Davide Monteleone

Visual Storyteller

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  • LocationMilano, Italy

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About me

 

Davide Monteleone (b. 1974) is an artist and a visual journalist working on long term independent project using photography video and text.. He has devoted himself to the study of social issues, exploring the relation between Power and individual. Known for his specific interest in the post-soviet countries, he published 3 books on this topic: Dusha, Russian Soul in 2007, La Linea Inesistente, in 2009, Red Thistle in 2012 and Spasibo in 2013. His projects have brought him numerous awards, including several World Press Photo prizes, and grants such as the Aftermath Grant, European Publishers Award and Carmignac Photojournalism Award. He regularly contributes for leading publications all over the world, and his projects have been presented as installations, exhibitions and screenings at festivals and galleries worldwide including the Nobel Peace Center in Oslo, Saatchi Gallery in London, MEP in Paris and Palazzo delle Esposizioni in Rome. He is engaged with educational activities, regularly lecturing at universities and teaching workshops internationally.

Skills

 

  • Events
  • Art Direction
  • Commercial Photography
  • Photojournalism
  • Picture Editing
  • Corporate Content
  • Online
  • Print
  • Documentary
  • Editorial
  • News
  • Director of Photography
  • Indesign
  • Ideas Development

Work history

Currently

Studio

Davide Monteleone

Mar 2016

2016

Member

VII Photo

May 2010 - Mar 2016

2010

Freelance Photographer

Contrasto

Feb 2004 - Jun 2010

2003

Moscow Correspondent

Contrasto

Dec 2001 - Dec 2003

2001

Staff Photographer

Contrasto

Mar 2000 - Nov 2001

Education

2016

Photography

IED

Aug 1997 - Aug 2016