Riccardo Svelto (b.1989) is an Italian photographer.
He graduated from the BA Photography at LABA (Libera Accademia di Belle Arti) in Florence (2015) where he now work as a professor within the course of “Developing a Photographic Project”.
His work is mainly focused in the relationship between empathy and social dynamics, trying to understand the emotional interaction and mind shapes we all have facing the differences ages of life and circumstances.
He is the recipient of the FOLIO International Online Photobook Masterclass (2020) by PhMuseum & Witty Books.
“La Cattedrale”, published by Witty Books (2021) is his first photobook.
His work is featured in printed and online publications like Ignant, i-D, Booooooom, VOSTOK magazine and others.
He is currently based in Florence, where he works as a professor and freelance photographer.