Alberto Mesirca was born in Rome (Italy) in 1964.

He grew up in Rome and after obtaining a Master in Telecommunications Engineering he lived and worked in different countries (Hong Kong, Argentina, USA, Belgium, United Arab Emirates, Rwanda) following his wife on diplomatic postings abroad.

He currently lives in Kigali, Rwanda.

He attended the first year of the Photography Associate Degree at Santa Monica College were he was influenced by Ms. Dastin's approach on the sociological aspects of Photography, Mr. Anderson on how to approach lighting, Mr. Moulton on the philosophy of shooting.

He approaches his subjects in two ways. One is from a geometrical and rational perspective, possibly trying to find the abstract in reality and attempting to rationalize it. The other is from a sociological perspective, investigating the social, economical and historical contexts of also minimal aspects of reality that, like in a fractal, represent the whole. He believes that these processes inevitably lead to a more intimate knowledge and appreciation of the reality before him.

He does not like to overly modify his photos in post processing as for him the representation of reality as actually seen is very important, and also because during the film era he shot with slides, where the scope of modification was minimal.

A common trait of his photography is the intent of revealing hidden aspects of objects or situations. Either with an unconventional or an investigative approach in dealing with the reality

He has exhibited in Rome, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Paris, Los Angeles


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