Martin Errichiello & Filippo Menichetti (IT)
Image: Filippo Menichetti and Martin Errichiello, from In Fourth Person. Courtesy the artists.
Martin Errichiello is an artist using photography and film, born in Napoli in 1987. Since 2008, he promoted independent editorial projects, worked with film and multimedia studios in the audiovisual production and collaborated with anthropologists, musicians and artists on different projects, researches and exhibitions. In 2010 he graduated in photography and visual communication at the CFP Bauer of Milan with an internship with the artist Raffaela Mariniello. In 2012 he was selected for the Visual Storytelling course at the Danish School of Media (attending lectures by Antoine d’Agata, Kent Klich, Nina Korhonen) where he founded the international cross-media network of visual artists “Panaut Collective” and realized the award-winning documentary Archipelagoes. From 2015 he started a visual research on the recent history of Calabria region, in southern Italy, that will become the project In Fourth Person, realized together with Errichiello. He’s now based in Buenos Aires, where he keeps working as a visual author on long-term documentaries researches.
Filippo Menichetti was born in Florence in 1986. In 2009, after graduating in Psychology he decided to entirely embrace photography. After a year of traveling between the United States, Europe and Asia, he attended a master’s degree in photojournalism and reportage to the Scuola Romana di Fotografia in Rome. There he approached large format photography with a project on the urban landscape directing his gaze to the interactions between man and his environment. In 2012 he founded the collective PanAut with other authors of the Danish School of Media and Journalism where he graduated with What Remains—meditations on a landscape, produced on the West Coast of Denmark. In late 2013 he began the collaboration with photographer and video maker, Martin Errichiello. From 2015 he started a visual research on the recent history of Calabria region, in southern Italy, that will become the project In Fourth Person, realized together with Errichiello. From 2018 he lives and works in Paris.