Giovanna Silva lives and works in Milan. As a photographer, she exposed at the Venice Biennale 2006 her work about the city of Bogotà, Colombia. Her most recent publication is Desertions, a chronicle of an american trip with designer Enzo Mari. From 2005-2007 she contributed to Domus and since september 2007 until september 2011 she was the Photo Editor of Abitare. She photographed Renzo Piano and Zaha Hadid for the Abitare’s special issues Being Renzo Piano and Being Zaha Hadid, 6 month experience of architecture in the making. In october 2011 she published a new book, Orantes, ed.Quodlibet. In july 2012 she published Narratives/Relazioni: Baghdad, Green Zone, Red Zone, Babylon, Mousse Publishing.
She is in the editorial board of San Rocco Magazine
She is the editor of Humboldt Books
She has a column on Doppiozero