Matteo Gallo is a Fine Art photographer from Reggio Emilia, Italy, currently based in Sydney. He extensively exhibited his personal projects in Reggio Emilia, Modena and Milan, Italy, and now Sydney. He defines his photography as humanistic sociological visual documentary.
I love to be entrusted as a witness of someone's special occasion and event. Being entrusted with such responsibility gives me a lot of joy.
I love photographing people's special occasions. The spectrum of emotions and visual combinations can be absolutely outstanding. Being able to capture that spectrum without falling in the usual clichés is my challenge.
I am one of the 30 finalists of 2016 Moran Prize in the contemporary photography category. It's one of the richest photography prizes in the world and in 2016 they had more than 100000 entries, so it was a very great achievement for me.
Once I ate three whole chocolate bars without feeling guilty.