Stefania Zamparelli is a New York-based photographer who has shot across international borders in Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, Central Asia and marginalized locations in Southeast Asia. Born in Naples, Zamparelli was active in her native city’s student revolts during the 1970s and took early influence from the folk traditions, the works of Pasolini, mannerism, the psychedelic experience and neo-realism. At age 27, she earned her Master’s degree in foreign language and literature from the Istituto Universitario Orientale di Napoli. Zamparelli’s work has been published in periodicals such as Il Manifesto, Popular Photography, Il Mattino, Musica Rock & Altro! and was recently featured in Messages from Tahrir: Signs from Egypt's Revolution. She is the author of the monograph, Flocks, Wolves and Territories, and her work can be found in catalogs (Governors island Art Fair) and in numerous private and gallery collections.
She has lived and worked in New York City since 1991
She is the founder and a director of Community Awareness Through Arts, Inc, a Brooklyn-based not-for-profit organization.