Giorgio Bianchi was born in Rome in 1973
He has always had a passion for photography to the point of leaving his full time job in Rome to devote himself completely to photography.
After a couple of years in south-east Asia working as assistant with a travel photographer organizing workshops, he finally decided to pursue a career as a photojournalist.
In his photography Giorgio has always paid particular attention to political and anthropological issues and has embarked upon a freelance career to focus on a combination of long-term personal projects and client assignments. He has covered stories in Syria, Ukraine, Burkina Faso, Vietnam, Myanmar, Nepal, India, etc.
His work has been exhibited in several solo and group exhibitions in Italy and abroad: Strand Gallery (London), Royal Geographical Society (London),
MIBAC (Rome), A.F.I. Archivio Fotografico Italiano, Palazzo Cicogna (Varese), La Fabbrica del Vapore (Milan), C40 Mayors Summit (Mexico City).
Giorgio Bianchi’s work has been published in Guardian Magazine, Il Manifesto, Gente di Fotografia Magazine, Fotografia Reflex Magazine and in many on-line galleries.
Awards include: Best New Talent at the 2014 PX3 competition, overall winner at the 2014 Terry O’ Neill Award, Discovery of the year at the 2014 Monochrome Award, winner at the 2015 Lugano Photo Days (Open category), finalist at the 2014, 2015 and 2016 Manuel Rivera-Ortiz Foundation for Documentary Photography & Film Grant, winner at Umbria World Fest 016; top finalist at the 2016 Visura Photojournalism Grant, Finalist at the LensCulture Exposure awards/17