Giulia Iacolutti (Italy, 1985) is an independent photographer and videographer that works mainly on personal projects in Mexico and Italy. Her work explores social and political issues that are strongly related to the construction of identity; she mixes different languages, combining conceptual, documentary and sociological domains.
She has a bachelor in Economy of Art and she graduated in photography and videography at the Academy of Teatro alla Scala in Milan; she’s a scholarship grantee for the diploma on Visual Storytelling and New Media by Pedro Meyer Foundation and World Press Photo in Mexico City. Her photographs have been published on Al Jazeera, Vice, Gatopardo, Travesias, Proceso, among many others. Had solo and group exhibitions in United States, Mexico, Spain, Italy and Colombia. Among the awards he has received the prize for the best photography at the 54th International Biennial Art Exhibition of Venice and honourable mention at the II Photography Biennial, Héctor García Foundation. She is now working on her first book about transsexual women imprisoned in a male prison in Mexico City, in collaboration with the Multimedia Laboratory for Social Research of the National Autonomous University of Mexico.
Current location: Udine, Italy