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ALESSSANDRO CALABRESE

He graduated in Landscape Architecture from IUAV (University of Architecture and Visual Arts), Venice, in 2011. In 2012 he attended the Master in Photography and Visual Design at NABA AND he spent a period in Amsterdam working as an assistant to Hans van der Meer and carrying out research for the platform Paradox. He participated to the 2015 Fotomuseum Winthertur’s annual Plat(t)form, an international portfolio review aimed at promoting young emerging photographers. His third book, Die Deutsche Punkinvasion (Skinnerboox, 2015), was exhibited at Fotopub Festival 2015 in Novo Mesto, Slovenia and at the BredaPhoto Festival 2016, Netherlands. In 2015 he has been selected among the 21 emergent talents in international photography by FOAM Magazine  with A Failed Entertainment, he participated to the respective group shows at Unseen Photo Fair & Festival (Amsterdam), Atelier Néerlandais (Paris) during Paris Photo, De Markten (Bruxelles) and Beaconsfield Gallery during Photo London (London).
Since 2016 he is represented by the gallery Viasaterna.
He has been recently awarded the fifth edition of the Graziadei Prize with the project A Failed Entertainment, exhibited for the first time as a solo show at MACRO Museum in Rome during Fotografia, Festival Internazionale di Roma.

Books by Alessandro Calabrese
THOREAU
THOREAU - Limited Edition
DIE DEUTSCHE PUNKINVASION
A FAILED ENTERTAINMENT