Sergio Maria Calatroni, artist, photographer and designer, was born in Santa Giuletta, Pavia, Italy, in 1951, and attended the Accademia di Belle Arti of Brera in Milan. His works have been exhibited in major museums in Italy and abroad; the Kunstmuseum Düsseldorf im Ehrenhof, Germany, and the National Museum of Kyoto, Japan, hold his works in their permanent collections. He has been a professor of Architecture at the European Design Institute in Milan, and since 2007 a visiting professor in the Department of Museum Technology at the University Museum, the University of Tokyo. In 2008 he received the Grand Prize in the Japanese Display Design Awards.
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He has illustrated all three Isobar Press books written or translated by Andrew Fitzsimons:
What the Sky Arranges: Poems made from the Tsurezuregusa of Kenkō
The Sunken Keep: A Version of Il Porto Sepolto by Giuseppe Ungaretti