Erica Canepa is an Italian freelance documentary photographer based in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Coming from a rich background in art (BA in Art Restoration) and intercultural learning, she has graduated with a MA in Photojournalism (merit) from the University of Westminster (London) in 2011.

She is particularly passionate about daily life stories that examine the human condition.

Her work has appeared in several publications, among them BBC, National Geographic, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Internazionale, Bloomberg News, BuzzFeed, Marie Claire, 6mois, La Stampa,, IlPost, L'oeil de la Photographie and it has been exhibited in London, Germany and in various cities in Italy.


Group exhibition, Everyday_Italy, Fotoleggendo - Rome, Italy (2016)

Solo exhibition, Il limite oltrepassato, Palazzo Civico - La Spezia, Italy (2014)

Solo exhibition, Il limite oltrepassato, Palazzo Ducale - Genova, Italy (2013)

Solo exhibition, 1/40,000, International GSD Conference, Heidelberg, Germany (2013)

Group exhibition, FotografRARE, Fabbrica del Vapore - Milan, Italy (2013)

Group exhibition, HABEAS CORPUS - Bodies in the frame, P3 - London, UK (2011)

Solo exhibition, Nessun Parli, Loggia de' Banchi - La Spezia, Italy (2010)

Group exhibition, Mestieri nel Mondo - Premio Chatwin, Genova, Italy (2009)

Solo exhibition, Frozen, La Spezia, Italy (2008)


Takeover @Everyday_italy (2016)

Featured National Geographic (2015)

Takeover @Qhubeka (2015)

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