Born in Naples in 1975, Gigi Cifali is a photographer based in Milan and London, where he earned a Master’s degree in Photojournalism from the University of Westminster. He has been awarded several times and his works were selected to receive, among others: AOP Photographers Awards (Association of Photographers), IPA International Photography Awards Lucie Foundation Awards, Fuji Photo Awards, Calumet Assistant Photo Awards, London Photographic Association - Photography Competition. Finalist of the François Schneider Foundation Competition ‘Contemporary Talents 2012’, the “Absence of Water” series has been acquired for its Collection dedicated to the meeting of art and water. In November 2015, a narrative exhibition, curated by Gianluigi Ricuperati, presented a preview of twelve images of the photography series “Images and Signs: Italy, 1969-89”.His photographs have been featured in international magazines.
2015 FAR. Political Terrorism as news from a distant star: "Images and Signs: Italy, 1969-89", Toolbox, Turin (solo show curated by Gianluigi Ricuperati)2015 “la Collection", Fondation François Schneider, Wattwiller (group show curated by Auguste Vonville, critical text by Viktoria von der Brüggen)2014 "Contemporary Talents 2012", Fondation François Schneider, Wattwiller (group show curated by Viktoria von der Brüggen)2012 "Absence of Water", Galleria Marconi, Cupra Marittima - Ascoli Piceno (solo show)2012 "Contemporary Visions", Beers.Lambert Gallery, London (group show)2010 "Della Natura", Galleria Spazio Farini 6, Milan (group show)2009 "Affluenza", London (group show)2009 AOP Association of Photographers Awards, AOP Gallery, London (group show)2009 IPA Lucie Foundation, International Photography Awards Show, New York (group show)2009 Calumet Assistants Photo Award, London (group show)2008 "Foto 8: Group Exhibition", Host Gallery, London (group show)