Francesca Mancini Photojournalist

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Freelance photojournalist since the nineties, I have dealt with conflict and post-conflict, migration flows, drug addiction, natural disasters, pollution, organized crime. Among my long-term projects a work on the consequences of the war in Kosovo and the achievement of independence from Serbia, from 1999 to 2008, Asylum on political asylum in Italy carried out between 2009 and 2011, Drug addiction and criminal justice since 2011 to 2013. I have published in national and international newspapers, including L'Espresso, Internazionale, Ventiquattro, Le Monde Magazine, Newsweek Japan, The Independent, Burn, Epsilon. I worked with several news agencies, the last of which was the Prospekt Photo Agency until 2011, and collaborated with organizations including the Italian Refugee Council, the Villa Maraini Foundation, Intersos. I taught photojournalism at the WSP Photography and the Centro Sperimentale di Fotografia Adams, in Rome. In 2020 I started a collaboration with the web magazine Radio Bullets for which I made a series of podcasts on photojournalism entitled 'Extra. Stories within stories’, and correspondence from the conflict in Ukraine in April 2022 with podcasts and live broadcasts from the southern front. My photos have won, among others, the Anthropographia Award for Human Rights, the Enzo Baldoni Award, the Atri Award for Reportage, and have been exhibited in solo exhibitions at the Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna (GNAM) in Rome, Palazzo Lombardia in Milan, Palazzo Attems in Gorizia. Among the most important group shows are those at the Vanderbilt Hall in New York and the Norderlicht Gallery in Amsterdam.