Matilde is an award winning photographer born in 1974 from a French/Spanish mother and an Italian father. After studying History at the Universite’ des Sciences Humaines in Strasbourg, France, she decided to follow her passion for visual arts becoming a photographer.
Matilde works mainly in the Middle East, Central Asia and Africa due to her interest for those regions. She started her career as a photojournalist and later embraced also Architecture, Corporate, Portraits and Fashion photography.
Her editorial work is published on Time, Time Lightbox, The Financial Times, The New York Times, Der Spiegel, The Observer, Die Zeit, Foreign Policy, Neon Magazine, Geo, The New Yorker, The Guardian, Vanity Fair, Elle, Emirates Women.
Her book Uzbekistan, 10 years after independence; published in 2002 was made in collaboration with the Pakistani journalist Ahmed Rashid, one of the major experts of Central Asia and Afghanistan. The book depicts a social frame of Uzbekistan 10 years after its independence from the USSR and poses the delicate question of the future of the Uzbek nation, the most powerful country in Central Asia thanks to its strategic geographical position.