About


giorgionegro photoGiorgio is born on the 7th of september 1959, in Turin , Italy, to an italian father and a swiss mother. He spends his childhood and adolescence years in the peaceful environment of the italian province. In 1986, he gets a degree in Electronic Engeneering and then moves to Switzerland, where he starts working for a small electronics firm.

In the 1995 he quits his profession forever and gets a job as a Delegate for the International Commitee of the Red Cross.
He then begins a series of missions which will take him around the world, working in many armed conflicts and wars: Chechnya, Peru, Colombia, Irak, Israel, Sudan, Chad, Libya among others.

In 2005, Giorgio meets Ernesto Bazan, the italian maestro who will make him discover the street photography and who will become his friend and mentor.
It is the beginning of a great passion and of a magical journey through the world of the black and white photography.

In 2007, the French magazine “Réponses Photo” publishes 10 images from the first phase of his project “Latin Americas”, currently still on the way.

His projects:

Americas Latinas    
S. Francesco in Canindé    
Swiss Panorama