About

Visual artist and social documentarist exploring identity, nationality and belonging through photography, film and writing. 

Based in Copenhagen, Denmark. 

Education

  • Advanced Visual Storytelling. Danish School of Media and Journalism, Århus, DK. 2014-2015
  • MA in Comparative Literary Studies – American Literature and Culture. Goldsmiths, University of London, UK. 2011-2012
  • Scuola Romana di Fotografia, 2010-2011
  • BA in English and Russian Language and Literature, Italy. 2006-2010

Work

  • 2014-present: Freelance photographer
  • 2015-2017: Professor: teaching Introduction to Photojournalism, History of Photography, Street Photography.at Florence University of the Arts, Florence, IT.
  • 2012-2014:  Assistant Photo Editor for The Calvert Journal 
  • 2012-2013: Intern for MACK Books Publisher, London and Hato Press, London.

Books

  • Halfway Mountain (upcoming 2018)
  • Golden Records , collective photobook published by SKREID in collaboration with Oslo Fotogalleriet, NO, 2017.

Publications

National Geographic Italia (2017, IT), 6mois.fr (2017, FR), Vogue.it (2017, IT), Gazeta Wyborcza (2017, PL), Information (2017, DK), Il Reportage (2017, IT), FK Mag (2017, LV), Witness Journal (2017, IT), Katalog Journal of Photography and Video (2016, DK), Repubblica.it (2016, IT), Internazionale (2016, IT), CITAT (2016, DK), Kustom Magazine (2016, FR), Thoroughbred and Classic Car Magazine (2016, UK), Il Reportage (2015, IT), Süddeutsche Zeitung (2015, DE), Riders Magazine (2015, IT), Information (2014, DK), Positive Magazine, Ballad Of Magazine (2014, UK), Polaroiders Anno Zero (IT, collective book), Nanowriters Meet Polaroiders (IT, collective book), 16hours magazine.

Awards

  • Shortlisted Kassel Dummy Award 2017 with The Happy Show (Halfway Mountain)
  • Nominated for MACK First Book Award by Charlotte Cotton, Emma Bowkett, Chiara Capodici, Fiorenza Pinna, Rui Prata, Marc Prüst.
  • Finalist Grand Prix Fotofestiwal, Lodz, PL, 2017
  • 2016 Third place NPPA Best of Photojournalism in Personality Profile or Lifestyle Magazine Story Category and Honorable Mention in Magazine Cover category. Shortlisted at Athens Photo Festival (GR).
  • 2015 First Prize Fotoleggendo Foto Festival, (IT). Finalist at Pesaresi Award (IT).
  • 2011 Finalist London Street Photography Awards (UK)

Exhibitions

QR photogallery (Bologna, IT, 2017), Paratissima Contemporary Art Fair (Torino, IT, 2016), Migrations Museum (Zürich, CH, 2016), Cortona On The Move OFF Circuit (IT, 2016), Fotoleggendo Foto Festival (IT, 2016), Obbiettivo Donna/Female Cut (IT, 2015), London Street Photography Festival (2011, UK).