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biography Marco Lachi

He was born in Florence, 1979.
After he had worked like planner in Architect Studio in Florence, he earned his three years degree in photography from the Fondazione Studio Marangoni in 2007.
During that period he participated in workshops with some photographers and artists, among which: Arnaud Claass, Guido Guidi, Paolo Woods, Paolo Verzone, Edward Rozzo and other.
In 2006 he participated in a workshop whit Bas Princen at Linea di Confine Rubiera, whit exhibition during the Fotografia Europea di Reggio Emilia in 2008.
In 2007, he’s work has been selected like young photographer by MAXXI Museo Arte Contemporanea di Roma, for exhibition in Roma , Firenze and Reggio Emilia.
He presented his first solo exhibition in March 2010, at Galleria Manzoni in Bergamo – Italy, the project explores the concept of “urban fear” besides the perception that this has on South African society, especially in architecture. At the same time, with Magnolia Edizioni he has published a catalogue curated by 3/3 research lab on photographic image and independent curators, based in Rome, with preface of Giovanna Calvenzi.
In 2010 he was select for “DOMESTIC”, a collective exhibition in Caja Madrid in Barcelona He is a part of Documentary Platform project, newly born visual archive for Documentary photography based and focus on Italian landscape.
Since 2008, he move in South Africa where he still work and live in Cape Town.


• 2010
Domestic, collectives barcelona, Spain.
“Natura – architettura – sicurezza cape town south africa” Manzoni gallery, Bergamo, Italy.
10 x 12 dimensione massima, curated by 3/3, Rome.
• 2007 – 2008
“Premio fotografico Atlante Italiano 007, rischio paesaggio”:
– Maxxi Museo Nazionale delle Arti del XXI secolo – Roma, PARC
– Fondazione Studio Marangoni Gallery, Firenze.
– Linea di Confine per la Fotografia Contemporanea Rubiera-RE.
“Immagini in tasca”, Rass gallery, Milano, Italy.
“Calcio storico fiorentino 2005” Comune di Firenze, Italy.