Matteo Lonardi is an Italian photographer, filmmaker and VR director based between Nairobi and Milan. He graduated from Columbia Journalism School in 2014.
Since 2010, Lonardi has documented artists around the world through photography, video, and VR. He founded the multimedia project Reframe Iran, which won a Magic Grant from The Brown Institute for Media Innovation at Columbia University in 2014.
Lonardi is currently a freelancer for a mix of journalism outlets and NGOs on film and photo projects. His written, photographic, and video works have appeared in international outlets such as BBC, Creative Time, The Guardian, La Stampa, the Huffington Post, Il Corriere Della Sera, and others.