Antonio Faccilongo

Antonio Faccilongo is an Italian documentary photographer based in Rome.

After graduating in communication sciences and then obtaining a masters in photojournalism he complemented his training through workshops, seminars and courses with industry professionals including Stefano De Luigi (VII), Elena Boille (Internazionale), Francesco Zizola and Yuri Kozyrev (Noor), Christian Caujolle (Agence VU) and Tiziana Faraoni (L’Espresso). 

His work is mostly focused on Asia and the Middle East, principally in Palestine, covering social, political and cultural issues. Documenting the aftermath of Palestinian-Israeli conflict in West Bank and Gaza Strip, he sought to unveil and highlight the humanitarian issues hidden within one of the world’s most reported conflicts. 

His long term projects about Women in Palestine, "Habibi" and  "(Single) Women", have received several awards and have been exhibited internationally in numerous shows and festivals including finalist Visa D'or feature, Best color documentary Gomma Grant, 1st prize LuganoPhotoDays, 1st prize Umbria World Fest, 1st prize Kuala Lumpur Photo Awards.

His work and assignments have been published in some of the most prominent international publications including National Geographic Usa, L'Espresso, Time, Stern, Der Spiegel, Le Monde, New York Times, Geo, The Guardian, Daily Mail, Focus Magazin, Vice, Liberation, Die Zeit, Marie Claire, Internazionale, Wired, Vsd, Polka, Swide, Le Tube, Wirtschafts Woche, Taz Die, Days Japan, Tagesanzeiger, The Sun, Piel de Foto, Panorama, Days Japan, Youth Vision, Oggi, Gente.