about

©Elena Mannocci

Born in Prato (Italy) in 1986.

She graduated in Journalism at La Sapienza University in Rome and she studied photography at the CSF Adams in Rome. In 2014 she attended the International Program in Photojournalism and Advanced Visual Storytelling at the Danish School of Media and Journalism.

In her work she focuses on personal projects and stories about psychological and social conditions of people with the aim of creating through photography a playground for the identification of feelings.

Her pictures have been published on CNN Photo Blog, The Wall Street Journal, Grazia, R2 La Repubblica, GUP, Refinery 29 USA and UK, METRO UK, Maps Magazine, Narratively and have been exhibited in Italy and abroad.

She’s part of Sedici a group of free-lance photographers, visual arts experts, editors and curators that aims to create and promote cultural events in order to expand the knowledge of photography through exchange of views, workshop, debates.

In 2016 she published Anatomia dei Sentimenti, a book of stories and pictures inspired by human body together with Giulia Maria Falzea (writer).

She’s currently living and working between Prato and Rome as free lance photographer.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

2017 Silver at Moscow Internation Photo Award, fine art Self-Portrait section

2016 Nominated for the Joop Swart Masterclass, World Press Photo

2016 Honorable Mention, Perugia Social Photo Festival 2016

2015 Honorable Mention, Frame Foto Festival

2015 Finalist single picture category, Photovisa International Festival of Photography, Russia

2014 Critic Award, Portfolio Italia

2014 1st Portfolio dello strega, Facephotonews, Sassoferrato, Italy

EXHIBITIONS

“Pronto è il mio cuore”, Die Mauer arte contemporanea, Prato, 2016

What Water Gave Us, solo exhibition, Riaperture a Internazionale, Ferrara, 2016

The Beautiful War, 3rd Documentary Days, Istanbul, 2016

My Name is Camilla and I Love My Life, WSP photography, Rome, 2016

My Name is Camilla and I love my Life, Delhi Photo Festival, India, 2015

The Beautiful War, Savignano Immagini circuito Off, 2015

Resilio, Sassoferrato, 65 Rassegna Internazionale d’Arte/Premio “G.B. Salvi, 2015

Resilio, Rassegna Corpus Animae, Ex Chiesa S.Giovanni, Prato, 2015

Resilio, XXIII Rassegna “Incontri d’Arte”, La Barbagianna Casa per l’arte contemporanea, Italy , 2014

Resilio, Portfolio Italia, CIFA di Bibbiena, Italy, 2014