Pietro Lo Casto
Pietro Lo Casto

Italian visual artist working with images and video

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Born in Bologna, 1986. Currently based in Bangkok.

Graduated from the international program of Photography at Pathshala South Asia Media Institute.

Pietro’s interest in photography originates from an experience of spiritual awakening. His artistic practice revolves around topics of personal exploration, spirituality and the relationship between man and nature.

Awards

2021
Prix Nouvelle Écritures de la Photographie Environmental, Finalist
2021
Zine Tonic Award, Honorable Mention
2020
Bird in Flight Prize '20, Finalist
2020
Premio Canon Giovani Fotografi, Third Prize Winner
2020
Everything is Connected by Slideluck Editorial, Winner

Selected Group Shows

2021
Control, FORMAT21, Derby, UK (Upcoming)
2020
Even though the whole world is burning, Angkor Photo Festival, Siem Reap, Cambodia
2020
Bird in Flight Prize Exhibition, Kiev, Ukraine
2020
Departing and Arriving, Singapore International Photography Festival, Singapore
2020
Photo Vogue Festival, Online projection curated by Slideluck Editorial
2020
Erratic Dream, Online exhibition curated by PH Museum
2020
Cortona on the Move Festival, Cortona, Italy
2020
Chronicles 2076, Kathmandu, Nepal
2019
2nd Battle Zine, VOID, Athens, Greece

Education/Workshops

2020
International Program of Photography, Pathshala South Asian Media Institute, Kathmandu, Nepal
2017
Magnum Workshop with Antoine D'Agata, Bangkok, Thailand
2012
MA Marketing, ESCP Europe, London, U.K.
2009
BA Communication, University of Bologna, Italy

Guest Lectures

2020
"Using Photography as a Research Tool", Center for Ethnic Studies and Development, Chiang Mai University, Thailand