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biography Roberto Apa

He was born in Napoli, 1980. He studied Politics at Istituto universitario Orientale. In 2004 he graduated in Photograpy at Istituto Europeo di Design in Rome. He’s been working as a freelance in photography and photoretouching since 2006. His works were published by various italian and international issues. He collaborates as first assistant and photoretoucher with the photographer Andrea Jemolo. He also works as a producer in advertising. His photographic research deals with the documentation of contemporary issues through out the representation of what is “typical” of our society; he strongly rejects the idea of using photography to refer exotic tales. He lives and works in Rome.


• 2010
“Fotosommer” Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart.
“Sulla Natura” Spazio Farini, Milano.
• 2009
“Alungaesposizione” Fabbrica del Vapore, Milano.
• 2008
“La Forza del Bello” Palazzo Te, Mantova.


• 2010
Fotosommer Catalogue, Arnoldsche Art Publishers, Stuttgart.