born in Sulmona,
Italy on 31/03/1973.
Viale Mazzini 97,
67039 Sulmona, (AQ)
In 2006 Cocco completed a reportage in the Balkans, precisely in Sarajevo, for the 10-year anniversary of the end of the conflict. The series was exhibited in the International Photography Festival "L'oeil en Seyne" in Toulon in France.
Since 2007 he has worked on various photo projects: "Islam Denied", a study on Muslim communities in Italy, has been shown at the Festival of Photography in Rome; "Vanishing ", an anthropological research and analysis on the relationship between man and land in the South of France,
Between 2007 and 2010, Cocco also complete the project "Burladies", a portrait of the life of women in the Burlesque world. The work has been published in several international magazines and joins a traveling exhibition throughout Italy.
From 2006 he has been working on a long term social project documenting the life of his sister and family.
His work has been published in leading international news magazines. In 2010, he takes part of the VII Mentor Program.
2012 "Monia" - SCAM Roger Pic, Paris, France
2011 "Burlesque Now" - Photographia, Milan, Italy
2011 "Burladies" - Summer Jamboree #12, Senigallia, Italy
2010 "Burladies" - Melotti Auditorium, MART – Museum of Modern and Contemporary art of Trento and Rovereto, Italy
2010 "Burladies" - ArteFoto, Ancona, Italy
2010 "Burladies" - 10B Photography Gallery, Rome, Italy
2007 "Italian Muslims" - Fotografia International Festival of Photography, Rome, Italy
2006 "Sarajevo lives again" - L’oeil en Seyne, International Festival of Photography, Toulouse, France
2012 "I See" Griffin Museum, Boston, MA
2011 "Lampedusa" Foiano Fotografia, Foiano, Italy
2011 "Burladies" Ilexphoto Mia Fair, Milan, Italy
2011 "Burladies" Ilexphoto Artissima, Torino, Italy
2011 “Burladies“ Sete Festival, Paris, France
2009 "Rockabillies" - Dimensione Massima 10 x12, Fotografia - International Festival of Photography, Rome, Italy