Prospekt Photographers at Radar Photo Festival

Prospekt Photographers will take part to the 2021 edition of Radar Photo Festival in Trani through the work of three authors: Mads Nissen, Raffaele Petralla and Francesco Merlini. The projects “Cosmodrome” by Raffaele Petralla and “Valparaiso” by Francesco Merlini will be on display, from June 25th to June 27th, in two exhibitions that will take […]

The Passenger – Switzerland with photographs by Olivier Vogelsang

The new issue of The Passenger, about Switzerland, has been released. Prospekt has collaborated once again with Iperborea in order to curate all the photographic contents of the new issue. Olivier Vogelsang has worked across the city in order to illustrate all the articles of this new issue. The Passenger is a book-magazine that brings together long reads, investigative journalism, literary reportage […]

“Ainu Neno An Ainu” by Laura Liverani and Neo Sora at Nippon Connection

  The 2021 edition of Nippon Connection Film Festival in Frankfurt presents documentary film Ainu Neno An Ainu by Laura Liverani and Neo Sora as a world premiere.The film will be screening in the Nippon Docs section from June 1st to June 6th.  Ainu Neno An Ainu collects the stories of the Ainu, the indigenous […]

“Under Siege” by Massimo Sciacca at MESS Festival 2021 in Sarajevo

The film “Under Siege” by Massimo Sciacca is now displayed video at “Memory Module”, a section of the  MESS Festival 2021 in  Sarajevo. Memory Module is one of the programs of J.U MES, which was first established in 1996. The idea behind this project is to deal with the past, and on the basis of artistic […]

IMP FESTIVAL – International Month Of Photojournalism 2021 in Padova

Prospekt is pleased to be once again partner of IMP – International Photojournalism Festival which returns to Padua after the first successful edition of 2019. The 2021 edition, which will take place from 4 to 27 June, directed by Riccardo Bononi, will be further extended both in terms of duration and content: 30 international authors […]


Brazil has some of the worst COVID statistics in the entire world, with the total number of cases and deaths far exceeding those of many other countries. The health system can’t keep up as young people and even babies are dying from the disease. The city of São Paulo had 13 hospitals with intensive care […]

Mads Nissen wins the World Press Photo Picture of the Year 2021

Congratulations to Mads Nissen winner of the World Press Photo PICTURE OF THE YEAR. The independent jury of the 2021 Photo Contest selected Mads Nissen’s photograph The First Embrace as the World Press Photo of the Year. In the winning image, Rosa Luzia Lunardi (85) is embraced by nurse Adriana Silva da Costa Souza, at […]

The Passenger – Space with photographs by Prospekt photographers

The new issue of The Passenger, about the space, has been released. Prospekt has collaborated once again with Iperborea in order to curate all the photographic contents of this new special issue. This volume is also special because the photographic project is not individual, as in the previous titles, but is composed of several voices, those of Francesco Merlini, Samuele Pellecchia, […]

Massimo Sciacca takes part in the Sniper Alley Project

Sarajevo (Bosnia-Herzegovina) – August 1993 Some guys playing inside a destroyed bus close to the front line in the centre of Sarajevo Sarajevo (Bosnia-Herzegovina) – August 1993 A couple chatting next to a destroyed bus near the front line with grbavica, in the centre of Sarajevo Sarajevo (Bosnia-Herzegovina) – july 1995 A young girl looks […]

“My son will grow up fearing the sea”

Today marks ten years since the devastating earthquake and Tsunami in northern Japan that caused one of the worst nuclear disasters in history. After a magnitude 9 earthquake hit off the coast of Tohoku, a massive Tsunami wiped off the Pacific coast in northern Japan, engulfing entire towns, killing over 18,000 people, and triggering a […]

Mads Nissen nominated for the World Press Photo – Picture of The Year 2021

Mads Nissen has been nominated for the World Press Photo – Picture Of The Year 2021 with a photograph from his coverage of the  Covid 19 pandemic in Brazil. 85-year-old Rosa Luzia Lunardi is embraced by nurse Adriana Silva da Costa Souza, the first hug she receives in five months. In March, care homes across the country closed […]

On captioning

Prospect Park, Brooklyn, November 7th, 2020. The day when the 2020 US presidential election was called.  In almost 20 years of being a photographer, I’ve never made a concerted effort to provide cohesive captions under any of my pictures, up until this one. I doubt my caption writing will be developing further, but perhaps it’s worth a […]

Insects in visions

A while back, when Cyril and I were working on his new web site, he wanted a video to set a tone when landing on his home page.  It was exciting to cut  this short video and try to give the illusion of movement in a series of pictures. I collected various sounds from nature […]

Still lifes for docile eyes

Sometimes I feel like many photographers, including me, have perhaps stopped looking for what, for better or for worse, is extraordinary and unrepeatable in our world. In contemporary photography, after some successful experiments by the great masters, the gaze has increasingly turned to the inanimate and everyday panorama, struggling for a “modern” photographic language and […]

Being a participant of the Self Portrait Experience Workshop by Cristina Nuñez

My psychotherapist recently died. When I realized that I wouldn’t be able to talk to him ever again, I was attending a self-portrait workshop run by the photographer Cristina Nuñez. Pushed by curiosity about her method more than by a real will to work on myself, I decided to participate. I wanted to compare her […]

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