Lorenzo Tugnoli

photographer

Lorenzo Tugnoli is an Italian photographer based in Beirut, Lebanon. Lorenzo has covered extensively the Middle East and Central Asia. His work is an ongoing exploration of the humanitarian consequences of conflicts in the region, and evolves through long-term projects in Yemen, Libya and Lebanon. In 2014 he published The Little Book of Kabul, a book project that depicts a portrait of Kabul through the daily life of a number of artists who live in the city, in collaboration with writer Francesca Recchia.

For several years he has been a regular contributor to The Washington Post and his work has been published by The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and Time Magazine among others. He joined the photography agency Contrasto in 2017.

Lorenzo is the 2019 Pulitzer Prize Winner in Feature Photography. In 2019 he was also awarded the 1st prize in the General News Stories category of the World Press Photo and was nominated for the World Press Photo Story of the Year.

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