2008 became the point of no return: for the first time in history there are more people living in cities than in rural areas.
Photographers Archives: Alessandro Grassani
Alessandro Grassani (www.alessandrograssani.com) was born in Pavia 1977, graduates in photography at the Riccardo Bauer Institute of Milano, where he lives. He begins working as photographer in the advertising industry but throughout the years his job brought him around the world covering international events and stories about social themes in more than 30 countries in the world. He works among others with the New York Times, Sunday Times, Vanity Fair-Italy and NGOs such as Doctors of the World. He focused his work in Iran, Israel and the Palestinian Territories but in 2011 he begins a new long-term project called, “Environmental migrants: the last illusion” documenting around the world the life of the people forced to migrate because of climate changes and with no alternative to the illusion of a better life in the city.