Viviana Peretti is an Italian freelance photographer based in New York. In 2010 she graduated in Documentary Photography and Photojournalism from the International Center of Photography. In 2000, after graduating magna cum laude with a BA in Anthropology from the University of Rome, she moved to Colombia, where she specialized in photojournalism and spent nine years working as a freelance photographer. She has received fellowships and awards from the International Center of Photography, the Joannie M. Chen Fund in New York, the University of Salamanca, the Spanish Embassy in Colombia, the Photo Museum in Bogotá, and the Colombian Ministry of Culture. She has been published in a number of international newspapers and magazines, including the New York Times and New York Magazine.