About

Danilo Garcia Di Meo was born in Rome, where he currently lives and works.
After graduating from Arts High School and Academy of Fine Arts, where he specialized in Graphic and Photography, he received his Master’s degree at the Leica Akademie Italy in Milan with Marc de Tollenaere, and at Officine Fotografiche in Rome with photo editor’s National Geographic Marco Pinna, currently he is continuing his training with Lina Pallotta.

He has collaborated with artist and photographer Marcello Di Donato and currently working with several NGO and associations for the realization of reports, especially in the social sphere.
The report, the story of people and places, have approached him to social photography.

He receives the Gran Prix at “Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Contest”, won the “Moscow International Fotography Awards”, “Tokyo International Fotography Awards”, “Slideluck – Naples” and “I love my work”.
He has exposed in Moscow, Berlin, Budapest, Rome, Cape Town, Istanbul,  Shanghai, Ljubljana, Krasnodar (Photovista), Indian Photography Festival, Napoli, Perugia, Bologne, Ferrara.

He documents “Le Donne del Muro Alto” in the high-security section of women Rebibbia jail.

 

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Danilo Garcia Di Meo nasce a Roma, dove attualmente vive e lavora.
Dopo il Liceo Artistico e l’Accademia di Belle Arti, dove si specializza in Grafica e Fotografia, frequenta Masterclass presso la Leica Akademie Italy a Milano con Marc De Tollenaere, a Roma presso Officine Fotografiche con il photo editor National Geographic Marco Pinna, e attualmente continua la sua formazione con Lina Pallotta.
Collabora con l’artista e fotografo Marcello Di Donato e, attualmente, come freelance con diverse Onlus e Associazioni per la realizzazione di reportage, soprattutto in ambito sociale.

Ha vinto il Gran Premio all’ “Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Contest”, “Slideluck – Naples”, i  “Tokyo International Fotography Awards”, i “Moscow International Fotography Awards”, “I love my work”.

Ha esposto a Mosca, Berlino, Budapest, Città del Capo, Istanbul, Shanghai, Ljubljana, Krasnodar (Photovista), Indian Photography Festival, Napoli, Perugia, Bologna, Ferrara.

Documenta “Le donne del muro alto” nella sezione di alta sicurezza del carcere di Rebibbia femminile.