Paolo Marchetti is a freelance photojournalist based between Rome and Rio de Janeiro, he has been working for more than twelve years in the cinematographic and commercial industry in the Camera department, and began in the mean time his photographic studies with particolar attention to political and anthropology issues.
He told stories far from home, creating reports in Brazil, Central America, Cuba, east-Europe, India, United States, Haiti, China, Central Africa etc.
Marchetti publishes his works in Italian weekly newspaper such as L'Espresso in which is a regular contributor, Vanity Fair, Panorama, Corriere della Sera, La Repubblica, Venerdi di Repubblica, Io Donna, Oggi and in the foreigners weekly newspaper, for example in France (6MOIS), in England (Sunday Times, British Journal of Photojournalism, Bizarre Magazine), Germany (Spiegel), Belgium (De Standaard), Japan (Newsweek), Central America (La Prensa Magazine) and the USA with Newsweek, New York Times, International Herald Tribune, Lightbox (Time-web), CNN-web.
In the last years Marchetti has received several awards like “The International Photography Award”, “Grand Prix de Paris”, short listed at "Louis Valtuena Award", "Best of Photojournalism", "PDN’s Award", a second prize at the "Sony WPO Award" and the "Getty Images Editorial Photography" 2012.
His long-term project (ongoing), he is realizing it in his continent, in Europe, from four years now, a project on the awakening of european fascism so named "FEVER – The Awakening of European Fascism".