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Stones against rifles

  • Prize
    Bronze in Press/War
  • Company
    Cesura
  • Photographer
    Gabriele Micalizzi

In the Gaza Strip, citizens showed every Friday of the month in 5 neuronal borders. The demonstrations are carried out until the turn of the 70th anniversary of the Nakba (15.5.2018).
US President Donald Trump has moved the embassy headquarters from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, a political message interpreted as the legacy of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

The demonstrations have resulted in blood, assault 230 victims and more than 16,000 injured since March during the March proclamation.

Many lost their limbs due to Israeli IDF snipers.

Gabriele Micalizzi is an Italian photojournalist, he collaborates with national and international newspapers. He is one of the founders of the Italian collective Cesura, with the photographer Alex Majoli. In 2011 he began to reporting all the events related to the "Arab Spring". Since 2016 he is testimonial of Leica and is the first winner of the European photographic talent, Master of Photography. In 2019, during the Kurdish offensive in the Baghuz area against the last bastion of Isis, he was wounded by an RPG rocket. In 2020 it followed the pandemic in the most affected areas of Italy.

Awards 2020
- MONOCHROME PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS honorable Mention
- PREMIO PONCHIELLI finalist
- HELLERAU PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD PORTRAITS exhibitions and finalist
- LIGHTSFLARE INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD finalist
- BIFA finalist
2019
- REGIONE LOMBARDIA ROSA CAMUNA AWARD
- CUTULI AWARD
- TESTIMONIAL LEICA CAMPAIGN with the project “Malamilano”
2018
- WORLD REPORT AWARD SHORTLIST
- IL REPORTAGE SHORTLIST
2017
- TESTIMONIAL LEICA
- INTERNATIONAL TELEVISION & FILM AWARDS 2017 NEW YORK
- PDN PHOTO ANNUAL AWARDS 2017
- “DOGMA” PERSONAL EXHIBITION AT “DENTRO LA FOTOGRAFIA” BY OBIETTIVO
MASACCIO
- FINALIST OF THE SIPA CONTEST
2016
- TESTIMONIAL LEICA
- SKY ARTE - MASTER OF PHOTOGRAPHY
Winner
- PREMIO PONCHIELLI
- SONY WORLD PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD Finalist in reportage category Exposition in Somerset House (London)
- ANDREI STENIN INTERNATIONAL PRESS PHOTO CONTEST Honorable mention of the jury
2015
- MIFA MOSCOW INTERNATIONAL FOTO AWARD
1° prize “People/Lifestyle” category
2° prize “Professional” category
- KOLGA PHOTO FESTIVAL exhibition and finalist
- KAUNAS PHOTO FESTIVAL Artist in residence and personal exhibition at Meno Parkas Gallery
2011
- IPA 2011 International Photography Award
Honorable mention with project "Pane e Pomodoro"
- EPF 2011 (Emerging photographer Fund) Burn magazine
Honorable mention with project "Pane e Pomodoro"