Catania, CT, Italia
Turi Calafato received a bachelor's of pharmacy with honors in 2002 and worked as a pharmacist for several years before beginning his freelance photography career in 2012. He was always fond of visual arts, but his interest in photography began in 2011. He is a self-taught photographer.
His main interest is documentary photography, and one of his major and ongoing projects has focused on the Sicilian beaches. He has exhibited several times in Sicily, in either solo or group exhibition, and internationally in London, Atlanta, and Brooklyn. His work was honored at the World Press Photo, the Sony Mobile Phone Award, and the 1x Photo Awards, and shortlisted at the Sony World Photography Awards, Life Framer, and Photolux Leica Awards. He also received honorable mentions at the MIFA and IPA.