Martino Nicoletti is a multimedia artist, writer and visual anthropologist, and has been engaged for over twenty years in anthropology and visual arts in southern and south-eastern Asia. He is the author of numerous books on the religions of the Himalayas, multimedia publications, photographic volumes and literary works. His artworks have been displayed in collective and solo exhibitions in Europe, Asia and the US. His recent multimedia books include Nicoletti M. (2013), The Zoo of the Giraffe Women, Kathmandu: Vajra Publications. He is Senior Lecturer in Fine Art Photography at the University of Derby.