Federica Sasso (b. 1992) is a photographer and visual artist whose work gives an intimate look to themes related with adolescence, femininity and eating disorders. She attended the Istituto Italiano di Fotografia before being recipient of a one-year scholarship for an artistic residency at Fabrica, communication research centre of Benetton Group.


Her both personal and commissioned works have been shown in galleries and festival including Les Rencontres de la Photographie, Landskrona Foto Festival, Fotografia Europea, Festival della Fotografia Etica, Milano Photo Week and Perugia Social Photo Festival and published in Io Donna, Amica International, Vogue, Robinson La Repubblica, D La Repubblica, Marie Claire, Vanity Fair, Il Corriere della Sera, YET Magazine and Artribune among others. 


She is the author of the photobook “Sick Sad Blue”(sold out) based on her creative research and friendship with clairenough, a woman in her early twenties with a five-year history of anorexia. She was also among the 37 selected photographers featured in the collective catalog “Up to Now. Fabrica Photography.” which offers an overview on more than twenty years of visual research collected by the editorial department of Fabrica. 


PUBLICATIONS:

Io Donna

Amica International

Vogue

Robinson La Repubblica

Esquire Italia

D La Repubblica

Marie Claire

Vanity Fair

Il Corriere della Sera

Mind Le Scienze

Panorama

Pagina99

YET Magazine

Artribune 


CLIENTS:

Benetton

Sergio Rossi

UN

Fernet Branca

Sholl

Mipel 

Miranda Konstantinidou. 


In 2016 she shot the global campaign WE (Women Empowerment Program) of United Colors of Benetton.


Exhibitions:

Touch Of Love - Marie Claire Special Event for the Milano Fashion Week, Via della Spiga, Milan (IT), 2018

Post-Adolescence - Les Rencontres de la Photographie, Arles (FR), 2018

Post-Adolescence -  Vogue Italia "When Ethics Meets Aesthetic", Leica Gallery, Milan (IT), 2018

Sick Sad Blue - Perugia Social Photo Festival, Perugia (IT), 2018

Sick Sad Blue - Festival Fotografia Etica, Lodi (IT), 2017

Up to Now. Fabrica Photography, Landskrona Foto Festival, Landskrona (SW), 2017

Up to Now. Fabrica Photography, Fotografia Europea, Reggio Emilia (IT), 2017

Post-Adolescence - Milano Photo Festival, Biblioteca Sormani, Milan (IT), 2017

Celeste Prize Finalists, Marangoni Gallery, Florence (IT), 2016

FIOF (Fondo Internazionale per la Fotografia), Orvieto (IT), 2015

Palazzo Bocconi, Milan (IT), 2015

Area 35 Gallery, Milan (IT), 2015

Centro Italiano della Fotografia d’Autore, Bibiena (IT), 2014

AIE (Associazione Italiana Editori), Figoriferi Milanesi, Milan (IT), 2014


Books:

Sick Sad Blue, Fabrica, 2016

Up to Now. Fabrica Photography, Fabrica, 2017


Awards:

Premio Voglino, Winner, Lodi (IT), 2017

Perugia Social Photo Fest, Jury Special Prize, Perugia (IT), 2017

Premio AIF Nuova Fotografia, Winner, Milan (2017), 2016

Premio Ponchielli, Finalist, Milan (IT), 2016

Celeste Prize, Finalist, London (UK), 2016

IPA - International Photography Awards, Honorable Mention, Los Angeles (USA)

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