Michele Ardu

London based independent photographer

Michele Ardu was born and raised in Sardinia (Italy) in 1986.

Despite his graduation in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Cagliari, in 2011 he moved to London to pursue his successful artistic career.

Michele works mainly on cultural trends of our society, where suggestive atmospheres are made by authentic emotions.

In 2016 Michele was included by the weekly Italian Magazine D-Repubblica among the most talented young photographers of Italy.

Among cooperations, clients and publications: Italian Institute of Culture in London and Hong Kong, CanonUk, Heineken, GoPro, Expedia, Cagliari Calcio, Grey Goose, Courvoisier, La Repubblica, La Stampa, TimeOut, Yahoo!Uk, Gruppo Mondadori, D-Repubblica, Reisemagazin by ADAC, PhotoVogue (by Vogue Italia), Travel + Leisure, National Geographic (Australia, Brazil, China, Indonesia, Germany, France, Spain, Portugal, Netherlands, Taiwan, Italy and USA).

His work has been exhibited around Europe and Asia in Italy, Uk, Russia, UAE and Taiwan. It was also shortlisted and awarded at several International Photography Competitions, among which the 159′ RPS International Photography Exhibition in UK by the prestigious Royal Photographic Society.