ALBERTO GIULIANI, FINALIST OF THE SEPTEMBER 2017 EDITION
Please scroll down to see the statement and images of Alberto's Project
Alberto Giuliani (Pesaro, Italy 1975) is a photographer and journalist. His pictures have been published in leading international magazines, such as Vanity Fair, AD, GQ, D La Repubblica, Io Donna/Corriere della Sera, and Il Sole 24 Ore. Alberto is the author of several photographic books. With "Malacarne - Married to the Mob” on the Italian mafias, he won the Siani Award for Journalism, and was finalists in the W.E.Smith Grant (2009).
He was awarded in Leica Award, Canon, Lensculture, Streamers Premio Celeste, and FEDIC for the short movie, having taken part of the J.S.Masterclass of the World Press Photo (2005). Having founded and directed the LUZ photo agency in Milan, he currently teaches storytelling at the Rome School of Film Rossellini.
Project Statement, Surviving Humanity.
Climate change, demography, migrations, war. Following the experts opinion, in the coming decades we are going to face huge challenges. And for the first time in the history, we are dealing with our survival. This work explores what science is doing around the world to face the future, meets those unknown men and women handling with our destiny, and narrates
places where human being is organising his resilience. Pictures were taken in: North Pole scientific base and Global Seed Vault (Svalbard), Cryopreservation Centres (USA), institutes and universities developing humanoid robots (Japan), NASA astronauts simulating life on Mars (Hi Seas IV - Hawaii), edible insect farming (Netherland), biosphere of Eden Project (UK), dog cloning (Korea), genomic research and China National GeneBank (China), luxury bunkers (USA).
This project has started in February 2016 and it is still ongoing.