Onze (Stefano Centonze) lives and works in Rome, where he was born in 1967. His illustrations have appeared in Dolce Vita, Vanity, Rockstar, Gambero Rosso, Blue, Nessuno tocchi Caino, Internazionale, Linea d'ombra, Alias, Musica!!!, Bravacasa, Urban and Corriere della Sera, La Repubblica, Liberazione, Il manifesto. In 1998, he received the annual award Lo straniero by Goffredo Fofi's quarterly publication of the same name.
In 1999 he became the illustrator for the monthly publication Fuoriluogo and in 2001, the weekly Donnamoderna. His work has been exhibited in Rome, Genova and Parma.
His illustrations have been used in advertising campaigns for Roman Summer '98, Renault Clio (both by Saatchi & Saatchi), Toscano Immobiliare (by Young & Rubicam) and Noi Donne (by Ambrosio & Maloni). He has also designed bookcovers for the publishers Mondadori and Feltrinelli. He's the illustrator for the bookcovers of the series Contromano by Laterza. His illustrations consist of various techniques such as pencil, acrylic paint, collage, photography, paintbrush and computer.
Photo by Alessandro Palazzi