Born in Pordenone – Italy. Balsamini moved to Los Angeles in 2008, where he began his studies at Brooks Institute. In 2010 he began working at David LaChapelle’s studio as a studio assistant and archivist. In 2011, after obtaining a BA with honorable mention, he returned to Italy. He has been teaching photography at IUAV University of Venice as well as photographing extensively technology and its social implications, focusing on work as a factor of identity. Over the years he has carried out personal and editorial projects in collaboration with institutions such as MIT, NASA, Charitè University Berlin and the Institute of Forensic Medicine University of Zurich. His work has been exhibited at the Milan Triennale, the MAXXI, the Sandretto Re Rebaudengo Foundation, and the Italian Cultural Institute in San Francisco.

Selected clients and publications include:
Apple, Die Zeit, Domus, Enel, Eni, Esquire, Fendi, Ferrari,  Financial Times, Fondazione Prada, GQ, GEO, Internazionale, Lamborghini, LVMH, M Le Magazine du Monde, Maserati,  Mercedes Benz, Moncler, Monocle, Nike, TIME Magazine, The New York Times, The New Yorker, Tyssenkrup, Politecnico di Milano, Puma, Süddeutsche Zeitung Magazin, Sky, Valentino, Vanity Fair, Vogue, Wallpaper*, WIRED.

Books
2023
Protege Noctem (If darkness disappeared)
2022
Il Suo Buio Speciale, VFA
2022
Il Corridoio Rosso, Self Publish Be Happy / Triennale di Milano
2021
In Search of Appropriate Images, Skinnerboox
2018
Work, Osservatorio Mobile Nord Est, Lettera 22
2018
Cuore di Pietra, Sinaglossa, Skinnerboox Notes
2016
The IL Magazine, Franchi – Rocca, Gestalten
2015
The West Family, BOLO Paper
2015
Una Storia Elettrica, Italo Rota, Quodlibet
2014
The Best Family, BOLO Paper
2012
Modern Portraits of Old Craftsmanships, La Voce
Selected exhibitions
2024.05
Protege Noctem
FFL Lenzburg, Switzerland
2023.11
L'Italia è un desiderio – Open Call Winner
Museo di Fotografia Contemporanea, Cinisello Balsamo, Italy
2023.11
Mezza Luce
Lampo, Scalo Farini, Milano, Italy
2023.06
Protege Noctem
Gextophoto, Festival Internacional de Imagen, Spain
2023.04
Protege Noctem
Fotografia Europea, Reggio Emilia, Italy
2023.03
Se La Notte Scomparisse
Galleria Harry Bertoia, Pordenone, Italy
2022.11
Climate Change Italia
Museo MAXXI, Rome, Italy
2022.09
Il Suo Buio Speciale
Villa Filanda Antonini, Treviso, Italy
2022.09
Under This Sun
PhEst, Monopoli, Italy
2021.10
Pietro Lingeri, Astrazione e Costruzione
La Triennale di Milano, Milan, Italy
2021.06
Humble Force,
Marsèll Paradise, Milan, Italy
2021.05
Penisola
Spazio Punch, Venice, Italy
2020.07
Contingency Plans
Cortona On The Move, Cortona, Italy
2019.11
Expedition 57: Horizons
Photolux, Lucca, Italy
2018.11
Step, Touch, Kneel, Look, Rub, Grasp, Repeat
Page Blanche, Paris, France
2018.10
Available Resources/OMNE
Casa Giorgione, Castelfranco Veneto, Italy
2018.06
Olivetti World
Istituto Italiano Cultura, San Francisco, USA
2018.02
Lei non sa chi sono io
Leica Galerie, Milan, Italy
2017.05
Wow, Immagini dal Futuro
MAXXI, Rome, Italy
2017.04
Wow, Immagini dal Futuro
La Triennale di Milano, Milan, Italy
2017.07
Premio Friuli Venezia Giulia 2017
Centro di Ricerca ed Archiviazione Fotografica, Spilimbergo, Italy
2016.12
100ma Collettiva Giovani Artisti
Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice, Italy
2016.05
Passo Dopo Passo
Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy
2016.04
Elementi Utili, Show & Tell
T14 Gallery, Milan, Italy
2015.12
99ma Collettiva Giovani Artisti
Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice, Italy
2014.09
Vedere Meglio
Villa Manin, Udine, Italy