Freelance profile

Kash Gabriele Torsello (KASH GTorsello)

Kash is an independent photojournalist, and writer specialized on daily life, human rights, conflicts and dialogue of cultures. In 2010 Kash has founded ProPugliaPhoto a photographic project to train & promote new photographers in Puglia, Italy From 2007 up to date Kash works on promoting cultural bridges between Europe and Afghanistan, in collaboration with the local population, Embassies, Ministries of Foreign Affairs, European Union, Public Institutions, Charities and Companies. Projects include: Staramascé, a Meeting of Minds on Afghanistan. Kash & Shabana, between Rome & Kabul. Afghanistan CameraOscura.

Contact details:

Street: 9 Helston House, White Hart Street
Town: London
Postcode: SE11 4EL
Region/nation: London
Country: United Kingdom
Website: http://www.kashgt.co.uk

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PhotographerRates: Photography
Book editorRates: Print media - editing/producing books
Book writerRates: Print media - writing books
Feature writerRates: Print media
Online journalismRates: Online/writing
Picture researcherRates: Picture editing
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Subjects:

  • Foreign affairs and overseas
  • Arts/entertainment
  • Film and theatre
  • Advertising
  • Architecture
  • Industry
  • Environment and conservation
  • Media
  • Military and defence
  • Travel/tourism

Major clients:

  • The Observer
  • CinemaUndici
  • ONU
  • Time
  • Italgest

Profile last updated: 2011-03-04 18:03:22


Extra information:


GABRIELE TORSELLO (trading name KASH GT) is an independent photojournalist, and writer specialized on daily life, human rights, conflicts and dialogue of cultures.

 

In 2010 Kash has founded ProPugliaPhoto a photographic project to train & promote new photographers in Puglia, Italy

 

From 2007 up to date Kash works on promoting cultural bridges between Europe and Afghanistan, in collaboration with the local population, Embassies, Ministries of Foreign Affairs, European Union, Public Institutions, Charities and Companies.

Projects include:

Staramascé, a Meeting of Minds on Afghanistan.

Kash & Shabana, between Rome & Kabul.

Afghanistan CameraOscura.

 

From 1994 to 2006  Kash has been working as photojournalist in South Asia, in particular:

AFGHANISTAN (Helmand, Kandahar, Kwost, Kabul, Badakshan)

KASHMIR (Srinagar, Jammu, Muzaffarabad, Rawalakote)

INDIA (Madras, Delhi, Bombay, Kenyakumari)

PAKISTAN (Islamabad, Karachi, Rawalpindi, Peshawar, Khyber Pass)

NEPAL (Katmandu, Nepalganj, Manma)

 

 

In 2002 KASH GT has set up a self-publishing house.

Publications include:

TRE VOLTE DIO Co-Author

THE HEART OF KASHMIR Hard Cover photographic book

CONTRAPPUNTI 2006 photo-calendar in collaboration with UNFPA

NOI & NOI 2007 Limited edition photo-calendar

AFGHANISTAN CAMERA OSCURA photojournalistic book – forthcoming in 2010

 

 

Main Exhibitions - Photo & Talks:

DARWIN EXPRESSION VOLTO NOSTRO a portrait photographic project with Apulia Film Commission, Puglia 2009/2010

KASHMIR AFGHANISTAN IMAGES OF WAR One Globe Exhibition, Oria BR 2009/2010

STARAMASCÉ Afghan Traces, CAGLIARI 2009 Galleria Umberto I

KASHMIR The War In Pictures, Casamassima BARI 2009

A BRIDGE FOR HEART, 8° Reggimento Alpini, Cividale del Friuli 2008

AFGHANISTAN The Wakhan, Sala Museale del Baraccano BOLOGNA 2007

Climate of Change,  Union Street LONDON 2007

STARAMASCÉ Salento Negroamaro 2007 (LECCE + 30 Cities)

CHILDREN OF ASIA Fondazione Daniela e Paola Bastianutti CASARANO 2007

AFGHANISTAN AT THE FPA Foreign Press Association LONDON 2007

KASHMIR & AFGHANISTAN Journalistic Award ILARIA ALPI, Riccione 2007

TASHAKUR Festival International Photography,  ROME 2007

THE HEART OF KASHMIR at the  EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT Brussels  April 2005

