Stefano Morelli (1979), italian photographer and Visual Anthropologist. His works are published in leading international newspapers and magazines such as National Geographic (ITA), Geo (ESP), Washington Post (USA), Datum (AUT), View –Stern ((DEU). Currently he is collaborating with NGOs and with the Chair of Visual Anthropology, University of Florence (Italy), with whom he regularly publishes academic essays.

Selected Awards

  • SONY World Photography Awards, Shortlist, Contemporary Issues, 2018.
  • ZEISS Photography Award, Shortlist, 2018.
  • PX3, Prix de la Photographie Paris, Bronze Medal, Feature Story, 2014.
  • IPA, International Photography Awards, First Prize, People – Lifestyle, 2014.

Selected Publications in Visual Anthropology

  • Segni nonostante tutto. Fotografando una scrittura in P. Chiozzi (edited by), Didattica della Visualità, (Pag. 195- 232), Acireale – Rome, 2008.
  • La struttura strappata. Ragazzi albanesi fra emigrazione e ritorno, Bonanno Editore, Acireale – Roma, 2011.
  • Spaghetto ai Coltellacci, in F. Caroti (edited by), Le Ricette della Memoria, (Pag. 155- 165), Bonanno Editore, Acireale – Rome, 2012
  • Quante strade deve percorrere un uomo prima di poter essere chiamato uomo, (Pag. 131- 140), in C. Pace, F. Caroti (edited by), Io e l’antropologo. Acireale – Rome, 2013.
  • Né autoritratto né selfie, in P. Chiozzi (edited by), Con gli occhi di Giano. Narrazioni e unità delle scienze umane, (Pag. 181- 196), Acireale – Rome, 2014.
  • http://www.rivistadiscienzesociali.it/immagini-e-parole-dialogo-su-etica-e-metodo-della-ricerca-fotografica/ Per un atlante delle scienze umane, n. 16, Agosto 2016 – edited by Paolo Chiozzi, University of Florence.

Conferences/Workshops/Selected Exhibitions

  • Contributor since 2012 at the annual work-shop of Gruppo di Ricerca Interdisciplinare “Il Pallaio”, coordinated by Prof. Paolo Chiozzi (University of Florence). Main themes: Segni nonostante tutto. Fotografando una scrittura (2012); La struttura strappata. Ragazzi albanesi fra emigrazione e ritorno (2013); Né autoritratto né selfie (2014); Suspension. The uncertainty of living close to a dangerous nuclear power plant. (2018)
  • Exhibition Somerset House– London (UK) – 2018
  • Exhibition London College of Communication – London (UK) – 2015
  • Exhibition Wandsworth Museum – London (UK) – 2013
  • Exhibition Perugia Social Photo Fest – Perugia (IT) – 2013
  • Exhibition Seravezza Fotografia – Seravezza (IT) – 2012
  • Exhibition The Royal Horseguards, Whitehall – London (UK) – 2011
  • Presentation La struttura strappata. Ragazzi albanesi fra emigrazione e ritorno in various cultural events along Italy as Salone del Libro of Torino – 2011
  • Exhibition Russian Research Institute for Cultural and Natural Heritage – Mosca (RU)- 2010
  • Contributor at Perceiving Children, conference of Visual Anthropology of Childhood, Moesgård Museum, Århus (DK) – 2010