Gabriele Cecconi is an Italian documentary photographer interested in cultural, political and environmental issues. He approached photography after a law degree and in 2015 he was selected by Camera Torino and Leica for a masterclass with Magnum photographer Alex Webb. Since then he made several reportages until 2018 when he started working on long-term projects.
His project on the environmental impact of Rohingya migration in southern Bangladesh has received numerous international awards including the Yves Rocher Photography Award at Visa pour l'Image, POY, Andrei Stenin Grand Prix, PX3 Photographer of the Year and the LUMIX Sustainability Award among others.
His work has been exhibited internationally in museums, festivals and galleries including the Hermitage State Museum, the United Nations Headquarters, Photo Vogue Festival, Festival della Fotografia Etica and it has been published by Italian and international newspapers and magazines including National Geographic, The Guardian, GUP, Internazionale, L'Espresso, Newsweek and Courrier International.
At the same time he carries out research on the relationship between culture, power and representation and on the spiritual and pedagogical aspects of the visual arts.