Alessandro Zanoni

Alessandro Zanoni


Alessandro Zanoni (1970) is an Italian photographer and graphic designer who lives in Milan, Italy. After attending Fine Art School and taking courses in illustration at the European Design Institute of Milan, Alessandro began his profession as a graphic designer, first in the world of printing and publishing and subsequently in web and interaction design. A devourer of music he has worked for a decade writing reviews for the influential magazine Jam. A true cinephile, especially of Asian cinema, he only recently began his approach to photography obtaining an important award at the IPA’s and a honorable mention at the Sony World Photography Awards. He has exhibited in both solo and group shows in Milan and New York. A tireless metropolitan traveler, his work is focused on finding unusual and urban wastelands begging to be captured through the lens by his sleek yet detached gaze.



  • Dust Never Sleeps / Solo Exhibition at DecorArte, Asola (Mantova), Italy
  • Dust Never Sleeps / Group Exhibition at PHIFEST - Contemporary Photography Festival, Milan, Italy
  • Dust Never Sleeps / Solo Exhibition at Galleria Primo Piano, Napoli, Italy
  • VIII Biennale di Soncino / Group Exhibition at Filanda Meroni, Soncino, Italy
  • Chinese Night Flight / Solo Exhibition at Frida, Milan, Italy
  • IPA Best of Show Exhibition / Group Exhibition at Splashlight Gallery, New York, USA

Publications & Interviews

  • Shanghai Street Stories, Photography of China,, Sodium Burn, Bluestreets, Elusive Magazine,, Art Tribune, Enquire, The Creators Project, Aural Crave, PHMuseum.


  • International Photography Awards (IPA) 2014 / 3rd place in Night Photography Category
  • Sony World Photography Awards 2016 / Commended in the “Low Light” category

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