Biography

Filippo Venturi (born in Cesena in 1980) is an Italian documentary photographer.
His works have been published in different newspapers and magazines such as The Washington Post, Financial Times, Vanity Fair, Der Spiegel, Die Zeit, Das Magazin, Internazionale, La Stampa, Geo, Marie Claire, Gente, D di Repubblica, Io Donna del Corriere della Sera.
He produces personal projects concerning identity and the human condition, focusing in particular on the consequences of rapid technological progress in some parts of the world.
For the past three years he has been engaged in a project on the Korean peninsula, earning him the Sony World Photography award, the LensCulture Emerging Talent award, the Il Reportage award, the Voglino award and the Portfolio Italia – Grand Prix Hasselblad.
His works have been exhibited in Italy and abroad in exhibition spaces like Foro Boario in Modena as "New Talent" of the Modena Photography Foundation, MACRO - Museum of Contemporary Art in Rome, Somerset House in London, U Space in Beijing, Willy Brandt Haus in Berlin, Kaunas Photo Festival in Lithuania and Sony Square in New York City. In 2017 he was sent to North Korea by Vanity Fair.

Contacts

Web: www.filippoventuri.photography
Email: filippo.venturi@gmail.com
Phone: +39 346 3060406

Selected Awards

2018
1st prize – Simultanei (Lucca Photolux Festival)
Finalist – Premio Marco Pesaresi
1st prize – Diecixdieci Festival della Fotografia Contemporanea
Finalist – Single Shot World Report Award (Festival of Ethical Photography of Lodi)
Selected – Voies Off Awards (Les Rencontres d'Arles)
Selected – New Visions (Cortona On The Move)
1st prize – Gomma Photography Grant

2017
Winner – LensCulture Emerging Talent Awards
1st prize – Portfolio Italia (Hasselblad Grand Prix)
1st prize – Premio Voglino (Frame Foto Festival)
1st prize – Premio Il Reportage (Umbria Photo Fest)
Finalist – Premio Amilcare Ponchielli
Finalist – Premio Marco Pesaresi

2016
Winner – Emerging Talents
Finalist – Premio Amilcare Ponchielli
Finalist – LuganoPhotoDays Contest
1st prize – PDN Emerging Photographer
Finalist – Il Reportage Photojournalism Award
2nd prize – Sony World Photography Awards
Finalist – Gomma Photography Grant

2015
Winner – New Talent by Fondazione Fotografia Modena
Finalist – Premio Marco Pesaresi
Finalist – Portfolio Italia

Selected Exhibitions

2018
2030 Birth of a Metropolis – Lucca, Photolux Festival
Made in Korea & Korean Dream – Torino, Galleria FIAF
Made in Korea & Korean Dream – Lodi, Festival of Ethical Photography
Made in Korea – Gonzaga e Luzzara, Diecixdieci Festival Fotografia Contemporanea
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
Korean Dream – New Visions, Cortona On The Move
Korean Dream – Voies Off Awards, Les Rencontres d'Arles, Cour de l'Archevêché
Korean Dream – Sassoferrato, 9° Portfolio dello Strega
Korean Dream – Taranto, 15° FotoArte in Portfolio
Korean Dream – Cortona, 70° Congresso Nazionale FIAF
Korean Dream – Tbilisi (GE), Kolga Tbilisi Photo
Korean Dream – New York City (US), Klompching Gallery
Side Effects – Bagno di Romagna, Palazzo del Capitano
Eyes Wide Shut – Tokyo (JP), CA Gallery
The State of the World – Paris (FR), July 11, 2018
Kazakistan – Astana (KZ), Photofest.kz
La Famiglia in Italia – Reggio Calabria, Castello Aragonese
La Famiglia in Italia – Forlì, Sala XC Pacifici
La Famiglia in Italia – Bibbiena, CIFA

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

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
Fuori Orario – Forlì, Palazzo Romagnoli
Rugby – Tbilisi (GE), Kolga Tbilisi Photo Award

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