Berlin 2018                                                                                                                                    Laera was born in 1966 in Milan, Italy. He began working as a hair and make up stylist in the fashion in Milan at the age of 16. Operating as a freelancer based in Milan, his work for publications such as Lei and Per Lui then under the creative directorship of Franca Sozzani provided him with an opportunity to collaborate with the South-African photographer Koto Bolofo. In 1987, Laera began working alongside Helmut Newton. Only 20 years old he became the youngest member of Newton's team.                                                                                          Upon moving to New York City in 1989, he collaborated on projects with Newton, Albert Watson, Irving Penn, Brigitte Lacombe, Deborah Tuberville, Bert Stern, Greg Gorman and Annie Leibovitz. In 2006, Laera moved to Berlin and started to work as a professional photographer. He contributes to various men’s fashion magazines like GQ, TenMag, Icon, Odda, DerSpiegel, Stern, Kaltblutt and specializes on portraits and nudes.                                        Vincenzo currently lives and works in Berlin,Germany.                                                                                                                             Exhibitions:
2018    Photography Auction 109/BASSENGE Berlin   2017    Photography Auction 109/BASSENGE Berlin   2016    Photography Auction 107/BASSENGE Berlin                                            2015    Photography Auction 105/BASSENGE Berlin                                              2014    ONE CHANCE/Go see Awards Berlin/group       2014    POP/Popart G. Berlin/group                 2012    FOR FIVE/Milakunst G. Berlin/group         2011    D.A.S /B&B Berlin/solo                    2010    Defenseless Against Suffering/Asphalt      Berlin/solo