Alessio Cocchi is a fashion photographer based in Milan, Italy, who is best known for his work with famous fashion houses and magazines such as Gucci, Ferragamo and Vogue. This volume presents his palindromic photographs--portraits of people and still lives which are mirrored down a central axis in a visual analogue to a palindrome.
Alessio Cocchi was born into a numerous and creative Italian family. He worked as an assistant of a Florentine fashion and still-life photographer but immediately after-wards, decided to set up his own photo studio and thus launched his career as a professional photographer. At the age of 23, his images had already made their way into prestigious publications such as Cosmopolitan, Harper's Bazaar and Vogue. His portfolio now boasts clientele such as Gucci, Ferragamo and Valentino and his projects take him all across Italy and abroad. His style is characterized by the unique and striking moods he creates through a meticulous study of lighting and its effects. In both still-life and fashion photography his particular techniques combined with his imaginative insight take form in impressive imagery that speak bold and profound statements.