Renata Ferri, chief picture editor of Io Donna
As well as being the chief picture editor of Io Donna and picture editor of Amica, the monthly magazine of RCS MediaGroup, Renata Ferri is also art director of the Atri in Motion annual projections, held during the ReportageAtriFestival. Ferri has been a jury member for many photographic awards and has edited several photographic books and written their introductions, the most recent being Stato d'Italia. Ferri joined Contrasto as editor-in-chief in 1991, coordinating about 40 photographers. For 14 years, she oversaw all the Contrasto photographers' projects – from conception to editing and distribution – to national and international clients. From 1999 onwards she also directed the formation of the Contrasto's digital database. In 2006, Ferri organised Altri Mondi, an exhibition focused on photojournalism over the last three decades, through the work of Italian authors. In 2008 she joined the Reflexions Masterclass project, curated by Giorgia Fiorio and Gabriel Bauret, and in 2009 she took part in a World Press Photo educational project in Angola. The following year, she organised a series of workshops with leading international photographers and curators for FNAC Italy. Ferri is currently based in Milan.
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