Federica Sasso

Federica Sasso (b. 1992) is a photographer 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 d'Arles, Landskrona Foto Festival, Fotografia Europea, Festival della Fotografia Etica, Milano Photo Week and Perugia Social Photo Festival. Her clients include United Color Of Benetton, Sergio Rossi, the United Nations, Fernet Branca, IO Donna, Amica International, Vogue Italia, Esquire Italia, Robinson La Repubblica, D La Repubblica, Marie Claire, Vanity Fair and Il Corriere della Sera 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 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. In 2016 she shot the global campaign WE (Women Empowerment Program) for United Colors of Benetton.


2017. Up to Now. Fabrica Photography, Fabrica

2016. Sick Sad Blue, Fabrica


IO Donna, Amica International, Vogue Italia, Robinson La Repubblica, Esquire Italia, D La Repubblica, Marie Claire, Vanity Fair, Mind Le Scienze, Panorama, YET Magazine, Pagina 99, Artribune, Il Corriere della Sera, Vanity Fair


2018. Touch Of Love: Marie Claire Special Event for the Milano Fashion Week, Via della Spiga, Milan

2018. Post-Adolescence, Les Rencontres de la Photographie, Arles 

2018. Post-Adolescence: Vogue Italia collective show "When Ethics Meets Aesthetic", Leica Gallery, Milan 

2018. Sick Sad Blue, Perugia Social Photo Festival, Perugia 

2017. Sick Sad Blue, Festival Fotografia Etica, Lodi 

2017. Sick Sad Blue, Up to Now. Fabrica Photography, Landskrona Foto Festival, Landskrona 

2017. Sick Sad Blue, Up to Now. Fabrica Photography, Fotografia Europea, Reggio Emilia

2017. Post-Adolescence, Milano Photo Festival, Biblioteca Sormani, Milan 

2016. Sick Sad Blue, Celeste Prize Finalists, Marangoni Gallery, Florence 

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

2015. Palazzo Bocconi, Milan 

2015. Area 35 Gallery, Milan 

2014. Centro Italiano della Fotografia d’Autore, Bibiena 

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


2017. Winner, Premio Voglino, Festival della Fotografia Etica

2017. Jury Special Prize, Perugia Social Photo Fest

2016. Winner, Premio AIF Nuova Fotografia

2016. Finalist, Premio Ponchielli

2016. Finalist, Celeste Prize

2015. Honorable Mention, IPA - International Photography Awards


United Colors of Benetton, Sergio Rossi, The United Nations, Fernet Branca, Mipel, Sholl, Miranda Kostantinidou, IO Donna, Amica International, Vogue Italia, Robinson La Repubblica, Esquire Italia, D La Repubblica, Marie Claire, Vanity Fair, Mind Le Scienze, Panorama

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