Born in Catanzaro (1962-Italy) where he lives and works . . . Claudio Parentela is an illustrator, painter, photographer, mail artist, cartoonist, collagist, and free lance journalist. Active since many years in the international underground scene, he has collaborated & he collaborates with many, many zines, magazines of contemporary art, literary and of comics in Italy and in the world . . . & on the paper and on the web . . .