Biography

Filippo Venturi is an Italian documentary photographer working on editorial, corporate, commercial assignments and personal projects.
His works have been published in different newspapers and magazines such as The Washington Post, Financial Times, Vanity Fair, Internazionale, La Stampa, Geo, Marie Claire, Die Zeit, Gente, D di Repubblica, Io Donna/Corriere della Sera.
He cooperates with several agencies in Italy and abroad for advertisement projects. He also pursues many personal stories and projects on the critical issues that he finds interesting.
In 2016 his work, "Made in Korea" about South Korea, has been hosted at the Italian Center for Fine Art Photography in Bibbiena, at Modena's Foro Boario as New Talent selected by the Modena Foundation Photography, at Rome's Museum of Contemporary Art (MACRO) as selected Emerging Talent and at Somerset House in London by the Sony World Photography Awards.
In 2017 he was the photographer sent by Vanity Fair in North Korea.
In 2018 he is Testimonial Photographer for Fujifilm.

Selected Awards

2018
Finalist – Kolga Tbilisi Photo Award
1st prize – Tokyo International Foto Awards
Finalist – Siena International Photography Awards
Winner – Gomma Photography Grant

2017
Winner – LensCulture Emerging Talent Awards
1st prize – Portfolio Italia (Gran Premio Hasselblad)
1st prize – Premio Voglino (Frame Foto Festival)
1st prize – Premio Il Reportage (Umbria Photo Fest)
Finalist – Premio Amilcare Ponchielli
Finalist – Premio Marco Pesaresi
1st prize – Sassoferrato Portfolio Award
3rd prize – PX3 Prix de la Photographie Paris
1st prize – Galleria a Cielo Aperto

2016
1st prize – Tokyo International Foto Awards
Winner – Emerging Talents
Finalist – Premio Amilcare Ponchielli
Finalist – LuganoPhotoDays Contest
1st prize – PX3 Prix de la Photographie Paris
2nd prize – Moscow International Foto Awards
1st prize – PDN Emerging Photographer
Finalist – Il Reportage Photojournalism Award
2nd prize – International Photographer of the Year
2nd prize – Sony World Photography Awards
Finalist – Gomma Photography Grant

2015
Winner – New Talents by Fondazione Fotografia Modena
Finalist – Premio Marco Pesaresi
Finalist – Portfolio Italia
2nd prize – Moscow International Foto Awards
1st prize – Fine Art Photography Awards
1st prize – Sassoferrato Portfolio Award
2nd prize – PX3 Prix de la Photographie Paris

Selected Exhibitions

2018
Korean Dream – Torino, 3° Portfolio sul Po
Korean Dream – Bibbiena, 19° FotoConfronti
Korean Dream – Savignano sul Rubicone, 27° Premio SI Fest Portfolio
Korean Dream – Corigliano Calabro, 11° Portfolio Jonico
Korean Dream – Castelnuovo Garfagnana, 17° Portfolio dell’Ariosto
Korean Dream – Sestri Levante, 12° Portfolio al mare
La Famiglia in Italia – Bibbiena, CIFA
Korean Dream – Taranto, 15° FotoArte in Portfolio
Korean Dream – Cortona, 18° Spazio Portfolio
Eyes Wide Shut – Tokyo (JP), CA Gallery
Korean Dream – Tbilisi (GE), Kolga Tbilisi Photo
Korean Dream – New York City (US), Klompching Gallery

2017
Korean Dream – Bibbiena, CIFA, Portfolio Italia
Made in Korea – Punta Secca, Gazebook Sicily Photobook Festival
Demigods – Paris (FR), Espace Beaurepaire
E il mare concederà a ogni uomo nuove speranze – Cesena, ex Roverella
Made in Korea – Forlì, Palazzo del Monte di Pietà
Demigods – Tokyo (JP), Shibuya Cultural Center Owada
Demigods – Forlì, Galleria a Cielo Aperto

2016
Made in Korea – Roma, Macro, Emerging Talents
Made in Korea – New York (US), Sony Square NYC
Made in Korea – Bratislava (SK), Expo@Eurovea
Made in Korea – Sassoferrato, 66° Rassegna Internazionale d’Arte
Made in Korea – Cologne (DE), PhotoKina
Made in Korea – Lecco, Immagimondo Festival
Made in Korea – Milano, Spazio Tadini
Made in Korea – Kaunas (LT), Kaunas Photo Festival
Made in Korea – Berlin (DE), Willy Brandt Haus
Made in Korea – Beijing (CN), U Space
Made in Korea – Bergamo, Galleria Ceribelli, Photographers II
Made in Korea – London (GB), Somerset House
Made in Korea – Napoli, Aeroporto Internazionale, Slideluck On Board
L’Ira Funesta – Forlì, Chiostro di San Mercuriale

2015
Made in Korea – Modena, Foro Boario, Fondazione Fotografia
Made in Korea – Bibbiena, CIFA, Portfolio Italia
Made in Korea – Bibbiena, CIFA, Crediamo ai tuoi occhi
L’Ira Funesta – Cesenatico, Colonia Ex Santarcangiolese
DO.VE. | contemporary dotted venue – Forlì, Ex Asilo Santarelli

