Antonio Faccilongo


Antonio Faccilongo is an Italian documentary photographer represented by Getty Reportage. 

He currently works as a photography professor at the Rome University of Fine Arts and the American University of Rome, Italy.

After graduating from communications science and obtaining a master’s in photojournalism, he covered social, political, and cultural issues in Asia and the Middle East, mainly in Israel and Palestine. 

In his work documenting the aftermath of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, Faccilongo sought to unveil and highlight the humanitarian issues related to one of the world’s most reported conflicts, often shown only as a place of war and conflict.

Faccilongo’s long term project 'Habibi' has received several awards and grants including the FotoEvidence book award with World Press Photo, the Getty Editorial Grant, the World Understanding Award at Pictures of the year, Best color documentary at Gomma Grant, first prize at LuganoPhotoDays, first prize at Umbria World Fest, first prize at Kuala Lumpur Photo Awards, second prize at PhMuseum and was a Visa D'or feature finalist and shortlisted for the Alexia Foundation Grant.

His projects have been exhibited internationally at numerous shows and festivals including Les Rencontres d’Arles, Buenos Aires Biennial, Visa pour l'image Perpignan and the global campaign #WomenMatter against the violence toward women made by Dysturb. 

World Press Photo Involvement: 
Award-winning photographer 2021 Photo Contest
FotoEvidence Book Award with World Press Photo 2020

Antonio Faccilongo on Social Media: 
Instagram: @faccilongo_antonio
Twitter: @faccilongo_anto

Antonio Faccilongo

Image credit: Flavia Spinucci