Contact:
mobile: 914-806-3570
email: occhicone98@post.harvard.edu
Instagram:http://instagram.com/occhicone98

About:

Based in New York, I graduated from the documentary and PJ program at the International Center of Photography and aprticipated in the Eddie Adams Workshop and the Missouri Photo Workshop.

I freelance for Newsday and The New York Times, am a contributor to Redux Picture Agency and Zuma Press Agency, and am a member of the Visura Guild.

Most recently, I   have photographed in Libya and Ukraine, with work featured on Time Magazine's Lightbox, The Washington Post's In Sight Column,  ABC NewsAl-Jazeera, National Geographic's Proof Blog, Burn MagazineLensCulture and featured in the HBO documentary Jim: The James Foley Story. My project Fringe was a finalist in theLensCulture Magazine Visual Story Telling Awards and  was screened at the Visa Pour L'image photojournalism festival. The project  was also featured in the 2015 alumni show at the International Center of Photography, which I co-curated.

I graduated from Fordham University with a degree in history and did graduate work in public health at Harvard University and conflict resolution at Seton Hall. Previously I worked as a teacher in Poland and Italy.

Honors:


Recipient of the George and Joyce Moss scholarship for documentary photography

"Fringe" project screened at Visa Pour L'Image photojournalism festival

Participated in  the 27th Annual Eddie Adams Workshop

Awarded Time Magazine Award at Eddie Adams Workshop

Finalist in the 2014 LensCulture Visual Storyteller Awards

Participated in  the 2015 Missouri photojournalist workshop


Publications:

Washington Post In Sight - Front Lines of Ukraine War

ABC NEWS - Life on The Frontline - Avdiivka, Ukraine

Time Magazine - Lightbox: On the Fringe of Society with Christopher Occhicone

Inside Libya's al-Jawiya Prison - Al- Jazeera

Burn Magazine  - Uman

Tent City: A look Inside - Featureshoot.com

National Geographic: Proof  Picture Stories - 10 Powerful Portraits from Small Town Missouri

Shift, Volume 9, edited by Alison Morley, International Center of Photography, NY - June 2014

12, New York Edited photobookedited by Nadja Masri; Ostkreuzschule fur Fotografie, Berlin


Shows:
Rear Windows: Redux - co-curator and a featured artist in  the 2015 Alumni show at the International Center of Photography

Rear Windows, Invisible Dog Gallery, Brooklyn, NY June 2015 

Visa Pour L'Image Photojournalism Festival - Perpignan, France - August 2014

Elected Affinities - group show, International Center of Photography, NY, NY - June 2014




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