Roberto Boccaccino is a freelance photographer.
His pictures were published by Italian and international magazines (among which New York Times Lens, Foto8, Private Magazine, D, GEO, Zoom, Euroman).
In the autumn 2009 attends the diploma course of Advanced Visual Storytelling at the Danish School of Media and Journalism in Aarhus.
The diploma project is “Ritdiena”, where he tells the stories, the feelings and the future outlooks of the young generation living in the country with the gloomiest economic crisis in Europe.
“Ritdiena” receives the special mention “Internazionale” in the ATF Fnac Award 2010.
His project “Toy Town” about the relationship between the Lego Company and the town of Billund, has been selected for the Lumix Young Photojournalism Festival 2010 and exhibited at the Brandts Museum of Odense, Denmark.
In October 2010 takes part in the Eddie Adams Workshop XXIII in New York with other 99 photographers selected from all over the world.
One of the pictures from his on-going project about the youth culture has been awarded at the Årets Pressfoto 2010 (Danish Press Photo), where he got the 1st prize for the best portrait of the year.
He is 27 and keeps photographing his generation.