Anna MariaAntoinette D’Addario is an Italian-Australian photographic artist and writer focused on visual narrative using documentary and art-based practice. She is dedicated to the expression of social, environmental and humanitarian issues and the exploration of new modes of storytelling. 

Over the past years she has been committed to public arts projects and to the support of practitioners in the field acting as a curator, photo editor and deputy director of the Sydney based ReportageFestival. In 2013 and 2014 she curated and produced numerous exhibitions, events and educational workshops for Reportage. Anna was fundamental in the organisation and curation of the 2013 Reportage Censored outdoor installation exhibition in Hyde Park Sydney that created a conversation with the general public about the nature of censorship and the value cultural events have for individuals in Australia. Alongside this she has contributed written content, co-edited diverse publications and continues to work as a photo editor and curator for projects and specific practitioners, collaborating with a range of documentary photographers and visual storytellers. She has worked side by side, mentored by award winning photographer and artist Stephen Dupont since 2011.

Her photographic work and written work has been published in various international publications such as Vogue UK, the Guardian, PRIVATE Magazine and TAKE as well as in online features. Working between Europe, Asia and Oceania, she has ongoing long-term projects in Australia, India and the Philippines, and has worked with diverse organisations in each country in the pursuit of her work.

Anna is currently based in Australia undertaking an MFA Candidature at The University of Sydney/ Sydney College of the Arts.

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