Tommaso Protti (1986) is a freelance Italian photographer based in Sao Paulo, Brazil. He started his photographic career in 2011 after graduating in Political Science and International Relations in Rome. Since then, he has devoted himself to photography and journalism focusing on themes of conflict, violence, environment and inequality.
Tommaso’s work has been exhibited at Saatchi Gallery in London, the Maison Européenne de la Photographie in Paris, Mattatoio Museum in Rome and Benaki Museum in Athens. In 2019, he received the Carmignac Photojournalism Award. He has also received awards from Picture of the Year International, American Photography, the Getty Images Reportage Grant and the World Report Award.
His work was published by The New Yorker, The New York Times, Time Magazine, National Geographic, Washington Post, Geo Magazine, Newsweek, Internazionale, Der Spiegel, The Guardian, and other publications. He is a regular contributor for The Wall Street Journal and Le Monde.