Vonovia Award für Fotografie

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Last Name Zizola First Name Zoe    Year of Birth 1995


Italian (native) 

Portuguese (native) 

German (fluent) 

English (fluent) 

French (fluent)


Freelance photojournalist 

For the italian web-magazine The Post Internazionale (TPI).

Photo-reportage on the refugee crisis taking place on the island of Lesbos. Title: “L’isola dei migranti fantasma in Grecia” [“The island of ghost migrants in Greece”] (16 July 2015).

Photo-reportage on the demonstrations for President Roussef’s impeachment in Brasilia. Title: “Insieme ai manifestanti per l’impeachment della Presidente Roussef” [“With the demonstrators for President Roussef’s impeachment”] (18 April 2016).

Photo-reportage on the refugee art work in Berlin Tempelhof. Title “Workshop di pittura per i rifugiati a Berlino: le loro storie diventano opere d’arte” (15 October 2016).

Fotographer Assistant           

Assisting Francesco Zizola on several works.

Corporate for the agricultural cooperative COPROB | Italy  Jul.- Sep. 2017

Personal project entitled Hybris | Linosa, Italy  Aug.- Sep. 2015

+ others projects among the years

Exhibition Assistant 

Assisting the set-up of photography exhibitions held at the studio. 

Reception of guests during exhibitions.

World Press Photo | Ferrara, Italy  25 Sep.-1 Oct. 2017 

World Press Photo | Ferrara, Italy  27 Sep.- 3Oct. 2016 

Ilex Photography | Rome, Italy  Feb. – Sep. 2012 

10b Photography | Rome, Italy  Jun. 2011 – Feb. 2012


Osteria N1 | Berlin, Germany  May – Sep. 2016 

Piazza Bra’ | Berlin, Germany  Oct.-Dec. 2015

Marina Beach | Bordighera, Italy  Jul.-Aug. 2015


Ostkreuzschule | Berlin, Germany  2017- on going

Liceo Classico Statale Virgilio | Rome, Italy  2009-2014

Qualification: ESABAC Bilingual High School Diploma, inclusive of the Italian Esame di Stato and the French Baccalaureate certificates. Main competences acquired: English, French and German proficiency.

Scuola Media Statale E.Q. Visconti | Rome, Italy

Qualification: National Primary School Diploma.                                                     

Main competences acquired: English, French and German proficency.


I have been cultivating a passion for photography since childhood, and over the years I have built a portfolio that includes several photographic projects. 

Clean driving license since 2016.

References available upon request.