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  • RE-ENACTMENT Quaderni Collezione Donata Pizzi

    The first issue of the Quaderni series of the Donata Pizzi Collection is in collaboration with FOTODOK of Utrecht and investigates the practice of re-enactment.

  • Bucharest Photofest – Empowering the Female Gaze

    The online conversation between Donata Pizzi, Steve Bisson and Alessandra Capodacqua will address two themes: how Collezione Donata Pizzi was created and the idea behind the publication Quaderni, published by Penisola Edizioni.

  • Giochi di verità. Rappresentazione, ritratto, documento

    Spotlight on photography and Italian women photographers at Castello Campori with the exhibition Giochi di verità. Rappresentazione, ritratto, documento (Games of Truth. Representation, Portrait, Document) curated by Marcella Manni with works from Collezione Donata Pizzi. The exhibition, conceived and created for the Castello’s premises, includes more than 80 photographs featuring the works by Paola Agosti, Tomaso Binga, Lisetta Carmi, Silvia Camporesi, Libera Mazzoleni, Marinella Senatore, Silvia Rosi, Elisabetta Catalano, Liliana Barchiesi, Betty Bee, Luisa Lambri, and Ottonella Mocellin, among others. Along a time span of more than fifty years (from 1965 to the present), the exhibition traces significant moments in Italian photography by highlighting the conceptual, aesthetic and technological evolutions that have developed in recent decades.

  • Giulia Parlato wins the “Luigi Ghirri” Young Italian Photography Award

    The jury, composed by Tim Clark, Adele Ghirri, Elisa Medde, Cristiano Raimondi and Carlo Sala, declared Giulia Parlato the winner “For constructing a research project that questions and interrogates the role of photography and the museum in historical reconstruction, and our role and responsibility in attributing meanings and degrees of adherence to reality.”

  • Through the female gaze: women and work in Italy since the 1950s

    Italian Cultural Institute in Edinburgh
    8 March – 30 April 2022
    The exhibition looks at how female photographers have explored work, especially female labour, in contemporary Italy, with over 100 selected images from the work of 12 women artists and two collectives, together with important loans from the Collezione Donata Pizzi and a selection of images from UDI (Union of Italian Women) Archive in Bologna A constellation of women from different generations are brought together through their shared use of the medium of photography as a means of personal emancipation
    and political inquiry.

  • Mostra Io, Lei, l’Altra. Ritratti e autoritratti fotografici di donne artiste

    From March 19 to June 26, 2022 the Magazzino delle Idee in Trieste presents the exhibition Io, lei, l’altra – Portraits and photographic self-portraits of women artists, curated by Guido Comis in collaboration with Simona Cossu and Alessandra Paulitti. Produced and organised by ERPAC – Ente Regionale per il Patrimonio Culturale del Friuli Venezia Giulia – the exhibition traces, through ninety works, the photography of the last hundred years and allows us to evaluate the new conception of women and their role through a succession of extraordinary images from Wanda Wulz to Cindy Sherman, from Florence Henri to Nan Goldin.