was born in 1934 in Naples, where for more than twenty years he taught as professor of photography at the Academia di Belle Arti. His work and teachings have had a profound influence on contemporary European photography.
Jodice's photographs have appeared in many major exhibitions in Europe. His work is in the collections of numerous important public institutions, including: the Bibliothèque Nationale and the Maison Européenne de la Photographie, both in Paris; the Castello di Rivoli in Turin; the Musée Réattu in Arles; Yale University Art Gallery in New Haven; and the Centro Santa Monica in Barcelona. His book Mediterranean
(Aperture, 1995) accompanied an exhibition of the same name, which originated at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.Adam Gopnik
writes the "Paris Journal" for The New Yorker
, where he has been a staff writer since 1987.