Italian photographer rooted in the movement of Italian neorealism. Borghesan focuses in his work on ordinary working people and their lives and surroundings. The aesthetic movement on which Borghesan's work is based aimed to use the medium of photography to create a form of art documentation of the world.
Borghesan was a member of the The Friulian Group for New Photography founded in 1955. The group included Italo Zannier, Aldo Beltrame, Carlo Bevilacqua, Toni Del Tin, Fulvio Roiter and Gianno Berengo.