Gabriele Micalizzi

Country: Italy 🇮🇹

Gabriele Micalizzi is an Italian photojournalist. He collaborates with national and international
newspapers such as: New York Times, The Guardian, Internazionale, Wall Street Journal. His works focus on the social condition of people and the relationship they have with the territory in where they live.

He is one of the founders of the Italian collective Cesura. In 2011 he began to reporting all the events related to the “Arab Spring”. Since 2016 he is testimonial of Leica and is the first
winner of the European photographic talent, Master of Photography.

In November 2016 he presented his work on the Libyan situation: DOGMA. In 2019, during the Kurdish offensive in the Baghuz area against the last bastion of Isis, he was wounded by an RPG rocket. After the accident, during 2020 in Libya he cover the arrival of Turkish troops sent to help President Al Sarraj resist General Haftar’s attack.

During the Covid-19 pandemic in Italy, he followed the area with the highest number of cases, covering Bergamo and the rest of Lombardy, following doctor Cavanna’s work in the
countryside of Piacenza. The pictures have been published in journals such as Time magazine, le Monde, VICE USA and Internazionale.