Lorenzo Pesce/Rome, Italy
After spending ten years living between Los Angeles, New York, and London, in 2003 Lorenzo Pesce joined Contrasto by taking part to the "Eurogeneration" project that involved 14 Contrasto focused on the youth of the 25 Countries of the European Community. The same year the US magazine PDN (Photo District News) indicated Lorenzo as one of the most interesting photographers of the moment. In the 2006 he was involved in the collective project, “Beijing in and out” presented at the Triennial of Milan.
In 2007, in cooperation with Action Aid, he carried out a work focused on the childhood condition in Cambodia, then culminated in a book titled “La ruota che gira”. In 2008, with his colleague Alex Majoli, he realized the project “I volti di una nuova Milano” which became an exhibition sponsored by ATM, Milan’s public transport company.
In 2010 he founded the Magliana Art Project, a creative space for video and photographic productions.
He works with creative agencies realizing advertising campaigns for clients ranging from Boscolo to Conad, Enel, and Mulino Bianco.
He used to be a teacher at the American University of Rome, where he lives with his wife Julia and daughters Arianna and Carlotta.