Alessandro Toscano is a lens-based artist and photographer.
His work is focused on the study of landscape related to socio-cultural, political and economic issues; with his projects he investigates the relationship between man and the environment, perception and representation.
Currently based in Italy.
Graduated in Communication Science at the Sapienza University in Rome, at the same time as his personal research, he dedicated himself to documentary and editorial photography.
Co-creative director of OCCHIO, a research and educational lab focused on visual culture.
Teaching Professor of Documentary Filmmaking at the Accademia09 in Milan.
Selected clients and publications:
Financial Times Magazine, L'Espresso, Le Parisien, Liberation, Mare Magazine, Internazionale, L'Essenziale, D di Repubblica, Marie Claire, Altair Magazine, Causette Magazine, Der Spiegel, Einaudi Editore, Famiglia Cristiana, Grazia, Huffington Post, Il Venerdì di Repubblica, Io Donna, Italian Film Commission, La Repubblica, Qui Touring, SETTE Corriere della Sera, Wired.
La Camera del Mare, site specific installation for TUNÈA Project. Antiche Tonnare, Isola di San Pietro, 2022.
OverTourism, group exhibit. New Post Photography?, Central European House of Photography, Bratislava, 2021.
OverTourism, group exhibit. New Post Photography? Award. Mia Fair, Milano, 2021.
OverTourism, group exhibit. IULM-Mattatoio Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Roma, 2019.
A Closed Up Story, Profondo Collettivo 2 Festival, Bolzano, 2019.
A Closed Up Story, group exhib. TiefKollektiv, Glorenza/Glurns, 2018.
Premio Combat Prize, finalists exhib. Museo G. Fattori, Livorno, 2018.
999 domande-Call for project ABITARE, finalists exhib. La Triennale di Milano 2017.
Space9, group exhib. Fondazione per l'Arte Bartoli Felter, Cagliari 2017.
Premio Francesco Fabbri per le Arti Contemporanee, group exhib. Villa Brandolini, Solighetto 2017.
Heroes, solo exhib. M-Gallery Teatro Massimo, Cagliari 2017.
A Closed Up Story, two artist exhib. with Maria Papadimitriou. Carte-C, Musei Civici, Cagliari 2015.
Il Racconto Onesto, group exhib. House of Literatures, Rome 2015.
Il Racconto Onesto, group exhib. Spazio Forma Meravigli, Milan 2015.
Sardinian Postcards, solo exhib. Exma, Cagliari 2014.
Photolux Festival, group projection. Lucca 2013.
Incontri ad Eea, residency project. Ponza, 2013.
OnOff Picture, group exhib. Mandeep photography and beyond, Roma 2009.
100x100Ritratti, group exhib. Multiple locations, Italy 2008/2009.
TUNÈA. Artist in residence. Creative Living Lab - Direzione Generale Creatività Contemporanea - MIC, Isola di San Pietro, 2021.
New Post Photography? Winner. Mia Photo Fair, Milan, 2020.
Premio Combat Prize. Finalist. Museo G. Fattori, Livorno, 2018.
Call For Project ABITARE. Finalist. MUFOCO_MiBACT_Triennale di Milano. Italy, 2017.
Premio Francesco Fabbri per le Arti Contemporanee. Finalist. Villa Brandolini, Solighetto-Treviso Italy, 2017.
Premio Fundación Ankaria/PhotoEspaña-DescubrimientoPHE. Best Portfolio. Royal Spanish Accademy. Rome, 2017.