Alex Majoli is an Italian photographer associated with Magnum Photos known for his documentation of war and conflict. Majoli joined the f45 studio in Ravenna at age 15 where he worked with Daniele Casadio and then studied at the Art Institute in Ravenna, graduating in 1991. While there he joined the Grazia Neri Agency for whom he traveled to Yugoslavia, Kosovo, and Albania to document the conflict. In 1999 he went to Greece and documented the closing of an insane asylum on Leros and the reintroduction of the inmates to society. In 1995 he went to South America to work on his project Requiem in Samba and where he also worked on Hotel Marinum about port cities all over the world. In the late 1990s he also began making documentary films.