Bogotá, Bogota, Colombia
Viviana Peretti is an Italian freelance photographer based between Bogota and New York where in 2010 she graduated in Documentary Photography and Photojournalism from the International Center of Photography (ICP).
In 2000, after graduating Magna Cum Laude with a BA in Anthropology from the University of Rome, she moved to Colombia where she got an MA in photojournalism and spent nine years working as a freelance photographer.
Viviana has received fellowships and awards from the International Center of Photography, the Joannie M. Chen Fund in New York, CNN, the Fondation Bruni-Sarkozy in France, FotoVisura, Sony, the World Photography Organization in London, the Moscow International Foto Awards, the Camargo Foundation and the Bogliasco Foundation in the US, the University of Salamanca, the Photo Museum in Bogota, and the Colombian Ministry of Culture. In 2010 she has been selected for the Eddie Adams Workshop.
In 2013 Viviana has been an Artist-in-Residence at L’École Nationale Supérieure de la Photographie (ENSP) in Arles, France. In 2014 she has been elected Photographer of the Year in the Sony World Photography Awards' Arts & Culture category for her series 'Dancing Like a Woman', has won the American Photography 30 in the US, her work has been selected at The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize and exhibited at the National Portrait Gallery in London. In 2015 Viviana has been a Camargo Foundation Fellow in France and in 2017 she has been a Bogliasco Foundation Fellow in Italy.
Her work has been published in a number of international media outlets including The New York Times, Newsweek, BBC, CNN, L'Oeil de la Photographie, New York Magazine, El Mundo, Vice, Le Journal de la Photographie, and L'Espresso.
2017 - Bogliasco Foundation Fellow, Italy, 2015 - Camargo Foundation Fellow, France, 2014 - Photographer of the Year at the SWPA, UK, 2014 - Winner American Photography 30, USA, 2013 - Artist-in-Residence at the ENSP in Arles, France
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