Silvia Camporesi (b. 1973) is a philosophy graduate who uses the languages of photography and video for her tales inspired by myth, literature, religions, and real life. More recently, her research has been dedicated to the Italian landscape.
Since 2004, her work has been exhibited in solo shows in Italy: Dance dance dance, (MAR, Ravenna, IT, 2007); Planasia (European Photography Festival, Reggio Emilia, IT, 2014); Genius Loci (MAC, Lissone, IT, 2017). International solo shows include: À perte de vue (Chambre Blanche, Quebec, 2011); 2112 (Saint James Cavalier, Valletta, 2013); Atlas Italiae (Abbaye de Neumünster, Luxembourg, 2015; Art Musing, Mumbai, 2017; Desfours Palace, Prague, 2018). Some of her group exhibitions are also worth mentioning: Italian camera (Isola di San Servolo, Venice, 2005); Con gli occhi, con la testa, col cuore (MART, Rovereto, IT, 2012); Italia inside out (Palazzo della Ragione, Milan, 2015); Extraordinary visions (MAXXI, Rome, 2016 e Kolkata Centre, 2019); The Quest for Happines (Serlachius Museum, Mänttä, Finland, 2019-2020); Italia in-attesa. Dodici racconti fotografici (Palazzo Barberini, Rome, 2021). In 2007, she was awarded the Celeste Prize for photography; in 2008 and 2010 she was among the finalists of the Talent Prize and the Terna Prize respectively. In 2013 she obtained the Francesco Fabbri Prize for photography, in 2015 the Rotary Prize by Artefiera, in 2016 the BNL Prize and Cantica21 prize in 2021. She has published seven books; she combines her artistic activity with teaching. Her works are exhibited in public and private collections, including: MAXXI, Rome; Farnesina collection, Rome; MART, Rovereto; BNL Group, Milan.