Fetiches is a photographic project that aims, through the language of the diptych, to photograph important subjects in relation to their fetish. The fetish are that object which joins a very strong symbolic value, a story to tell.
Francesco Rombaldi was born on March 26, 1981 in Reggio Emilia. After graduating from Liceo Scientifico, he decided to choose advertising, so he firstly attended the Università del Progetto in Reggio Emilia, then Advertising Techniques in Perugia. In 2009, he started to be a freelance Art Director, continuing in that manner his career as an independent photographer and writer. He published some anthologies and collaborated with agencies and magazines, including Track Magazine, founded and directed by himself in 2011 in Perugia. At the same time, he started to teach creative writing. Improving independently his skills in photography – in which he finds a mean of creative expression – he also started to win photo competitions and to have collective and personal exhibitions (Perugia, Terni, Reggio Emilia, Genova). He currently lives and works in Rome.