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Civilians sift through the rubble looking for survivors following an Israeli air raid. Beirut, Lebanon, 2006 © Paolo Pellegrin / Magnum Photos | Image source internet
Civilians sift through the rubble looking for survivors following an Israeli air raid. Beirut, Lebanon, 2006 © Paolo Pellegrin / Magnum Photos | Image source internet

Paolo Pellegrin

In my work, I present questions and concerns. [It’s] the opportunity to put a system of antibodies into circulation, without any pretense of making the world a better place, but to start a conversation with the world.

Paolo Pellegrin

Paolo Pellegrin (1964) is a photojournalist. He was born in Rome, Italy, into a family of architects. He is a member of the Magnum Photos agency and has won ten World Press Photo awards. Paolo Pellegrin has documented many of this generation’s major disasters and conflicts, from revolutions to wars to tsunamis. He has photographed in Lebanon, Iran, Palestine, Romania, Afghanistan, Libya, Cuba, the United States, Mali, Egypt, Algeria, Haiti, Tunisia, and Indonesia.

Pellegrin was born in 1964 in Rome. He studied architecture at L’Università la Sapienza, Rome, before studying photography at L’istituto Italiano di Fotografia. Between 1991 and 2001 Pellegrin was represented by Agence VU in Paris. He was a contract photographer for Newsweek for ten years.

He has been published in many leading publications including TIME magazine, The New York Times, Newsweek, and the New York Times Magazine, where he has photographed more than ten cover stories with reporter Scott Anderson. Pellegrin is a winner of many awards, including ten World Press Photo awards and numerous Photographer of the Year awards, a Leica Medal of Excellence, an Olivier Rebbot Award, the Hansel-Meith Preis, and the Robert Capa Gold Medal Award. In 2006, he was assigned the W. Eugene Smith Grant in Humanistic Photography.

In 2001 he became a Magnum Photos nominee and a full member in 2005.

Published on March 15, 2021
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