About Simone Sapienza
(hello, 'mpare)

24 years old
based between Cardiff (South Wales, UK) and Siracusa (Sicily, Italy)
member of NUJ - National Union of Journalist
studying BA Documentary Photography at the University of South Wales - Newport (2013 - 2016)

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email // simonesapienza90@gmail.com
mobile 1 // +44 (0)783 5257095 (UK)
mobile 2 // +39 320 2526214 (Italy)
skype // simone.sapienza.90
whatsapp // +44 783 5257095

carrier pigeons are not allowed, sorry.



AWARDS

2014
- 1st placed, "PDN Edu 2014" by PDN
- 2nd placed, "IPA 2014 - International Photography Award", Moving Image
- Finalist, "Moving Image Photographer of the Year", The Lucie Awards 2014, New York
- Honorable Mention, "IPA 2014 - International Photography Award", Culture.
- Honorable Mention, "IPA 2014 - International Photography Award", Landscape
- Honorable Mention, "One Shot 2014" by IPA International Photography Award
- Shortlisted, "ISPA - International Street Photography Award 2014", student.
- Shortlisted, "Kolga Award 2014", Geocell Mobile Project
- Emerging Photographer Scolarship, PWNY 2014 – Workshop held by Stefano De Luigi (VII) in Paris.

2013
- 1st placed, "57th prize Basilio Cascella"
- 2nd placed, "IPA 2013 - International Photography Award", Culture
- Bronze Award, "One Eyeland Photography Award 2013"
- Honorable Mention, "IPA 2013 - International Photography Award", Culture

2012
- 1st placed, "Ragusa Foto Festival 2012"



EXHIBITIONS

2013
- "Fatih Belediyesi", at '2° Ragusa Photofestival' (Palazzo Cosentini, Ragusa, Italy)

2012
- "Istanbul Cami", at 'Mammut Art Space' (Catania, Italy), with Simone Raeli.
- "La Istanbul dei luoghi comuni", at 'Vecchia Dogana' (Catania, Italy), with Simone Raeli.


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2014
- "ISOLA" at ''Cantieri Culturali alla Zisa'' (Palermo, Italy)
- "The best photos of the year", at Kolga Award 2014 (Tbilisi, Georgia)
- "Urban Street" - Finalists International DotArt 2012, at ''Municipal Gallery'' (Sumy, Ukraine)

2013
- "57th prize Basilio Cascella" - Finalists, at 'Palazzo Farnese' (Ortona, Chieti, Italy)
- "Urban Street" - Finalists International DotArt 2012, at ''Galleria Riga'' (Riga, Latvia)
- "Visioni Sostenibili - PON 2013 Photography Award" - Finalists, at "Casa del Cinema" (Rome, Italy)

2012
- "Fotografia Siciliana Contemporanea", at 'Ex Collegio Gesuiti' (Alcamo, Trapani, Italy) by 'Nuove (Im)pressioni'
- "Urban Street" - Finalists International DotArt 2012, at Cultural Centre 'En medio de' (Bucaramanga, Colombia)
- "Rituali (extra)ordinari", at 'Galleria Artesia' (Catania, Italy)

2011
- "Urban Street" - Finalists International DotArt 2011, at 'Lokator' (Cracow, Poland)
- "Urban Street" - Finalists International DotArt 2011, at 'International Centre for Theoretical Physics' (Trieste, Italy)
- "Tracce di donna", at 'Ciminiere - Med Photo Fest' (Catania, Italy) by ACAF.


PUBLICATIONS

2013
- "Nel cuore vero di Istanbul", published online by National Geographic Italy

2011
- Calendar "Sicilia Bedda", published by Saturnia.

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thank you assai,
Simone.


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