Barbara Cannizzaro, born in 1973 and based in Rome, is a multifaceted artist with a background in photography, education, and social work. Her extensive portfolio includes national awards and international exhibitions in prestigious galleries. In her work, Barbara has a particular interest in capturing the simplicity and uniqueness of women, focusing on unconventional portraits that challenge traditional canons. She actively engages in projects addressing social and psychological themes, notably contributing to initiatives related to eating disorders, body shaming, and body positivity. The featured images are part of her series “Non Conforme,” dedicated to helping women see and feel their bodies, encouraging a different and deeper perception.
Photography does not cure, but unites, strengthens, helps to escape from isolation. I aspire to photograph the essence of a person and show it to them in all its wonder.