Matilde Gattoni (b. 1974) is an award-winning French-Italian photographer. She started her photographic career in 2000, covering the second Intifada in Palestine. She was then commissioned by the UN to cover the consequences of war and drought on the local populations in Eritrea and Tajikistan.
Matilde's stories are published regularly on Time, The Financial Times, Der Spiegel, The Observer, Geo, The Guardian, Vanity Fair, ELLE and GQ, among others.
She has been awarded the IPA, Px3, Lens Culture Award, the Invisible Photographer of Asia, the International Color Award and the San Francisco International Award.
Matilde’s work has been exhibited at The European Parliament in Brussels, The Backlight Festival in Tampere, The Annenberg Space for Photography in Los Angeles, La Feltrinelli in Milan and Rome and many other spaces around the world.
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