Vinicio Drappo approaches photography in the early eighties, intensifying his activity in 2007, when he’s among the founders of Gruppo Istanti, an association located in Bettona (Perugia, Italy) committed to the promotion of photography through workshops, courses, exhibitions and publications. He collaborates with Parallelozero, an agency in Milan, Italy. He defines himself as a humanist cultivating photography out of self-defense. In 2014 becomes part of Spontanea an italian collective of street photography and conducts workshops about street photography. Among the many acknowledgements, he has been awarded the 1° Prize at San Vincenzo Fotografia in 2008, the Jury’s Special Prize at Foiano Fotografia, and was a finalist at the Wanted Artist Exposure in New York. In 2013 he has gained the first place at the 5° Citerna Fotografia, the second place at Umbria Photo Fest and was a finalist at “Portfolio Italia 2012 – Gran Premio Epson”. In 2014 he has gained the 3rd place at the Sony World Photography Awards in the category of professional awards, people. In 2015 the Jury’s Special Prize at Fiof Italy International Photography Award. His works have been exhibited at the Centro Italiano della Fotografia d’Autore in Bibbiena (Arezzo, Italy) in 2011, 2012 and 2013. In 2014, his photos are on display at Somerset House in London, in Liverpool, in Bratislava Month of Photography and he exhibited in Sassoferrato in the festival Face Photo News and Città di Castello in the festival Re-immagina-re. His pictures have appeared in FIAF publications “Passione Italia”, “Itaca”, “Riflessioni” and “Fotoit”, as well as in “Il Fotografo”, “Argos”, “FotoCult”, “Exposure”, “Grazia”.