Rocco Rorandelli (Italy, 1973) started working as a documentary photographer after his doctoral studies in Natural Sciences, which helped him develop a profound interest in global social and environmental issues. His images are utilized in awareness campaigns of intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations (WHO, Oxfam, Save the Children, MSF, etc), and are regularly published by the main international magazines, such as Le Monde Magazine, GEO, Der Spiegel, Newsweek, The Wall Street Journal, Paris Match, Guardian Review, D di Repubblica, L'Espresso, Internazionale, Io Donna, Vanity Fair, Sportweek, Monocle, IL, and others. In 2011 he has been awarded a grant by the Fund for Investigative Journalism for his long-term project on the tobacco industry, published as a book withthe title Bitter Leaves (GOST Books, 2019).
Rocco is based in Rome. He is one of the founding members of the collective TerraProject.