claudio cricca

Claudio Cricca was born in Bologna, Italy, in 1968.

The study of photography began in the season of 1994/95.
From 1996 to 2000 he attended international classes of photojournalism
in Italy and in the US.

In 1997/98 he started to work on a long project based on the "Police Work,"
which is still in progress and it has brought him opportunities to work
with police forces from different countries.

For many years he worked on a long-term project, which shows the daily life in the almost unknown former Criminally Insane Asylums (Hospitals for the Criminally Insane) in Italy. This project named “Faceless” has been showing in international exhibitions.
It started in 2005 at the Edward Hopper Museum in New York.

Since 2001, Claudio has gotten assignments and his work has
been published internationally with various magazines: The New York Times,
National Geographic Italia, Herald Tribune, Geo Germany, VSD, Le Monde2,
New Scientist, L'Espresso, Foto 8, D di Repubblica, IO Donna, GQ Italia,
Internazionale, USA Today, etc.

In 2004, he began his relationship with the Redux Pictures agency,
which distributes his work.

In the same year his work, ”Dozza, wall painting,” was selected as winning photos
at the Humanity Photo Awards and in 2006 in the same contest with
the work “Baby Think It Over.”

In 2008, he won the Gold Award of Excellence at the
"Biennial Juried Photography Show" at the Edward Hopper Museum
in Nyack, New York.

His photographs are included in the permanent collection at
The Portland Art Museum in Portland, Oregon.

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