Alfredo Bini

Alfredo Bini

Alfredo Bini is a freelance photojournalist. His work, which is published by the major international media, is often used as debating material during conferences, television programs, and festivals. It is exhibited and projected in museums, galleries, and universities. He works on editorial, corporate, and advertising assignments. He lives in Italy and New York.

His reportages: “WATER AND LAND IN SAHEL, THE CASE OF BURKINA FASO” was "Runner-Up" at the "Travel Photo of the Year" in the UK, and won 2nd place and received 2 honorable mentions at the IPAwards in New York. It received the Silver Award of Excellence at the "Biennial Juried Photography Show" (NY).

TRANSMIGRATIONS: was published and diffused by the main international media, and was included in two academic publications: African and Black Diaspora, by Taylor & Francis, for DePaul University of Chicago and the New Geographies Journal, by Harvard University. It received 2nd prize in three international photojournalism competitions: PX3 de la Photographie Paris, FotoWeek DC Washington, and Chatwin prize Genova. It won the Days Japan Readers Award and received 3 honorable mentions at the IPAwards (NYC). It was exhibited and projected at the Yokohama Photofestival 2011, the Auckland Festival of Photography 2012, and the Ballarat Foto Biennale 2013 (Alberta, Australia).
LIBYAN UPRISING: a reportage about the first month of the Libyan Revolution, includes the very first images of the siege of Misrata published by the international press. This project won 2nd prize for war photojournalism at the PX3 de la Photographie Paris and was projected at the New York Photo Festival 2011 and at the Auckland Festival of Photography 2012.

"LAND GRABBING OR LAND TO INVESTORS?" was projected at the 24th Visa Pour l’Image in Perpignan and exhibited at the 12th China Pingyao International Photography Festival and the 3rd Brooklyn Photoville Festival. It has been used as debating material at the University of Virginia and at Brooklyn Photoville, and has been presented in a lecture at the New School of Design and at the ICP in New York City. It was recently released as a video documentary, screened at movie and photo festivals worldwide.

Bini has exhibited in museums and galleries such as the Corcoan Gallery in Washington, the Espace Dupon in Paris, and the Edward Hopper Museum in NY. He regularly collaborates with NGOs and UN Agencies such as Caritas, Oxfam, FAO, and UNICEF.