Independent curator, artistic director of Cortona on The Move and curator of PhEST
Arianna Rinaldo is a freelance professional working with photography at a wide range. Since 2012 she is the artistic director of Cortona On The Move, the international festival of visual narrative in Italy. She is also curator of photography for PhEST, a festival on contemporary photography and art in Monopoli, Italy.
Arianna’s relationship with photography started in 1998 as Archive Director at Magnum Photos, NY; then picture editor for Colors Magazine in Italy. Based in Milan from 2004 to 2011, Arianna worked as photo consultant for various publications, among which 4 years at D-La Repubblica. For 7 years she was the director of OjodePez, the documentary photo magazine published in Spain. She is a regular participant in portfolio reviews and jury panels worldwide, as well as speaker and mentor.
Based in Barcelona since 2012, Arianna continues to develop photography projects at an international level both as editor and curator; she leads workshops and masterclasses, and enjoys mentorship and one-to-one consultancy. Arianna loves to explore photo festivals, and is intrigued by amazing stories told through photography. She is interested in contemporary documentary and original storytelling: visions on the current world and stories of humankind living on this planet, and beyond.