Photographer, filmmaker, publisher and editor, is the founder of the publishing house punctum, the fotografia – international festival of rome , and the photo solstice on the asinara island in sardinia.

His reseach focuses on portraits of group of people with common experiences and languages (cardinalsretired, jockeys of tha palio di siena, inmates, classical music contemporary composers, farmers, sardinian shepards, writers); in recent years his projects have been more focused on nature.

He has published more than twenty books, and exhibited in italy and abroad in many galleries and museums,including: centre georges pompidou, paris; french academy, villa medici, rome; macro, rome; warburg institute, london; henry moore foundation, leeds; musée de l’elysee, lausanne; photomuseum, moscow;

He is now the director of the italian cultural institute of London.