Francesco Zanot (Photography Critic & Curator)

A photography critic and curator, Zanot has curated exhibitions and written books about many international photographers. In recent years he has curated publications dedicated to artists such as Mark Cohen, Guido Guidi, Olivo Barbieri, Luigi Ghirri, Takashi Homma, Linda Fregni Nagler, Francesco Jodice, Boris Mikhailov, as well as Erik Kesselsʼs last retrospective The Many Lives of Erik Kessels. Together with Alec Soth, he is the author of the essay Ping Pong Conversations. Director of the Master in Photography organised by the NABA, Milan, he has given classes, conferences and lectures in numerous academic institutions, among them the Columbia University, New York, ECAL, Lausanne, and IUAV, Venice. He curated the inaugural exhibition Give Me Yesterday at the Fondazione Prada Osservatorio in Milan.