Born to an aristocratic family on March 23.
Publishes several poems in the volume Castelli di sabbia.
Moves to Rome to study architecture at the Università degli Studi di Roma.
Has his first solo show, at Galleria Valle Giulia in Rome.
Meets the artist Alighiero Boetti.
Publishes the book Pierre Menard , a series of photographs inspired by Jorge Luis Borges’s short story “Pierre Menard, autor del Quijote“.
Travels for the first time to India, a country to which he will return for long periods several times in his life.
Meets the actress Alba Primiceri, whom he later marries.
Travels to Afghanistan with Boetti.