Mustang itâ€™s one of last Tibetan enclaves. Being unreachable since middle age, it has managed to preserve its original landscape untouched. The influence of the outside world is today growing and contributing to an uncontrolled change. Chinese have started to build a new commercial road through the valley, which will be finished in a few years and might represent a serious threath to the surviving of local landscape and environment.
Filippo Mutani started professional photography in 2006, after more than ten years working as a strategic planner in advertising. In 2007 he shot the institutional social Pirelli Re advertising campaign and joined Grazia Neri agency. In 2009 he became a contributor of Getty Images. His reportages, backstages and portaits are published on a regular basis by international magazines (Newsweek, The Guardian, Vanity Fair, Grazia, Grazia UK, A, Io Donna..). In 2009 heâ€™s been shooting corporate for Campari (calendar 2010), I-Spirit vodka and backstage for Chanel. He teaches communication at IED Institute and at La Scuola di Formazione del Sole 24 Ore. Filippo is based in Milan. Awards 2009 -Photography Masters Cup International Color Awards. Nomination in single portrait. -International Photography Contest Europe and Asia- Dialogue of Cultures. Finalist in reportage. 2008 -New York Photo Festival. Nomination in single editorial. Nomination in single fine art. 2007 -Concorso Toiano by La Sterpaia di Oliviero Toscani. Third prize.