Ottavia (b.1992) is an Italian documentary photographer focused on Human Rights, Environment and Public Health related issues.
Born and raised in the Principality of Monaco, a 2km square sovereign-state also known as the second smallest country in the world, Ottavia developed a deep interest in traveling and documenting the world. In 2014, Ottavia graduated from Spéos Photographic Institute in Paris. In 2016, she completed the Visual Journalism and Documentary Practice and from the International Center of Photography, in New York.
Ottavia's work is focused on documenting stories related to Human Rights and the Environment. For two years, she was lived and traveled around Asia working for several media outlets covering news in Nepal, Cambodia, Malaysia, Mongolia, China, amongst others. Her work has been published and exhibited internationally, including in New York and Paris.
She is represented by the Italian photography agency LUZ.
Languages: Italian, French, English, Spanish and Mandarin (HSK3)
Spéos Photographic Institute, 2014.
Magnum Photos Workshop, 2014.
National Geographic Photography Expedition Workshop, 2014.