Selected Grants & Awards
It is only by chance that in 2003, while attending a degree course in Biology at La Sapienza in Rome, he discovered his interest in photography. Two years later he was represented by the Grazia Neri Agency before becoming a member of AgenceVU in 2008.
He works as a Documentary Photographer regularly contributing to prestigious international Magazines, such as the National Geographic, TIME , the New York Times, producing personal projects focusing on social and geopolitical dynamics.
He is best known for his long project in Pakistan, from where he worked on the subject of his first book, Lashkars, Ed Actes Sud, produced by the Carmignac Foundation.
Berruti has won numerous awards including the Joop Swart Masterclass, 2 World Press Photo Awards and 3 Pictures of the Year International, a Visa d'Or Award, the Magnum Foundation EF, the Carmignac Photojournalism Award and the Fellowship to the W. Eugene Smith Award, among many others.
Berruti's work has been exhibited in galleries and museums, including at the Saatchi Gallery in London the Nobel Peace Center in Oslo the MEP in Paris as at major international festivals such as VISA POUR L'IMAGE and Arles
A selection of his images are permanent part of the Carmignac collection and the MAXXI museum in Rome.
After leaving AgenceVU in 2017 he became one of the founding members of MAPS Images, gathering an important number of well internationally known Photographers and Creatives.
"Photography is the best medium I know, so far, to dive into the worlds I dream to explore"
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2022 - Romano Cagnoni Award Finalist
2008 - IPA - General News Story - 2nd price
2022 - Festival del Reportage (The Silence Left Behind)
2022 - Scuola Sant'Anna (Lashkars)
2013 - FOTOEVIDENCE - (Kiev, New York, Moscow, Paris)
2012 - FORMA Fundation for Photography -Lashkars- (Milan)
2011 - Chapelle des Beaux Arts - Lashkars - (Paris)
2011 - WORLD PRESS PHOTO - Target Killings -
2010 - Salon National des Artes - The Dusty Path - (Vernouillet)
2009 - VISA POUR L'IMAGE - The Dusty Path - (Perpignan)
2008 - TOPS China - The Dusty Path - (Pechino)
2008 - LUMIX Festival for young photojournalism - Lost in Kabul - (Hannover)
2007 - FOTOGRAFIA - Altri Mondi - (Roma)
2007 - MAXXI - Rischio Paesaggio - (Roma)
Carmignac Collection - (Porquerolle)
MAXXI Museum of arts - (Rome) _---