Been an autodidact almost all his carreer, Pedro Matallo works with image production since he was 14 years old – passing through video and movie companies, design and propaganda agencies and publishing companies. He lived and worked in a few different cities; Brasília, João Pessoa and São Paulo, where he lives today. Nowadays, his work is more personal, using photography, painting, and cenography and making everything since book covers, magazine art-direction and cenaries for music. As a photographer, was finalist of the 2009 Guilherme Hortêncio Photography Award; participated at the collective exhibition in São Paulo’s Pinacoteca, in 2010; and in the solo exhibition at Sala Cristantempo, 2010 and in the Centro Cultural Rio Verde, 2011, also in São Paulo. It’s a member of the photographic collective Luzia, that realizes contemporary photography works since 2012, with exhibitions in the Mostra São Paulo de Fotografia (2013).
As a speaker, did workshops about photography and art direction in João Pessoa, Brasília and São Paulo. As an student, was part of the Eder Chiodetto’s study group (one of brazilian most important photography curators), between 2011 and 2012. Also did courses with the photographer Gustavo Moura, in João Pessoa, in 2008.