ABOUT

Born in Zurich in 1984, Luigi is a Rome based freelance photographer specialized in documentary, editorial, and portrait work. He started working as a documentary photographer after his doctoral studies in Visual Studies, which helped him to develop a profound interest in global social and environmental issues.

Because of his work he has visited several countries in the world in state of emergency: Lebanon, Iraq, Colombia, Greece, Kosovo. His images have been published in the Italian national newspapers and international magazines, such as Il Corriere della Sera, il Messaggero, D di Repubblica, il Giornale, Panorama, VICE NEWS, Lensculture and others.

He teaches at Sapienza – University of Rome and in several private academies. He is author of book essays and papers about photography, cinema and visual arts.

Luigi is available for assignment around the world.

 

CLIENTS:

GEO, GEO Wissen, Il Corriere dell Sera, Il Giornale, La Repubblica, Il Messaggero, VICE, EastWest, Calvert Journal, Panorama, Political Critique and others.

 

BOOKS (ESSAYS)

Archivio di cenere. L'immaginario mediatico e il crollo dell'11 settembre 2001, Il Menocchio, 2015 (ebook available here)

SalentoSilente. L'arte sosta in luoghi storici, Officina delle parole, 2011

Home Stories. Il filmino di famiglia nelle pratiche artistiche contemporanee, Bulzoni, 2010 (monograph)

 

EXHIBITIONS

2017

Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts | Caterina | Ljubljana (Slovenia)

Photomed Festival | Where The West Sets | Sanary-sur-Mer (France)

Festival "Architetture in Città" | Caterina | Turin

2014

Visiva - La città dell'immagine | Animalìe | Rome

theprintspace | Animalìe | London

Juraplaz | Animalìe | Bienne (CH)

Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana | Animalìe | Florence

Fotografia Eurepea | OFF Circuit | Animalìe | Reggio Emilia

2012

FotoGrafia - Festival Internazionale della Fotografia di Roma XI | Unself Service | Centro Luigi di Sarro, Rome

Galleria Francesca Capece | Following the Sand | Lecce

​2011

Galleria WhiteCube al Pigneto | Urban Desolations | Rome

2009

Biennale di Venezia | Viste a parte | Teatro Fondamenta Nuove | Venice

 

INTERVIEWS | VIDEO

Unself Service | Urban Experience

 

AWARDS

PHOTOMED FESTIVAL 2017 | Where The West Sets

MOMOWO INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION 2016 | Winning images | Caterina

LIFE-FRAMER 8/2013 CONTEST| Winning image | Animalìe

LEICA PHOTOGRAPHER AWARDS 2013 | Shortlisted | Animalìe

 

 

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