Biography

Gianluca Micheletti is a professional photographer based in Italy.

He studied at the Italian Institute of Photography in Milan and is currently engaged in still life photography, corporate photography and reportage.

Fascinated by existential dynamics, he develops personal projects in research and conceptual photography.

 

Interviews

 Sept 2016 PHmuseum – The Illusionist

 Feb 2018 Dodho Magazine – Anatomy of a Photograph

 

Awards

  • December 2012 – Finalist in the “X” category of the Leica Talent
  • June 2013 – Scholarship at the Italian Institute of Photography
  • July 2014 – Winner of the Project Book of ART Side – Italian Institute of Photography
  • October 2014 – Honorable mention in Fine Art category at MIFA – Moscow International Foto Awards
  • March 2015 – 3rd place in Documentary category at the Rovinj Photodays 2015 – Croatia
  • April 2015 – Finalist in Documentary category at the Kolga Award 2015 – Georgia
  • April 2015 – In the Top25 Folioport 2015, KAUNAS Photo Festival – Lithuania
  • July 2015 – 8th place in the special category Portfolios & Stories at Urban 2015 International Street Photo Contest
  • September 2015 – Honorable mention in People category and an honorable mention in Fine Art category, with two different projects at IPA-2015 – International Photography Awards
  • October 2015 – Winner the ‘Off circuit’ of Photolux Festival, in Lucca (I), with the project “Igor”
  • October 2015 – Honorable mention in the categories Advertising Self Promotion, Book Fine Art and People Life Style, with four projects at MIFA 2015 – Moscow International Foto Awards
  • November 2015 – Honorable mention in Editorial Photo essay / Story, at ND Awards 2015
  • June 2016 – 2nd place in the Science-Other category with “Lifepod” project at MIFA 2016 – Moscow International Foto Awards
  • October 2016 – Honorable mention in Fine Art category with “Lifepod” project at International Photography Awards 2016
  • November 2016 – Finalist for exhibition at Les Boutographies, Rencontres Photographiques de Montpellier – France
  • November 2016 – 1st place and Gold Star Award in Fine Art: Photomanipulation category with “Lifepod” project at Neutral Density Photography Awards 2016
  • December 2016 – 1st place category winner Science Professional with “Lifepod” project at TIFA 2016, Tokyo International Foto Awards
  • April 2017 – Nominee in Conceptual category at Fine Art Photography Awards
  • September 2017 – Selected at the Celeste Prize 2017
  • February 2018 – Finalist at the One Eyeland Awards in the Fine Art category

 

Exhibitions

  • 2013
  • Off circuit of Photolux Festival 2013, from November 23 to December 15, 2013 in Lucca (I)
  • 2014
  • Lucca Off 2014, from November 29 to December 14, 2014 in Lucca (I)
  • 2015
  • Rovinj Photodays 2015, from 8 to 10 May 2015 in Rovinj – Croatia
  • Ateliers Viaduegobbitre for Fotografia Europea, from 15 to 31 May 2015 in Reggio Emilia (I)
  • Milan Photofestival 2015, from May 23 to June 7, 2015 in Gorgonzola (I)
  • Kaunas Photo, Cultural Days of Africa, from 26 to 29 May 2015 in Kaunas – Lithuania
  • Pierwszy Lokal, from August 16 to September 30, 2015 in Krakow – Poland
  • Museum of Arts and Crafts, from 1 to 20 September 2015, Zagreb – Croatia
  • Photolux Festival 2015 (Off winners), from November 21 to December 13, 2015 in Lucca (I)
  • 2016
  • Expound Collective Exhibition, from 14 to 22 May 2016 – Galleria Expowall, Milan (I)
  • SI Fest OFF, from 9 to 11 September 2016, Savignano sul Rubicone (I)
  • 2017
  • Shibuya Cultural Center Owada, from 26 to 28 February 2017, Tokyo – Japan
  • Francesco Cito e la Fotografia di Reportage, from February 23 to March 26, 2017 – Spazio Tadini, Milan (I)
  • Fotografia Europea off – Ateliers Viaduegobbitre, from 5 to 21 May 2017, Reggio Emilia (I)
  • Milano Photofestival 2017, from May 30 to June 20, 2017 – Zara Library, Milan (I)
  • Kaffè, from July 1 to September 2, 2017 – Reggio Emilia (I)
  • “IN TRAVEL WITH” from July 21 to September 17, 2017 – Civic Galleries of Palazzo Ducale, Pavullo nel Frignano (I)
  • SI Fest OFF, from 8 to 10 September 2017, Savignano sul Rubicone (I)

 

Books

  • Sandland – Sharm el-Sheikh, photo book created with the contribution of ART Side  [October 2014]
  • No More Breath, typeset version produced in 100 copies hand-bound, numbered and signed  [June 2015]