GESAMTKUNSTWERK: SALZBURG FESTIVAL
“I photograph everything that touches me.Luigi Caputo
I feel the moment when I have to pull the trigger.
I just “click“. I love taking photos in black and white,
I’d prefer just black. (laughs)“
Luigi Caputo’s pictures tell of a magical world, a world of transformations full of graceful beauty and fairytale elegance. They allow fascinating glimpses of the mysterious places behind the stage. Luigi Caputo has spent 25 years working on stage and backstage at the Salzburg Festival, capturing moments for eternity. The result is a tribute to the creativity of the artists of the Salzburg Festival.
Luigi Caputo was born in Rome. After completing his training as a graphic designer, he studied architecture. The multiple award-winning photographer began his collaboration with the Salzburg Festival in 1994, which continues to this day. Caputo also photographs for international magazines and advertising agencies. Caputo is a member of the German photo agency laif. He lives in Austria and Italy.