Martina Bacigalupo is 32 years old and is represented by Agence Vu. After reading literature and philosophy in Italy, she studied photography at the London College of Communication. In 2005 she won the Black & White Photographer of the Year Award. She also worked for photographer Giorgia Fiorio in Paris, where she joined the Reflexions Masterclass.
She wins The Canon Female Photojournalist Award for 2010, presented by the French Association of Female Journalists (AFJ), has been awarded to Martina Bacigalupo (Italy) for her proposed report, ‘Uganda : The resistance of the forgotten’, exploring the everyday life of a wounded woman and her amazing endurance, managing to sustain her six grand children.