Born in Rome in 1973, Fabio Cuttica spent his childhood in Colombia and Peru, returning to Italy as a teenager. In 2001, having completed studies in photography at the European Institute of Design and Visual Arts in Rome, he became a staff photographer with Contrasto. Since then, Cuttica's work has focused mainly on cultural, social and political aspects of Latin America. His photos have appeared widely, in such publications as Stern, Geo Italia, l'Espresso, Il Corriere della Sera, The Sunday Times Magazine and others. Since 2010, Cuttica has been based in Tijuana, Mexico.