Elio Revera is a sociologist and Cultural Anthropology lecturer at the Universita Statale of Brescia. A passionate collector of African art objects, he is also a member of the Chamber of Professional Experts. Objects from his collection have been published and exhibited in several public and private expositions in Italy, Europe and in the United States. He regularly publishes African art articles on artidellemaninere.com.
For Ex-Africa exhibition catalogue, edited by Skira, he wrote the brief essay La forza delle immagini, together with the texts that caption all the exhibited artworks - more than ninety pieces.