2014
L’Ira Funesta – Mercato Saraceno, Palazzo Dolcini
Energia vitale: verso Expo 2015 – Mantova, Casa del Mantegna
Fuori Orario – Forlì, Palazzo Romagnoli
Rugby – Tbilisi (GE), Kolga Tbilisi Photo Award
A passo di touche – Brescia, Spazio Arte UpArt

2013
Terzo Tempo – Cesena, Centro Cinema San Biagio
In Oblivion – Bibbiena, CIFA, Crediamo ai tuoi occhi
Totally Lost – Forlì, Ex Deposito ATR
The Game of War – Camarinas (ES), YPAD Project

2012
Re Lear Fotografato – Bologna, Teatro Duse
In Oblivion – New York City (US), Spazio Labò

Selected Books

66° Rassegna Internazionale d’Arte (catalogue)
Photographers II° edition (catalogue)
Sony World Photography Awards (catalogue)
Made in Korea (ebook)
Tracce di riflessioni 2015 (catalogue)
Totally Lost (catalogue)
Energia vitale: verso Expo 2015 (catalogue)
Kolga Tbilisi Photo (catalogue)
Tracce di riflessioni 2013 (catalogue)

Interviews and Texts

Bagzine – Interview, Italian photography magazine
La Stampa – Interview, Italian newspaper
Rai Radio1 – Interview, Italian radio channel
Il Post – Interview, Italian newspaper
Project Nerd – Interview, Italian magazine
A Cesena – Interview, Italian newspaper
2backpack – Interview, Travel blog
Il Resto del Carlino – Interview, Italian newspaper
ForliToday – Interview, Italian newspaper
Slideluck Naples – Interview, Italian multimedia event
Lazagne – Interview, Italian art magazine
The Mammoth’s Reflex – Review of Made in Korea, Italian magazine
Mag’zine – Interview, Italian photography magazine
Marie Claire ID – Interview, Indonesian magazine
La7 – Interview, Italian television
Rory Williams, Essay about me – Cambridge photography student
Cesena24ore – Interview, Italian newspaper
hDL Magazine – Interview, Israeli magazine

Publications

The Washington Post, Financial Times, Vanity Fair, Internazionale, La Stampa, D di Repubblica, Io Donna/Corriere della Sera, La Repubblica, Die Zeit, Marie Claire, Marie Claire Indonesia, Marie Claire Korea, Gente, Geo Germany, Geo Wissen, Geo Latvia, Geo Magazine International (Italy, Russia, Spain, Hungary, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Finland and Turkey), Jesus Magazine, Il Reportage, L'Officiel Voyage Russia, Touring Magazine, Focus Junior, 4Running, 4Bicycle, FPmag, PDN Emerging Photographer, Lazagne Magazine, Lensculture Magazine, Lenta.ru, Mixag Adria, Zanichelli, Pearson Italia, Monthly Photography South Korea, Il Fotografo, FotoIT, L’Oeil de la Photographie, hDL Magazine, Witness Journal, Il Post, The Post Internazionale, Il Giorno, Il Resto del Carlino, La Voce, Corriere di Romagna, Boxe Ring, Tu Style, Kill Screen Magazine, Posi+tive Magazine, Budo Magazine, Piazza Grande, Ravenna e dintorni, A Cesena, Forlì In Magazine, OAI13 Magazine, etc.

Clients

Toyota Lexus, Pro Rugby, Technogym, Sportstec, FIFA Match Agents, FiMek Estate, Romagna RFC, Ballet of Moscow, Ravenna Calcio, Solo Affitti, Plautus Festival, CILS, Yokkao, Rimini Wellness, Cesena Rugby, Idrotermica Coop, Assicoop Romagna Futura, Elsinor Teatro Stabile d'Innovazione, Teatro Metastastio Stabile della Toscana, Compagnia dell'Albero, Khatawat, Società Agricola Fèlsina, Podere La Berta, Frei, Associazione Aidoru, Associazione Laboratorio Rif, etc.

Teachings

2018
Workshop of Photojournalism in Cesena, organized by Monty Banks Aula Didattica

2017
Public talk in Colorno, invited by Colorno Photo Life, Gruppo fotografico Colors’ Light
Public talk in Rimini, invited by RIU
Public talk in Padova, invited by IRFOSS
Public talk in Ferrara, invited by Associazione Feedback
Public talk in Bazzano, invited by FIAF and Circolo Fotografico Bazzanese
Public talk in Savignano, invited by FIAF and SI Fest
Workshop of Photography in Forlì, organized by Tank Sviluppo Immagine
Public talk in Verona, invited by Circolo Fotografico Veronese BFI

2016
Public talk in Roma, invited by Associazione Culturale PhotoTales
Public talk in Carpi, invited by FotoCarpi17 Festival
Public talk in Lecco, invited by Immagimondo Festival
Public talk in Savignano sul Rubicone, invited by Associazione Cultura e Immagine
Public talk in Forlì, invited by Tank Sviluppo Immagine

2014
Public talk in Matera, invited by Associazione Il Vagabondo

2013
Public talk in Forlì, invited by Tank Sviluppo Immagine