Journalist, independent curator and when she feels she has something to say, she is also a photographer. From 2014 she writes for the magazine FOTO Cult – Tecnica e cultura della fotografia. Author of the book TUTTO PER UNA RAGIONE. Dieci riflessioni sulla fotografia (ed. Emuse, 2017). She writes also for TAKE CARE of (NOCSensei channel). She is member of the cultural association FareFotografia. She has collaborated with various online media, always dedicated to culture and photography. She worked for the archive of the Calabrian author Gina Alessandra Sangermano. She participates in national and international awards juries, portfolio reviews, she works as photo consultant and exhibition projects curator in Italy and abroad. She collaborates with cultural associations in the organization of events and conferences on photography and participates in the implementation of editorial projects. She works, together with the director Rossella Viti, the the project Territori Latenti, a journey within the Verdecoprente residency project, to enhance new perspectives of personal research, action and vision around photography, for the author himself and his user, invited to the experience of a “new landscape to live in”.
Mani books edited: Epifanie: l’altra fisica del paesaggio by Tina Cosmai, Un’altra America by Massimo Tennenini, Una ragazza senza borsa by Gina Alessandra Sangermano, Il silenzio della parola, il rumore della catta catalog of the exhibition by Giulio Cerocchi, Ex?, catalog of the Raffaele Salvati exhibition, co-edited the book NOMORE by Raffaella Castagnoli.
As a photographer, she exhibited the reportage El pueblo de Salinas, Ecuador: il piccolo gigante (2011) which is also a book published by Petruzzi, with an introduction by Luis Sepúlveda. Sono un cielo nuvoloso (2014, Galleria Interzone-Rome) is her solo show made exclusively with smartphones and the Hypstamatic app, while Qualcosa è cambiato (2017, Portici Comunali di Priverno - LT) is her latest solo show in chronological order. All the images are taked by a Rolleiflex and black and white film.
Main interviews Fiorella Mannoia, Frank Horvat, Elliott Erwitt, Lanfranco Colombo, Piergiorgio Branzi, René Burri, Ferdinando Scianna, Italo Zannier, Mario De Biasi, Brigitte Niedermair, Federico Borella, Tommaso Mori, Frans Lanting, Virginia Bettoja, Eugenio Recuenco, Mimmo Jodice, Diana Markosian, Simon Norfolk.
Main conferences: Presentation of the books Capire la fotografia contemporanea of Denis Curti, Brain Damage of Michele Di Donato and NOMORE of Raffaella Castagnoli (ColornoPhotoLife 2020). Evoluzione del linguaggio fotografico, La Gondola photographic circle, Venice (2020). Round table on Fotografia ed editoria, Macro Asilo (Rome, 2019); Martin Weber: Mapa de sueños Latino Americano, public interview and simultaneous translation (CRAF-Spilimbergo 2019); Giulio Cerocchi, Il silenzio della parola, il rumore della carta, Pontremoli Foto Festival (2019); Il mercato della fotografia c/o Open Studio by Patrizia Genovesi (2016); Cecità e informazione, Perugia Social Photo Fest (2016); Etica e fotografia, Rome, Spazio Visiva and Milan, Samsung District (2015); Photo editing lesson for Comics school, Lucca (2015); Seminar I collettivi fotografici - Face Photo News, Sassoferrato (2014).
Main curatorship: Garden Misnake, photographs, videos and music by Patrizia Genovesi (Rome Art Week 2019); Mese della fotografia in Rome (2019): exhibitions by Massimo Tennenini, Francesca Dini, Sabrina Genovesi. Ex? by Raffaele Salvati and Ardesia: pietra silenziosa by Francesca Donadini (2019), Priverno municipal arcades (LT). A Flower Revolution by Paolo Belletti, Palazzo Incontro in Rome (2014); Il silenzio della parola, il rumore della carta by Giulio Cerocchi, Parenti Theater and Expowall gallery - Milan, Bookcity 2016. Una ragazza senza borsa by Gina Alessandra Sangermano, Cosenza, 2015 and Rome 2016. Curated by the exhibitions of the Colorno Photo Life photography festival , 2015-2019, Regards Argentiques, analogue photographs by David Zhornski, Impatto Gallery Rome (2019).
Melting pot Teaching / consulting / performance / art direction
Portfolio reading in various locations (Voglino Prize, Ethical Photography 2019, PiùFotograFIAF, Genazzano 2019, etc.); guided visits to photographic exhibitions (ColornoPhotoLife 2017-2019); In three words: photo editing workshop (2018-2020); Idea! Photographic project course (2018-2019); editorial presentation TUTTO PER UNA RAGIONE. Dieci riflessioni sulla fotografia (various locations, 2017-2019); performance Vi presento Gina and Non chiamatemi Gina, secondo studio per la scene, Verdecoprente Residenze in Festival, Vi presento Gina also at Perugia Social Photo Fest and Photolux Festival; editorial for the French festival newspaper Boutographies; radio interview on Radio Barrio / Kodachrome broadcast, on Gina Sangermano; lecture on Vivian Maier - Rome (2014). Spring Photographic Seminar (2017) - Open Studio Rome A day of image reading; photographic laboratory Percepire i 5 sensi con la fotografia. Restyling and translations of the Admira Photography agency website; collaboration in the realization of the Orienteering Drama project, conceived by the Ippocampo Association and winner of a tender from the Umbria Region.
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Events at Rome Art Week