Marco Longari, photojournalist, currently works in Johannesburg where for Agence France-Press (AFP) he is in charge of photography for Africa. After graduating from the Istituto Superiore di Fotografia in Rome, he began his career in 1998, covering the conflict in Kosovo. Later, after numerous trips he moved to Africa to work with Agence France-Press and international publications. For AFP he has also worked in Nairobi and Jerusalem, coordinating coverage for 7 years for Israel and the Palestinian Territories.
A lecturer at the Istituto Superiore di Fotografia in Rome, he has taught at Italian and foreign institutions, giving courses and lectures on photojournalism. His work on conflict has been exhibited in France, Austria, Italy and Africa.