Anna Maria Antoinette D’Addario explores new forms of storytelling combining traditional documentary modes with photographic art practice. She is dedicated to the expression of social, environmental and humanitarian issues.

Her current work revolves around the investigation and resurrection of memory and the traces it leaves behind on people and place. Through it she also investigates questions of identity and belonging.

Over the past five years Anna 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 Reportage Festival. 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 written content, co-edited diverse publications and continues to work as a photo editor and curator for projects and specific practitioners. She has worked side by side, mentored by award winning photographer and artist Stephen Dupont since 2011.

Anna has contributed to various publications such as The New York Times, Vogue UK, The Guardian, Vogue Italia, Internazionale, Il Sole 24 Ore and The Sydney Morning Herald. Working between Europe, Asia and Oceania, she has ongoing long-term projects in Australia, India and the Philippines, and has worked with diverse social and environmental organisations in each country.

Since 2015 Anna has been based in Sydney, Australia undertaking a MFA candidature at Sydney College of the Arts whilst working on two long form projects, one an exploration in portraiture, memory and union and the other her first artist's book which explores grief and loss.

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