Gaia Squarci is a photographer and cinematographer based in New York, contributor of Prospekt agency and Reuters. She studied Art History at University of Bologna and photojournalism at ICP, International Center of Photography. Gaia focuses on documentary issues, and her work leans toward a personal approach that moves away from the descriptive narrative tradition in documentary photography.
She attended the Eddie Adams Workshop in 2014, and in 2015 her installation Broken Screen has been selected for the exhibition reGeneration3 at Musée de l’Elysée in Lausanne. POYi recognized her work as lead cinematographer for the the short documentary “Healing Bobby” with an award of excellence in 2014, and her photography project “My grandmother’s last months” won the same mention in 2017.
Her work appeared in the New York Times, the New Yorker, Time Magazine, Vogue, the Wall Street Journal, MSNBC, ABC, VICE, The Guardian, Newsweek, The Washington Post, Huck, PDN, CBSnews, De Spiegel, Internazionale, Marie Claire Italia, Io Donna, Sette, Il Corriere della Sera, Panorama, among others. Her photos and videos have been exhibited in the United States, Italy, France, Switzerland, Mexico, UK and China.