JURORS

Olmo Amato

VISUAL ARTIST

Olmo Amato graduated in Neurobiology at “La Sapienza” University of Rome. In addition to his studies he dedicated himself to photography and to the experimentation with digital manipulation techniques. As a photographer and filmmaker, Olmo creates fine art prints, works in post-production and teaches. In his works, mostly rendered in black and white, he integrates historical photographs with shots taken during his travels. His works have been selected and presented in festivals, galleries and contemporary art fairs. He has won the Setup 2018 prize as Best Artist under 35, the MalamegiLab 2018 prize and Tiziano Campolmi 2019 prize.
In 2015, together with Samuele Sestieri, he wrote and directed the film “I Racconti dell’Orso” (The Bear Tales), which was selected to compete at the 33rd Torino Film Festival, at Rotterdam International Film Festival 2016 and numerous other Italian and international festivals.

Roberta Fuorvia

PHOTOGRAPHY CURATOR

Indipendent photography Curator. She was the Italian coordinator of the first edition of European Tour organized by Photo Workshop New York. She collaborated with Tribunali138 photojournalists’ studio by Luciano Ferrara (Napoli, Italy), curated The phone book-solo exhibition by Robert Herman for the LO.FT gallery in Lecce (Italy) while collaborating there as a curator (2015-2016). In the last years she has worked with internationally renowned professionals such as Richard Tuschman, Amber Terranova, Peter Funch, Elisabeth Biondi, Sylvia Plachy. She curated a series of exhibitions for the Naples International Airport. Roberta also teaches editing and curating at Centro di Fotografia Indipendente and was for three years the house curator of Magazzini Fotografici. In 2017 she curated her first exhibition abroad (São Paulo, Brazil) with the support of the Italian Institute of Culture. In 2018 she be a part of Body Island Project where photography, dance and video are the narrating voices protagonists. In 2019 she founded Photo Words Lab: a course talk about the relationship between photographic image and text.

Luisa Briganti

PHOTOGRAPHY TEACHER

Luisa Briganti is a professional photographer and director of studies at the Centro Sperimentale di Fotografia Adams di Roma (CSF Adams), she is teaching in several master classes such as “General Photography”, “Reportage”, and, thanks to her passion for analog photography, “Dark Room” and “Ancients print techniques”. Her work was shown worldwide. Some of her most important exhibitions were: “Assolo metropolitano – urban commuters after 9/11”, shown during the “Italian Cultural Week 2004” in Beijing, China; “I luoghi della memoria – an homage to the life and work of Pierpaolo Pasolini” International Photography Festival of Rome, Italy 2006. “Passo a due – Clung to one another ecstasy is reached”, presented during the Prague Photo 2016 edition, Prague, Czech Republic, was also shown in January 2017 at the TAG – Tevere Art Gallery, in Rome, Italy. Works from “Passo a due” have been selected to attend the collective exhibitions “Motion” at the Ph21 Gallery Budapest, Bulgaria in February 2017 and, in April of the same year, “Woman’s essence” at the Espace Commines in Paris, France. Always in April her project “Annuska” is shown during the Prague Photo 2017 edition, while in November a selection of the same work is shown in the collective “We Contemporary” organized by Musa International Art Space , both at the Palazzo Velli Expo in Rome and in Kiev, Ukraine. Since 2008 Luisa is one of the organizers of “Cascina Farsetti Art – photography and more” an outstanding kermesse taking place in the Villa Pamphili Park in Rome thanks to the effort of CSF Adams. Since 2017 creator of KromArt Gallery, debuted in June of the same year in the wonderful setting of Parco dell’Appia Antica in Rome, Italy. In 2012/13 she realized, in collaboration with the students of the CSF Adams, a photography installation for the collective artistic event “Rebirth – day” by Michelangelo Pistoletto. Being a great promoter of those students who stand out for their talent and persistency, she works as mentor and curator of several projects and exhibitions. Since 2015 she was able to offer artistic residences inside the CSF Adams structures in support of young and creative first timer.

Francesca Anfosso

GALLERIST

Born in Genoa, she has been living in Rome since 1987 where she graduated in Literature and Philosophy at Sapienza. After studying and working in the publishing field, in 2012 she opened the 28 Piazza di Pietra gallery in the center of Rome where she creates and, on several occasions, curates contemporary art exhibitions. In the artistic choices she favors figurative painting and photography, devoting particular attention to the research and promotion of young Italian and foreign artists.

Andrea Ruggeri

PHOTOGRAPHER

Andrea Ruggeri was born in Rome. He collaborates with magazines and companies as freelance photographer and videomaker. His pictures and videos have appeared in Vogue, Trussardi, Marie Claire, Vanity Fair, L’Officiel, Brioni, Harper’s Bazaar, National Geographic, L’Espresso, Geo, Gambero Rosso, Robb Report, Glamour, Class, Ansa, Repubblica, La Nación. He exhibited at “Festival Internazionale di Roma” of photography and at the Museum Of Contemporary Art in Shanghai. He is a NPS (Nikon Professional Service) photographer and currently lives between Rome and Milan.