Ugo Lucio Borga is an italian writer and photojournalist represented by Paola Meliga Art Gallery. His work has always focused on the wars, even those forgotten, humanitarian crises, social and environmental issues in Africa, South America, Middle East, Asia, Europe.
Has made depth reportages worldwide covering, among others, the Arab Spring, the civil war in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Central African Republic, Somalia, Libya, Syria, South Sudan, religious clashes in northern Lebanon, the Eritrea dictatorship, the Ukraine war, the Iraq war against the Islamic State.
His articles and reports have appeared in many newspapers, magazines, TV and radio including Time magazine (USA), TimeLightbox The Guardian, The Observer, The Independent (England), Die Zeit, Die Welt, Frankfurter Rundschau, Zurker Zeitung, Brigitte , Cicero (Germany), La Vanguardia Magazine, Zazpika magazine (Spain), La Croix, Courrier international (France), Die Presse (Austria), Tyzden (Slovakia), Haaretz (Israel) Gazeta Wyborcùza (Poland), Alpha Magazine ( UAE), Woz (Switzerland), Africa Magazine, Diario, Espresso, Il Giornale, Il Manifesto, Eyesopen, Sole24Ore, GQ, Africa, Vps, Panorama, PeaceReporter, Rolling Stone, il Riformista, Sportweek, La Stampa, Vanity Fair, il Venedrì di Repubblica, Corriere della Sera, Mondadori (Strade Blu), RAI-3, Rainews24, Sky Thg24 Jetlag, Channel4, Radio24, RadioRSI.
In 2011 he received the first prize "Novinarska Journalism Award" for a series of stories about the rebels during the Libyan war.
He’s president of Six Degrees Association - - which aims to tell the wars, the ethnics, religious and racials conflicts, political and social instability, issues related to immigration situations, poverty, marginalization and discrimination in all parts of the world. Six Degrees also pursues the aim of spreading the culture of independent and ethics information, to promote photojournalism and culture through training courses, workshops, conferences, exhibitions.
He published the books:
Il sudario di latta-taccuini di Guerra-MarcoValerio Edizioni
Soldat 1- war in Ukraine- Musumeci Editore