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. His work has been published in Italian magazines such as L’Espresso, Internazionale, Vanity Fair, Marie Claire and many others, also in international magazines and newspapers such as 6MOIS, Sunday Times, British Journal of Photojournalism, The Guardian, Geo, Days Japan, Der Spiegel, Newsweek, CNN, New York Times, International Herald Tribune, Time and many others. Marchetti has received several awards including the The International Photography Award, Grand Prix de Paris and he was short listed for the Luis Valtuena International Humanitarian Photography Award. Other awards are the American Photography Annual Book, the ANI Pix-Palace 2013 in Perpignan, the Leica Photographer Award 2013, the SDN – Social Documentary Network, the Days Japan, the Alexia Foundation Grant and the World Press Photo in “Nature” category. His long-term project, on which he has been working for five years covering five different countries, focuses on fascism and the awakening far-right in Europe and is titled FEVER.