About

(1985 – based in Italy)

Clara Vannucci is an Italian documentary photographer mostly focused on the Criminal Justice System. After the degree in graphic design, at the University of Architecture of Florence, she decided to move to New York City where she became an intern at Magnum Photos and later the assistant, for over two years, of the photojournalist Donna Ferrato.

Her stories tell the prison system of both Italy and US: with Crime and Redemption, a reportage about theatre in Volterra’s prison, she shows how the method of acting in prison can be a useful tool to changing the way the criminal mind works. In NYC, with the help of Donna Ferrato, she took pictures in the Rikers Island Jail, developing a project about the Battered Women Section of the biggest US jail.

She has been awarded a residency at FABRICA between 2012-2014, where she developed her third project about the criminal justice system: Bail Bond. Bondsmen, defendants & bounty hunters. Bail Bond is a visual tale set in contemporary New York. By weaving together stories of bondsmen, defendants and bounty hunters, the reportage sheds light on an unexplored edge of law and order in the US, a place where crime and security collide and amalgamate.

She used to teach photography to the inmates at the Maximum Security Opera Prison and now she’s Photography professor at IED (European Design Institute).
She is represented by Daria Bonera DB for Corporate and Advertising and she’s freelance for several Italian and International magazines and newspapers, mostly covering fashion, editorial and travel assignments.

She’s a New York Times contributor and her works has been published by Time Magazine, T Magazine New York Magazine, Monocle, Business Insider, BuzzFeed, Vogue Paris, Courier International, L’Uomo Vogue, D La Repubblica, Vanity Fair, Vogue Italia, amongst others.

Magazines and Newspapers

The New York Times
TIME
T Magazine
New York Magazine
Monocle
Business Insider
BuzzFeed
Vogue Paris
Courrier International
Grazia France
Saveur
GQ France
Lui Magazine
6mois
L’Uomo Vogue
D La Repubblica
Vanity Fair
Vogue Italia
La Repubblica
L’espresso
Touring Club
La stampa
Internazionale
Class
Il corriere della sera
Io donna
Vice
Rolling Stone Magazine
Leica Magazine LFI
Polka Magazine
Stern
The Telegraph
CityZine China
Playboy Germany
Stern for Ca’Minteresse
ADAC
The Smithsonian Magazine
Medium
LifeStyleMirror
Anxy Magazine
Sky Arte

Corporate and Advertising

Leica
Fujifilm
Ferrari
Crodino
Digital Photo Review
Lenovo think Pad
Ducati
Salvatore Ferragamo
Purina Nestlè
Luisa Via Roma
Micoli
Postini Fiorentini
Open Society Foundation

Contacts

Clara Vannucci
claravannucci@gmail.com
+39 3381432229

DB Daria Bonera, representing Corporate and Advertising
daria@dariabonera.com
www.dariabonera.com

Bail Bond
Available in Fabrica Store

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