Born in Bari in 1983, I left my family in 1997. Finding myself again in my hometown in 2006, after unsatisfactory studies in philosophy, I found a camera and my interest in photography. This led me to take courses in many workshops with photographers such as Frank Dituri and Francesco Zizola, who appointed me as Giacomelli's "heir."
I exhibited all around Italy, in London, Miami, New York, Cincinnati, and in Russia in Novosibirsk, Ekaterinburg and St. Petersburg, winning national and international awards and honorable mention (over all the IPA 2011, and the WPGA).
Since 2007 I have had no settled place of residence, working around Italy and Ireland covering personal projects and the most important music festivals.
Currently I am working on my first photographic book.
born: 1983, Acquaviva delle Fonti, BA, Italy
Shortlisted Foto8 summershow
1st place, editorial political IPA 2011
Honorable mention, fine art nudes IPA 2011
Shortlisted for the 2011 Professional and Emerging Lucie Scholarship
Foto8 Summershow 2012 catalogue
Landscape Stories, "Unmanned Bodies," May 2012, online
FotoVisura Magazine, Your view selected portfolio, February 2012, online
2011 Annual IPA Book
selected solo or two-person exhibits
"Socrate Redux," Zielona Gora, Berlin, May 2012, solo
Palazzo Zenobio, Venice Biennal, September 2011, multimedia project
Open Wound, photojournalism festival, II ed., Santo Stefano al Mare Borgo della Fotografia, August 2010, multimedia project
selected group shows
Foto 8 gallery, London, collective, July 2012
Breathe and believe International Art Exhibition, benefit auction, in collaboration with the "Christopher Ricardo Cystic Fibrosis Foundation", Sannicandro di Bari/Miami, May - October 2012
L'Aleph, FProject Bari, curated by Luca La Vopa, collective, December 2011
2011 International Photography Awards Best of Show exhibition, curated by A. Landreth, New York, October 2011