PHOTO: GABRIELA GONZALES RUBIO
Claudio Composti is the founder and artistic director of mc2gallery in Milan and the creator of the online platform Periscope Photoscouting, aimed at discovering and promoting young Italian and international photographic artists. He works as an independent curator for artistic projects, collaborating with both Italian and foreign galleries, public institutions, and museums. Since 2018, he has been an art advisor for private collections and serves as the artistic director of the gallery/private collection at the Hotel Plaza et de Russie in Viareggio (LU). Additionally, he collaborates as a curator with Leica Akademie Milano. Composti participates as a Folio Reviewerat various Italian photography festivals, such as FFE_Festival Fotografia Europea in Reggio Emilia, as well as international events like Les Rencontres de la Photographie in Arles, France, and Face a la Mer in Tangier. He has contributed an essay to the book: “Fermo immagine: Arte vita e mercato della Fotografia” edited by Maddalena Mazzocut-Mis and Chiara Spenuso (published by Mimesis) and an essay on Lisette Model for the catalog released on the occasion of the exhibition at Camera (TO) and for the exhibition curated by him and Chiara Spenuso at the Mart Museum in Rovereto, titled “Cabaret Vienna.L’atelier fotografico Manassè” (published by MART).