Lucy Conticello

Italy/USA/United Kingdom

Lucy Conticello is the director of Photography of M, Le Monde's newly redesigned weekend magazine.

She studied archeology and art history at La Sapienza University in Rome. After two formative years working as junior assistant photo editor for the Italian newsweekly Liberal, Conticello moved to study photography practice and history at the Maine Photographic workshops in Rockport, United States. She later went to New York to pursue a career as photo editor, critic and lecturer. 

Conticello has worked for Business Week, The New York Times, l'Espresso, The New York Times Magazine, Courrier International, The International Herald Tribune, as well as photography agencies such as Sipa Press, Magnum Photos and the AFP.  

She has been assigning photographers for several years. She regularly takes part in international photography juries, most recently The LensCulture Portrait Award, the Prix Virginia à une femme photographe, the Festival della Fotografia Etica in Lodi, The Prix Levallois 2012 and the Foam Paul Huf award in Amsterdam, as well as portfolio reviews (Festival Cortona on the Move, PhotoEspana, Madrid, Photo Meet London) and workshops (Festival Internazionale 2018, Ferrara; IFSCI Istituto Superiore di Fotografia e Comunicazione Integrata, Rome). She has been on the Advisory Committee for Unseen Amsterdam.

Instagram: @lucyconticello

Lucy Conticello

Portrait credit: Le Monde