Photography is my personal way of exploring bigger, more complex dimensions. The expression expression of the need to record reality in its richness, and life in its struggle and grace.
Alessandro was born in Reggio Emilia on December 73
In the last ten years he lived in Italy, USA, Japan, China, UK, Singapore and Hong Kong and many other country, working on his project on some of the biggest cities in the world and collaborating on a few editorial projects with different italian and international magazines.
From 2001 to 2009 he was part of the team of photographer of Grazia Neri Agency and won the 3M Italy award for the best italian photographer under 30.
From fine art exhibitions, to international magazines, Alessandro Rizzi's works spans from cityscape to urban shoots. His massive archive of color photographs taken in the last twenty years around the globe, include images of his latest book "Sculptures" first of a trilogy about the African-Americans issue. Sculptures Vol I has been recently acquired and housed by M.o.M.a. and the Metropolitan Museum of Art collections as well private and public collection in Oslo, Chicago and Boston.
His work has been exhibited throughout Europe, Unites States of America, Middle East and Asia in solo and group exhibition.
He delivered lectures at the Institute Center of Photography in New York, Fondazione Capri, Domus Academy, American University of Beirut and at the University of Teramo and Pescara, Fondazione Zimei.
The Havana Project has been published on a Special Venice Biennale Addendum in occasion of the latest Venice Biennale.
Recently he has been collected also by FE, Fotografia Europea and exhibit in occasion of the Collection's Public Show.
Partial Pubblication/Client List
TOFM, The Official Ferrari Magazine, Bloomberg Businness Week, CNN, TIME, Time Asia, The Sunday Telegraph, Le Monde 2, The Observer Magazine, Financial Times, Case da Abitare, Marie Claire It, D la Repubblica delle Donne, Internazionale, Grazia, l’Espresso, Amica, AD Germany, Accenture, Toyota, M&C Saatchi, National Baseball League, Janus Group, Azimuth Yacht, Flos, Renault, Bosch, Fondazione Capri, Mondo, The Observer Magazine, Uniflair, Yoox, Enel, Campari, MTV, Tomorrow Partners, among many others
Vision from another world. Damiani Editore, 2006. 112 pages, hardcover, offset, 1500 copies.