After completing a PhD in Biomechanics, Pierfrancesco is now concentrating his attention on a series of personal long-term photographic projects documenting life in modern cities.

He won the Guernsey Photography Festival International Competition (2020), PHmuseum Photography Grant (runner up, 2020), Happiness Onthemove Award (2017), EPEA’03 (2015), the Photolux Leica Award (2014) and the Ideastap and Magnum Photos Photographic Award (2010).

His work has been exhibited and published internationally. He is based in Hong Kong since 2014.