Gabriele Croppi (*1974) received a diploma in photography at the Istituto Italiano di Fotografia in Milan. He works in the field of photography and film and his special interest is the relationship between photography and other forms of art. He has completed series which focused on revisiting holocaust sites. Croppi has received Italian and Spanish awards and his photos have been shown in several national and international exhibitions. He lives in Milan in Italy and works in the editorial field and also teaches at the Istituto Italiano di Fotografia. For his photo essay “Metaphysics of an Urban Landscape” which Croppi produced for epea01 he was awarded the first place in the category Architecture – Buildings of the 2012 International Photography Awards.