Martino Lombezzi was born in Genova in 1977 and grew up in Milano. In 1996 he moved to Bologna, where he graduated in Contemporary History in 2003. While studying at university, he started working as studio and field assistant to several photographers.
After graduation he was awarded a scholarship for a two-month field research in Bosnia Herzegovina, where he continued his studies on the International Tribunal for former Yugoslavia. Back in Italy, he devoted himself to photography.
His main interest is documentary photography. He is currently involved in a long-term project about the remains of World War II in Emilia Romagna.
His pictures were published on many Italian magazines, such as Io Donna, D La Repubblica delle donne, Geo, Internazionale, L'Espresso, Ventiquattro, Corriere della Sera Magazine, Panorama, Vanity Fair, Max, Grazia.
In 2010 his work about the survivors of the Bologna station massacre of august 2nd, 1980 was shown in the main hall of "Sala Borsa" (Bologna central library) during the thirty year celebration ceremony.
He is represented by Contrasto since 2006.