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Giovanni Del Brenna
Born in Genoa in 1974. He grew up in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where he attended French school. He later moved to Milan, Italy, and graduated in Mechanical Engineering from the Politecnico di Milano. Then he decided to follow his first passion: photography.
In 2002 he graduated fromInternational Center of Photography of New York where he attended the Documentary Photography and Photojournalism Program, he joined Grazia Neri Agency the same year and worked as James Nachtwey’s assistant until March 2004.
In June 2006 Hermès Italy commissioned him the photos for the book “L’aria di Firenze”, and in 2011 EDF assigned him to photograph power-plants in Lorraine for the book “En Produisant par la Lorraine”. He has been nominated New Photographer 2007 for advertisement by Getty Images.
His book Ibidem was published in July 2014.