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biography
Lorenzo Maccotta

He obtains a degree in Philosophy at the University of Rome “La Sapienza” in 2006, with a dissertation about the meanings of Pleasure and Pain in Friederich Nietzsche and Gilles Deleuze’s philosophy.
In the same year graduates at the “Roman School of Photography” with a documentary project about a community of polish immigrants living in an occupied space in front of his apartment.
After a short experience as a photojournalist, collaborating with “Medecines sans Frontieres” and L’Espresso, he changes direction focusing on a (un)personal research in the italian enviroment.
After moving first to Barcelona (2008) and then to London (2009), he came back to Rome where at present he lives and works.



Exhibitions

•2011
Fotografia – Festival Internazionale di Roma, Macro Testaccio, Rome.
FotoDocks Festival, Munchner stadtmuseum, Munich.
Menotrentuno Festival, Spazio Tiscali, Cagliari.
•2010
Fotoleggendo, Mandeep Photography and beyond Gallery, Rome.
Re-imagine Europe project, Quest-21 Art Gallery, Belgium.
•2009
Artè PhotoFestival-festival internazionale di Fotogiornalismo, Ancona.



Bibliography

•2008
Pastori: indagine sul territorio laziale, Punctum Editore, Roma.
•2007
Una stagione all’inferno, Msf, Roma.



Contact

lorenzo.maccotta@gmail.com
M 0039 (+) 349 1993276