Instagram takeover: Sara Palmieri

Sara Palmieri, contributor to the Photoworks Annual, Issue 22, takes over our Instagram account for a week in February 2016.

To follow be sure to visit instagram.com/photoworks_uk

Sara Palmieri, born in Rome, Italy. She approached photography at the ENSAPVL in Paris in 2003. She graduated in Architecture in Rome, La Sapienza, focusing on set design.


Since 2009 she attended several masterclasses and workshops, including Leonie Hampton, Vanessa Winship, Lina Pallotta, Anders Petersen, 3/3, Camera 21.

With the collective RVP, founded in 2013, she has commercial commissions.

Since 2009 her photographs has been exhibited on several occasions and published online and on paper.

In 2013 she received an honorable mention at Fotoleggendo Festival for her work M. The same year M was selected for the Obbiettivo Donna Festival and recently has been shown in the collective exhibition Domina 23 at Palazzo Ziino, Palermo and at the S.Salvatore in Lauro Museums, Rome. M is featured in the Photoworks Annual, Issue 22, out from Nov. 2015.

Recently Between two lungs has been published on Witty Magazine#4 issue Wittykiwy, and has been part of the ‘Hidden/Intimate’ Slideshow at the Obscura Festival 2015.

In February 2015 she was selected for the first one-year ISSP International Masterclass, that includes three Residencies: March 2015 Kuldiga Latvia, September 2015 Braga Portugal, March 2016 Kuldiga Latvia.

She is author of the art-books: M. (First english edition, self published, 2015; book selected for the Nopx International Artist’s book contest & exhibition), ‘La plume plongea la tete’ (First edition, self published, handmade, 2015; book selected for the shortlist of the 50 books in the Encontros da Imagem PhotoFestival Call for Books and for the shortlist of the 20 books in The Book’s Space exhibition at Fotografia Festival 2015 in Rome).

She lives and works in Rome as an architect and photographer.

To follow be sure to visit instagram.com/photoworks_uk

For more of Sara’s work click here.

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The latest issue of Photoworks Annual looks at women and their roles in photography, as subjects, creators and consumers. The new writing, new photography and powerful archival images presented in Issue 22, connect wider ideas surrounding the subject and share important recent shifts affecting women and photography today.

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