London: OXO Tower, Cork Street W1, Jack’s Gallery, AOP Gallery

International Conference on Stability, Peace and Security in South Asia - LONDON

CONFLICTS: ALBANIA, PAKISTAN & INDIA,  Alessano, LECCE

 

 

THE HEART OF KASHMIR with  Amnesty International, LONDON

THE HEART OF KASHMIR at the House of Commons & House of Lords -UK 2003

THE HEART OF KASHMIR - Eversivi Profeti della Pace ITALY

 

 

Main Lectures & Conferences:

AFGHANISTAN The Media Role in Conflict Zones, University of CAGLIARI 2009

POSITIVE PEACE & NEGATIVE PEACE, Bassano del Grappa VICENZA 2009

CERCATORI DELLA VERITA' Corte Sveva ANDRIA (BA) 2007

CHILDREN IN ASIA at FIMP Federazione Italiana Medici Pediatri BOLOGNA 2007

STABILITY IN AFGHANISTAN Palazzo dei Celestini LECCE 2007

A MEETINGS OF MINDS ON AFGHANISTAN FPA Foreign Press Association LONDON 2007

TRAVELLING IN AFGHANISTAN Mahatma Gandhi Hall, LONDON 2007

REPORTING FROM WAR ZONES Univeristà Scienze della Comunicazione – LECCE 2006

FREEDOM OF THE PRESS Warwick University, Borders Society – COVENTRY UK 2004

HUMAN RIGHTS IN KASHMIR Pembroke College - CAMBRIDGE 2003

THE HEART OF KASHMIR Cambridge University Kashmir Society -  CAMBRIDGE 2003

 

Main Achievements:

PREMIO GIORNALISTICO NAZIONALE “CUTULI” PER NON DIMENTICARE E PER PROMUOVERE LA PACE  Italy 2009

Dialogue of Cultures Award: Tre Volte Dio BARI Italy 2008

DIALOGUE OF CULTURES AWARD 2006 by Foreign Press Association UK

Finalist at the British Book Design & Production Award 2003

Core Safety Certificate, National Vocational Qualification awarded by SKILLSET /UK

Risk Assessment in Hostile Environments, awarded by Lionsgate Safety and AKE Ltd.

Honours mentioned in the 1997 Agfa-Das Bild Forum International Award for young Photojournalist / Germany

Photo reportage Highly Commended in the Ballantine’s International Photographic Award

 

KASH GABRIELE TORSELLO work has been published by:

UNITED KINGDOM: The Observer, The Guardian, New Internationalist, MBC TV, Amnesty International, NUJ, British Journal of Photography, New World UNA, BBC, Eight Photojournalism, Prime TV, ARY TV, The Muslim News, Bangla Mirror, Black & White Photography, Kashmir News, The Bookseller, FOSIS, Resurgence Magazine, Soundings, The Journalist, Freelance

ITALY: Il Corriere della Sera, RAI TV, La Repubblica, La Nazione, Il Giorno, Il Resto del Carlino, Avvenimenti, Il Manifesto, Il Messaggero, La Nuova Frontiera, Cultura e Natura, UN FAO, La Gazzetta del Mezzogiorno, Il Quotidiano, Mirosalento, Il Foglio, Panorama

FRANCE: Liberation, La Croix, Rebelion, Reportes Without Borders, UNESCO

AFGHANISTAN: United Nations Population Fund UNFPA, Special Olympics International

INDIA: The Hindustan Times, The Pioneer

PAKISTAN: Baidar Digest Lahore, The Nation, The Daily Jang

JAPAN: Kyoto Journal

AUSTRALIA: Adventist Media, IFJ-ASIA

BELGIUM: TV Brussels

USA: Christian Science Monitor, ZUMA Press, FOX News, Photo District News, Iternational Herald Tribune, Washington Post

Other: ALJAZEERA, REUTERS, AFP, AP, KRONOS, ANSA, IFJ, BBC WORLD

On-Line: EPUK, Foto8, AsianOutlook, Paknews, South Asia Tribune, Musarium, BJP Professional News, BBC News, Asia Times, MCB, Clarin, Ilaria Alpi, L'Ernesto, Peacelink, Peacereporter, Digital Journalist, NUJ Photo, FNSI

 

 

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