2017 Sony World Photography Awards - 3rd Place, Contemporary Issues, Professional Competition
Lorenzo Maccotta was born in Rome in 1982. After a bachelor degree in Philosophy and a course at Scuola Romana di Fotografia in 2005, he focuses his attention on contemporary issues and begin his activity in photography. His personal projects has been exhibited at "Fotografia - Festival internazionale di Roma", "FotoDocks Festival" in Munich, “Re-imagine Europe” - De Questee art gallery, and “Menotrentuno” Festival di Fotografia in Sardegna. His stories has been published on GEO Kompact, Stern, FAZ Sonntagszeitung, Internazionale, L’Espresso, Marie Clair, Io Donna, La Repubblica, Carta and he won the 3rd prize Premio Amilcare G. Ponchielli with “Desidera” project. After living in Barcelona and London he moved to Germany where he lived between Berlin and Leipzig. He is currently based in Rome.