Filippo Barbero

Filippo Barbero (1992) is a photographer and visual artist based in Florence, Italy.

After undertaking and completing his legal education, he has been studying photography as self-taught since 2017 to pursue a career as a photographer.

His personal works focus especially on long-term projects driven by a personal visual research referring to something intimate, creating connections with themes that concern memory, the sense of belonging and the investigation of the concept of place.

His works has been exhibited in national and international museums, galleries, institutions and festivals such as Ogden Museum (Collective Exhibition during PhotoNOLA Festival); Fonderia 20.9 in Verona (Collective Exhibition “Chelonia” curated by Benedetta Casagrande and Elena Vaninetti); Center Forward online Exhibition at Center For Fine Art Photo; Pinakothek der Moderne and ZIRKA Space in Munich (Der Grief’s 15th anniversary events); 254Forest in Brussels (PEP's New Talents group show); Haute Photographie in Rotterdam and Amsterdam (GUP Exhibition for Fresh Eyes Talents); BASE in Milan (PhotoVogue Festival, Italian Panorama); Verzasca Photo Festival in Brione, Switzerland.

His works has also obtained numerous prizes and awards, such as “Penumbra Members Gallery” by Penumbra Foundation (New York, USA); "Center Forward" of the Center For Fine Art Photo (Colorado, USA); Urbanautica Institute Awards, Category: “People and Communities” by Urbanautica Institute (Italy); Critical Mass by Photolucida (Oregon, USA); Intarget Photolux Award of the Photolux Festival (Italy); Italian Panorama of Photo Vogue Festival (Italy), promoted by Vogue Italia.

He has been invited to take part in the Note Di Sguardi Artist Residency in April 2024

He was selected by Giulia Zorzi for Micamera’s 20th anniversary special limited edition of prints.

He is one of the artists selected for the "LAND" Artist Residency by OMNE (Osservatorio Mobile Nord Est) whose works will be exhibited at the OMNE FEST 2025 and published in the OMNE series as the fourth volume OMNE/LAND 2023–2025.

He was also selected by Fotografia Europea for the “PHOTOGRAPH-ER” program.

He was one of the first fifty photographers to be selected and invited to join of the UNCONTAMINATED photographic NFT's trading platform.

His work has been published in various national and international online and paper magazines, such as Vogue Italia; PhotoVogue; Penumbra Foundation; Der Grief; Macaroni Book; The Greatest Magazine; G.U.P Magazine; C41 Magazine; WITNESS, Fiiirst; Phases Magazine; IN FRAMES; The Pupil Sphere; Too Tired Project; ZONES Mag; Urbanautica; Nowhere Diary; FotoRoom; Safelight Paper; Conceptual Projects; C4journal; Audioteca Fotografica; PHOTO IS:RAEL; Velveteyesmag; Deadpancollection; Closure Magazine; Bad Print Mag; Ātman Journal; Turchese.

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