Fabio Sgroi, born in Palermo, approached photography in 1984 taking photographs of his friends; young people in the punk and underground music scene. In 1986, he joined L’Ora for two years, a newspaper from Palermo known for its investigative reporting on the Sicilian Mafia. Sgroi has been focusing his research mainly on his island: Sicily. He has also been creative in different Mediterranean countries, Eastern Europe and around the Balkans.
In 2000, Sgroi started to photograph panoramics, exploring urban landscapes in many different cities of Europe, focusing on archeological and industrial sites. He took part in international projects and residences. His work has been exhibited in collective and solo exhibitions in Italy, Europe and America and was shown in several photography festivals including: Diaframma-Kodak, Milano; Artget Gallery, Museo Etnografico, Belgrado; Padiglione Italia/54, Biennale di Venezia Istituti Italiani di Cultura nel mondo 2011; Leica gallery, Sölms; Rencontres d’Arles; PhotoBiennale Mosca, Russia; Biennale Photographique, Bonifacio; Centre Mediterraneeen de la Photographie, Bastia; Saba gallery, New York; "Visa pour L’Image", Perpignan.