Federica Sasso

For any inquiries and portfolios please contact me: info.sassofederica@gmail.com
Currently based in Milan, Italy
Instagram: @federicasassophoto

Bio:
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. 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.

Books:
2017. Up to Now. Fabrica Photography, Fabrica
2016. Sick Sad Blue, Fabrica

Education:
2012-2014. Istituto Italiano di Fotografia, Milan
2015-2016. Fabrica, Treviso

Clients and magazines:
Vogue Italia, Rivista Studio, Undici, Robinson La Repubblica, Esquire Italia, D La Repubblica, United Colors of Benetton, Sergio Rossi, The United Nations, Marella, Amica International, Marie Claire, Vanity Fair, IO Donna, Mind, YET Magazine, Artribune, Fisheye Magazine, Fernet Branca, Miranda Kostantinidou, Mipel and Sholl

Exhibitions:
2019. Post-Adolescence, Italian Emerging Photography, Italian Institute of Culture Paris, Paris
2019. Sick Sad Blue, Italian Institute of Culture Melbourne, Melbourne
2019. Post-Adolescence, Looking On: sguardi e prospettive sulla nuova fotografia italiana, MAR, Ravenna
2019. Post-Adolescence, Visages d’Europe, Hotel de Ville, Paris
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

Awards:
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

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