Erik Messori focuses his work on photojournalism and reports on both national and international issues. His professional development has included attending Gianni Berengo Gardin seminars on photography in Milan. Messori’s works have been published in: National Geographic Italia, l’OBS Magazine, The Guardian, CNN, Der Spiegel, Days Japan, SDZ, Wired Magazine Italia, Vision Magazine, Private Magazine, Corriere della Sera, La Stampa, Le Journal de la Photographie, Photojournale, The Australian, Out of Focus Magazine, Bite Magazine, Visura Magazine, PeaceReporter Magazine. A portion of his project on Chernobyl has been published in the volume Connections across a Human Planet (Photojournale 2009) and his Coal Mines image has been published in the book Bonded Labor (Columbia University NYC 2012). He has been recognized with many international awards. He is a co-founder of CAPTA collective.


Winner Environmental Vision Award – POYi 2014

Encontros da Images 2014

Honorable Mention – Photo Annual Awards 2014

Photo Annual Awards Winner – PDN 2013

Documentary Project Award – Kontinent 2013

Awards of Humanity Photo Award – H.P.A. 2013

Honorable Mention – FotoWeek DC 2012

Editorial Honorable Mention – F.C.C.T. 2011

Special Mention – Lucca Photo Fest 2011

Honorable Mention – I.P.A 2010

Award of Merit – FotoWeek DC 2009

Finalist in Photojournalist Story – L.P.D.F. 2009