Professional Photographer and Visual Artist
Paolo Soriani (Rome 1962) He has worked with the most important publishers in Italy. He is famous for his jazz portraits, and has published with ECM (Germany), CAM records, Label Bleu (France), Venus Records (Japan), VVJ, CNI, Warner(USA). During the past few years he has held seminars and courses about photography at the Roman branches of Iowa State University and John Cabot University.
He has exhibited his work at the National Gallery of Modern Art in Rome, at the project Visual Arts of the International festival "Time in Jazz", directed by Paolo Fresu and at the International Festival for Photography in Rome. In 2005 he produced "Cities & Island", a multimedia project with the American musician Ralph Towner, which was presented in Rome at the Goethe Institut. His last project about the “Absence of borders, Essence of borders” become a book and a series of exhibits during the last two years. His last exhibit "Note Fotografiche" (Photographic Notes) was a collection of jazz portraits taken during over 25 years.