Alfio Tommasini is a photographer from the mountains of Southern Switzerland. He’s interested in the relation, adaptation and transformation that people have with the territory where they live. He studied photography in Madrid, Spain and is now based in Ticino, Switzerland. His award-winning work has been exhibited and published internationally. The book of his recent project Via Lactea will be launched in Fall 2020 by Edition Patrick Frey. He is also the co-founder and art director of the Verzasca Foto Festival.



– 2019, Gold medal Series, Phodar Biennal, Bulgaria
– 2018, Bronze medal, Sony World Photography Awards
– 2018, Finalist Head On Photo Festival, Australia
– 2009, Third place, Prix Photo, Switzerland
– 2009, Winner Award Emergentes, Encontros da Imagen, Portugal


– 2018, Via Lactea, Palacio Santos, Montevideo Uruguay. Solo exhibition
– 2018, Via Lactea. Goethe Zentrum, Asuncio?n Paraguay. Solo exhibition
– 2018, Via Lactea, Spazio 1929, Lugano Switzerland. Solo exhibition
– 2015, Tir Transit, Galeria Mascate, Porto Alegre Brasil. Solo exhibition
– 2010, Antonio & Paloma, Galeria K, Lisboa Portugal. Solo exhibition


Alfio Tommasini, Via Lactea, Edition Patrick Frey (Book launch Autumn 2020)