Prizes and Awards: 


2016 - fellowship Asia Society, ChinaFile

2014 - shortlisted Best Book of the Year, Paris Photo, "Spasibo".

2014 - winner PDN Best Book Award 2014"Spasibo".

2014 - honorable mention Aperture Portfolio Prize, "Spasibo".

2014 - winner The Kraszna-Krausz Foundation best book award, "Spasibo".

2013 - winner Fondation Carmignac Photojournalism Award.

2013 - 2nd prize POY multimedia, “A Modern Odyssey”.

2012 - 3rd prize  Lead Award, “Red Thistle”.

2012 - winner  Epea grant, “Harragas - Reversed Seae”.

2012 - winner Awaking award Tehran art project, “Reversed Seae”.

2011 - winner European Publisher Award, “Red Thistle”.

2011 - winner "Follow your convictions grant" Maurice Lacroix – World Press Photo foundation, “Reversed Seae”.

2011 - 2nd Prize Art single World Press Photo "Milan Fashion Week".

2010 - winner Aftermath Project Award, “Red Thistle".

2010 - winner Lumix Freelens Award, “Red Thistle".

2010 - winner Emerging Photographer, "Red Thiste".

2010 - 2nd prize Sony World Photography Awards, "Daghestan".

2009 - winner Leica Oskar Barnak Award, “Russian Caucasus”.

2009 - 1st Prize General news stories, World Press Photo, "Abkhazia".

2008 - 2nd prize best book, IPA Award, "Dusha, Russian Soul". 

2008 - 1st prize general news, IPA Award, “Pakistan Turning Point”.

2008 - best book, FotoGrafia-Book Award, "Dusha, Russian Soul".

2007 - winner TAF prize, LuccaDigitalFotoFest,  “Dusha – Russian Soul”.

2007 - 1st Prize Spot news stories, World Press Photo, "Israeli bombing in Lebanon".

2005 - 2nd Prize Amilcare Ponchielli, “C’era una volta CCCP”.

 

Selected Solo Exhibition:


2015 - “Thinking Coordinate” , Ilex – 10b, Rome

2015 - “Dusha +Icons”, L’ Oiseau Gallery, Paris

2014 - “Borderline Empire”,  Kehrer Berlin, Berlin

2014 - “Spasibo”,  Saatchi Gallery, London, UK

2014 - “Spasibo”,  Frankfurt Photo Forum, Frankfurt,  GE

2014 - “Spasibo”,  Rencontres de Arles, Arles, FR

2014  - “Spasibo”,  Museo Messina, Milan, IT

2013 - “Spasibo”,  Chapelle de L’ ecole de beaux Artes - Paris, FR

2013 -“Red Thistle”, Officine Fotografiche - Rome, IT

2013 -“Dusha”, Casa studio Morandi - Modena, IT

2013 -“Red Thistle”, Micamera, Milan, IT

2012 -“Red Thistle”, Rencontres de Arles -  New York, US

2012 -“Red Thistle”, VII Gallery -  New York, US

2012 -“Red Thistle”, Petite Noire Gallery -  Paris, FR

2010 -“Red Thistle”, Castello Estense, Ferrara, IT

2010 -“Red Thistle”, Museo Trento e Rovereto Rovereto, IT

2010 -“La Linea Inesistente”, Ortigia - Siracuse, IT

2010 -“Red Thistle”, Lumix Festival , Hannover, GE

2009 -“Dusha”, Micamera, Milan, IT

2008 -“Dusha”, Rencontres de Arles, Arles, FR

2008 -“Dusha”, B gallery, Rome, I

 
 

Selected collective Exhibitions:


2016 “Opening at...”, Heillandi Gallery,Lugano, Swiss. 

2016 “Oltre le mura di Roma”, Macro Testaccio, Rome, Italy. 

2015 “Carmignac Photojournalism Award, a retrospective”, Saatchi Gallery, London,  Italy

2015 L’ Esodo, open-air exhibition at “Fotoleggendo  Roma 2015”, Rome, Italy

2015 "Catalogue from Lampedusa", installation at Ragusa Festival 2015, Ragusa, Italy.

2014 Spasibo – Kaunas Photo FestivalKaunas, Lithuania.

2014 "Spasibo",  Tblisi photo festival - Georgia

2013 "Red Thistle", Bursa Festival – Bursa – TU

2013 "Harragas",  Nobel prize Center-  Oslo, NR European Photography Award

2013 "Harragas" , House of Photography-  Hamburg, GE European Photography Award

2012 "Red Thistle" - Rencontres de Arles -  Arles, FR

2011 "Ombre di Guerra" ,  MEP-  Paris, FR

2010 "Red Thistle",  Lumix Festival , Hannover, GE

2009 "Ombre di Guerra" - Rotonda della Besana- Milan, IT

2009 "Dusha",  “FOTOGRAFIA FESTIVAL ROMA” - Palazzo Esposizioni- Rome, IT

2007 "Dusha", - Lucca Foto Festival, Lucca, IT

 
 

Selected Books:


2013 “Spasibo” –  Kerher Verlag

2012 “Red Thistle” – Dewi Lewis

2012 “Chardon Rouge” – Actes sud

2012 “Cardo Rosso” – Peliti

2012 “Rote Distel” – Kherner Verlag.

2012 “Holler – Enel Contemporanea” – H+

2009 “La Linea Inesistente” – Contrasto

2007 “Dusha – Russian Soul” - Edizioni Postcart

 
 

Selected Catalogues:


2015 “Generation ‘74” – Kaunas Festival Catalogue

2012 “War is only half of the story vol. 4”  –Aftermath Foundation

2011 “Time In Turkey” – Zaman

2010 “Burn 01 in print” – Magnum Foundation

2010 “War is only half of the story vol. 3” – Aftermath Foundation

2009 “Foam Talent issue” - Foam

2009 “Reportage Atri Festival” - Peliti Associati

2009 “Clear Light” - Peliti Associati

2009 “La Gioia”- Zone Attive Edizioni

2008 “Quotidianamente Fotografi” - Edizioni Postcart

2005 “Il sole nelle mani” - Motta Editore