Alessandro Beneforti, freelance photographer, video-maker, musician, author and music producer, creator and organizer of De André Day, was born and lives on the island of Elba.
He attended thematic workshops with Tim Hetherington, Ernesto Bazan, Arianna Rinaldo, Antonio Manta, Guido Harari, Sara Munari and Mustafa Sabbagh. In 2012 he opened the photographic laboratory "PhoFt Studio" where he designed and produced social photography; with the "Collettivo PhoFt" he realized the exhibition and the book "Isola Insonne" (2013), the project "Identità in Transito" and the short film "Mistosch" in 2014. In 2013 the series "Shopping low cost" was exhibited in circuit Off of the Photolux Festival of Lucca and his work "People are Strange-rs" (2015, published on the site "the Post International") is a summary of 11 trips in the heart of 3 continents (Asia, Africa and Latin America). In 2015 he directs and organizes with the "PhoFt Collective" the first edition of the photography festival '"Elba