Marco Castelli was born in 1991 and lives in Firenze.
He’s currently working with local magazines and newborn editorial realities.
From 2013 he is assistant photographer to Alberto Conti [Contrasto – progetti per la fotografia].
At the same time, he’s carrying on both personal and documentary research, each one moving through a deep interest in human environment and life.
His works have been published and displayed internationally.
_education
2012/2015 – Fondazione Studio Marangoni (Firenze, Italy)

_workshops & lectures
Roberto Salbitani, Edoardo De Lille, Pietro Paolini, Joel Meyerowitz, Dejan Atanackovic, Elisabetta Sanesi, Max Power, Paolo Verzone, Federica Di Giovanni, Giorgio Barrera, Wolfgang Zurborn, Marco Lachi, Jay Wolke, Irene Alison, Giulia Tornari, Martin Breindl, Phillip Toledano, Manila Camarini, Martin Kollar, George Tatge, Lorenzo C olloreta, Stefano Fomasi, Maurizio Cogliandro, Peter Bialobrzeski
_galleries
Millennium Images, London
A Pequena Galeria, Lisboa PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury P H21 Gallery, Budapest
_permanent collections
M useum of Arts and Crafts, Zagreb
_awards
2015 – 3rd Place, MIFA Awards, Fine Art Nudes 2015 – Finalist, PhotoVisa, Multimedia Project 2015 – Winner, Feature Shoot Abandoned Pools 2015 – Honorable Mention, Photo Annual Awards 2015 – Finalist, Rovinj Photodays Award, Body 2015 – Winner, FIOF Awards
2014 – Honorable Mention, Neutral Density Awards
2014 – Finalist, Peaches & Cream IV
2014 – 3rd Place, The EPSON International Pano Awards, Built Environment 2014 – Finalist, La Città Nuda
2014 – Finalist, Photonic Moments
2014 – Finalist, Premio Factory Athena
2014 – Finalist, Kolga Tbilisi Photo Award
2 013 – Winner, Premio Gi.U.Li.A.
_publications
Aint-Bad Magazine, L’Oeil de la Photographie, Feature Shoot, Witty Magazine, FUL, A Few Words, NIPmagazine, R iot Van, StreetBook, Image Mag, Corriere della Sera Dossier, Repubblica.it, Il Fotografo, Clic.hé
_exhibitions
02.2016 – Breasts. An Explorative Exhibit // Oddville. A Creative Space, Los Angeles 02.2016 – Portrait Salon // Reminders Photography Stronghold, Tokyo
02.2016 – #memory_archive // Boyd School Studios, Melbourne
01.2016 – Photo Pocket Project // Galleria Santevincenzidue, Bologna
01.2016 – Body // PH21 Gallery, Budapest
11.2015 – Portrait Salon // The Embassy Tea Gallery, London 11.2015 – MIFA Awards // FotoLoft Gallery, Moscow
10.2015 – Earth and Sky // PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury
10.2015 – Photovisa: Language of Memory // Krasnodar
09.2015 – Rovinj Photodays // Museum of Arts and Crafts, Zagreb
07.2015 – A nude landscape // Teatro Comunale, Campofilone
06.2015 – TU35 Firenze #1 Così ti ha fatto Dio e così ti devo tenere // Officina Giovani, Prato 05.2015 – Photo Annual Awards // Wall Gallery Teplice Spa, Teplice
05.2015 – Rovinj Photodays // Old Factory Gallery, Rovinj
04.2015 – Um Olhar do Retrato // A Pequena Galeria, Lisboa
01.2015 – Under Pressure // Ex Chiesa di San Giovanni, Prato
10.2014 – SI Fest OFF // Savignano sul Rubicone
10.2014 – Peaches & Cream IV // Dreamspace Gallery, London
10.2014 – La Città Nuda // MEM Mediateca del Mediterraneo, Cagliari
06.2014 – Photonic Moments // ZRC atrium, Ljubljana
05.2014 – Premio Factory Athena // Ippodromo del Visarno, Firenze
05.2014 – Kolga Tbilisi Photo Award // Hotel ROOMS, Tbilisi
12.2013 – #02 Dimora Luminosa Beyond Borders // Piazza Santo Spirito, Firenze
11.2013 – Photolux Festival OFF // Lucca
11.2013 – Premio Gi.U.Li.A. // Società Umanitaria, Milano