Cesare Dagliana

Florence 1950

Professional photographer since 1980.

During the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan, he was the correspondent for the German magazine “Stern” and for the French one, “Actuel”.

For the Italian publisher Sansoni, he took care of the photo section of the volum “Palazzi Pubblici in Toscana” written by Franco Cardini and Sergio Raveggi.

He collaborated with “Frigidare”, “Negrizia”,”Altromondo” and other Italian magazines as “Westuff”.

As portraits photographer he realized portraits of famous personalities from the cultural and artistic world and he worked for important recording companies (Ira, Poligram, Emi). He took care of several covers of the famous Italian band “Litfiba”.

His pictures has been published on important Italian magazines such as “Amica”, “Mucchio Selvaggio”,”Rolling Stone”.

From 1990 to 2000 he worked in the commercial and advertising field collaborating with fashion and advertising magazines and agencies and taking care of advertising campaign for clothing companies.

Editorial pubblication: Harper Bazar, Tokio, Ferragamo Magazine. Hong Kong, Firenze Magazine, Leon China, XL Repubblica.

In 2000 he decided to conclude his experience with the commercial and advertising photography and to dedicate his work to social communication projects and to start collaborating just with con NGOs and institutional organizations: Florence Municipality, Medu., Cospe. He is now working with online international news agency Pressenza and Erodoto 108 magazine.

Currently he works for personal projects protracted over time and with the eihter on nature landscape or social-urban landscape using large photog:aphy format with a “meditative and slow approach” to the image.


2019 :“Terra e Diritti” Reportage from Palestine West Bank 2018. Municipal Library Pontassieve Fi , Piazza dei Popoli 2019
2019 :”Terra e Diritti ” Reportage from Palestine West Bank 2018. Biblioteca Lazzerini Prato. Mediterraneo Downtown 2019 with Cospe onlus .
2017: Impermanenza #01 . Lex &Art studio Florence Dicember 2017
2017: Artbox Projects 2017. At ARTBASEL week of art. Basel.
2012:”Palestine notes”: photodiary from Palestine West Bank .Sala delle Vetrate Murate Florence, with Florence Municipality.
2007:”Flat life Landscapes, La piana “ Social reportage about Florence Nord suburbs.
Feltrinelli International, Florence
2007:“Toword a new multicultural community: Images of a new Country” AAVV. Collective exhibition and pubblication by Alinari, Italy Ministry of Interior, Florence Municipality.
Uffizi Gallery.
2004: “The candidates”. Portraits of extracomunitary candidates for Consulta degli Stranieri of Florence Municipality. Commnunication project by Social Policies and Immigration Department of Florence Municipality
2003: “No far from here”, Tuscany Photo Festival Massa Marittima
2002: “No far from here” (con Massimo D’Amato). Islamic immigration in Florence . Sponsored by Florence Culture and Social Policies Department at Villa Voghel
2002: “A post modern weekend”.Florence and Tenax nightclubbing in the eigthies. Collettiv. exhibition by Florence Culture Department, Leopolda Station Florence
2000 :”Variazioni per un attimo solo”, La Corte Arte Gallery , solo exhibition.

Florence Italy 2020