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About

Hello, my name is Giovanni Ricco and was born and raised in Vignola, Italy. Currently based in Valencia, Spain, I was privileged to travel from a young age which sparked my interest in Narrative and Documentary photography.

By seeing first hand the diverse cultures, landscapes and meeting people on the streets, I became a passionate photographer who believes there are plenty of stories to be told, and demand from the world to see them. 

I have Bachelor degree in Fine Art Photography and since 2017 I have been working as a professional photographer and videographer helping brands and enterprises to thrive through solid visual communication services offered by my team and I.

I am the founder and manager of Espai Batit, a photography coworking which offer dynamic studio solutions for establish and aspiring photographers.

Most of my work  focuses on analyzing landscapes that surround me which usually includes intimate scenes, buildings, and people. Through the viewfinder, I try to come to terms with the essence behind the scenes I am experiencing. My photographic attention is usually caught by small details, secondary views, and introspective perceptions.  

With a personal sense of humor, my goal is to document the environments I witness and the stories that come with them.

Over the years I had the pleasure to work with enterprises, brands, start-ups, designers and local businesses. From photography to video making and other content creation such as brand journalism I seek to help brands tell their story and share it with the world.

+34 654 828 168

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Relevant Expo and Publications

Miradas Alhambra - Group Exhibition - Rambleta, Valencia - October 2020 | larambleta.com 
Dubai Book Art Fair - Focal Point: 5651km x Your Local Newsstand Shortlisted - September 2019 | sharjahart.org
Author- Printed Publication Melted Magic, Leeds UK, September 2019 | https://meltedmagicclub.com/
Singapore Book Art Fair: 5651Km x Your Local Newsstand - June 2019 | singaporebookartfair.com
Author - Exhibitor, Utopia Market Photo, Barcelona, May 2019 | www.utopiamarkets.com
5651km Solo Exhibition, Cultural Center Espai Llimera, Valencia, May 2019 | espaillimera.net
5651km Fanzine x Your Local New Stand Independent Publisher Singapore, March 2019 | www.yourlocalnewsstand.com
Magazzini Fotografici, Naples, Italy, Group Exhibition, #spazioFotocopia , December 2018 | www.magazzinifotografici.it
The Skinned Knee Collective, Interview, December 2018. | www.theskinnedkneecollective.com/vol-vii-blue/2018/12/1 /mare-nostrum
ROOT Studios, New York City, Group Exhibition, December 2018 | rootnyc.com/

PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury Vermont, Group Exhibition, Fall 2018 | Travel: Places and Faces  photoplacegallery.com
Spazio Contessa Arte, Rome, Group Exhibition, June 2018 |areacontesaarte.com
Nowhere Magazine, New York City, Printed Publication, March 2018 |nowheremag.com
Was a Pleasure Meeting You, MUEZ Valencia, February 2018, Exhibition | muez.es
Travel Story Telling Festival 2017, Belgium, Speaker |www.travelstorytellingfestival.com
MOH Magazine, Milan, December 2016,  Author | https://issuu.com/mohmagazine/docs/moh_magazine_n__24
Urban Stories, MUEZ Valencia, December 2016, Personal Exhibition | muez.es
Conflux Magazine, New York City, June 2016, Author | http://www.confluxmagazine.com/a-tale-of-two-cities
National Geographic Italia, Best Travel Journey 2016, Author
http://www.nationalgeographic.it/wallpaper/2016/06/12/foto/pacahamama_ventimila_chilometri_di_paesaggi_sudamericani-3122878/1/
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Projects

Most of my work  focuses on analyzing landscapes that surround me which usually includes intimate scenes, buildings, and people. Through the viewfinder, I try to come to terms with the essence behind the scenes I am experiencing. 

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Commercial Services

Over the years I had the pleasure to work with enterprises, brands, start-ups, designers and local businesses. From blogging to photography to video making, I seek to help brands tell their story and share it with the world.