Lorenzo lives between Rome and Santiago de Chile
His works have been widely published in magazines and newspapers: Mclean´s, Der Spiegel, Sunday Times, Venerdí di Repubblica,Io Donna Corriere della sera, Internazionale, Bloomberg, Chicago Tribune,among others and several chilean magazines where he writes as well.
2002-2012, Greenpeace Chile.
In 1999 he graduated as a lawyer at the La Sapienza University (Rome) and after a one-year training, he decided to settle in Chile, to give up law and to devote to photography. He has won different prizes during the last decade, ranging from the United Nations (2002) to a recognition on part of the Asociación de Reporteros Gráficos de Chile (2006/2008/2013/2014/2015). He publishes his first book of photographies, called “Luces de Rapa Nui” (“Lights of Rapa Nui) , about the inhabitants of Easter Island, in 2002.
In 2010 he publishes, Campamento Esperanza, about the rescue of 33 chilean miners.
Photography and documentary awards
2015-14-13 First place Chilean photojournalist awards- www.fotoprensa.cl
2012 First Price “La Repubblica” awards. Shooting Rome
2010 -Jury Prize in Fidocs (documentary Festival of Santiago de Chile),
-Jury Prize in Festival de Viña del Mar and Latin Film Festival in
Brussels for documentary “By the shade of the Moai”.
-Best documentary in Diff Festival, Patagonia, Chile for “By the
shade of the Moai”.
2008 First place for illustrated report of Brazilian favelas in the
Instituto Interamericano de Derechos Humanos de Costa Rica.
2008 First place with documentary “Arroz con mango” Chatwin Prize,
2006 First place with documentary “Luci di Rapa Nui”, Chatwin Prize,
2002 First place in the United Nations contest “Ojo con Chile”
1998 Second place in the University of Pacifico, Santiago de Chile.