Samuele Pellecchia was born in Milan in 1972. After his studies in philosophy, in 1999 he began working as a photojournalist.
In 2004 he founded prospekt.
In the last few years, he worked on reportages in Kosovo, Macedonia, Algeria, Cuba, Palestine, Eastern Europe, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, South America, Lao PDR, Brazil and Ghana.
In 2006 he was among the authors of the project “Water Corp. Human Right or Commodity”, in collaboration with Amnesty International. In 2007 he was one of the photographers assigned for the book Let the Children Play by Laureus Sport for Good Foundation.
His long term project “Close To Me” was at Rencontres d’Arles, La Nuit de l’Année, 2011.