Mimmo Jodice is one of Italy’s most internationally renowned photographers. He lives in his hometown, Naples, where he was born in 1934. From 1970 to 1996 he taught photography at the Fine Arts Academy of Naples. Important exhibitions include those at the Philadelphia Museum of Art; the Capodimonte Museum in Naples; the National Gallery of Modern Art in Rome; the Castello di Rivoli in Turin; the Wakayama Museum of Modern Art in Japan; the MART in Rovereto; the Bologna Museum of Modern Art. In 2006 he received an honorary degree in architecture from the “Federico II ” University of Naples.