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Selected Grants & Awards

Berruti is a university lecturer, researcher and contributor for international publications such as National Geographic and the New York Times. As a documentary photographer, he is particularly interested in 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.

His 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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Selected Exhibitions

2023 - The Silence Left Behind Exhibited at PX3, PARIS PHOTO


2023 - Epidemic exhibition at ULTRA/CLASH Festival in Prato (ITALY)



2022 - Festival del Reportage (The Silence Left Behind)

2022 - Scuola Sant'Anna (Lashkars)


2020 - CARMIGNAC GALLERY (Porquerolles) Carmignac Award Retrospective - 10 years


2019 - Festival Della Fotografia Etica (EPIDEMIC)


2015 - Saatchi Gallery London (CARMIGNAC Photojournalism Award, a retrospective)


2015 - La MEP - DROPS

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) _---

Farnesina Collection - (Rome)

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