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Short Biography

Luca Locatelli is an environmental photographer and film-maker focused on the relations between people, science-technology and the environment. He started photography in 2006 after a 10 years career as a software developer.

 

Locatelli produces his stories in collaboration with editors, journalists, environmentalists, and scientists in order to further contextualize his research. Deeply rooted in documentary and journalistic production, his work revolves around the ‘making’ of the future. From 2011, his main research has been to explore and document the most promising technological solutions to confront the critical environmental issues of the 21st century. The aim of his work is to contribute to an open discussion about our future on the planet.Since 2004 Luca is a founding partner of anon-governmental association that contributes to protect 600 thousand hectares of tropical forest in the Amazon.

Luca is a National Geographic Magazine photographer and frequent contributor to international media such as The New York Times Magazine, TIME, The New Yorker, Bloomberg Businessweek, Geo Germany, among others.

 

Locatelli’s works have been exhibited and featured in various venues including the Solomon R.Guggenheim Museum-NYC,SCoP, Shanghai Center of Photography, Somerset House-London, Les Rencontres d'Arles, Visa pour l'Image, Noorderlicht International Photography Festival, Getxophoto International Image Festival, Cortona On The Move among others.

Since 2004 Luca is a founding partner of anon-governmental association that contributes to protect 600 thousand hectares of tropical forest in the Amazon.