About SooS Chronicles

Filippo Bardazzi

Born in 1987 in Prato, Italy where he lives and works.

His images have been published both on Italian and international magazines (D – La Repubblica, La Stampa, Gente, Newsweek Japan, The Financial Times) and have been shortlisted and awarded in several photographic festivals worldwide (FoFu Phot’Art – Fucecchio, Premio Marco Pesaresi, Rovinj Photodays, Atkins CIWEM – London, Photo Kathmandu, Athens Photo Festival).

2006 – 2010
Graduated in Philosophy.

2008 – 2011
Professional collaborations as freelance until early 2011, when he becomes journalist.

2010
He starts running collective and individual photographic projects and deepens his studies through the organization of photography courses, workshops and lectures.

2011
Starts a collaboration with Archivio Fotografico Toscano for the conservation and valorization of historical photographic collections.

2015
Birth of SooS Chronicles Collective. He is the co­founder together with Laura Chiaroni.

Publications

  • The Great Illusion – Newsweek Japan, July 2015
  • Atkins CIWEM Environmental Photographer of the Year Catalogue, 2015
  • Rovinj Photodays Catalogue, 2015
  • FoFu Phot’Art 2013, Vanzi Editrice, 2013
  • Standing Still – D, La Repubblica, July 2013
  • Various publications for the daily newspaper Il Nuovo Corriere di Prato, 2007 – 2011

Awards & Acknowledgements

  • Il Reportage Photojournalism Award, Shortlisted, 2018
  • Photogrvphy Magazine & Grant, Nominee, 2017
  • Athens Photo Festival, Official Selection for the Main Programme Exhibition, 2017
  • Riga Photomonth, Public Screening, 2017
  • MIFA Photography Award, Environmental, Honorable Mention, 2015
  • Photo Kathmandu, Official Selection, 2015
  • Premio Marco Pesaresi, Shortlisted, 2015
  • AIFF – Ariano International Film Festival, Finalist, 2015
  • Atkins CIWEM Environmental Photographer of the Year, Shortlisted, 2015
  • Athens Photo Festival, Shortlisted, 2015
  • Fotografia nel Parco Nazionale dell’Appennino Tosco-Emiliano, Selected Participant, 2015
  • Rovinj Photodays, 2nd place in Documentary, 2015
  • IPA – International Photography Awards, Honorable Mention in HOME Pro, 2015
  • Fotoleggendo, Finalist, 2014
  • Counter Balance EIB Award, Winner, 2013
  • FoFu Phot’Art, Winner, 2013
  • IPA – International Photography Awards, Honorable Mention in Editorial Non-Pro, 2013
  • Giovane Fotografia Italiana, Selected, 2012
  • Lucca Digital Photo Festival, Shortlisted, 2009

Exhibitions

  • The Inner Forest, Verzasca Foto Festival, Sonogno (Switzerland), 2018
  • Qualcosa di Familiare, Mediterraneo Downtown Festival, Chiesino di San Giovanni, Prato, 2018
  • Granitsa, Chiasso Perduto (AD Gallery), Firenze, 2018
  • Granitsa, Ponte Garbatella – Fotoleggendo, Roma, 2017
  • Granitsa, Benaki Museum, Athens Photo Festival, Athens, 2017
  • Se ne sono andati tutti, Studio 38 Contemporary Art Gallery, Pistoia, 2016
  • Pistoia Contemporary Arts Weekend, Palazzo Billi, Pistoia, 2016
  • Standing Still, Photo Kathmandu Festival, Nagbahal, 2015
  • The Great Illusion, Museum of Arts and Crafts, Zagreb, 2015
  • Atkins CIWEM Environmental Photographer of the Year Exhibition, Royal Geographical Society, London, 2015
  • Standing Still, Art Hotel – Room 402, Prato, 2015
  • The Great Illusion, Old Factory Gallery, 8th Rovinj Photodays, Rovinj, 2015
  • Here We Are, MuseOrfeo, ArtCity Bologna, Bologna, 2015
  • Farmer in Dobryniòw, Mundo B, Bruxelles, 2013
  • Standing Still, FoFu Phot’Art – Fucecchio, Florence, 2013
  • 50 Sfumature di Viso, Calafrika Music Festival, Pianopoli, Catanzaro, 2013
  • Corricelli, Occhi Rossi Festival, Roma, 2013
  • 50 Sfumature di Viso, Piazza Sant’Agostino, Prato, 2013
  • Se ne sono andati tutti, Torino Young City Festival, Turin, 2012
  • Se ne sono andati tutti, Fotografia Europea, Reggio Emilia, 2012
  • Metamorfosi|Permanenze, Cassero Medievale, Prato, 2012
  • Camere con vista, Glue Alternative Concept Space, Florence, 2012
  • Scatta/Trova il tesoro/Ripeti, Teatro Metastasio, Prato, 2010
  • Sulle Nostre Tracce, Teatro Metastasio, Prato, 2010

Interviews & Other Features