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Salvatore Vitale is a Swiss-based photographer and editor born and raised in Palermo, Italy. After his degree in Communication, in 2014 he attended the International Center of Photography—ICP’s class with Allen Frame and was selected for the ISSP International Masterclass by Andrei Polikanov and Yuri Kozyrev. In 2015 he was named among Die Besten 2014 at Swiss Photo Awards. In 2015-2016 he is in the recipient of the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia’s grant for his long term research on the production of security in Switzerland.
He is also the co-founder and editor-in-chief of YET magazine, a Swiss-based international photography magazine which showcases works by both emerging and estabilished photographers as well as in-depth content focusing on the evolution of photography with a particular eye on the contemporary field.Vitale is a member of the academy of nominators for The Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize and Plat(t)form – Fotomuseum Winterthur among others. He also has judged for the International Summer School of Photography (ISSP) and ShowOFF – Krakow Photomonth to name a few.He has been featured and published internationally, and also runs workshops and gives lectures and talks about his work and contemporary photography issues.