About Salvatore Matarazzo
Salvatore Matarazzo (Viareggio, 1980) is a contemporary street photographer, his research is characterized by very expressive portraits symbolizing the quirks and obsessions of our times. After attending photography classes he was dedicated at journalism photography, publishing his photos in the most important national newspapers. Interested in the street life and public spaces, in his photography Salvatore use the flash in manner instinctive and not authorized, he go very close to the people and the Illuminates them without alerting them, impressing in his photographs, expressions and unrepeatable moments.
Street photography has always played a key role in the production of the Salvatore; initially as a way to document news reports, reportage and events. Until in 2012 he chose to leave the journalism for devote himself to a form of expression free from any kind of conditioning, his new point of view has led to various publications for the best magazines photographic, among these, ISP, Vieworld Photo Magazine, Street Photography Magazine, and Huffigton post.
Matarazzo in 2013 enters the international collective Elephant Gun. After several solo and group exhibitions in 2014 he published his first book “Carnival” a book dedicated to his hometown Viareggio, always in 2014 is selected among the finalists at the Miami Street Photography Festival, which has the final repeated in 2015. Later in 2016 he became the winner of the third prize of the TIFA PHOTO AWARD. In 2017 he became a member of the international collective, Full Frontal Flash.