Antonio Faccilongo

Antonio Faccilongo is an Italian documentary photographer based in Rome.

After graduating with a degree in communication sciences, and then obtaining a masters in photojournalism, he focused his attention on Asia and the Middle East, principally in Israel and Palestine, covering social, political and cultural issues.

Documenting the consequences of the 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, because too often it is shown only as a place of war and violence.

His long-term projects about women and their families in Palestine, “Habibi” and “(Single) Women,” have received several awards and grants including the Getty editorial grant; best color documentary at Gomma Grant; 1st prize at LuganoPhotoDays; 1st prize at Umbria World Fest; 1st prize at Kuala Lumpur Photo Awards; 2nd Prize at PhMuseum; and was finalist at Visa D'or feature, among the others.

Furthermore, his long-term projects have been exhibited internationally at numerous shows and festivals including Les Rencontres d’Arles, Buenos Aires Biennial, screened at Visa pour l'image Perpignan and was included on global campaign #WomenMatter against the violence toward women, made by the organization Dysturb.

His work and assignments have been published in some of the most prominent international publications including National Geographic, Time, Stern, Der Spiegel, Le Monde, The New York Times, Geo, The Guardian, Paris Match, L'Espresso, Internazionale and many others.

His personal website can be found here.