Massimo Berruti


B.1979
Based in Rome

Massimo regularly works with international magazines like TIME, The New Yorker, NewsWeek and Espresso. Massimo’s documentary photographical interests are primarily focused on social and geopolitical dynamics connected with the war on terror scenario. He is mostly known for his long term project on Pakistan, approaching the subject of social change.

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It is this project that, with the support of the Carmignac Foundation, became his first monographic book: Lashkars. (Ed Actes Sud). Berruti’s work has won numerous grants and prizes among the most prestigious in the world. His images are part of the Carmignac Foundation and the MAXXI Museum in Rome, his essays have been exhibited at the Nobel Peace Centre as well as in some of the international festivals like Rencontres d’Arles and Visa pour L’Image. Massimo is based in Rome.

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Massimo Berruti

Selected works

My Quiet Place

My Quiet Place

Massimo Berruti

A quiet place is what we are all looking for, a place where we feel good and safe, sometimes it can just be an imaginary one. Green Bank is actually real, a very small town rising in the middle of the so called "National Radio Quiet Zone", a huge squared area of approximately 10.000 square…

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Drops

Drops

Grand Prix AFD du meilleur projet de reportage photo 2014 Gaza is an isolated land so tiny and poor of resources, that it remains totally dependent from the “exterior,” even…

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Epidemic

Epidemic

In the shadow of the Vesuvius, the area of Naples is subject to a major political, ecological and sanitary furore. In twenty-two years, about 10 million tonnes of industrial waste…

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The Dusty Path

The Dusty Path

There are places to be seen with your own eyes, places and people that deserves a major attention and a deeper perspective. Some places are, even if very far away…

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Lost in Kaboul

Lost in Kaboul

Kabul is an open laboratory and a broken experiment, a place where things mixes up under no control what so ever. What happens there is not just about a war…

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