Andrea Alai
Andrea Alai was born the 14th of December 1985 in Albenga, Italy. He taught himself photography traveling and attending mentorship programs and workshops with renowned photographers and industry professionals around the world like Darcy Padilla, MaryAnne Golon, Santiago Lyon, Kadir Van Lohuizen, Christopher Morris, etc. In 2018 was awarded with the first prize at the International Andrei Stenin Photo Contest in the Sport Category, with a series about the phenomenon of Italian hooliganism. In 2018 he was finalist in the Lodi World Report Award in the single shot category. In November 2018 he was selected to take part of the NikonNOOR Academy, in Budapest. In 2019 he was shortlisted in the Belfast Photo Festival. He is currently working in Italy, Ukraine and South America, mainly on social issues.

Awards:
- 2017 SIPA Finalist
- 2018 SIPA Finalist
- 2018 World Report Award (Festival Fotografia Etica di Lodi) - Finalist - Single Image
- 2018 Andrei Stenin International Photo Contest - Winner in Sport Stories with "Ultras" Series
- 2018 Member of the NikonNOOR Academy
- 2019 Shortlisted at Belfast Photo Festival
- 2019 World Report Award (Festival Fotografia Etica di Lodi) - Shortlisted between the 10 finalists in the "Master Award" - Si Se Puede Project
- 2019 World Report Award (Festival Fotografia Etica di Lodi) - Shortlisted between the 10 finalists in the "Short Story Award" - Of Wolves and Men Project
- 2019 Andrei Stenin International Photo Contest - Honorable Mention in the "Portrait: A hero of our times" Category
- 2019 Andrei Stenin International Photo Contest - Winner in the "Inspiration" Category
- Selected for the Eddie Adams Workshop XXXII