Camillo was born in Rome (1988).

Only after completing his studies in political science and anthropology, he decided to devote himself entirely to photography. Nowadays, is mostly interested in personal and long-term projects and deals with documentary photography trough the combination of the anthropological approach and the photographic medium.

Since 2015 he has been working on a visual project about the valley of Kashmir, India, exploring the notion and the experience of conflict, memory, religion and political aspirations.

In 2017 he received one of the Alexia Foundation Student Grant to keep working on  “Endless winter”.

In 2018 was selected for the NOOR - Nikon Masterclass in Turin, Italy.

His projects received several awards such as LensCulture B&W, Short Story at World Report Award, Feature Shoot Emerging Photographer, 1st prize at Fotoleggendo, 1st prize at Kuala Lumpur International Photo Awards.

Furthermore, his works have been published on Time, Der Spiegel, National Geographic, Internazionale, BuzFeed, Mashable, Il Reportage, Gazeta Wyborcza, So Foot, Il Manifesto, Left, among others. 

He have been exhibited at festivals in US, Italy, England, Australia, Spain, India, Israel, Lithuania, Malaysia, United Arab Emirates.


Shortlist - Gomma Grant 2019
Winner - Portrait of Humanity 2019
Finalist - Emerging Photography Award - Miami Photo Fest 2019
Finalist - Head On Photo Awards 2019
Shortlist - Athens Photo Festival 2019
Shortlist - Conceptual - Kolga Tbilisi Photo 2019

1st Place - LensCulture - Black & White Awards 2018
1st Place - World Report Award - Lodi, Short Story 2018
1st Place - Single Image - Kuala Lumpur International Photo Awards 2018
1st Place - Fotoleggendo 2018
3rd Place - Il Reportage Photojournalism Award 2018
Winner - Feature Shoot Emerging Photography Award 2018

Shortlist - Post Conflict - Getxophoto International Image Festival 2018
Selected - NOOR-Nikon Masterclass in Turin 2018
Selected - No Place Like Home - Gulf Photo Plus: Dubai's Center For Photography 2018

Finalist - Premio Ponchielli 2018
Finalist - Meitar Award - Photo Israel 2018
Finalist - Body - Photography Grant and Magazine Awards 2018

Finalist - Festival of Photojournalism Vilnius Photo Circle 2018
Honourable Mention - IAFOR Documentary Photography Award 2018

Honourable Mention - ND Awards Photo Contest 2018

Alexia Foundation Award of Excellence Student Grant 2017
1st Place - Conflict  - MIFA 2017
2nd Place - Editorial - MIFA 2017
Silver Medal - General News - PX3 2017
Shortlist - Reportage and One Shot - Kolga Tbilisi Photo 2017
Remarkable Award - Storytelling - SIPA 2017
Honourable Mention - Photojournalism - International Photographer of the Year 2017
Honourable Mention - Photojournalism - Monochrome Awards 2017


2019 Aperture Galley, New York, US - "The valley of shadows"
2019 Format Festival, Derby, UK - "The valley of shadows"
2019 Head On Photo Festival, Sydney, AUS - "The valley of shadows"
2019 Rescontres photographiques, Montpellier, FR - "The valley of shadows"
2019 Estação Imagem, Coimbra, POR, - "The valley of shadows"
2019 Miami Photo Fest, Miami, US - "The valley of shadows"

2018 Festival della Fotografia Etica, Lodi, IT - "The valley of shadows"
2018 Getxophoto International Image Festival, Getxo, SP - "The valley of shadows"
2018 Gulf Photo Plus: Dubai's Center For Photography, Dubai, UAE - "Endless winter"
2018 Photo Is:rael, Tel Aviv, IS - "The valley of shadows"
2018 Festival of Photojournalism Vilnius Photo Circle, Vilnius, LIT - "The valley of shadows"
2018 Kuala Lumpur International Photo Awards, Kuala Lumpur MAL - "Endless winter"

2017 Indian Photography Festival, Hyderabad, IN - "The endless winter of Kashmir"
2017 Kolga Tbilisi Photo Festival, Tbilisi, GEO - "The endless winter of Kashmir"

Camillo Pasquarelli - Photographer

Camillo Pasquarelli is a freelance photographer from Italy, mostly interested in personal and long-term projects and deals with documentary photography trough the combination of the anthropological approach and the photographic medium.
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