Photographer and director of OMNEFest, he curated exhibitions and workshops. In 2009 and 2010 he curated with Stefania Rössl the project on emerging international photography Global Photography, published in two catalogues and exhibited in many cities.

Since 2001, he has worked as a contract professor for the Alma Mater Studiorum of the University of Bologna, and lectures on the history and techniques of photography at the “Aldo Rossi” Faculty of Architecture in Cesena.

His photographs have been exhibited in numerous European galleries and published in magazines and catalogues in Italy and around the world. In 2010 was published his first monograph Indian photographs.

Massimo Sordi received his degree in architecture from the University of Venice (IUAV). His thesis on pinhole photography was supervised by prof. Italo Zannier. At the end of the 80s, he began working as a photographer with a special interest in reading the contemporary landscape.


“India. Portraits of the city”, 2005; “Parco del Rubicone: Ipotesi di paesaggio”, 2008; “Global Photography. looking at/looking for”, 2009; “Architettura contemporanea. India”, 2009; “Massimo Sordi. Indian Photographs”, 2010; “Global Photography. true stories”, 2010; “Abitare mondi. Living Worlds”, 2010 (1st prize at festival of festivals, Bologna, 2010); “Fragile”, 2011; “Learning from Photography, 2012”; “Species of Spaces”, 2013, “100 blows”, Self 2013.


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