Francesco (1987, Bari, Italy) is a Bologna/Milan-based photojournalist he graduated in 2013 from the CFP BAUER photography school in Milan.
His work is focused on the concept of the individual and community. The images are the symbol of a collective identity, a starting point from which approach the different characteristics that make up a group of people. Each project analyzes similarities and differences through a form of visual storytelling. Today his work examines in depth the changes in what surrounds us, ranging from issues related to the new challenges that will characterize our future, to those concerning the environment and the adaptation of the human condition.
During the Covid-19 pandemic he founded and curated the collective COVISIONI : 40 photographers from each Italian region were invited to talk about the change in human relations for one year during the pandemic .
The COVISIONI project: has become a book of 400 copies and a collective exhibition at the SIFest 2021 Festival in Savignano sul Rubicone.
His works have been published by, L’Espresso, La Repubblica, IoDonna, The Washington Post, D-La Repubblica, Newsweek China, MIND, Vanity Fair, ID Italia, Internazionale, PH Museum, Il Reportage, Corriere della Sera, Perimetero , Artribune, National Geographic, Nature, Il Fotografo, Focus Germany, Der spiegel, NZZ Magazin, Donna Moderna, L’Essenziale, Rider, Rolling Stone.
Prima Visione | Galleria Bel Vedere 2014, represented Mariuccia Stiffoni Ponchielli
Exhibition at SiFest 2021: COVISIONI: ”Workers” curated by Jana Liskova
Exhibition at SiFest 2021: 241 Metri curated by Jana Liskova
Artistic residence SiFest curated by Mario Beltrambini
Publication of book COVISIONI: 2022 – 400 copies
Exhibition at PhMuseumDAY 2022: Curated by PhMuseum LAB
Exhibition at Kranj Foto Fest Slovenia 2022
Exhibition at Verzasca Foto Svizzera 2022
Exhibition at JipFest Jakarta 2022
Talk at Food 2023 Bologna: talk about Future Food