Giorgia Fiorio.
July 23rd 1967, Turin Italy.
Independent artist photographer. Founder of the international photographic seminar Reflexions Masterclass.
In 2009 Giorgia Fiorio’s book and exhibition Le Don / Il Dono (The Gift) has received the patronage of UNESCO.

1994: selected at the 1st World Press Photo Masterclass, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
1989-1990: General Studies in Photography at ICP, International Centre of Photography, New York USA.
1972-1988 Studies in Humanities, Turin, Italy.

2011 2011 Conceives and realizes 3 evolution works from the project CUM-FINIS along Italian natural borders presented at Padiglione Italia Corderie dell’Arsenale for 54° Biennale di Venezia.
2010 Conceives the long term project HUMANUM and realizes the Paradigm 01.
2009 With the work Below the sky, carried out along Alps borders (for energy State company Eni / Snam Rete Gas) and Rive d’Italia (for Confindustria).
2000-2009 The Gift: nine years research over 38 different countries around the Planet and personal enquiry “on the relation between the Individual and the Sacred and Humanity’s Spiritual Heritage”.
1990-2000 Men: ten years project on closed male communities in Western society.

2009 UNESCO Patronage for The Gift project. 2007 Second place, Chinese World Press Photo CWPP. 2005 Amilcare Ponchielli G.R.I.N. Award, Milan, Italy. 1999 Yan Geoffroy Award by Grazia Neri Agency, Milan, Italy. 1997 Photographer of the year, by American Photography. 1996 Marc Flament Award France. 1995 "Special jury's Award" at the Grand Prix de la Ville de Vevey, Switzerland. Ernst Haas Award by The Maine. 1994 SCAM Award in Paris. Photographic Workshops, USA. 1993 Studio Marangoni Award for the best photographic project of the year. 1992 Kodak European Award Overview of the young professional Photography, Arles, France.

Didactic Activity
Founded in Paris by GF Reflexions Masterclass in 2002 is an international workshop investigating and confronting the evolution of the language of visual representation and contemporary photography and an intercultural observatory proposing a reflection upon our times. Since 2007 hold an annual two week-end workshop at ICP International Centre of Photography of New York. 2009 nominated Master of World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Collection Works
ITALY: Galleria FORMA [email protected]
FRANCE: Galerie SIT DOWN [email protected]
GREECE: AHOP Athens House of Photography [email protected], [email protected]

Books and Publications
2010 To Doro (The Gift) Apeiron Photos Athens. Sotto il Cielo 24 Ore Motta Cultura Editore, Milan. Rituale – Die Gabe (The Gift) Braus Editions, Heidelberg. 2009 Il Dono Peliti e Associati editore, Roma. Le Don Editions Actes Sud, France. 2004 Piemonte. Una definizione fotografica Edizioni Agartharte, Torino. 2003 Des Hommes Editions Marval, Paris. Uomini Fedrico Motta Editore, Milano. Human Figure Braus Editions, Heildelberg. 2000 American Fireman Editions Marval, Paris. 2001 Hommes de la Mer Editions Marval, Paris. 1998 Box'In USA Editions Marval, Paris. 1997 Ser Torero Editions Marval, Paris. 1996 Legio Patria Nostra Editions Marval, Paris. 1995 Des Russes Editions de l'Imprimeur, Paris. 1992 Soldati Contrasto edizioni, Roma.
Multiple publications on magazines worldwide and in particular with GEO in: France/Germany/Italy/Spain/Russia; GEO International on 11 European countries; German Stern: 99 pages special number Spezial n. 21.

Institutional Works
Confindustria – Institutional book 100 anni di Confindustria 2010. Snam Rete Gas – Institutional book: Sotto il cielo / Below the sky 2009. Novartis – Annual Report 2007. Hermes – “Clipper” Portfolio 2003. Regione Piemonte and Castello di Rivoli Contemporary art museum, Institutional book Piemonte: una definizione fotografica. FIAT Auto – CEE security systems campaign 1994.

2011 The Gift works 2000-2009 AHOP – The Athens House of Photography, Athens - Greece
2010 Il Dono works 2000-2009 LDPF Lucca LdPf LUCCA digital PHOTO fest, Lucca - Italy
PARISPHOTO Annual Photo Fair - Carrousel du Louvre, Forma Contrasto Gallery, Paris - France
Sous le Ciel works 2009 large formats, SIT DOWN Gallery, Paris - France
Intimate Travel, Event of Biennale di Alessandria Videofotografia Contemporanea, Centro Internazionale di Fotografia Scavi Scaligeri, Verona, Italy – Collective
Cento anni di imprese per l’Italia for the centenary of Confindustria, Museo dell’Ara Pacis, Rome, Italy – Collective
Rive d’Italia for the centenary of Confindustria, Triennale di Milano – Collective
Ritus – Die Gabe (The Gift) at C/O Berlin, Berlin - Germany
Sotto Il Cielo – on the Northern Italian borders at Forma Fotografia, Milan - Italy
2009 Il Dono Istitututo Nazionale per la Grafica Palazzo Fontana di Trevi, Rome - Italy
Le Don Maison Européenne de la Photographie MEP Paris, Atelier of SNCF, Rencontres d’Arles - France
2008 Human Figure Reportage Festival, Sidney - Australia
2007 Human Figure Nordic Light Festival, Kristiansund - Norway
2006 Figura Umana Galleria Grazia Neri, Milan - Italy
2005 Men Institute of Polytechnic, Tokyo - Japan
2004  / 2005 Italia, doppie visioni Scuderie del Quirinale, Rome; Palazzo Reale, Milan, Italy – Collective
2004 Figura Humana Salone Santo Domingo, Festival Exploraphoto, Salamanca - Spain
2003 Piemonte. Una definizione fotografica Contemporary Art Museum Castello di Rivoli, Turin - Italy
Men Focus Gallery, London, U.K.; Human Figure, Saarland Museumof Modern Art Saarbucken - Germany
2002 Figure Humaine Festival "Transphotographies" a Lille - France
2001 Figure Humaine Istituto Italiano di Cultura, Paris - France
1998 L'homme à nu Galerie Agathe Gaillard, Paris - France
1995 Des Russes Centre Culturel Italien, Paris - France
1991 Red Gloves Biennale Internazionale di Torino – Italy.