Alessio Mamo is a Sicilian photographer based in Catania, Italy and a regular contributor for The Guardian and L'Espresso.

After completing a degree in chemistry, Mamo then graduated in photography from the European Institute of Design in Rome, Italy in 2007.

In 2008, he began his career in photojournalism, focusing on contemporary social, political and economic issues. Mamo covers issues related to refugee displacement and migration starting in Sicily, and then extending to countries in the Middle East.

His pictures have been published in major international magazines such as TIME, The Guardian, Newsweek, Le Monde, Der Spiegel, Stern, National Geographic, Geo, Polka, AlJazeera, The New Yorker, Internazionale and L'Espresso.

He is also a contributing photographer with Médecins Sans Frontières and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

World Press Photo Involvement:
2018 Photo Contest award-winning photographer
2020 Photo Contest award-winning photographer

Alessio Mamo on Social Media:
Instagram: @alessio_mamo
Twitter: @AlessioMamo  |