ABOUT ME
Karl Mancini (b.1978) is an Italian-Argentine documentary photographer based out of Rome and Buenos Aires. He studied photojournalism in New York at the International Center of Photography (ICP). Since 2001 he has worked in more than 90 countries, with a particular preference for Asia and South America, as a freelance photojournalist and writer, following socio-historical and political events and focusing on issues such as gender violence (to which he is working on since 12 years) war aftermaths, minorities, human rights, migration, the tragic story of landmines (to which he has dedicated years of work) . His longterm work NI UNA MENOS about the feminicide and the violence against women has been awarded, among others, at the Sony World Photography Award 2017, Luis Valtueña International Humanitarian Photography Award, Days Japan International Photojournalism Award 2018, Gomma Grant 2017 and Kolga Awards 2017. His works have also been exhibited in USA, England, Russia, Australia, India, Japan, Italy, Spain, Greece, Canada, Switzerland and in many important international festivals, earning him several awards in many prestigious competitions. His stories have been featured in some of the most prominent magazines and newspapers from all over the world and he regularly collaborate with International NGOs and international magazines and newspapers such as Newsweek, Stern Magazin, Der Spiegel, Marie Claire, Vanity Fair, CNN, Internazionale, El pais, El Mundo, Die Zeit, Courrier International, NZZ am Sonntag, Io Donna and many others. In 2014 he was selected as one of the Emerging European Talents by the online magazine LensCulture and was one of the finalists at Portfolio Italia-Fiaf. In 2015 he published a book, ITALIANSKIJ, about the Italian community in Crimea persecuted during the Stalinian Purges. Since January 2014 he has collaborated with the Echo Photojournalism, and in 2015 he has been appointed staff photographer. He's currently working on violence against women extending his long term project 'Ni una Menos' to the other Latin American countries where the situation is alarming. At the same time he's working on an other long term 'La Linea Invisible' about life in the suburbs of South America through the eyes of the youngsters.
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