laura liverani photography

Laura Liverani is a documentary photographer and university lecturer based between East Asia and Europe. She holds an MA in Arts and Media at the University of Bologna and in Photographic Studies at the University of Westminster, London. Laura works internationally on independent projects and a variety of commissions, ranging from editorial to commercial assignments. Her work is featured in magazines, books, catalogues and exhibitions worldwide. She is also involved in photography-related educational projects for arts centres, secondary institutions and universities.

selected publications

Marie Claire, Benetton Clothes for Humans, New Scientist, Hong Kong Standard Weekend, Next Magazine Hong Kong, Weekely Shincho, Japan Today, That's Beijing/ Immersion Guides, South East Asia Globe, Guardian Guide, Metro, Repubblica, Grazia, Zoom

selected solo exhibitions

2013 Neon Dreams | Tokyo Untitled, Interzone Galleria Studio, Roma; 2013 Ainu, II Ciclo Cultural de Japon (Japan Cultural Week), Centro Cultural de Abastos, Valencia, Spain; 2006 High Density for the Year of Italy in China, presented by the Consulate General of Italy, The Economist Gallery, Fringe Club, Hong Kong; 2005 Towers, MiCamera Bookstore and Gallery, Milano; 2004; Vertical Villages, Modo Infoshop, Bologna

group exhibitions and festivals

2016 Festival of Ethical Photography Lodi, Italy; 2014 Singapore International Photography Festival, with the support of Istituto Italiano di Cultura in Singapore; 2014 Tokyo Untitled, screened at Mixtur Festival and presented at Istituto Italiano di Cultura, Barcelona, Spain; 2013 Open Show, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography; 2012 Midair, Artists in Residence showcase, Middlesex University, London; 2009 Dimensione Massima 10x12, curated by Tre Terzi e Camera Oscura, Festival Internazionale di Fotografia, Roma

residencies and awards

2016 Artist in Residence at Sapporo Tenjinyama Art Studio Japan; 2015 Premio Voglino Award for Best Portfolio, Frame Foto Festival, Italy; 2015 Finalist, Kuala Lumpur Photo Awards; 2013 - Finalist, Kuala Lumpur Photo Awards; 2011-2012 Artist in Residence at Middlesex University, London; 2008 - Artist residency at K2 Culture and Information Centre in Karosta, Liepaja, Latvia; 2002 Portfolio Award, Festival Foto Si Fest Savignano, Italy

selected commissions

2016 Zentai for Benetton Clothes for Humans; 2013 - Reclaim the Mural, Whitechapel Gallery, London; 2007 - One Night in Beijing, Immersion Guides, China

teaching and workshops

2004-2017 Lecturer in Photography, ISIA Istituto Superiore Industrie Artistiche, Italy; 2015-2017 Visiting lecturer, National College of Art and Design, Dublin; 2013 Guest lecturer, National Academy of Art, Sofia; 2011 Guest lecturer, Photography, Moholy Nagy University of Art and Design, Budapest; 2000 - Educator, TS2K, London; 1999-2001, Photography Coordinator Chats Palace Arts Centre, London