About Gaia


Gaia Squarci is a photographer and cinematographer who divides her time between Milan and New York, where she teaches multimedia teacher at ICP (International Center of Photography). She's a contributor of Prospekt agency and Reuters. With a background in art history and photojournalism, she leans toward a personal approach that moves away from the descriptive narrative tradition in documentary photography and video.

Gaia 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.

IWMF (International Women’s Media Foundation) fellow, she was nominated three times for the Joop Swart Masterclass, part of the World Press Photo educational program, and POYi awarded her cinematography and photography work respectively in 2014 and 2017.

Clients include the New York Times, the New Yorker, Time Magazine, Vogue, the Wall Street Journal, VICE.us, The Guardian, Newsweek, The Washington Post, De Spiegel, Internazionale, Io Donna, Il Corriere della Sera, among others.

Her work has been exhibited in the United States, Italy, France, Switzerland, UK, Mexico and China.

Age 30
Nationality Italian
Born in Verona, Italy
Based in United States
Languages spoken English, French, Italian, Spanish

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Current Location: Milano, Italy



  • POYi Award of Excellence - photography feature


  • PDN Emerging Phootgrapher


  • POYi award of Excellence - multimedia cinematography