Manu Rigoni

2021 Guest Judge

Photographer, FDF Brazil Co-founder and Researcher on Art and Feminism

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Manu Rigoni is a Brazilian photographer living in Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil. She discovered the power of storytelling within documentary photography, even when she is underwater diving. Manu Rigoni has a degree in Audiovisual and she is currently an Art History student. Also, she is a co-founder of FDF Brazil – a directory exclusively dedicated to family documentary photographers. 

Her work focuses on families from all over Brazil and also on her personal project called “Retratos do Fim” (Portraits of the End), in which she photographs the last moments of the lives of elderly women.

The Documentary Family Awards is an international competition in search of the insightful and meaningful ways that documentary photographers explore the interpretation of family.