Luca Locatelli

Photographer (Italy)

Luca Locatelli is the winner of the Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2020. He is an environmental photographer and filmmaker focusing on the relations between people, science-technology and the environment. Deeply rooted in documentary and journalistic production, his work revolves around the ‘making’ of the future. For more than 10 years, his main research has been to explore and document the most promising solutions to confront the climate crisis of the 21st century. The aim of his work is to open up a discussion about our attitudes towards the environment. Locatelli is a National Geographic Magazine photographer and frequent contributor to international media such as The New York Times Magazine, TIME, The New Yorker, Bloomberg, and Geo Germany, among others. His work has been featured in various venues, including the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City, Shanghai Center of Photography and Somerset House, London. Among others, he has been honoured with the World Press Photo 2018 and 2020; and in 2018, 2020 and 2021 by the World Photo Organisation (WPO).