online: celebrating international women’s day with silvia rosi & alba zari, 24th march ’21

To celebrate International Women’s Day we asked Silvia Rosi to not only speak for us this month but to nominate an inspirational female photographer to present alongside her. Join us online to hear Silvia and Alba Zari share the stories and ideas behind their work.

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Wednesday 24th March, 2021. ONLINE. Virtual doors at 7pm, kicks off at 7:10pm. 

e-mail: Submit@miniclick.co.uk to join us (limited numbers, first come first serve)

Free Entry.

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Silvia Rosi

b.1992 Scandiano, Rosi lives and works between London and Modena. She graduated from
London College of Communication in 2016 with a BA (Hons) in Photography. Her work explores
her personal family history drawing on her Togolaise heritage. Through self-portraits, videos and
archival images she narrates her parent’s experience of migration from Togo in West Africa to Italy.
Recent exhibitions include Small is Beautiful XXXVIII at Flowers Gallery and Taylor Wessing
National Portrait Prize Exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery. She is the 2020 recipient of the
Jerwood/Photoworks Award.

2016, Studio Portrait self portrait of me as my father
2016, Studio Portrait self portrait of myself as my mother
2016, Studio Portrait self portrait of myself as my mother

Alba Zari

Alba Zari since childhood she led a nomadic life that brought her to live in different cities and countries. She was born in Thailand and lived there until the age of eight. In Italy she lived first in Trieste then in Bologna, where she graduate from the DAMS with a degree in film. She went on to study documentary photography at the International centre of photography in New York, and then continued her studies in photography and visual design at the NABA in Milan. Her experience as a traveler influences and is reflected in her photographic practice, with intends to explore social themes, for example her visual studies of mental health centres since the Italian Basaglia Law and of the widespread eating disorders of the American society. She has also completed projects on scenes from daily life din urban landscapes. She regularly collaborates with fashion brands and newspapers.

Zari has an introspective sensibility for photography. Her recent works include Places (2015), a book and a photographic project witch analyses the visual communication of ISIS propaganda; Radici (2013), a documentary project on the vegetation of the Mesr desert in Iran; The Y- Research of Biological Father (2016-), born out of a journey in search of her origins through the father she never knew. She often employs self-portraits.
With The Y she is part of the Foam Talents 2020 and the project has been exhibited in internationals festivals and museums such as MAXXI, Rome; London Art Fair, Circulation Paris and Athens Photo Festival.
Alba is now working on a visual study of the propaganda of the cult Children of God. She realised the short documentary FreiKörperKultur and she is working on her first documentary feature film White Lies.

She was born in Bangkok in 1987 and now lives and works in London.

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Wednesday 24th March, 2021. ONLINE. Virtual doors at 7pm, kicks off at 7:10pm. 

e-mail: Submit@miniclick.co.uk to join us (limited numbers, first come first serve)

Free Entry.

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