Gian Marco Sanna was born at Rome, in 1993. From 2012 to 2015 he has studied at the Roman School of Photography, where he has acquired the techniques from analogue to digital photography. In 2015 he started to attend the D.O.O.R. Academy, experimenting with documentary photography.
From 2015 to 2017 he has worked in the area of Malagrotta in Rome, where the biggest dump in Europe is located. In 2016 he found L.I.S.A. collective. He has already published his works on several international magazines.
In 2017 the publishing house Urbanautica printed his first book Malagrotta, which was presented during the Paris Photo at Mi Galerie in Paris and at Fotofever in 2019. The same project was also exhibited in Rome at 001 Gallery, during the Roman photographic walks, an event organized by MIBACT, at the Galleria Lombardi Arte in Siena, at the RiBella Art gallery in Viterbo during Caffeina Event and at Officine fotografiche in Milan. Malagrotta project was also the winner of the Bi foto Prize, which is held every year in Sardinia, and the finalist of Premio Marco Pesaresi 2018, Premio Voglino 2018 and of Emerging Talents Contest in 2018.
In September 2019 he published “AGARTHI” with the publisher Penisola Edizioni his second work about Lake Bolsena on which he had worked on for the past five years. The project had already been exhibited at Grenze Arsenali Fotografici Festival 2019 in Verona and at the Gibellina PhotoRoad in Sicily.
Two of Gian Marco Sanna’s prints have been selected to become part of the collection of Fondazione Orestiadi in Gibellina.
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