Angelo Antolino


Angelo Antolino was born in 1979 in Naples. From 1999 to 2004 he studied History of Art at the Suor Orsola Benincasa University where he attended in particular the lessons of Stefano Causa in the Methodology of History of Art. He graduated from university with a thesis in ethnographic photography in 2004. In 2001, parallel to university, started a course of photography directed by Lucia Patalano.
In these firsts years he focused especially on black and white photography carrying on the long term project “Sulla Spiaggia” (2002-2005) which was exhibited in 2006 at the International Festival of Photography of Rome. He worked on assignment for the festival the same year with a reportage about the monks community in the medieval Abby of Farfa in Lazio Region.
After graduation he started to work as a photographer for the National Museum and Gallery of Capodimonte of Naples where he developed a reportage about museum’s life behind the scenes.
In 2008 began a reportage about Camorra’s women in Naples that was projected at the Visa Pour l’Image Festival of Perpignan in 2010.
Since 2008 he is contributor of National Geographic Italy for which photographed several stories, mainly about archaeology.
At the moment Angelo Antolino is carrying on a project on the italian landscape and its inhabitants.


2006 - Sulla Spiaggia - FotoGrafia Festival, Rome

2006 - Tuili della Giara - The Tourism Revolution, Su Palatu

2007 - La Strategia dell'Attenzione - FotoGrafia Festival, Rome

2010 - Projection of "Camorra's Women" at Visa Pour l'Image, Perpignan

2011 - Italian Geographic (collective exhibition), Busto Arsizio

2012 - Nominee for Foam Paul Huf Award

2012 - Italian Geographic (collective exhibition) - Umbria World Fest, Foligno

2015 - Femmes de Camorra - PhotoMed, Sanary-sur-Mer and Beirut

2016 - La Cura del Guardare - Goethe Institut, Naples

2019 - L'Italia Perde Terreno - Maxxi, Rome

2022 - L'Italia Perde Terreno - Festival della Cultura Treccani, Lecce

2022 - L'Italia Perde Terreno - Green Med Symposium, Stazione Marittima, Naples


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