Francesco Faraci was born in Palermo, Sicily, in 1983. After studying Sociology and Anthropology, he discovered photography as the main means of expression and began to travel the length and breadth of the island in search of stories to tell.
He has published with “The Guardian”, “Time Magazine”, “The Globe and Mail”, “La Repubblica”, “L’Espresso”, “Le Monde”, “Libération”, VICE, “Vanity Fair”, “Corriere della Evening”, “International”.
After three years of work, in 2016 he published his first book “Malacarne- Kids come first”, edited by Benedetta Donato and published by Crowdbooks, a three-year journey inside the extreme suburbs of the city seen through children. He receives the second prize in the photographic books section at the PX3 in Paris and at the MIFA in Moscow.
In 2017 he published his first novel “In the wrong skin” published by Leima Edizioni. publication, and holds workshops around Italy, collaborating with various realities.
In 2019 he went on tour with Jovanotti and with his “Jova Beach Tour” for a book on the trip to Italy starting from the concerts entitled “Jova Beach Party: Chronicles from a new era” published by Rizzoli.
In 2020 his project “Sicilian Human Atlas” becomes a book published by EMUSE.
In 2021 he collaborates with Achille Lauro for the single “Solo Noi”, together they describe the Roman suburbs. The photographs were screened in prime time during his participation in the Sanremo Festival.
He collaborates with Netflix on the TV series “A simple question” hosted by Alessandro Cattelan
In 2022 he published with Mimesis Edizioni “Nomade Soul: From Pasolini to a poor photograph”
He collaborates again with Jovanotti directing the single “Mediterranean”, shot entirely in the popular neighborhoods of Palermo.