Arianna Rinaldo is a freelance professional working with photography at a wide range, from photo editing, to curating exhibits and book projects as well as teaching. She is the Director of OjodePez, the documentary photography quarterly published by LaFabrica, Madrid. In 2012, she has been appointed artistic director of Cortona On The Move, the annual international photo festival focusing on photography and the Journey, taking place in the beautiful region of Tuscany, Italy.
Arianna’s relationship with photography started in 1998 in New York, as Archive Director at Magnum Photos. Back in Italy in 2001, as picture editor for Colors magazine she commissioned international photographers to produce documentary and research projects around the world. Between 2008 and 2011, she was photo consultant at D-La Repubblica, the weekend supplement of Italy’s main newspaper. She collaborates with major publishing houses for special projects, and has been on several portfolio review panels worldwide (including Fotofest in Houston, USA; Fotobild in Berlin, Germany; Format Festival in Derby, UK; PhotoEspaña in Madrid, Spain; Kaunas Photo Days, Lithuania; Lensculture in Paris, Les Rencontres de la Photographie in Arles, and Visa pour l’Image in Perpignan, France); as well as an international prize jury member (World Press Photo in 2009, Czech Press Photo 2010, FNAC Talento Fotografico 2011, La Caixa Fotopres 2012, OjodePez Award for Human Values, among others).
In 2012 Arianna moved her base to Barcelona and continues developing photography projects at an international level, as well as teaching and consulting.