DIANA BAGNOLI  is an Italian freelance...

DIANA BAGNOLI is an Italian freelance photographer, graduated in Communication and then in Photography in Barcelona. From 2009, when she won the first prize in the Reportage category and was awarded as the Photographer of the Year at the FIOF Photography Awards, she has been working as documentary photographer and storyteller.

Her personal work explores the human condition from a broad point of view, embracing diversity of thought and cultural perspective, with a special focus on environmental and social issues. She has been working on a long term documentary project about mystic healers in the world for five years.

She has realised editorials for international magazines such as Washington Post, Geo, Marie Claire, Elle, National Geographic. She worked for different NGOs, among which Amref Health Africa and NPH in Haiti. She is a Getty Images contributor and she is represented by Laif Agency.

She recently has been awarded with the National Geographic Emergency Fund to cover the Cuban Brigade of doctors in a Covid hospital of Turin, where she is currently based, and this is now become a book Juntos, with Robin Editore.
Her work has been exhibited in galleries and art fairs, including in Beijing, Barcelona, Sidney, North Carolina, Perpignan during Visa Pour l'Image 2020, the Indian Photo Festival supported by National Geographic.

2024 Exhibition of Animal's Lover for EFFE22, Padova
2023 Exhibition of Mystics in Casa del Contemporaneo, Napoli
2022 (I become mom but I'm back!)
2022 Open-air Exhibition for the Skip the Ordinary Beauty project, client Keglevich
2022 Exhibition of the DOORS project, started in 2019, to react at educational poverty in Italy, at the Teatro del Lido di Ostia, Rome.
2022 Book Beyond the Construction Site with Marsilio Editore, client Assicurazioni Generali
2021 Book Juntos, The Cuban Brigade, with Robin Editore
2021 IPA Award, 2nd Place / One Shot - Our Times/Family
2021 IPA Award, 2 honorable mentions / One Shot - Our Times
2021 Honorable Mention Best from Italy at the World Water Day Photo Contest
2021 Part of The Covid Visual Project https://covid19visualproject.org/
2020 Recipient of the 2020 National Geographic Society’s Emergency Fund for Journalists 2020 Special guest speaker on the 2020/21 course of medical anthropology at the University of Magna Grecia, Catanzaro, Italy
2020 Exhibition in Perpignan, Visa Pour l’Image, Covid Funerals (published by NZZ Switzerland)
2020 Exhibition “Splash!” about micro plastic in Palazzo Ducale of Genova
2020 Px3 Prix de la Photographie Paris, 2 honorable mentions
2020 Exhibition “ForEverest” in MACA, the environmental Museum of Turin
2020 Included in the pre selection of World Press Photo
2019 Street photography award winner at Photo Chronicles
2019 Exhibition during the Festival Fotografia Etica, Lodi.
2019 Exhibition during the  Indian Photo Festival , supported by National Geographic
2019 Exhibition “Fotografi delle Ong”, a project in collaboration with Amref
2019 Exhibition during Milano Photo Week, “Talking Hands”, with the NGO No Walls
2019 Talk during Phair, Photographic Festival in Turin
2019 Recipient of the journalistic European grant “Frame, Voice, Report!”
2018 Selected by Grin with the project Animal’s Lover
2018 17th China International Photographic Art Exhibition (CIPAE) with two projects selected, Animal’s Lover and The Bukut.
2018 One month Artistic Residence and Exhibition in Wilson, NC, USA, for Eyes on Main Street Festival
2018 Street Photography Magazine interview
2017 One Eyeland Photography Award finalist2017  IPA, Animals' Lovers. 2nd Place in Special Friendship
2017 Solo exhibition in the Instituto italiano di Cultura in Sidney during the Head on Photo Festival, series “Different Friendship”
2017 Grand-prize winner of the 2017 Rangefinder’s Best Friends, series “Different
2017 Px3 Prix de la Photographie Paris, honorable mention
2017 Exhibition during the festival Eyes on Main Street in North Carolina
2017 Winner of the Feature Shoot Emerging Photography Award
2017 Included in the pre selection of World Press Photo
2016 PDN award, Photo Annual 2016, category Personal
2016 Exhibition in China (Hangzhou and Lishui) Italian Scent of Beauty
2015-2012 Collaboration and frequent exhibition in The Allen Gallery in Turin, Italy
2013 Solo exhibition in Palermo, Italy
2013 Exhibition in the art fair The Others, Turin, Italy
2013 Exhibition in the art fair Set Up, Bologna, Italy
2010 Conference during the International Festival of Photography at Orvieto (FIOF), Italy
2010 Solo exhibition in Patí Limona Gallery, Barcelona, series Virreina 3
2009 FIOF award, First Prize in Reportage and Photographer of the Year

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