Matteo Lonardi is an Italian photographer, film maker and VR director based in New York and London. Originally from Milan, he graduated from Columbia Journalism School in 2014. Since 2010 Matteo has been documenting artists around the world through photography, video and VR.  He is founder of the multimedia project Reframe Iran which won a Magic Grant from The Brown Institute for Media Innovation in 2014. He is currently head of CULTURUNNERS media, directing and producing documentaries for online outlets and television.

His written, photographic and video work has appeared in international publications such as BBC, Creative Time, The Guardian, La Stampa, The Huffington Post and Il Corriere Della Sera.