Born in Cagliari in 1959. He approached photography in 1995, starting with reportages and collaborations with advertising agencies.

His first personal shows were reportages: Colori dal Buio (Colors from the Dark), in the Cultural Center il Ghetto, Cagliari 2003; Oltre lo sguardo (Beyond the sight), Lazzaretto, Cagliari 2006.

In 2009 he published the reportage Equatoria 12° parallelo (Equatoria parallel 12°) - a journey in Sudan (Silvana Editoriale), showed in the Art Center Exmà, in Cagliari, and in  the Human Society in Milan and Bologna.

Meanwhile he was still working with agencies, creating contents for the museum Radichinas in Orgosolo (NU), working as cinema and
theater set photographer .

He curated the exhibition for the 60th anniversary of the EAF foundation (Ente Autonomo del Flumendosa - Autonomous Institution of Flumendosa), in Cagliari airport, Elmas (2008).

He approached the industrial architecture with the work Dighe della Sardegna (Sardinians Dams), showed in Cagliari at St Remy Bastion and published, with the same title, from Ilisso Edizioni, Nuoro 2010.

The Italian Cultural Institute of Mexico City invited him to show his works in the exhibition La feria de las Culturas Amigas (Fair of Friendly Cultures) in 2011.

From 2011 till 2014 he collaborated with Mondadori in Anteprima libri (Books preview), in Pietrasanta (LU): his photos were published in the most important books and magazines of the editorial group.

Thanks to the second reportage in South Sudan, Kenya and Uganda, he published Equatoria 12° parallel - the new state of South Sudan,
that he also curated for Silvana Editoriale, Cinisiello Balsamo (MI), 2013.

In 2012 he attended Franco Fontana's workshop at Fondazione Fotografia in Modena. He was than chosen for the
collective exhibition Quelli di Franco Fontana (Those of Franco Fontana) at Mausoleo of the Bela Rosin, Turin 2013,
Liquidi Confini (Liquid boundaries), Ducal Palace, Pavullo (MO), and Frammenti Urbani (Urban fragments) - Photissima 2013, at Manifattura Tabacchi of Turin.

In 2014 his works were exposed at the collective exhibition Acquae Mundi - Photissima 2014, at Innerspace Gallery in Turin, and during the
event Fotoarte in Taranto at Mudi.

In 2015 and 2016  he had an exhibition at the international collective show Terramiti - Mediterraneo, in
Agropoli (SA).

His recent work is about industrial photography and is showed in his personal exhibitions The sense of non-places, at Leica store, Bologna published in the LFI Leica Web Magazine  and in February 2016 and "Steel Life" at the Gallery PMA Cagliari in the June 2016.

In September 2016 one of his photo has had an honorable mention in the Contest of IPA (international photo award )


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