about

Matteo Di Giovanni is an Italian photography-based artist, whose work deals with personal, social and anthropological issues, focusing on the themes of memory, identity and human limitations.

He received a MA in Photography at the University of Westminster in London in 2012.



monographs

2020
Blue Bar, Photographs Matteo Di Giovanni, Essay Brad Feuerhelm, Artphilein Editions, Lugano.
2019
I wish the world was even, Photographs and Texts by Matteo Di Giovanni, Essay Giulia Zorzi. Artphilein Editions, Lugano.

solo exhibitions

2020
Das Lehrerzimmer (Bern, CH): I wish the world was even, February – April
studiofaganel (Gorizia, Italy): I wish the world was even, January – March.
2019
Micamera, (Milan, Italy): I wish the world was even, November – January

other publications

2020
Shift, studiofaganel, Gorizia.
Non-Gasoline Stations, edited by Caterina De Pietri, Artphilein Editions, Lugano. More info here

group exhibitions

2020
studiofaganel (Gorizia, Italy): Shift, July – September. More info here
2019
Transformer Station (Cleveland, US): I wish the world was even selected for Undercurrents: A Photobook Exhibition. 25th October 2019 – 19th January 2020 (link)
Museo dell’Arte della Città di Ravenna (Ravenna, Italy) – LOOKING ON, Sguardi e Prospettive sulla Nuova Fotografia Italiana. 4th of May – 30th of June 2019 (link)

reviews/interviews

2019
American Suburb X, Brad Feuerhelm writes about I wish the world was even in 2019: A Short Guide To White People & Their Photography Books. (link)
Photo-Eye, I wish the world was even has been chosen by Tim Carpenter as one of 2019 Favorite Photobooks amongst other great publications. (link)
Deadbeat Club, I wish the world was even is in Tim Carpenter’s list Photobooks of Note 2019 amongst other great publications. (link)
Photo-Eye, I wish the world was even in the section Photo-Eye Book of the Week reviewed by Tim Carpenter. (link)
Wayfarer Books, interview about I wish the world was even. (link)
Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Giulia Zorzi – founder of Micamera – speaks about I wish the world was even during Meeting Point – organised by The Eyes. (link)
American Suburb X, review by Brad Feuerhelm on I wish the world was even. (link)

talks

2020
Das LehrerzimmerOpen discussion about producing and distributing art-books with Giulia Brivio, Bern (CH), February
2019
FoceI wish the world was even book presentation, Lugano (CH).
Fototeca ManfredianaI wish the world was even book presentation, Faenza.
Micamera BookstoreI wish the world was even book launch, Milan.

workshops

2020
Das Lehrerzimmer, Ways to Create a Photo-book, with Giulia Brivio, Bern (CH).