Bio

Silvia Landi is a documentary photographer based Rome, Italy.

She has a degree in psychology and a master in psychotherapy, and she worked as a psychotherapist for several years before starting her career as a photographer.

She attended a Masterclass of documentary photography and photo reportage at WSP Photography in Rome, and a journalism course of the Thomson Reuters Foundation on "Reporting Food Sustainability" in London.  

She focusing her personal research works and documentary projects, mainly taking inspiration by social issues and their psychological consequences, she's also interested on cultural and anthropological issues. 

Currently she is working on a several projects around the theme of obesity, health and relationship with food, in Italy and abroad.

Silvia working as a freelance photographer and as a consultant for some Italian NGOs.

Awards

2019 - Felix Schoeller Photo Awards - Shortlisted

2019 - Closer Dentro il Reportage - winner

2018 - Festival della Fotografia Etica - Short story awards - Finalist

2018 - Prix Ani Pix Trakk - Finalist

2018 - Kolga Tbilisi Photo Award - Finalist

2018 - Grand Press Photo - Finalist

2018 - Days Japan International Photojournalism Award – shortlisted

2017 - Food Sustainability media award by Thomson Reuters Foundation and Barilla Center for food and nutrition - Winner

2017 - Lucie Scholarship Program - Finalist

2017 - Kolga Tbilisi Photo Awards - Finalist

​2017 - Premio Quinua Real Beca PhotOne Festival - Finalist

2016 - PX3 - Honorable Mention juried awards

2016 - KOLGA Tbilisi Photo Awards - Finalist

2016 - PhotOn Festival Awards - Finalist

2015 - MIFA - Moscow International Foto Awards - Editorial, Photo Essay - Honorable Mention

2015 - MIFA - Moscow International Foto Awards - Advertaising, Travel/Tourism - Honorable Mention

2015 - SIPA - Storyboard - Remarkable Awards 

2015 - IPA International Photography Awards - People/Culture - Honorable Mention

2015 - The Humanity Photo Award - Honorable Mention

2015 - Px3 – Press – Silver Medal

2014 - Pannona reflection - Honorable Mention

2014 - IPA International Photography Awards – People/Lifestyle - Honorable Mention

2014 - EyeEm award - Finalist

2014 - Px3 - Press - Gold medal

2014 - Leica Talent - Honorable Mention

2014 - APPOY - Portraits - Second place

2013 - Leica Photographer Award  - 100 selected  

2011 - Polaris Photo Contest - Honorable Mention

 

Book

2018 - Kolga Tbilisi Photo catalogue

2017 - Kolga Tbilisi Photo catalogue

2017 - RiScatti -Vittore Buzzi, Silvia Landi, Andrea Menozzi, ed. Betagora

2016 - Kolga Tbilisi Photo catalogue

Publications

Silvia’s projects have been featured in several magazine such as Polka, 24h01 la revue, Witness Journal, Yahoo News, Aftenposten, De Spiegel, Days Japan, La Stampa, Corriere della Sera, La Repubblica, Gioia and various other publications.

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Exhibitions

2019 Meeting del Mare spazio fotografia

2019 Closer Dentro il Reportage QRphotgallery Bologna

2019 Sala Mastai ADNKronos Rome during the Life.FoodWaste.StendUp day for school

2018 Fotoleggendo Rome

2018 Kolga Tbilisi Photo exhibition, Tbilisi

2018 Screening at ESTAÇÃO IMAGEM photojournalism festival, Portugal

2017 Kolga Tbilisi Photo exhibition, Tbilisi

2016 Kolga Tbilisi Photo exhibition, Tbilisi

2016 PhotOn Grant final screenings, Valencia

2014 Eyem Awards World Tour eshibition:  New York, Openhouse Gallery | Toronto, SoHo House | Duesseldorf, Photoweekend | Tokyo, Institute of Photography | Tokyo, Roppongi Hills, Mori Tower | Miami, The Lab | Paris, Numa | San Francisco, EyeEm Studios | Berlin, Alte Teppichfabrik | London, The print space.