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Nicolò Filippo Rosso (b.1985) is an Italian documentary photographer living between South, Central, and North America. After graduating with a degree in Literature at the Universitá Degli Studi Di Torino in Italy, he moved to Latin America, living mainly in Colombia for the past ten years. Witnessing stories of trauma, inequality, and injustices that have shattered the region for generations, he chose to tell stories of abandoned communities, mass migration crises, conflict, and climate change. Since 2018, he has documented the migration movements across the continent for his project Exodus. Other works include Forgotten in Dust, a project about desertification, coal exploitation, child mortality, and malnutrition among the indigenous Wayuu of La Guajira in Colombia. In 2021, he received the W. Eugene Smith Memorial Award for Humanistic Photography. Recognitions to his work include the Getty Editorial Grant, World Press Photo, Pictures of the Year International, Best of Photojournalism (NPPA), International Photography Award, World Report Award, Premio Ponchielli, Prix ANI-PixTrack. Rosso is a regular contributor at Bloomberg News, The Washington Post, and The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR). He has given lectures about photography and journalism in universities in Colombia, Europe, and the United States. He is fluent in Italian, English, Spanish, French.
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