Laura Visigalli

Photographer Milano, IT

I' m an Architect and indipendent photographer based in Milan (Italy). I studied art, graphic design and photography at the high school, and architecture at the Politecnico University of Milan, where I got a degree in architecture and interior design.
I have been basically working as architect and designer, which is still my main profession,
until I bought my first digital SRL camera in 2008.
Digital gives the chance to transform a mere passion in a kind of obsession, i.e. the need
to experience the space around me through reflections, just to see what was hidden
inside them.
First images emerged inside my homespace. All in a sudden with my camera I discovered a mirror that included another space. And a mirror, a cat, a tree and the sky recreated themselves in a brand-new mosaic, with me becoming bright like the sky or fluid like water. I try to read reality through the world of reflections and filtered transparences. Many of my works are in this groove, (among them "I put a spell on you" serie).
Since 2013 I started working with digital collage too. These works , including "I'm (not) perfect" set presented in Bristol UK in May 2014 , rise from the melting of two photos in a new surreal image, as a basic aim of my art is to turn physical space and human subject in another mental and symbolic
dimension. through the world of reflections and filtered transparences,

e x i b i t i o n s

2011 Gen|Feb – Solo exibition- FILTRI DI PELLE – ATMBar Milano – http://milano.repubblica.it/cronaca/2011/01/18/foto/il_gioco_dei_corpi_con_i_filtri_di_pelle_-11355366/1/

2011 Mar – Donne in Mostra, Filtri di Pelle, Comune di Robbiate (Lc)
2011 Mar – Mostra collettiva “Sospesa”, LOFT21, Milano

2014 Apr – Collective exhibition “Self”, The Island, Bristol |29-Apr, 04-May|
http://www.ideastap.com/LiveEvents/Event/d420b717-f4af-4aa1-879f-a2e30112cdab

more works: http://www.flickr.com/photos/lauravisigalli/

awards

2014_SHORTLIST – RPS INTERNATIONAL 157_ http://www.rps-international.org/competition/finalist/rps-international-print/rps-international-157/finalists/

press – collaborations – publications

http://121clicks.com/inspirations/36-portraits-with-the-most-unbelievable-piercing-eyes
2010 http://www.dirtyharrry.com/1975/12/venustreet.html
2012 http://blog.saccadesproject.com/2012/01/31/new-work-jowita-paszko-diane-powers-laura-visigalli/
2013 | Vintage&Modern (Photography,collaboration) http://www.pinterest.com/pin/49047083414222435/
2014 http://www.kireei.com/laura-visigalli/
2015 https://contrastedgallery.wordpress.com/2015/01/17/the-guest-laura-visigalli/