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EDUCATION

1989/90 Diploma in Photojournalism and Documentary International Center of Photography, New York City


SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018 Porpora, Officine Fotografiche, Rome, IT
2018 Lo sguardo che libera, Castelnuovo Fotografia Festival, Rome, Italy
2016 Guardare con Leggerezza, Complesso Monumentale di Santa Sofia, Salerno, IT
2014 PORPORA & VALERIE, Institut Culture Français, Naples, IT
2013 PORPORA & VALERIE, Spazio Labo’, Bologna, IT
2010 A SHOUT IN THE DARK, FabbricArt#2 Rome, IT
2009 BASTA, Mole Vanvitelliana, Ancona, IT
2008 BASTA – to work and die on the Mexican border, Maschio Angioino, Naples, IT
2008 BASTA – to work and die on the Mexican border, Genova, IT
2007 Collages, FOTOGRAFIA – Festival Internazionale di Roma, IT
2005 BASTA, Festival di Ceglie Messapica, IT
2004 BASTA, Casa delle Letterature, Rome, IT
2003 My Face My Story, Pink Pony, NYC, US
2001 Constantly Crossing, L’Atelier de Visu. Marseille, Fr
1999 Imagine/Action – Poesia in Movimento, Ferrara, IT
1998 A Woman’s Journey , COM.IT.ES, NYC, US
1996 Mexico, Spilimbergo Photo, IT
1994 Cross-Boundaries, Neon Gallery, Bologna, IT
1991 Snapshots, Caffe della Pace, NYC, IT


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017 Women Photographers from XXth Century to Now, Civici Musei di Udine,IT
2016 La geografia al centro – Museo Pignatelli – Casa della Fotografia, Naples, IT
2013 Marseille vu par 100 photographes du monde, Marseille, FR
2012 Photobooks: Work FOTOGRAFIA – Festival Internazionale di Roma, IT
2012 Traces of Present – Bursa FotoFest, Turkey
2011 Disposable: Ciudad Juárez and the War on Women, Valencia, Spain
2010 Disposable: Ciudad Juárez and the War on Women, Gallatin Gallery, NYC, US
2008 I bought me a cat, FotoGrafia Festival Internazionale di Roma, IT
2007 The World in a Picture / The World in the Borough, Queens Museum of Art, NYC, US
2007 Taliando taliando, BAMBUSA GARDEN CENTER, Rome, IT
2006 DETAINED, AAArts Center, NYC, US
2006 The Ides of March, ABC NO RIO, NYC, US
2005 BENADDICTION, Goliath Visual Space, NYC, US
2004 This is for Real: War and the Contemporary Audience.” SAC ART Gallery, Stony Brook University, NYC, US
2004 Domestic Affairs, Locus Galleries, NYC, US
2004 LES photographers, ABC NO RIO, NYC, US
2003 COPS, ABC NO RIO, NYC, US
2002 The Ide of March, ABC NO RIO, NYC, US
2002 The Blame Show, White Box, NYC, US
2002 Vox Contrarium, ABC NO RIO, NYC, US
2002 Fear, Paranoia & Malevolence ABC NO RIO, NYC, US
2000 Millenium Salon, Mary Gearhart Gallery, NYC, US
2000 The Ides of March, ABC NO RIO, NYC, US
2000 Who is the Powerful Ghost, The Gathering of the Tribes, NYC, US
1999 World Apart, Woman’s Show IV at Bullet Space, NYC, US
1999 Collective, Mary Gearhart Gallery, NYC, US
1998 Mise a Nu, Confluences, Paris, FR
1998 Independent Biennal IV, Chiaras/El Barrio, NYC, US
1998 100 Years Home, Bullet Space, NYC, US
1998 El Diá de Los Muertos, Vibrant Gallery, NYC, US
1994 Autori Messa, CP Gallery, Rome, IT
1992 Nightwork, Azido Gallery, San Francisco, US
1991 Contemporary Photographers, Copyright Gallery, Naples, IT
1990 Tompkins Square Park, Max Fisher Gallery, NYC, US


AWARDS

2014 Premio Osvaldo Buzzi del “International Trophies of Photography” BN, IT
2003 Fund for Creative Communities. Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, US
2002 CASE Media Fellowships, University of Texas, El Paso, US
2001 Fellowship: L’Atelier de Visu., Marseille, Fr
1999 New York Foundation for the Arts: The Catalogue Project, US


