Olmo Amato was born in Rome, in 1986. He graduates in Neurobiology at “La Sapienza” University of Rome, in march 2012. Along with his university studies he devotes himself to photography and experimentation of various techniques and digital manipulation. As a photographer and professional videomaker he works in post-production and education since 2010. He becomes an administrator of photographic archives and starts working with fine-art digital printing. Since 2009 he has realized several personal photographic projects: “Dreams, Memories and Nightmares from the Metropolis" and “Rinascite” (Rebirths). In his works – almost entirely in Black and White – he often associates old pictures to his own photographs shot in different European countries. His projects have been selected for the Berlin Young Illustrators Award 2015 and the Photo Kathmandu 2015. In 2015 He writes and directs “The Bear Tales” (I racconti dell’orso), a film selected in several Italian and international film festivals.