BUT I LOVE YOU | Santolo Felaco, Gian Marco Sanna
Graphic Designer: Rosario Di Vincenzo (9Periodico)
Santolo Felaco was born in Naples in 1984. He graduated in Computer Science. He work as a freelance photographer with a focus on social themes and he work as software engineering. He attended advanced reportage with Fausto Podavini and a master about modern language of documentary photography with Massimo Mastrorillo. He attended workshops with Ricardo Cases, Max Pinckers, Federico Clavarino and Antonio Xoubanova. He’s founder member of LISA collective.
Gian Marco Sanna (Rome, 1993) started to experiment with photography at the age of 17 thanks to the passion transmitted by his father who gifted him an old Pentax for his birthday. From 2012 to 2015 he studied at the Roman school of photography where he acquired the techniques from analogue to digital. From 2015 he attended the D.O.O.R. academy, experimenting with new techniques of documentary photography. He took part in workshops with Ricardo Cases, Federico Clavarino, Max Pinckers, Antonio M. Xoubanova. From 2015 to 2017 he worked at “Malagrotta’s area” where there is the biggest refuse dump in Europe. In 2016 he found L.I.S.A. collective, where he works at fanzines and editing. In 2017 Urbanautica Institute recently published the book about this work, launching it in Paris at Mi Galerie. In November 2017 he shows his work during the event ” Passeggiate fotografiche Romane – MIBACT” at 001 gallery. In February 2018 he shows “Malagrotta” at gallery Lombardi Arte in Siena. In March he presents the book “Malagrotta” at Caffeina festival in Viterbo and Officine fotografiche Milano.
In April he won the Bi Foto Fest prize in Sardegna.