. He uses a very intimate approach and throught everyday life he discusses more general’s social thematics. In particular his research of the last years is focused on some urban marginalities in South Italy(Rione Sanità in Napoli,Quartiere Santa Lucia,Cosenza). In 2015 he took part in the 2nd edition of LAB, Irregular Laboratory created by Antonio Biasiucci. In 2017 he was selected for the artistic residency Bocs Art - International Artistic Residences 2017. In 2018 he was selecte for the artistic residency Up-Urban People in Milan.
His works have been published in several magazines and been exposed in different museum/galleries and Festivals.
2020 - Gomma Grant., 2019 - Romano Cagnoni photolux Award., 2019 - Premio Canon Giovani, 2019 - Prix Maison Blanche. , 2019 - Prix Levallois., 2019 - Phton festival., 2019 - Les Boutographies , 2018 - Premio Voglino Italy photo award.
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Marco is a father of two girls. He collects and re-sell old iron to earn money.