Roberto Mendoza was born on April 21, 1985 in the city of Lima. He's been taking pictures since he was a child, when he received a camera as a birthday gift. He sometimes shoots without film to capture the most precious moments. When he was 16 he moved to Milan, proving interest in the world of fashion, and after a few years started to work in the Gai Mattiolo showroom. He spent two years in Messina (Sicily), a city that whetted his passion for photography and art. In 2010, he attended a professional course at Istituto Italiano di Fotografia in Milan, where he also worked as studio assistant.