Alfredo D'Amato is a graduate of the Documentary Photography degree course at the University of Wales in Newport.
He has mainly worked on long-term projects focusing on both western and eastern Europe, Africa and South America, with a particular interest in Portuguese speaking countries.
Alfredo has had his work published in many international newspapers and magazines and has worked for many NGOs in Europe and further afield.
Alfredo has won the prestigious Observer Hodge Award and received the first prize in photojournalism at the One Media awards and UNICEF Photo of the year. In 2005 he was selected for the World Press Photo Masterclass and was granted the Marco Pesaresi scholarship in Italy.
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Working with the British Red Cross in Sicily, Alfredo D’Amato met individuals, couples and whole families of migrants from countries across West and East Africa who had undertaken incredibly dangerous and potentially deadly journeys across countless borders and the Mediterranean to reach Europe.
With an estimated 15 million adherents across southern Africa, the Zion Churches are one of the largest church movements in Africa, offering hope and solace to an ever growing number of faithful~~Mozambique’s vibrant Zion Churches are a specifically African expression of the global Pentecostal movement that is quickly becoming the fastest growing religious denomination in the world with an eight-fold increase in adherents over the past half century.
10 months into the ‘Arab Spring’ it’s easy to forget the country where it all began and the people who made the first revolution happen~~In less than a month, ordinary Tunisians from across the social spectrum brought down the cleptocratic 23-year regime of president Zine el Abidine Ben Ali and unleashed an avalanche of popular protest movements that continue to rumble across the Middle East.