ALBERTO CONTI

Inizia a fotografare negli anni Ottanta avviando una collaborazione duratura con agenzie delle Nazioni Unite come FAO e IFAD per la documentazione di progetti di cooperazione nei Paesi in via di sviluppo. Parallelamente sviluppa l’attività di documentarista per l’iconografia del patrimonio artistico di Firenze e dintorni.
Dal 1993 al 1997 è responsabile del rilievo fotografico degli affreschi di Vasari e Zuccari nella cupola del Brunelleschi a Firenze.
Ha lavorato a lungo come fotografo per le case discografiche Virgin, EMI, Sony, WEA e Universal.

Negli ultimi anni si è dedicato al ritratto e dal 2000 è rappresentato dall’agenzia Contrasto. Suoi lavori sono stati pubblicati su Time, Stern, Vanity Fair, L’Espresso, Panorama, Sette, Sportweek, Amica, Io Donna, El Pais,Sunday Times, Capital.

Alberto Conti began his career as a photographer in the 1980s documenting  development cooperation  projects carried out by United Nations Agencies FAO, IFAD and italian NGOs . For over ten years he travelled extensively in Africa, Latin America and Middle East.

During this period he also worked as a documentary photographer, covering the iconography of the artistic heritage of Florence and Tuscany.  From 1993 to 1997 he was responsible for documenting the Vasari and Zuccari frescoes restoration in Brunelleschi cupola in   Florence. In the next following years he worked on several assignments for the Ministry of Cultural Affaires, including documentation of Basilica S.Lorenzo and S.Maria Novella in Florence, the Museo Fattori in Livorno, and Palazzo Chigi in Siena.

He is currently working with the Uffizi Museum of Florence in connection with the opening of a new museum wing. He also has a long professional experience with photographic assignments for important record labels, including Virgin, EMI, Sony, WEA and Universal.

In 2000 he joined the high-profile international agency Contrasto and has since dedicated his activity mainly to portraits.

His latest work includes portraits of Spike Lee, Andrea Bocelli, Sandro Chia, Susanna and Umberto Agnelli, Her Majesty the Queen Rania of Jordan. Alberto Conti photographs have been   published by  Time, Stern, Vanity Fair, L’Espresso, Panorama, Sette,   Sportweek, Amica, Io Donna, El Pais, Sunday Times, Capital..