About

Marco Vernaschi

Italy

His works are exhibited in major solo and group venues, including the 54th Venice Biennale, Noorderlicht Photofestival, Paris Photo and the MACRO, in Rome, among others.

Vernaschi developed a successful career as a communication specialist and consultant, working on a variety of editorial projects and awareness campaigns in South America, Africa and Asia. His stories and essays are published by several mainstream media outlets such as the National Geographic Magazine, TIME, GEO, The New York Times and The Sunday Times Magazine, among others.

Marco is a contributor for the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting (Washington D.C., USA) for which he developed an awareness campaign on Maternal Health in West Africa (2009), an investigation and a photographic essay on the aftermath of Narcoterrorism in Guinea-Bissau (2009) and an exposé on Organ Trade, in Uganda. He received awards from the World Press Photo (2009) and other institutions and he was enlisted among the Ambassadors of Italian Excellence in the World, in 2012.

Marco is the president and founder of the BIOPHILIA Foundation, a grassroots, non-profit organization based in Argentina that contributes in shaping a sustainable model of rural development.

Marco Vernaschi