Selected Grants & Awards
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2022 - Romano Cagnoni Award Finalist
2021 - Premio Amilcare Ponchielli FInalist & Selected Work
2016 - Roger Pic Award Special Mention
2015 - MAGNUM Foundation Emergency Fund
2014 - POYi Photographer Of the Year - 3rd price
2013 - FOTO EVIDENCE Book Award (Finalist)
2013 - EPEA 02 (European Photo Exhibition Award)
2012 - W. Eugene Smith Fellowship
2011 - WORLD PRESS PHOTO - GN- 2nd Price Stories
2011 - POYi - Issue Reporting Story - 3rd price
2010 - Carmignac Grant of Photojournalism
2010 - POYi - News Picture Story - Award Of Excellence
2009 - VISA d'Or Arthus Bertrand (Perpignan)
2008 - Joop Swart Masterclass (WORLD PRESS PHOTO FOUNDATION)
2008 - IPA - General News Story - 2nd price
2008 - Scoop festival of Angers - Jury Special Mention
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"
2022 - MORE THAN A PICTURE by MSFKorea
2022 - Festival del Reportage (The Silence Left Behind)
2022 - Scuola Sant'Anna (Lashkars)
2021 - MORE THAN A PICTURE by MSF
2020 - CARMIGNAC GALLERY (Porquerolles) Carmignac Award Retrospective - 10 years
2019 - Festival Della Fotografia Etica (EPIDEMIC)
2016 - SCAM GALLERY (EPIDEMIC)
2015 - Saatchi Gallery London (CARMIGNAC Photojournalism Award, a retrospective)
2015 - EAST WING Gallery (Dubai) Surveilance02
2014 - EPEA02 (Nobel Peace Centre-Oslo, Lucca, Paris, Hamburg)
2014 - Trentino Immagini Festival - (Baselga di Pinè)
2013 - FOTOEVIDENCE - (Kiev, New York, Moscow, Paris)
2012 - FOTOLEGGENDO -Lashkars- (Roma)
2012 - Arles Festival - Lashkars - (Arles)
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) _---