Lorenzo was born in 1983 in Rome.
Prior to photography, he worked as an information security engineer. In 2011, he graduated from the "Scuola Romana di Fotografia" and joined Contrasto, thus beginning his work on long term projects.
He has photographed extensively in Yemen, Lebanon, Syria, Libya and Turkey, and lived in Beirut from 2012 to 2014.
He is focusing particularly on the consequences of the conflicts caused by Western interventions especially in the Middle East. He is currently carrying out a project on the impact of the Sykes-Picot agreement and is also following the post-conflict situation in Libya.
His photographs have been displayed in exhibitions at solo and group shows, in some cases as installations and screenings, during some of the most important festivals in Italy and abroad including: the Venice Biennale, Visa pour L’Image, Les Rencontres d’Arles, Boutographies and Fotoleggendo. His work has been published in The Telegraph, Time, BusinessWeek, Vanity Fair, Internazionale, L’espresso, La Repubblica to name but a few.