Andrés Serrano (New York City, 1950) starts his career of attentive observer of contemporary life studying Painting and Sculpture at the Brooklyn Museum Art School until 1969.
Kenro Izu (Osaka, 1949) moved to New York in 1970, where a few years later he opened his own photography studio. He started his work on the sacred places of the world in 1979.
The career of Bettina Rheims (Neuilly-sur-Seine, 1952) begins in 1978, when she meets the strippers in Pigalle and decides to photograph them in a new light. The result is a series that has been displayed in several exhibitions.
Ernst Haas (Vienna, 1921 – New York, 1986) is acclaimed as one of the most celebrated and influential photographers of the 20th century and considered one of the pioneers of color photography.
Joel-Peter Witkin (Brooklyn, USA, 1939) began photographing at the age of 15 years. After graduation, a job in a lab color printing in New York and his military service, he studied at the Cooper Union School of Art and Architecture and at the University of New Mexico.
Maurizio Galimberti (Como, 1956) started his collaboration with Polaroid Italia in 1991. Pursuing his research with Polaroid, Galimberti reinvented the ‘photographic mosaic’ technique that he initially used for portraits and soon adjusted also for landscapes, architecture and cities.
Weng Fen (Weng Peijun, 1961) focuses his works on the backgrounf of economic globalization, on China’s urbanization and rural area issues, on the rapid changes in the urban environment and on the psychological conflict.
Paolo Marchetti (1974) was born in Rome, where he lives and works. He has worked for thirteen years in the cinematographic and commercial industry. In his photography he pays particular attention to political and anthropological issues.