Alessandro Albert was born in Turin in 1965. He has always been interested in photography and in the early 80’s he started to work with Paolo Verzone. In 1992 they published “Volti di Passaggio” a book of portraits taken in Moscow during the Summer of 1991. This was published and exhibited in Arles, Rome and Milan. Alessandro Albert, as always working with Paolo Verzone, took portraits around European beaches from 1993 to 2001 for which he won the World Press Photo Award in single portraits. Albert begins his research on the human body, exploring various forms, self portraits, autopsies, bathers. Furthermore Albert dedicates himself to portraits and picture stories working for Italian and European monthly and weekly magazines such as 24, Flair, Vanity Fair, Financial Times, Stern, Time, The Independent, Internazionale.