Carlo Gianferro, freelance photographer, Rome. In 2004 starts focusing on Romanian and Moldavian Roma communities.
In 2007 his book "Gypsy Architecture" has been published by German Axel Menges Editions.
In 2007 and 2008 Goes back to Roma communities for a new editorial project "Gypsy Interiors" published by Postcart Edizioni in late 2009.
In these years he is carrying on long term projects on Russian soviet blocks architecture and for awareness campaigns for NGOs in Mozambique .
He's primarily interested in exiled workers and other fragile communities. His photographs document people conditions and show them in their environment where the architectural setting or backdrop is just as important as the human figures .
In the last two years his work on Roma communities has obtained several international awards: Prix echange Boutographie, Montpellier, France; Marco Pesaresi 2008, Savignano sul Rubicone, Italy; Grand Prix Fotofestiwal Selection 2009, Lodz, Poland;Raymond Weil Talent 2009, Geneva, Switzerland; 1st prize portraits stories World Press Photo 2009, Amsterdam, Holland; shortlist at Sony Awards 2009, Cannes, France.