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Giacomo Brunelli (b. Perugia, Italy, 1977) graduated with a degree in International Communications in 2002. His work has been exhibited at The Photographers’Gallery (Uk),  The New Art Gallery Walsall (Uk), The Barbican Centre (Uk), BlueSky Gallery, Portland (Usa), Format Festival, Derby (Uk), Triennial of Photography Hamburg (Germany), Nordic Light Festival (Norway), Noorderlicht Photofestival (The Netherlands), StreetLevel Glasgow (Uk), Photofusion, London (Uk), Delhi PhotoFestival (India), Fotofestiwal Lodz (Poland), Athens Photo Festival (Greece), Daegu PhotoBiennal (South Korea), Angkor PhotoFestival (Cambodia), Tabernacle (London, Uk), Griffin Museum (Boston, Usa) and at commercial galleries such as Peter Fetterman Gallery (Santa Monica, Usa), Robert Morat Galerie (Berlin, Germany), Galerie Camera Obscura, (Paris, France), Arden & Anstruther (Petworth, Uk), Galleria Belvedere (Milan, Italy).

He has won the Sony World Photography Award, the Gran Prix Lodz, Poland and the Magenta Foundation “Flash Forward 2009”. He has also been featured widely in the art and photography press including BBC (Uk), The Guardian (Uk), The Telegraph (Uk), Eyemazing (Holland), European Photography (Germany), B&W Magazine (Usa), Creative Review (Uk), Foto+Video (Russia).

His work is in the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts Houston (Usa), The New Art Gallery Walsall, Uk Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts (Japan) and Portland Art Museum (Usa).

Brunelli has published “The Animals” (2008) and “Eternal London” (2014) by Dewi Lewis Publishing, “Self Portraits” (2017) and "Hamburg" (2021) by Editions Bessard, “New York” (2020) by Skinnerboox and "Venice" has been self-published by TantoPress in 2022.

In 2012, he was commissioned by The Photographers’Gallery to do the “Eternal London” series and in 2015 by the Deichtorhallen to produce “Hamburg".


2019 “New York”, The Photographers’Gallery, London 


2017 “Hamburg”, Robert Morat Galerie, Germany


           “The Animals”, Nordic Light Festival, Norway                  


2015 “Hamburg”, Triennial of Photography Hamburg


2014 “Eternal London”, The Photographers’Gallery, Uk


           “The Animals"and "Self Portraits”, Tabernacle, Uk


2013 “The Animals” Delhi PhotoFestival, India


           “The Animals and Self Portraits”, Plovdiv, Bulgaria


2012 “The Animals” Athens Photo Festival, Greece


2011 “The Animals” Transphotographiques, Lille, France 


2010 “The Animals” The Photographers’Gallery, London, Uk


           “The Animals” Angkor Photo Festival, Cambodia


           “The Animals” Estivales Photographiques Trégor (FR)


           “The Animals” Photofusion, London, Uk   


2009  “The Animals” BlueSky Gallery, Portland, Oregon, Usa  


           “The Animals” StreetLevel, Glasgow, Scotland, Uk


          “The Animals” Boutographies Fotofestival, France                

          “The Animals” Wrexham Arts Center, Wrexham, Uk    

2008 “The Animals” The New Art Gallery Walsall, Uk


           “The Animals” Galleria Belvedere, Milan, Italy


           “The Animals” SiFest, Savignano sul Rubicone, Italy


           “The Animals” Fotofestiwal, Lodz, Poland


2007  “The Animals” Arden&Anstruther, Petworth, Uk



2021 "In Praise of Shadows", Marshall Contemporary (Usa)

2018 "Unseen:Silhouettes&Shadows”,Peter Fetterman (Usa)


2016 “Strange and Familiar”, Barbican Centre, Uk 


2015 “Eternal London”, Format Festival, Derby, Uk


           “The Animals”, Photo Kathmandu, Nepal


2011 “Les Fables” Galerie Camera Obscura, Paris, France


           “Metropolis” Noorderlicht, The Netherlands


          “Right Here, Right Now” Format Festival, Derby, Uk


2010 “Schwarzweiss”, Robert Morat Galerie, Germany  


          “Hidden Sense”, Daegu PhotoBiennale, South Korea


           “Make Room”, The New Art Gallery Walsall, Uk


          “Dog Days”, Corden Potts Gallery, San Francisco, Usa


          “Thrown at the Wall”, PhotoIreland, Dublin Ireland


          “Everyday Extraordinary”, Coutts & Co, London, Uk


           Magenta, Griffin Museum Photography, Boston, Usa 


            PhotoVoice,Thomson Reuters, London, Uk


2009  Magenta, Lennox Contemporary, Toronto, Canada


           Kaunas Photofestival, Latvia  


 , Moscow, Russia  (Sony Awards)


           The Affluenza Exhibition, London, Uk


2008  Scope Basel, Switzerland (with Saatchi Art)


           The PowerHouse Arena, New York, USA (Sony Awards)


           Bozar Centre of Fine Arts, Brussels (Sony Awards)

           Galerie Seippel, Cologne, Germany (Sony Awards)


           Bridge Art Fair, Miami, Usa                     


2007  Eclectica, Crane Kalman, Brighton, Uk


2006  Small Works, Art101, Brooklyn, Usa


2009 Magenta, Toronto, Canada, Winner Uk

           B&W Magazine Spotlight Award, Usa, Winner 

2008 Sony World Photography Awards, Nature Winner      

           Gran Prix of Fotofestiwal of Lodz, Poland, Winner

           B&W Spider Awards, Usa, Nomination


2022   "Venice", TantoPress, (Self-Published), Uk

2021   "Hamburg", Editions Bessard, France

2020   “New York”, Skinnerboox, Italy

2017   “Self Portraits” , Editions Bessard, France

2016    "Eternal London" (2nd edition), Dewi Lewis, Uk

2016   “The Animals”, (Revised Edition), Dewi Lewis, Uk 

2014   “Eternal London”, Dewi Lewis, Uk

2008   “The Animals”, Dewi Lewis, Uk


2022 "Bird", Hoxton Mini Press, Uk

2020  “Keeper of the Hearth”, Schilt Publishing, Amsterdam

2019  “Masters of Street Photography, Ammonite Press, Uk

2019  “Unseen London”, Hoxton Mini Press, Uk

2016  “Strange and Familiar”, Barbican Centre, Prestel, Uk

2015. “MONO Vol.2”,, Gomma, Uk

2015  “Evidence”, Format Festival, Derby

2012  “Technopolis”, Athens Photo Festival 2012 

2012  “20 NOW: Contemporary Photographers”, Taiwan

2011  “Metropolis”, Noorderlicht Photofestival 2011

2011  “Right Here, Right Now”, Format Festival, Uk

2010  “Hidden Sense”  South Korea

2010  “Kaunas PhotoFestival”, Lathuania

2009  “Magenta Flash Forward”, Canada 

2008  “Lodz FotoFestival”, Poland 

2008  “Savignano FotoFest”, Italy 

2008  “FotoLeggendo”, Italy


Museum Fine Arts, Houston, Usa

Portland Art Museum, Usa

The New Art Gallery Walsall, Uk

Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts, Japan

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