Elena Perlino (1972) earned an MA in Modern Literature from the University of Turin.
Since 2003, she has been committed to documentary photography and personal research projects.
From 2005 to 2013 Perlino embarked on a long-term project focusing on Nigerian trafficking to Italy. She received a grant from the Open Society Foundations and the Prix Portfolio ANI in 2013.
In 2014 she published the book Pipeline (Schilt Publishing, André Frère Éditions) and was awarded the Magnum Emergency Fund grant. Her images have been exhibited internationally in Bosnia, France, Italy, Sweden and the USA.
Her work has been published in Newsweek, Daily Mail, Die Zeit, L'Oeil de la Photographie, Feature Shoot, Elle, Io Donna and D di Repubblica amongst others.
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