BOOKS

Il Sangue delle Donne. Tracce di rosso sul panno bianco” (Postmedia Books) curated by Manuela De Leonardis 2019
Lo sguardo che libera, curated by Lina Pallotta, self-published 2018
Women & Photography by Silvia Bianco e Walter Liva, ed. Lithostampa 2017
L’ALTRO SGUARDO. Fotografe italiane 1965-2015. Curated by Raffaella Perna, Silvana ed. 2016
BLACKLIE vol.1, 2014
CONTATTI – Provini d’Autore, Postcart 2013
Unnisi? Contesti ed. 2009
Feminicidi I Maquila a Ciudad Juàrez, Centre de Cultura de Dones 2006
Everything All at Once, Queens Museum of Art 2006
Shattering Myths And Claiming The Future, Palgrave, NYC 2002
Piedras Negras, selfpublished 1999
ImmaginAction-poesia in movimento, ed. Ferrara Letteratura,1999
I’m from Lower East Side, Time+Art,1998


CURATORIALS

Fotoleggendo, Rome, IT
Fotoleggendo 2013 Morten Andersen – Black And Blue, Birgitte Grignet – Chiloé-La Cruz Del Sur
Fotoleggendo 2014 Jason Eskenazi – Double Zero
Fotoleggendo 2015 Katrien De Blauwer – I do not want to disappear / silently into the night
, Cyril Costilhes – Grand Circle Diego
Fotoleggendo 2016 Flaminia Celata – Olivier, AA.VV – Aralik
Fotoleggendo 2017 Michael Ackerman – Watermark
Fotoleggendo 2018 Igor Posner – Past Perfect Continuous

Gazebook: Sicily Photobook Festival, Punta Secca, IT
2017 Artistic Director
2016-15 Board of directors

Umbria World Fest, Foligno, IT
2018 1% I’m Rich you are Not, Daniel Mayrit – You haven’t seen their faces
2017 Post-Truth, Max Pinckers – Lotus
2016 Flesh & Blood – Affari di famiglia, Andrea Stern – Inheritance
2015  S-CONFINI, Q. Sakamaki – China’s Outer Lands

Castelnuovo Fotografia Festival, Castelnuovo Di Porto, Rome, Italy
2017 Elton Gllava – Bulqizë
2016 Sara Palmieri – La plume plongea la tête, Flaminia Celata – Oliver

Obiettivo Donna
2018 Unequal Opportunities
2016 Joan Liftin – Marseille
2015 This is not a girly book – lecture with Annalisa D’Angelo, Tiziana Faraoni e Lina Pallotta
2013 Annalisa Natali Murri, Sara Palmieri e Luciana Passaro


TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2018/19 SHOOT! Narrazione e Ricerca, Officine Fotografiche, Rome, IT
2012/2018 Shooting from Inside, Officine Fotografiche, Rome, IT
2004 /2015 Teacher, Scuola Romana of Photography, Rome, IT
2010/2016 International Center of Photography, NYC
2003 Artist-in-Residence at the Monroe High School (Young Audience of NY)
Artist-in-Residence at Heart Shool After-school program
2002 Guest Lecturer. “Women in Photography.” Empire State College, NYC
1999 Workshop with teens, ABC NO RIO, NYC
1999 Guest Lecturer. Master class with Joan Liftin. International Center of
Photography, NYC
1991 Teaching Assistant to photographer Nan Goldin & Eli Reed. International Center of Photography, NYC
Workshop with teens. Boys Club of New York, NYC


LECTURES & WORKSHOPS

2018 Raffaella Perna | Etica E Fotografia, Macro Asilo, Rome, IT
2018 ISSP International Masterclass 2018, Favara, IT
2018 Workshop: Visual Narratives in Documentary Photography, Frontline Club, London, UK
2017 Bluocean’s Workshop National Geographic, Reggio Calabria, IT
2017 INSIDE, into the stories, F-project, Bari, IT
2015/16/17 Narrazioni Visive, Workshop “Limes – Images” Cagliari, IT
2017 Plenum fotografia contemporanea, Catania, IT
2014/15/17 Narrazione Visiva, Spazio Labo’, Bologna, IT
2013 Romeur Academy, Rome, IT
2012-2019 Associazione 50&Più
2012 SHOOTING FROM Inside, OG, Camera Oscura, Rome, IT
2010 Workshop Con Lina Pallotta, Obiettivo Granieri, Rome, IT
2005 Territory & Identity, Obiettivo Granieri Caltagirone – CT


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

1992-2005 Grazia Neri Agency Milan, Italy
1992-2000 Impact Visuals Agency New York City
1991 Internship, Photo Researcher Magnum Photo, New York City


Editorials Clients

Katalog, Material, Das Magazin, La Repubblica, D-Donna, Marie-Claire, Liberation, The Guardian, Ms., Io Donna, etc.