Fabio Bucciarelli


Fabio Bucciarelli is an Italian photographer and writer known for his documentation of conflicts and the humanitarian consequences of war. Bucciarelli feels the urgency to tell stories of social injustice to provide information focused on human rights.

Bucciarelli has spent the last decade covering major, world-changing events in the Middle East, Africa, Europe and Central and South America. He works as a freelancer for international newspapers, magazines and non-governmental organizations. His documentary works have been recognized with the most well-known awards in photojournalism, including the Robert Capa Gold Medal, the World Press Photo Contest, Pictures of the Year International’s (POYI) Photographer of the Year, Prix Bayeux for War Correspondents, Sony International Photography Award, and Days Japan International, among other prizes. 

Bucciarelli’s photos have been exhibited in museums, galleries, and international art fairs including Photo London, AIPAD New York, MIA Milano, ArtVerona, Photo Basel and Maco Mexico City.

Alongside his projects as a photojournalist, Bucciarelli has worked as a curator and artistic director with several museums and institutions, including the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.

World Press Photo Involvement:
2013 Photo Contest award-winning photographer
2020 Photo Contest award-winning photographer

Fabio Bucciarelli on Social Media:
Instagram: @fabio_bucciarelli
Twitter: @fabio_buccia


Fabio Bucciarelli

Image credit: Mike Kamber