Photographers Archives: Nanni Fontana

Nanni Fontana ( born in Milan in 1975. In 2001, after a BA in international financial markets economy at Bocconi University, I put all my efforts to become a professional photojournalist. I’m an independent photographer working mostly with foundations, charities and NGOs. My pictures have been exhibited in Italy and abroad and published, among others, on The Financial Times, The Guardian, Die Tageszeitung, Süddeutsche Zeitung, L’Espresso, The Economist, Newsweek, Fortune, Internazionale, Vanity Fair, Private and National Geographic. My work is focused on international news and in-depth reportages on social issues.

Lita's hospital, September 2011. The Ituri District is in the north-east of the DR Congo, bordering with Uganda and South Sudan. In 2011, DRC ranked again at the last place in the UN's Index of Human Development.

Nanni Fontana | Article 15: debrouillez-vous

Electricity and an ambulance. Drodro’s hospital, framed into the forest that covers the hills in Oriental Congo, has both these commodities, a rarity in this part of the world. This could be the picture of a lucky infrastructure but it’s not…


PRIVATE 48 | Economic inequalities

The pictures of this issue show economic inequalities as they are today in a way which breaks the stupor of indifference generated by watching antiseptic clean TV programmes of the main news channels.

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PRIVATE 48, p. 48-49 (48-51)

Nanni Fontana | Violence in Honduras

In Honduras crime is endemic. Violent crime is rampant; the per capita murder rate the second in the world rankings. (Nanni Fontana)


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