Adriano Mauri was born in Iglesias in 1965 and is a free-lance photographer. After several years of study at the faculty of Education in Cagliari and two years in Rome focusing on video and montage, he began his profession in the field as a photographer in Cagliari at the studio SupportiVisivi and at the studio of… Read More
Adriano Mauri was born in Iglesias in 1965 and is a free-lance photographer. After several years of study at the faculty of Education in Cagliari and two years in Rome focusing on video and montage, he began his profession in the field as a photographer in Cagliari at the studio SupportiVisivi and at the studio of his friend, Giorgio Dettori, specializing in industrial and commercial architectural photography.
Since 1997 he is a photo reporter for the newspaper L'Unione Sarda and collaborates with the Ansa news agency for approximately two years. He has published multiple reportage for magazines and editors such as: Bell'Italia, D di Repubblica, Priuli e Verlucca, Cairo Editore, Giorgio Mondadori, Rcs, Costa Smeralda Magazine, Il Gambero Rosso, Panorama, Musica Jazz, Repubblica.it.
In recent years he has dedicated his work to a number of editorial projects around the theme of food; publishing approximately 40 volumes of food photography for numerous editors, including L'Unione Editoriale, Giorgio Mondadori Editore, Della Torre Editore.
In 2008/2009 he concentrated his work on an editorial project on the traditional costumes of Sardinia, edited by L'Unione Sarda and in the past two years on multiple projects of social portraiture.
He published a reportage on working prison inmates on Repubblica.it, collaborated with the sculptor Pinuccio Sciola, for whom he curated the photography of a catalogue and shot a series of portraits of the musicians at the jazz festival, "Time in Jazz" in Berchidda, Sardinia, guest of his friend Paolo Fresu, trumpet player and organizer of the event.
He has shown his work on Sardinian costumes in all the most important cities of Sardinia. His latest exhibits are the collective "Riflessi" (Reflections) curated by Ivo Serafino Fenu, and the collective "La bellezza della normalità" (The Beauty of Normality), curated by Maria Spissu Nilson. The exhibit Mauri/Minatori/Mineros is his last international exhibit, in Cordoba, Argentina in summer 2011 and Toy Camera, the first italian exhibit of photographs taken wit an IPhone with the app Hipstamatic, to be shown in a art center. In 2013 he has been in Cape Town, South Africa for the web magazine Designboom to follow and photograph the Desiignidaba Festival and he has teached photography at Istituto Europeo di Design in Cagliari. Read Less