Young soldiers observe the Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day.

We’re pleased to announce that photographer Mattia Vacca has joined Prospekt Photographers.

Mattia is a freelance photojournalist and a documentary photographer who, for ten years, has been a daily contributor for Corriere della Sera covering breaking news stories in Northern Italy.

He is currently working on various personal projects focused on social issues and the consequences of armed conflicts around the world. His first self-published photobook, “A winter’s tale”, came out in 2014.

His work has been featured on New Republic, Wired, The Guardian, The Independent, Die Zeit, France Soir, BBC, Vice, Vanity Fair, Elle Decor, Domus, Private Photoreview, L’Oeil de la Photographie, Corriere della Sera, La Repubblica and La Stampa among the others.

He received numerous awards, including Sony World Photography Awards, Royal Photographic Society Awards, Unesco Humanity Photo Awards, Renaissance Prize, New York Photo Awards, Felix Schoeller Awards, Kolga Tbilisi Photo Awards, International Photography Awards and Phodar Biennial.

His photographs have been exhibited in galleries and festivals worldwide and he has been a TEDx speaker. 

Check out a selection of his photographic projects here