Alessandra Capodacqua was born in Naples, Italy. Lives and works in Florence.
A self taught photographer, she is an artist and lecturer that works with pinhole cameras, toy
cameras, digital cameras. She constantly expands her artistic development by experimenting
with new digital technologies and alternative printing processes.
She currently teaches classic and digital photography at New York University in Florence, and
creative photography for the Three-Year Program in Photography at Fondazione Studio
She has curated exhibitions in Italy and abroad, among others the Backlight Triennial Festival
of Photography in Tampere, Finland; she has also invited at portfolio reviews such as
Photolucida - Critical Mass (USA); Mission Jeunes Artistes, Toulouse (France); Photo Triennale in
Hamburg (Germany); Month of Photography 2008, Bratislava (Slovak Republic).
Her work has been shown nationally and internationally. Among others: Diario quotidiano,
Museo dell'Informazione (MUSINF), Senigallia 2009; La fotografia stenopeica in Italia, Museo
dell'Informazione (MUSINF), Senigallia 2008; Made in Italy - Contemporary Pinhole
Photography, Galleria La Gondola, Venice 2007; FSM, A School of Photography, SI Fest07,
Savignano 2007; Col segno di poi, Palazzo Pitti, Florence 2004; Focus on Italy, Second Biennial
Festival of Italian Photography, NYU, New York 2001; Senza Obiettivo, Museo Santa Maria
della Scala, Siena 2002; Symbols & Icons, International Festival of Plovdiv (Bulgaria) 2004;
Arno/Garonne - L'Italie ŕ Toulouse, Galerie du Château d'Eau, Toulouse (France) 1999.
Major publications include: Il Palazzo Magnifico, Allemandi Editore 2009; Autori - Esperienze di
fotografia stenopeica, 2008; Zone di Frontiera Urbana, 2007; Valdarno, una visione in
movimento, 2005; Artista - Critica dell'arte in Toscana, 2000 & 2005; Col segno di poi, 2004;
Senza Obiettivo, 2002; Focus on Italy, Biennial Festival of Italian Photography in New York,
2001; Firenze Fotografia, 2000.
Self-portraits statement (pdf)
Boboli garden (pdf)
Alessandra Capodacqua Bio (pdf)
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