Stefano Azario : In cerca della retta via

biografia

Stefano Azario (nato a Parigi, 1966) è un fotografo che ha vissuto in Italia, Inghilterra USA ed Indonesia. Conosciuto per la sua carriera commerciale ed editoriale grazie al suo lavoro con i bambini per clienti come Benetton, The Gap e Vogue Bambini, ora si sta concentrando su progetti documentari e di fine art. "Il mio lavoro ha poco a che fare con i bambini, adoro la facilità non premeditata dell'infanzia". La sua enfasi è sulla creazione di immagini sentite che raccontano storie umane avvincenti.

bio

Stefano Azario (b. Paris, 1966) is a photographer who has lived in Italy, UK, USA and Indonesia. Best known for his extensive  commercial and editorial career for his work with children for clients like Benetton, The Gap and Vogue Bambini, he is now concentrating on documentary and fine art projects. “My work has little to do with kids, I just love the unpremeditated ease of childhood”. His emphasis is on making heartfelt images that tell compelling human stories.

Education:

London College of Printing, London Ba (hons) Photo Film and Video

Holland Park School, London

Scuola Europa, Milano

Shows / Awards:

2022 The Agent's Club Photography Awards : Winner "Documentary" Category

2021 Documentary Family Awards, Judges’ choice 

2021, Dab Art, “Art in the Time of Corona” Curated group show.

2021 SCORE, SFVacc “Models in Motion”, Juried group show. 

2020 Academy Art Museum, Easton MD. Juried group Show “New Photography II”

2010 Communication Arts Award Winner Fashion Editorial

2007 Pitti Bimbo, Florence. Solo Show “La Famiglia”

2004 Daikanyama Gallery, Tokyo. Solo show

2000 Museum of Childhood, London 

Solo show “1000x2000: Photographing the future”

1990 [i’xi:z] London. Solo show “Bodyscapes”

1988 ICA, London. Juried group show “Young Contemporaries”


Books:

1000by2000: Photographing the future. Museum of Childhood, 2000

M.i.l.k., with Intro by James McBride, Headline 2002  (Single image)

A Boy Called Happy, Vogue Bambini 2013

Nightmares, 2015


Professional:

1993-2019  Vogue Bambini. Fashion stories for the magazine.

1996-2019 Baby Gap and Gap Kids advertising campaigns.

2010-2016 Benetton Kids advertising campaigns.

Other selected clients: Aprica Armani Burberry Carters Chicco Conde Nast DKNY Dolce e Gabbana Esprit Famous Footwear FCUK Gap Huggies Il Gufo JCrew Joe Fresh Johnson Martha Stewart Microsoft Missoni Moschino Nike Osh Kosh OVS Pampers Ralph Lauren Replay Sisley Target The Children's Place Traveller UNICEF Uniqlo Upim Vanity Fair Vogue Walmart.

Teaching:

2019 Green School,  Bali, Indonesia. High School photography class.

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