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About Simone Sapienza
Simone Sapienza (Italy, 1990) graduated with a first class BA (HONS) in Documentary Photography from the University of South Wales, Newport in 2016. After he won Ragusa Photo Festival in 2012, in 2014 he has been amongst the winners of PDN Edu and he has been nominated as “Moving Images Photographer of the Year” at Lucie Awards 2014, New York.
Finally, in 2015, he has got a 2nd place at Tabò Prize – Fotoleggendo 2015 as well as received a Honorable Mention from the Photographic Museum of Humanity as finalist of the New Generation prize. In 2016 he has won the Breakthrough Award by BJP for the best undergraduate series.
Simone actually lives in Sicily and he's co-founder of Gazebook – Sicily Photobook Festival.