Mattia Vacca is a freelance photojournalist and a documentary photographer. For ten years, he was a daily contributor for Corriere della Sera covering breaking news stories in Northern Italy. He is currently working on various personal projects focused on social issues and the consequences of armed conflicts around the world. He is the founder of the independent publishing house Delicious Editions. His first photobook “A winter’s tale” came out in 2014, in 2018 he published the photobook “Confine”; a collective narrative about how the city of Como, on the border between Switzerland and Italy, became a refugee camp. In 2018 he joins Prospekt Agency. His work has been featured on GEO, New Republic, The Guardian, The Telegraph, The Indipendent, ZEIT, Wired, De Standaard, Esquire, L’ Espresso, Süddeutsche Zeitung Magazine, BBC, VICE, Sette, Vanity Fair, Jyllands-Posten, Publico, among the others. He received numerous awards, including Sony World Photography Awards, Royal Photographic Society Awards, Unesco Humanity Photo Awards, New York Photo Awards. His photographs have been exhibited in galleries and festivals worldwide. He was also a TEDx speaker.