PAOLO PATRIZI is a documentary photographer,whose recent stories explore the underlying themes and contradictions between traditions and modernity and cultural disconnections produced from rapid economic growth. He began his career in London working as an assistant to other professionals.While doing freelance assignments for British magazines and design groups, he started to develop individual projects of his own. Today,his work is featured in leading publications and exhibited internationally. His photos have won several awards with the AoP, John Kobal, Lens Culture International Exposure,World Press Photo, Sony World Photography, Anthropographia Award for Human Rights, Taylor Wessing, POY. His photographs are part of the collection at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.