About

Benedetta Ristori is a freelance photographer currently based in Rome,Italy. Her work is focus on the tension that exists between a form – such as a human head or a square – and the space which it both occupies and is contained by. Crucial concepts of her stylistic research: decadence, abandonment, emptiness and new approach to classic beauty. In 2014 is interviewed by the magazine Vanity Fair – Style.it in the Emerging Photographers section. In 2015 Benedetta is one of the finalist of the ‘Next Photographer Award’ by D&AD in partnership with Getty Images. In 2016 one photo of her project “Lay Off” is the winner of the People category in the 16th Smithsonian Magazine photo contest. The same year her project “Lay Off” is selected by Vogue Italia for the photographic section Photostories. The series ‘East’ is published on It’s Nice That, Freunde Von Freunden, The Space Magazine, The Calvert Journal and others. In 2017 is one of the 100 creatives chosen to represent the Lazio region in the enterprise “Lazio Creativo 2017”. From 2017 Benedetta is one of the authors represented by LUZ Agency.

Now she is focused on some personal documentary photography projects.

Publications 

2017

Italians LND Style – July

Vogue Italia – July

Polpettas On Paper – April

VICE – January

The Fashion Hub – January

Off Black Magazine – January

2016

Witness Journal – December

Archive Collective Magazine – November

Fisheye Magazine – September

Vogue Italia – July

Freunde Von Freunden – July

It’s Nice That – June

The Calvert Journal – June

The Spaces Magazine – June

C-41 Magazine – May

Yet Magazine – April

Satellite Journal – April

iGNANT – March

Bored Panda – January

F-Stop Magazine – January

2015

Il Muro – December

IT in Tandem – November

Dodho Magazine – November

Pylot Magazine – October

Posi+Tive Magazine – October

Mr Ark – September

C-41 Photography – Magazine September

Spex Magazine – June

Publications – Fashion

2017

Meow Mag – February

2016

Cake Mag – June

Tendencias Fashion Mag – April

Wrpd Magazine – April

Flanelle Magazine – April

2015

Fashion Grunge – December

Uptitude Magazine (print) – July

Teeth Magazine – July

Indie Magazine – March

Huf Magazine – March

Jute Magazine – March

180 Magazine – March

B-Authentique Magazine – February

Hacid Magazine – February

2014

Dry Magazine – December

Odalisque Magazine – December

Ellèments Magazine (print) – December

Mint Magazine – December

Jute Magazine – October

Sicky Magazine – June

Lui Magazine – June

Coco Indie Magazine – May

Main Clients

Nike

ESSO

VICE

Fendi

Mazda

TCO London

Rome Film Festival

Max Joseph Opera Magazine

Medusa Film

Actionaid International Onlus Italy

Spex Magazine

Basset Italian Luxury Design

Nuvolari

Area Pergolesi Theater (Milan)

Solinas Award

Casa del Cinema

Eliseo Theater

Officine Fotografiche

Fabrique du Cinema

 

Awards

2017

Lazio Creativo 2017 – Winner with the project “Lay Off”

30 Under 30 Women Photographers 2017 by Photo Boite – Winner

2016

Street Photography Contest by London Photo Festival – Winner

Smithsonian 13th Photo Contest  – Winner of the People category

Slideluck Tokyo – Winner

2015

Art Prize CBM  – Finalist

Next Photographer Award by D&AD and Getty Images – Finalist

2014

50 Words Bucarest  – Winner

Festival de la Guitarra Sevilla  – Finalist

2012

Beauty: objectivity that sees  – Finalist

The strength of women  – Finalist

Pianoinbilico  – Winner

2011

Donati Award  – Winner and mentioned as Critics Award

Frames – Cinema Shots  – Finalist

Kreattività  – Winner

 

Group exhibitions

2016

“FotoFilmic Pulp03” FotoFilmic Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

“A Process 2.0”  by DER GREIF, Krakow Photomonth, Krakow, Poland

“Urban ruins” Decumanus Gallery, Krk, Croatia

“Lost” Galaxy  銀河系 Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

‘Street Photography’ Bridge Lounge, London, UK

‘Art Prize CBM’ NoD Gallery, Prague, Czec Republic

2015

‘Art Prize CBM’ Casa Toesca, Turin, Italy

‘Next Photographer Award’ The Truman Brewery, London, UK

2014

’50 Words’ Month of Photography, Bratislava, Slovakia

2013

‘Moments in the feminine: topical images’ Palazzo Primavera, Terni, Italy

2012

‘General markets’ Teatro Italia, Rome, Italy

‘Pink Ribbon’ against breast cancer Lilit Center, La Spezia, Italy

‘Modern Times – Les Vernissages’ Rome, Italy

‘Photography collective’ Teatro Eliseo, Rome, Italy

‘Group Show’ Felt, Rome, Italy

2011

‘Mia: international exhibition of furniture’ Monza, Italy

‘Montegran Art’ Montegranaro, Italy

‘Frames: Cinema Shots’ Trani, Italy

‘Darkroom’ Caffè Letterario, Rome, Italy

2010

‘Noir Festival’ Cambellotti Museum, Latina, Italy

‘Francesco Bertozzi Festival’ Novara, Italy

Solo exhibitions

2013

‘Made in USA’ La Calzoleria, Rome, Italy

2012

‘Miscellaneous’ 8mm, Rome, Italy

‘Capture’ Il Barone, Florence, Italy

‘Marla’ Area Pergolesi, Milan, Italy