Gian Marco Sanna (Rome, 1993)
Curator Discarded Magazine
Co-founder of L.I.S.A.

Started to experiment with photography at the age of 17, thanks to the passion transmitted by his father, who gifted him an old Pentax for his birthday.
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 Gallery 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, at Cascina Farsetti Art in Rome 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.
AGARTHI win the Parallel Voices 2020 at Photometria Festival in Greece.
Gian Marco has worked on many assignments for many magazines of documentary photography, including Youthies magazine and SUQ magazine.

Gup magazine
Float magazine
Bird in Flight
Foto Room
Gibellina Photoroad
C-Type magazine
Bangkok C-Type magazine
Grandmama's Mag
Phases magazine
Youthies magazine
SUQ magazine
Clavoardiendo Magazine
Parallel Voices 2020
Phases Magazine
C41 Magazine




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