Biography

Alessandro Cosmelli is an Italian photographer based in New York. His series Borders-The Edge of America are images taken from the US side of its boundary with Mexico. The desolation mixed with technicolor beauty recall the scenes of Edward Hopper paintings. His assignments have taken him to Asia, Africa, Europe, America and the Middle East and have been published in leading international news magazines.In 2010, his photography book, OltreNero was selected as one of the ten best photography books by POY International.

Honors and Awards
Brooklyn Buzz, Pictures of the Year International (POYi), Best Photography Book Award Finalist, 2013
Gold Medal, Prix de la Photographie ParisPX3) 2011

Publications
Brooklyn Buzz, Damiani 2012
OltreNero, texts by Marco Mathieu, Contrasto, Italy 2009

Collective exhibitions
Vivienne Westwood’s show and book 100 Days of Active Resistance, London, UK 2011
Brooklyn Buzz, Foiano fotografia, Arezzo, Italy 2011
Brooklyn Buzz, New York Photo Festival, Dumbo Arts Center, Brooklyn, New York 2011
Les Rencontres d’Arles, Arles 2009
Muslim Communities in Europe. Fries Museum, Noorderlicht Photofestival Leeuwarden, Groningen, The Nederlands 2007
Italia, un’emozione verde. Forma, Centro Internazionale di Fotografia, Milan, Italy 2007
Galleria Santa Cecilia, Rome, Italy 2006
TB in Uzbekistan, Médicins Sans Frontières, Berlin, Germany 2005