FEDERICA SASSO

Federica Sasso (b. 1992) is a documentary and fashion photographer born and raised between Vicenza and Milan, Italy. She attended the Istituto Italiano di Fotografia (Milan, Italy) before being recipient of a one-year scholarship for a residency at Fabrica, Benetton’s communication research centre (Treviso, Italy). Her work focuses on feminine and adolescence related topics. Her photographs appeared on Io Donna, Amica International, Vogue, Robinson La Repubblica, D La Repubblica, Vanity Fair,  Il Corriere della Sera, Mind Le Scienze, Panorama, Pagina99, YET Magazine, Gente di Fotografia, Artribune and Il Giornale among others. She is the author of the photobook “Sick Sad Blue” (sold out), a visual journey through images and social media screenshots that tell the story of Chiara, who suffered from eating disorders. She is among the selected photographers featured on the collective photobook “Up to Now. Fabrica Photography.” published by Fabrica's editorial departement. As commercial and fashion photographer she works with clients such as Benetton, UN, Fernet Branca, Sholl, Le Babe, Esme Vie, Mipel and Miranda Konstantinidou. In 2016 she shot Benetton’s global campaign WE (Women Empowerment Program).

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)


Exhibitions:

Solo:

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

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

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

Palazzo Bocconi, Milan (IT), 2015

Area 35 Gallery, Milan (IT), 2015

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

Collective:

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

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

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

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

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


Books:

Sick Sad Blue, Fabrica, 2016

Up to Now. Fabrica Photography, Fabrica, 2017


Publications:

Io Donna

Amica International

Vogue

Robinson La Repubblica

D La Repubblica

Vanity Fair

Il Corriere della Sera

Mind Le Scienze

Panorama

Pagina99

YET Magazine

Gente di Fotografia

Artribune 

Il Giornale



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