Francesca Mannocchi

Francesca Mannocchi, Journalist and reporter. She has worked for several Italian and international newspapers and TV channels for several years. Her works are mainly about migrations and conflict zones. She has produced news reports from Iraq, Libya, Lebanon, Syria, Tunisia, Egypt, and Afghanistan. She followed and spoke about the difficult post-revolutionary transition in Libya, the wars in Gaza, the coup in Egypt in 2013, the fight to free Sirte and Mosul from Isis occupation. She was awarded two prizes: Premio Giustolisi for her survey on the smuggling of migrants and Libyan prisons, and the 2016 Premiolino, the main prize for journalists in Italy. Her first book will be released in January with the title: “Everyone Shall Take Their Own Blame”, (Laterza Publishing Company. Alessio Romenzi, photographer. His photos are on the pages of prime international newspapers: Time Magazine, International Herald Tribune, Los Angeles Times, Newsweek, L’Espresso, Der Spiegel, Paris Match, and Stern. His work focuses on wars and migratory phenomena. He portrayed the Arab Springs before devoting himself to the Syrian conflict. He was one of the first photographers who documented the protests against Bashar al Assad’s regime and then the war in Syria. Recently he focused on the migratory phenomenon in Libya and the fight to free Sirte and Mosul from Isis occupation.