Antonello Veneri was born in Italy in 1973 and lives and works in Brazil since 2009. Author of many photographic works for "La Repubblica"(italian newspapers) documenting what is happening in Brazil. He has published for various publications and newspapers, National Geographic(Italy) among others. Collaborated for several years with the Lua Nova ong(São Paulo) and the Brazilian Ministry of Health (Fiocruz) in projects of social documentation and with Photos Agency “Coofiav”(Folha de São Paulo, O Globo).
Since 2011 he works on two personal projects, "Vidas extra-ordinarias", photo’s stories of the homeless in the main cities of Brazil and "Interiores," portraits of families in the shantytown and suburbs of the cities.