Chief editor at the monthly Black Camera, artistic director at the Casa dei Tre Oci in Venice, artistic director of the Capri Photography Festival. He was also the founder, and now supervisor, of the postgraduate university master in photography, in a joint effort with NABA and FORMA Foundation. From 2005 to 2014, he was director at Contrasto Milano and Vice President of the Forma Foundation in Milan. For over 15 years, he was editor and photography critic at ViviMilano and Corriere della Sera. Expert in the photography collectible market in 2002-2003 he was the curator of the first photographic auctions at Sotheby’s in Milan. He is curator of exhibitions and photo exhibitions and author of several books on photography.
Based in Palermo, he is the author of the iconic, award-winning photo of Judges Falcone and Borsellino, icons of the war against mafia. Since 2003, he has been staff photographer at Reuters. Reporter and politician, he has also documented the journeys of John Paul II and the elections of Benedict XVI and of Pope Francis.
After an experience in Milan, he returned to Sicily where he lives and works as a professional graphic artist. Since 2008, he has been in charge for the communication at Caffè Moak. In the same year, he collaborated with the Noorda Studio for its rebranding and identity. He has founded alongside the for[me]moak’s marketing team, an internal communication agency that deals with research and design.
He collaborates with AIAP and ADI. Since 2010, he has been a professional partner AIAP.
Born in Catania in 1958, he works as a professional photographer. He lives in Rome, where he teaches at IED. He has exhibited in various museums and galleries in Italy and abroad. In advertising, he has signed numerous business campaigns for firms such as Lavazza, IGP, Kodak, ENI, Milan Airports, Bosch, Alfa Romeo, A2A, Autostrada Pedemontana, Versace, Bisazza, Kartel, Conad, Unipol Bank.
His photographs have been published in all major international magazines. He has won four World Press Photo awards.