Federica Chiocchetti

Federica Chiocchetti is a writer, curator, editor and lecturer specialising in photography and literature. Through her platform Photocaptionist she collaborates with institutions such as The Photographers’ Gallery, the MAXXI and Foam. She is a PhD candidate in ‘Photo-Texts: Critical Intersections in History’ at the University of Westminster, currently transforming her research into a touring exhibition with the support of the Fondation Jan Michalski. Recent projects include the festival Jaipur Photo in India (2017), the exhibitions ‘Invisible Stratum’ for Tokyo Photography Festival (2017) and ‘Feminine Masculine’ for the London Art Fair (2016). In 2016 she was included among the ‘16 female curators shaking things up’ by Artnet. In 2015 she was Art Fund Curatorial Fellow of Photographs at the V&A and Nottingham Castle Museum, where she curated a show and symposium on the image-text work of Peter Henry Emerson. Her book Amore e Piombo (Archive of Modern Conflict) won the Kraszna-Krausz 2015 Best Photography Book Award. Her writings have appeared in Foam, The Eyes and Photoworks, among others.