Marta Sarlo was born in Trani in 1983 and currently lives and works in Rome. In 2007, after a three year period, she was graduated by the Scuola Romana di Fotografia. During the years 2006-2007, she produced a reportage focused on inmates living conditions in the psychiatric and penitentiary hospital of Aversa and in 2007, thanks to such reportage, FNAC assigned her an honorable mention (“Attention to a photographic talent”). Starting from 2007 she has been working for CONTRASTO. In 2008 she took part in the Reflexions-masterclass, held by Giorgia Fiorio and Gabriel Bauret. In 2009, with the reportage focused on obesity entitled Angela, she won the prize “Canon Giovani Fotografi”.