Michael Lorenzini is a photographer, curator and writer based in New York City. He is a former book editor at Aperture and he is the author of New York Rises (Aperture, 2007), winner of the New York Society Library's annual New York Book Award. Reoccurring themes in his photography have been youth culture, environmental portraiture, and artificial or human-altered landscapes. His photographs have been shown at Sotheby's, the Bronx Museum of the Arts, PS1, and the National Arts Club.