about domenico Pugliese

About Domenico


Italian born, London-based photographer, Domenico Pugliese, captures the essence of humanity in his rich body of work. Spanning social documentary and portraiture, Domenico has captured leading figures from the worlds of politics, culture and celebrity throughout his career.


For 20 years, Domenico has travelled the globe. His critically acclaimed images of the Awa-Guaja, the last nomadic tribe discovered in the Brazilian Amazon, were produced after six years exploring and living alongside this protected indigenous group. The photographs formed a Photo London exhibition and featured in a Survival International global campaign, alongside photographic features in global magazines and newspapers. His latest project Transgenders’ Voices exhibited in the Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai, supported by the United Nations and the Italian consulate in India.


In1999, Domenico embarked upon his first major project, travelling along the Pan-American Highway from Mexico to Tierra del Fuego, a journey where he learned to approach and capture human subjects with a rare sensitivity. Domenico’s work has featured in a wide range of international magazines and newspapers including: World Street Journal (Europe) The Guardian (UK), Le Monde (FR), El Pais (SP), Magazine The Times (UK), Sunday Times (UK), Economist Intelligent life (UK), La Repubblica Di delle Donne (Italy), among others.


Bilingual, Domenico is fluent in English, Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese.

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