Bio & Contacts

Alessia Rollo Lecce (1982)




Alessia Rollo is born in South Italy in 1982. She received her BA at University in Perugia and she is crossing her MA in Publishing at University Statale in Milan.

She also obtained a Master in “Creative Photography” in 2009 at EFTI school in Madrid and participated to many
workshops with international artist as Peter Funch, Mauricio Alejo, Danis Darzacq, Jill Greenberg, Matt Siber,
James Casebere, Mary Hellen Mark.

She participated in solo and group exhibitions in Spain, Italy and Brazil.

Her work has been displayed in Photolondon, Mia Photo Fair Milano, Urban Layers Triennale di Milano; Set up
Bologna, Galleria Bluorg Bari; Bitume Photofest Malaga, Salonicco and Lecce: Milano, Biennale of Young
Mediterranean artists; Galleria ARTcore Gallery Bari: Museum of history of Lecce; “Si fest off” Savignano:
Galeria Mascate, Brasil; Galeria Cero Madrid; “Shangai Photofestival”, Shangai.

She was selected for the international art residency Default – Masterclass in residence in 2011, for a residency
at the MO.ta in Ljubljana in 2013, for the Biennale of Young Artists of the Mediterranean in 2015 and for “Bitume
Photofest” in 2016 (Malaga, Thessaloniki, Lecce).

Her project Fata Morgana has been selected in the finalist group for LensCulture Exposure Award 2018 and
exhibited during Photo London 2018: she was selected by PHotoEspaña as emergent talent 2018 for Futures
Photography. Her project “Dialoghi italiani” is one of the finalist works at Cormos Book Award 2018 at Arles.

Solo Show

2015

MadPhoto Gallery “We eat what we are” – Madrid, Spagna

2013

Teatri Koreja, Rassegna “Senso plurimo”, Lecce

Galleria “MadPhoto” Madrid, Spagna

2011

Festival di fotografia internazionale e arti visuali Lleida, Catalugna, Spagna

Esposizione, Kikekeller OpenSpace, Madrid, Spagna

2010

In-domestico, Galeria OFF, EFTI, Madrid.

In-domestico, UCA, Universidad de Cadiz, Sala Kúrsala, Cadice

Visio, Goethe Institute, Salvador de Bahia

Group Exhibition

2018

Lens Culture Award, London Photo, Uk

PhotoEspaña Real Jardin Botanico, Spagna

Arles Cosmos, Francia

Unseen Amsterdam, Paesi Bassi

Addis Fotofest, Addis Abeba, Etiopia

2017

Mia Artfair, Milano (Italia) – Set up Bologna (Italia)

2016

Bitume Photofest, Malaga, Salonicco, Lecce (Italia)

Galleria Bluorg “Pieni e vuoti”, Bari (Italia)

2015

Biennal of Young Mediterrean artist, Fabrica del Vapore, Milano

Planar Gallery, Bari

2014

Esposizione “Frida en celo”, Galleria Art nit campos, Campos, Maiorca (Spagna)

Esposizione “Low art”, Galleria ARTcore Gallery, Bari Italia

2013

Esposizione “Beat 5”, Must museo storico: Lecce

Esposizione “Double”, Galeria Ars and Art; Galatina (Lecce)

Si fest off, Svignano sul Rubicone

2012

Espozione collettiva, Galeria Mascate, Porto Alegre, Brasile

Selezione giovani artisti emergenti, Galeria Cero, Madrid, Spagna

Selezione giovani artisti europei, Shangai Photofestival, Shangai

Galeria PuntoCiego, Castillo de San Lucas, Cadice

2011

Esposizione collettiva, Mediterraneo Photofestival 2011, LECCE

Esposizione collettiva, Galleria Artepaso, Madrid

Esposizione collettiva, FittingRoom

2010

Ilovefittingrooms 2011, Fiera collettiva d’arte giovane, Madrid

Emergent Lerida, Lerida, Spagna

“Absurdos” ,Galeria Cero, Madrid

2009

Salida de emergencia: se emergente!, Galeria MADPHOTO, Madrid

Artendencia 2009, Madrid

Esposizione Debut, Gatos de Marte, Murcia

2008

Esposizione collettiva De tal palo tal astilla, Centro Cultural de Tarazona, Zaragoza

Esposizione fotografica collettiva, Centro Cultural de las Artes de Alcorcón, Madrid

Esposizione fotografica collettiva, Photoespaña 2008, Galería EFTI, Madrid