Erik Messori focuses his work on photojournalism and reports on both national and international issues. His professional development has included attending Gianni Berengo Gardin seminars on photography in Milan. Messori’s works have been published in National Geographic Italia, Der Spiegel, Private Magazine, Wired Magazine Italia, Vision Magazine, The Guardian, CNN, Corriere della Sera, La Stampa, Le Journal de la Photographie, Photojournale, The Australian, Out of Focus Magazine, Bite Magazine, Visura Magazine, PeaceReporter Magazine. A portion of his project on Chernobyl has been published in the volume Connections across a Human Planet (Photojournale 2009) and his Coal Mines image has been published in the book Bonded Labor (Columbia University NYC 2012). He has been recognized with many international awards.
Alessandro Vincenzi is a self-trained documentary photographer, who has a special interest for stories from Eastern Europe and the Ex-Soviet Union Countries. His career as a photographer started at the end of 2008 after working for almost five years with Medecins Sans Frontieres as a biologist. Photography for Alessandro is the link between those who have a story to tell and those willing to hear it. What he most enjoys about his work is the interaction with people and the countless stories that he comes across. His works have been published in several magazines all over the world: Le Monde, Jesus Magazine, The Big Issue Taiwan, SACE Mag, D La Repubblica, Marie Claire, Visoin, Gioia, Bebier Magazin Austria, Himal Magazin Nepal, Private Magazine, GEO, Vanity Fair. He is based in Barcelona.
Mashid Mohadjerin is an award-winning photojournalist and visual artist currently based in Belgium, working world-wide both on-assignment and through self-initiated projects. Her works are exhibited internationally and have been published in The New York Times and Lens Blog, Newsweek, The Wall Street Journal, Le Monde, La Domenica di Repubblica, GlobalPost, de Standaard Magazine, De Volkskrant, BBC online, The Globe & Mail, MSF (Doctors Without Borders), Oxfam, Amnesty Journal, among others. Mashid received the first prize at World Press Photo 2009 in the category Contemporary Issues, other awards include the International Photography Award and Prix de La Photo. Her work was shown at the Aperture Gallery in New York, at the Wandsworth Museum in London, at the Noorderlicht Photo Festival in the Netherlands, FotoLeggendo Festival in Italy, Palm Springs Photo Festival in California, at a traveling IOM exhibition around Central Asia, and most recently at the Red Star Line Museum in Antwerp. She has lived in Brussels, Amsterdam, and New York and speaks English, Persian, Dutch, and French. She is represented by Redux for the US market.
Francesco Pistilli is an Italian freelance photojournalist and videographer. His work has been published and distributed widely on several international and national magazines. Currently he is focusing on reportage and editorial portraiture with political, social and environmental contents. Francesco has been working in Sierra Leone, Central African Republic, Sudan, Philippines, India, Brazil, Palestine, Costa Rica, Uruguay, Egypt, Hungary, Greece, Argentina, Indonesia and Turkey. Since 2008 he traveled to Latin America, Africa and Asia working for magazines and NGOs as photographer and videographer. Francesco received a Masterclass degree in Photojournalism from Contrasto photoagency. His works has been published in: TIME, New York Times, BBC news, M le Magazine du Monde, L’Espresso, Internazionale, Politico, Wired, Elle, D di Repubblica, Vanity Fair, Corriere della Sera, Süddeutsche Zeitung, Sportweek, Expressen, Grazia, L’Edition du soir, OneWorld magazine, TRVL magazine, Repubblica.it, Tico Times, Euroasianet.
Paulo Nunes dos Santos is a Dublin based freelance photojournalist & reporter covering armed conflict, humanitarian crisis, political instability and social issues worldwide. He graduated from Universidade Autonoma de Lisboa in 2002 with a masters in Communication Sciences/Journalism and has since traveled extensively working throughout the Middle East, North and Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, South America, Caucasus and Eastern Europe. He collaborates as an international correspondent with the Portuguese newspaper Expresso, contributes regularly as a photographer with The New York Times and often publishes his work elsewhere internationally. His photos and feature stories have also appeared in publications such as the International Herald Tribune, TIME.com, Sunday Times, Le Monde, The Irish Times, Courrier Internacional, Financial Times, AFP and Al-Jazeera, as well as in a variety of corporate magazines and websites.
Peter Wilson is a highly experienced and versatile reporter working out of London. He has spent more than 20 years as a foreign correspondent based in Tokyo, Washington and London, reporting from 60-plus countries on everything from wars to US presidential elections and the Olympics. He has written for newspapers and magazines in more than 20 countries. Named the “Australian Journalist of the Year” in 2003 for his Iraq War coverage, he served as Deputy Editor of the national newspaper The Australian and began freelancing in 2012. Having trained on Melbourne’s “Sun News-Pictorial” he has spent his whole career working closely with photographers to maximize the impact of having words and photos work together. Articles have appeared in titles including the Sydney Morning Herald, Melbourne Age, The Australian and the Canberra Times, The Times, De Morgen, National Post, Kathimerini, Expressen, South China Morning Post, Irish Times, De Telegraaf, Aftenposten, Expresso.
Annecristie Badiu gathered her first experience by working for the TV Broadcast Production Company, Me Myself & Eye in Hamburg. She spent several years working in different editorial departments of the company. At the same time she graduated from the University of Hamburg with a M.A. in Foreign Languages and Literatures. In 2008, Annecristie started working for action press, one of the greatest and long standing photography agencies in Germany. She worked as a picture editor and was responsible for exclusive set sales and acquisition of new international photographers. One of her functions was the role of key account manager for all partnering agencies and suppliers and she attended international trades shows and festivals each year. In 2012 she moved to Italy and continued her experience within in the field by working as an account manager for the photojournalism agency ParalleloZero. At the moment she is working as a freelance photography agent.