Having been behind the lens in Iraq, Bosnia, Syria and Afghanistan, Luca Faccio is
no stranger to finding himself in the most intense situations of conflict and human
His ground-breaking ‘Image Transfer Pyongyang/Vienna’ allowed him again to push the
boundaries of photography, art and international relations. Stepping behind the closed
borders of North Korea, Luca shot the people and country in way never permitted before.
It’s one of the first times that the world outside North Korea has been given an insight
into the ordinary people without the usual focus on its politics, dictatorship or
atomic weapons development. As well as the interview, we get pulled into Luca’s work
with his strikingly absorbing Horizon gallery, featuring shots he took in North Korea.