pierfrancesco celada


After completing a PhD in Biomechanics, Pierfrancesco is now concentrating his attention on a series of personal long-term photographic projects documenting life in modern cities.
He recently won the Photo Folio Review, Les Rencontres d’Arles (2021), the Guernsey Photography Festival International Competition (2020), PHmuseum Photography Grant (runner-up, 2020), Happiness Onthemove Award (2017), EPEA’03 (2015), the Photolux Leica Award (2014) and the Ideastap and Magnum Photos Photographic Award (2010).
His work has been published and exhibited internationally, including Les Rencontres d’Arles, Fotografia Europea, Cortona ONTHEMOVE, Nobel Peace Center, Gulbenkian Foundation, Wyng Foundation and Deichtorhallen.

Living on islands between Venice and Hong Kong

(+39) 3770891790 (ITA)
IG:  fotografante

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Webby Honoree, Websites and Mobile Sites, The Webby Awards, 2023
Lauréat Photo Folio Review, Les Rencontres de la Photographie, Arles, 2021
Guernsey Photography Festival International Competition, 2020
PHmuseum Photography Grant, Runner up, 2020
Happiness Onthemove Award, 2017
EPEA’03, European Photo Exhibition Award, 2015
Photolux Leica Award, 2014
Ideastap&Magnum Photos Photographic Award, 2010


Festival of Photography, Biel/ Bienne, 2023
Les Rencontres de la Photographie, Arles, 2022
Instagrampier, Digital Exhibition
Guernsey Photography Festival, Guernsey, 2021
WYNG Foundation, Hong Kong, 2021
Tai Kwun Contemporary, Hong Kong, 2021
Fotografia Europea, Reggio Emilia, 2019
Cortona Onthemove, Cortona, 2018
Kaunas Photo, Kaunas, 2017
Epea03, Nobel Peace Center, Oslo, 2017
Epea03, House of Photography at Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, 2017
Epea03, Fondation Calouste Gulbenkian, Paris, 2016
Epea03, Fondazione Banca del Monte di Lucca, Viareggio, 2016
Expo dopo Expo, Ordine degli Architetti, Milan, 2015
Making of working-class hero, Candice Breitz – Bawag Foundation, Wien, 2006