b. Venice, Italy, 1980



Istituto Europeo di Design, Rome, Italy

Solo Exhibitions


The Balogun Particle, LagosPhoto Festival 2016, Lagos, Nigeria


Dalston Anatomy, Pomhouse, Centre National de l’Audiovisuel, Dudelange, France

Dalston Anatomy, CONTACT Gallery, Toronto, Canada


Dalston Anatomy, Yossi Milo Gallery, New York, NY

Dalston Anatomy, Flowers Gallery, London, UK

Dalston Anatomy, The Photographers’ Gallery, London, UK


Dalston Anatomy, Foam Photography Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Selected Group Exhibitions


Indecisive Moment, Robert L. Ringel Gallery, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

Codice di Avviamento Fantastico, Palazzo Reale, Milan, Italy


Versus, Galleria Civica, Modena, Italy

Dining at the Artist's Table, The Mesdag Collection, The Hague, The Netherlands


The Return to Reason, Gallery Wendi Norris, San Francisco, CA


Publish / Curate, Trolley Gallery, London, UK

Reflected, Foam Photography Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

The Street Goes On, IMA Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Hyères 29th International Festival of Fashion and Photography, Villa Noailles, Montée Noailles, Hyères, France

Still Life: Vanitas in Photography, Kahmann Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands


Methods, London Design Festival, London, UK


The Curator, Milk Gallery, New York, NY


Linea Veloce Bologna-Milano, L’Ospitale, Reggio Emilia, Italy

Confini.Frontiere, Palazzo della Provincia, Pordenone, Italy

Eros. Time and Images, Central Exhibition Hall, St. Petersburg, Russia


Atlante Italiano 007, Rischio Paesaggio, MAXXI, Rome, Italy


Le Yeux Ouvert, Pompidou Center, Paris, France

Le Yeux Ouvert, Triennale Gallery, Milan, Italy

Fotoesordio, Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna, Rome, Italy


Pasolini e Roma, Museo di Roma In Trastevere, Rome, Italy


Il Feticismo della Visione, Sala S. Rita, Rome, Italy

Public Installations and Performances


A Durian Growing a Swinging Sponge On A Fractal Evening, Unseen Photo Fair, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Photoshock, The Photographers’ Gallery, London, UK


Totem and Taboo, Unseen Photo Fair, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Dalston Anatomy Back To The Ridley Road, Fish Bar Gallery, Ridley Road Market,London, UK

Photoshock, Friday Late – Dalston Takeover, Victoria & Albert Museum, London, UK



Photography Grand Prix, Hyères International Festival of Fashion and Photography, Hyères, France


Best Show of the Year 2013, Foam and Gieskes Strijbis Fonds, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Shortlisted, First PhotoBook, Aperture Foundation, New York, NY

Shortlisted, First Book Award, MACK, London, UK


Shortlisted, International Photography Awards, Los Angeles, CA


Winner of the Installation category, PDN Award, The Curator, New York, NY


Shortlisted in Fine Art, New York Photo Festival, New York, NY


Shortlisted for the Premio Atlante Italiano MAXXI, Rome, Italy


Awarded a 15 month scholarship from Fabrica, Benetton's communication research centre, Treviso, Italy

Selected Bibliography


Siddall, Liv. “Inside Lagos' Sprawling and Spectacular Balogun Markey.” British Journal of Photography 24 November 2017

Iduma, Emmanuel. “Anatomy of a Crowd.” British Journal of Photography October 2017

Vitturi, Lorenzo. Money Must Be Made Self Publish, Be Happy: October 2017

“Photographer Lorenzo Vitturi captures Nigeria’s Balogun market.” Financial Times 25 August 2017

“Codice di Avviamento Fantastico.” Interni 28 March 2017


Bukola, Uye. “Lorenzo Vitturi on Documenting Shifting Urban Spaces.” The Sole Adventurer 8 June 2016

Morris, Ali. “Lorenzo Vitturi Creates Kaleidoscopic Displays for Valextra’s Milan Boutique.” Interior Design 23 April 2016


Pill, Steve. “A sill-life love-letter to an East London lost to money.” British Journal of Photography 21 July 2015

Akel, Joseph. “Eden in the East End: Lorenzo Vitturi’s Dalston Anatomy.” At Large Spring/Summer 2015

Schuman, Aaron. “Construction Sight.” Frieze April 2015

Rice, Cory. “Lorenzo Vitturi: Precarious Arrangements.” Musee Magazine 6 March 2015

Schmerler, Sarah. “Lorenzo Vitturi: Dalston Anatomy.” Photograph January 2015


“Sean O’Hagan’s top 10 Photography Exhibition of 2014,” The Guardian, 16 December 2014

“Lorenzo Vitturi,” The New Yorker, 23 November 2014

O’Hagan, Sean. “Unseen Photo Fair: the Amsterdam weirdfest jampacked with genius.” The Guardian 19 September 2014

“Lorenzo Vitturi: ‘I Wanted to Capture Ridley Road Market’s Edgy Dynamic’.” The Guardian, 13 July 2014

Stopin, Raphaelle. “Lorenzo Vitturi: Dalston Anatomy.” Jeu De Paume 14 April 2014


Cargill, Clinton. “The Top 10 Photo Books of 2013.” The New York Times 19 December, 2013

Blight, Daniel. “In a changing market: an interview with Lorenzo Vitturi on Dalston Anatomy.” The Photographers Gallery 16 December 2013

Soth, Alec. “My top 10 photo Books of 2013.” The Telegraph 5 December 2013

Laurent, Olivier. “The Best Photobooks of the Year: Martin Parr takes his pick.” British Journal of Photography 19 November 2013

Kessels, Erik. “Lorenzo Vitturi—Dalston Anatomy.” Photo Book Store Magazine 11 November 2013.

“Handcrafted Displays.” Photomonitor November 2013

“Lorenzo Vitturi—Dalston Anatomy.” Paper Journal 14 October 2013

“Popsicle #38: Dalston Anatomy by Lorenzo Vitturi.” Little Brown Mushroom 30 September 2013

Wender, Jessie. “12 Reasons to Check out the NY Art Book Fair.” The New Yorker 19 September 2013