Martina Bacigalupo is an Italian photographer and photo editor based in Paris. She lived and worked for ten years in Burundi, East Africa, collaborating with magazines, foundations and international organisations. Her work, which examines the visual dynamics between Africa and the West, is now part of several collections, including the Artur Walther Collection in Germany. In 2013 she published the book “Gulu Real Art Studio” with Steidl. After several trips to the Mediterranean Sea on rescue boats, Martina started with Canadian researcher Sharon Sliwinski “The Reverie project”, an ongoing participative project questioning the representation of migrants. Since 2018 Martina has been the director of photography for the French magazine 6 Mois and was recently a member of the 2021 World Press Photo Jury.