FILIPPO ROMANO BIO
Born in 1968, he is a documentary and architecture photographer. He graduated at I.S.I.A. in Urbino with Michele Provinciali. And specialized in photo documentary at the full time program at the International Center of photography (I.C.P.) in New York. Romano’s work are mostly about cities, architectures and urban dwellers. He currently collaborates since 1998 with the architecture’s section of the art pubblisher Skira, to many and his work have been featurated in Abitare magazine , Dwell magazine, Domus, Io Donna, Courrier International, Huffington Post, Newsweek . In 2007 he is the winner of the grant Pesaresi\Contrasto with the project OFF CHINA about the urban development of the chinese cities. He is the co author of Soleri Town a book about the utopian architecture of Paolo Soleri in 2009 he was selected in the exhibition the Joy at the Rome photo festival with “Waterfront” a series from the project about the city of Trieste.
In 2010 he was in Haiti for a photoreportage about the earthquake e his project Route 106 about the ladscape devastation by the illegals buildings in Calabria region was exhibited in the Biennale of Architecture in Venice in 2010.
In 2011 he started his project about the ghetto of Mathare in Nairobi and he have been part of the exhibition “Sao Paulo Calling” in San Paulo art museum in 2012. His ongoing project about Nairobi was part of the exhibition MadeinSlum\Mathare Nairobi in the Triennale Museum in Milan in 2013. Palladio and Jefferson is a long therm research exhibited in Montreal, Canada, at the Canadian Center for Architecture C.C.A. He is a member of the agency luzphoto and currently he is a teacher at the Naba design school in Milan and in the master of photography at the IUAV faculty in Venice.