Martina Bacigalupo

Martina Bacigalupo

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Martina Bacigalupo est née à Gênes en 1978.

She is based in Paris. After studying literature and philosophy in Italy, she did a post-graduate course in photography at the London College of Communication. In 2005, she won the Black & White Photographer of the Year prize in London, before moving to Paris to work for photographer Giorgia Fiorio, and participate in the Reflexions Masterclass.

In 2007, Martina gained special mention in the Italian Publishers' Prize Premio Grinn, and was selected for the Voies Off award at the Arles Festival. She is currently living in Burundi, East Africa, working as a photographer for the United Nations.



Le double, Gallerie Chambre à Part, Strasbourg, France (November 2008)

La Route, Festival della fotografia, Rapallo, Genova (November 2008)

Refugees, International day of refugees, United Nations, Bujumbura, Burundi (June 2008)

Il Doppio, Festival Oltrarno Atelier, Florence, June 2008

Pianissimo, Projection during the Festival Oltrarno Atelier, June 2008


The Double, Slide Show of the final of the PREMIO GRINN, Italian publishers, Circolo della Stampa, Milano

Pianissimo, Galleria d'Arte Moderna, Genova, Italy

Reflexions, Archivio Parisio, Piazza Plebiscito, Napoli , Italy



2007 VOIES OFF, Festival International d'ARLES, International Official Selection

PREMIO GRINN, "Amilcare Ponchielli", of the Italian Editors,

Special Mention

2005 BLACK AND WHITE PHOTOGRAPHER IF THE YEAR Award for "Black and White Photography" Magazine, London

PORTFOLIO WINNER for the Section People

Mention for RUNNER UP in the section People