Roberto Boccaccino is a photographer working mostly on long-term researches and documentary projects. In the autumn 2009 attends the Advanced Visual Storytelling course at the Danish School of Media and Journalism in Aarhus, Denmark. His diploma project receives the special mention “Internazionale” in the ATF Fnac Award 2010. For Internazionale he realizes a research about the Lebanese youth in Beirut, which become part of his broader project about a generation.
His project “Toy Town” has been selected for the Lumix Young Photojournalism Festival 2010 and exhibited at the Brandts Museum of Odense, Denmark.
He also takes part to the Eddie Adams Workshop XXIII in New York, and to the ISSP 2012 in Latvia. In 2010 he has been awarded at the Årets Pressfoto 2010 (Danish Press Photo), where he got the 1st prize for the best portrait of the year.
In the last years he addressed his work more and more on researches about context, focusing on connections between communities and environments.
His work has been featured by italian and international magazines and exhibited in many countries in Europe.