Alex Majoli | Daniele Dainelli | Lorenzo Cicconi Massi | Lorenzo Pesce | Marta Sarlo | Martino Lombezzi | Massimo Siragusa | Niccolò Degiorgis | Paolo Pellegrin | Simona GhizzoniPaolo Pellegrin was born in Rome in 1964. After studying architecture, he switched to photography, which he studied at the Italian Institute of Photography in Rome. That was where he met the Italian photographer Enzo Ragazzini, who became his mentor. Pellegrin arrived at Magnum Photos as a nominee in 2001 and became a full member in 2005. He works on contract for Newsweek. Pellegrin is one of the war photographers who has received the highest number of international awards; he is a nine-time winner of the World Press Photo Award and he has won numerous Photographer of the Year Awards, a Leica Medal of Excellence, a Olivier Rebbot Award, the Hansel-Mieth Preis, and the Robert Capa Gold Medal Award. In 2006, he was the recipient of the W. Eugene Smith Grant in Humanistic Photography. Pellegrin has participated in many group exhibitions and has also held many solo shows organized in some of the most famous museums in the world, including the Corcoran in Washington, D.C., the Photographers' Gallery in London, and Forma Foundation in Milan. He has published Paolo Pellegrin (Kunstfoyer der Versicherungskammer Bayern, 2012), Dies Irae (Contrasto, Italy, 2011), Paolo Pellegrin (Photo Poche collection, Actes Sud, France, 2010), As I Was Dying (Actes Sud, France, 2007), Double Blind (Trolley, 2007), Kosovo 1999–2000: The Flight of Reason (Trolley, USA, 2002), L'au delà est là (Le Point du Jour, France, 2001), Cambogia (Federico Motta Editore, Italia, 1998), and Bambini (Sinnos, Italia, 1997). He lives and works in Rome and New York.