Alixandra Fazzina

Alixandra Fazzina

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Alixandra Fazzina (UK - 1974) is from a fine art background and began her career as a war artist in Bosnia. She has worked as a photojournalist throughout Eastern Europe, Africa, the middle east and Asia focusing on under reported conflicts and the often forgotten humanitarian consequences of war. Alixandra has an uncanny ability to work in the most difficult social and geographical environments and is recognised for her compassionate and empathetic approach towards the human condition, always fully aware of the bigger picture.

Alixandra's reportages have been published across British and international titles including The Sunday Times, The Guardian and Observer, The Telegraph and The Independent as well as TIME, Newsweek, The New York Times and Stern. She works regularly with UN agencies and NGOs such as MSF, Concern, Oxfam, Save The Children and Human Rights Watch, to document their work and produce advocacy campaigns.

Alixandra is the author of «A Million Shillings - Escape From Somalia» (Trolley) which chronicles the exodus of migrants and refugees along people smuggling routes from Somalia to the Arabian Peninsula.

Alixandra is based in Pakistan.

A Million Shillings - Escape from Somalia (2010). By Alixandra Fazzina. Published by Trolley Ltd. (click here)
grants and awards

For her work on «A Million Shillings - Escape From Somalia», Alixandra Fazzina was a finalist in the CARE Award for Humanitarian Reportage and the W. Eugene Smith Grant in Humanistic Photography in 2008.

In 2008, Alixandra was the recipient of the Vic Odden Award from The Royal Photographic Society.