Born in Catania IN 1958, Massimo Siragusa works as professional photographer. He lives in Rome and he is a photography teacher at the European Institute of Design. His works have been exhibited in several museums and galleries in Italy and abroad such as: Polka Galerie in Paris, Les Rencontres de Photographie in Arles, Forma Gallery in Milan, Museo di Roma in Trastevere, Auditorium Parco della Musica in Rome, Galleria del Credito Valtellinese in Florence, Centro de la Fotografia in Tenerife, Coalface Gallery in Genk and Photo Vernissage Manege in Saint Petersburg.
He has signed several advertising campaigns for companies such as: Lavazza, IGP, Kodak, ENI, BAT Italia, Aeroporti di Milano, Bosch, Alfa Romeo, A2A, Autostrada Pedemontana, F21, Boscolo Hotels, MyChef, Versace, Bisazza, Kartell, Conad, Unipol Banca and Telecom Italia. He won four World Press Photo Awards; in 1997 with “Bisogno di un Miracolo”, in 1999 with “Il Cerchio Magico”, in 2008 with “Tempo Libero” and in 2009 with “Fondo Fucile”. He has published several books, including Il Vaticano, Il Cerchio Magico, Credi and Teatro D'Italia.
1989 Honourable Mention at The European Kodak Awards
1992 1st Prize at The CGIL Photo Contest on “Il Lavoro che Cambia”
1997 2nd Prize Daily Life at World Press Photo for “Bisogno di un Miracolo”
1999 1st Prize Arts Stories at World Press Photo for “Il Cerchio Magico”
1999 1st Prize Fuji Film Euro Press Photo Awards for “Il Cerchio Magico”
2001 Memorial Osvaldo Buzzi
2006 Amilcare Ponchielli Award by The Grin Group for “Tempo Libero”
2008 2nd Prize Art Stories at World Press Photo for “Tempo Libero”
2009 3rd Prize Contemporary Issues at World Press Photo for “Fondo Fucile”
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