Bio
Attilio Fiumarella is a photographic artist interested in exploring social landscapes. 
After studying at Porto school of Architecture, he worked as an architect before dedicating himself to photography.
His practice draws from documentary and architectural photography and his work received a number of recognitions. He was awarded the first place at RBSA Photographic Prize and two honourable mentions at IPA, the International Photography Awards. Lately, Attilio was finalist of the Aesthetica Art Prize and the Head On Portrait Prize. 
Attilio has been commissioned work by The Guardian, L’OBS, Die Welt and the Financial Times.
In 2018, he was awarded a grant from the Art Council England to complete his latest project, British Subject. 
Recent shows are Works of Mercy at the Barber Institute of Fine Arts in Birmingham, and Middle Bound at QUAD in Derby, both in England.
His work is held in several private collections and has been displayed across Europe, Georgia, India and Australia, in group and individual exhibitions.  Attilio is currently based in Vancouver, Canada.


Awards
2019
FOTO WIEN - Photo Book Award, Finalist
2018
Art Grant - Developing Your Creative Practice, Art Council England
2017
Head On Portrait Prize, Finalist
2016
Aesthetica Art Prize, Finalist
2015
RBSA Photographic Prize, 1st Prize
IPA - International Photography Awards, “Social Cause” Category, Honourable Mention
IPA - International Photography Awards, “People” Category, Honourable Mention
Athens Photo Festival, Finalist

2014 
Art Grant - Some Cities, Birmingham, Uk
Kolga Tbilisi Photo Award, Finalist
PHOTODOCUMENT, Finalist

2013
Novos Talentos FNAC, Honourable Mention
Exhibitions
2019
MOPLA -Month of Photography Los Angeles - Photo Book Exhibition, House of Lucie, Los Angeles, USA

Foto Wien Photo Book Exhibition, Festival Centre, Wien, Austria
2018
Middle Bound: Exploring the Social Fabric at the Heart of England, QUAD, Derby, UK. 
2017
Head On Photo Festival, Sydney Museum, Australia
Works of Mercy, The Barber Institute of Fine Arts, Birmingham, UK

2016
East Meets West 2.0, The Waterhall, Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, UK
East Meets West 2.0, QUAD, Derby, UK
Works of Mercy, FNAC Gaia, Portugal
Internal Landscape, Royal Birmingham Society of Artists - RBSA Gallery, Birmingham, UK
Aesthetica Art Prize, York, UK

2015
Fotonoviembre 2015 - Atlantica Colectiva, Santa Cruz, Tenerife, Spain
Works of Mercy, FNAC Santa Catarina, Porto, Portugal
Urban Life exhibition 2015 (1st Prize), RBSA Gallery, Birmingham, UK
The Swimmers, The Old Print Works, Birmingham, UK
Mid-Lands, Stryx Gallery, Birmingham, UK
Works of Mercy, FNAC Braga, Portugal
Works of Mercy, FNAC Chiado, Lisbon, Portugal

2014
Works of Mercy, FNAC Matosinhos, Portugal
Works of Mercy, FNAC Albufeira, Portugal
Kolga Tbilisi Photo Festival,Tbilisi, Georgia
Works of Mercy, FNAC Norteshopping, Porto, Portugal
The Photographers' Wall - A Collection, New Library of Birmingham, UK

2013
New Settlers, Ponte Pedonal, Peso da Regua, Portugal
New Settlers, Parque do Imperio, Mirandela, Portugal
New Settlers, Lg. Arquinho - Pr. República - Solar dos Magalhães, Amarante, Portugal
Artist Talks
2018
IPCI - Instituto de Produção Cultural e Imagem 
   Conversa com Attilio Fiumarella, Porto, Portugal

2017
20 X 20 X 5: Contemporary Art
   The Barber Institute of Fine Art, Birmingham, UK
Works of Mercy
   The Barber Institute of Fine Art, Birmingham, UK
The Image Makers Seminar Series 2017: 1 Attilio Fiumarella 
   Photography Studies College, Melbourne, Australia

2016
East Meets West, Watherhall Gallery
   Photographers Talk And Exhibition Tour, Birmingham, Uk
“Superdivercity” 
   Photocafe’, Birmingham, Uk
“Birmingham, layers of a hybrid landscape”,
   International Conference – Frontiers and borders of superdiversity: theory, method and practice, University of Birmingham, Uk

2014
SOME CITIES....a work in progress: with photographers Attilio Fiumarella and Stephen Burke
   MAC - Midlands Art Centre, Birmingham, UK

2013
Conversas Sobre Fotografia
   FNAC Norteshopping, Porto, Portugal

2012
Pecha Kucha 03
   Spot Architecture, Cagliari, Italy
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Interviews
Artist Interview: Attilio Fiumarella: Works of Mercy
https://facilitateurbanphotography.wordpress.com/tag/attilio-fiumarella/
Aesthetica Art Prize
http://www.aestheticamagazine.com/aesthetica-art-prize-call-for-entries-countdown/
Some Cities - Spotlight
http://www.some-cities.org.uk/spotlight/attilio-fiumarella
BBC - 'Terracotta army' photographed at Moseley Road baths
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-birmingham-28392292
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