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CHI SONO

master in communication design

presso il Central St. Martin’s di Londra.

  • Art Director: Lavoro da circa 20 anni nelle comunicazioni alimentando un costante dialogo trasversale tra i settori della moda, design, editoria, musica ed arte. Art Director specializzata nel settore dell'editoria (Arte contemporanea e Musica), pubblicità e moda.Tra le mie collaborazioni passate e presenti: Giancarlo Politi Editore di Flash Art Italia + Flash Art International, Flash Art Museum di Trevi; Il Gruppo Publicis (Leo Burnett, Republic, ecc); Value Retail e Fidenza Outlet Village; DeN store; Istituti Bancari, Assicurativi e Regionali (BPM, Regione Lombardia, Ras, Zurich, Helvetia, Nuova Maa).

  • Fotografa e Redattrice: Mi occupo delle sezioni redazionali legate all'arte contemporanea, alla fotografia e musica, nonché moda, redigo interviste, articoli, photoreport e recensioni, cercando di approfondire in particolare quei progetti che in modo innovativo utilizzano entrambe i linguaggi. Collaboro con diverse Riviste, tra cui: Artribune; Frattura Scomposta Contemporary Art MagazineChitarre.comMetal Hammer Italia e Drumset Mag. I Blog: TuttoRock (Art director) ; CriticArte sezione di Critica Letteraria; The Front RowMetal in Italy

  • Consulente in visual communications: mi occupo a 360° dell’immagine di un cliente, dal concept, allo shooting fotografico, all'album artworks o layout grafico per materiali stampati/siti web di band musicali, corporate aziendali o brand, nonchè il posizionamento sui principali social network.

MOSTRE FOTOGRAFICHE

mostre fotografiche

Born in Italy. Master degree in Arts, at Central St. Martin's, London. Elena has worked in the graphic design industry for over 20 years (mainly for editorials, advertising, and fashion industry). In 2000 she participates in the Exhibition 'Work in Progress' at College Central St. Martin's, and had one of her artworks 'Elena's Eye' published in the Prospectus 2001, 'Think'. From 2001 to 2003, she has headed a team of 12 professionals-volunteers developing 'Beyond': a no-profit project in aid of abused children. Hence she has been graphic designers for the most prestigious art magazine: Flash Art, and in 2003 'Agora' Gallery', New York, described her work as having, 'a heightened sense of style and perspective.'

In the same year she has organized and taken part in the traveling exhibition "SELF", touching the cities of London, Milan, Pesaro and Istanbul.

Later on in 2005, she has been invited to take part in the collective "Amici miei" organized by Placentia Art Gallery together with Gian Carlo Politi, during the Bologna Flash Art Fair, also starring Vanessa Beecroft, Maurizio Cattelan and many other prestigious artists. In 2007 I won the second prize for photography in the Medium Magazine contest, and has been feautured by the Enzine "Frattura Scomposta" as special guest artist. Also published within the special edition magazine "PhotoIgienico", and "Photo Italia".

A great number of her photographs was hosted by the Bevilacqua La Masa Foundation in Venice. In 2008, she had her digital creations "Beyond Self" displayed at "Milan/London 69" - Seregno. In 2013 she had a selection of photographs selected and published within the online portfolio at vogue.com. In the same year, and in 2014 she participated in 2 collective exhibitions at "Museo Archinti", Lodi, and took part in the Festival of Digital Art "Unpainted Words" at ArtMeet Gallery, in Milan. in 2015 her work was featured by Frattura Scomposta Contemporary Art Magazine, and since then she has become a steady member of the editorial team, also delivering her photography to a number of magazines mainly focused on music, art, fashion and design. 

From 1st to 6th december 2015 my artworks have been exhibited at Scope Art Fair 2015 Miami, within the Collective "The Beauty of humanity" at boot 27B, hosted by SEE|ME Gallery NYC. Scope Art Fair Miami "With over 75 art fairs spanning more than 15 years, SCOPE is celebrated as the premier showcase for international emerging contemporary art and multi-disciplinary creative programming. Renowned for its uncanny ability to forecast new visual trends that are embraced globally, SCOPE Art Shows garner extensive critical acclaim and over 500 million annual impressions across print, digital and television. With cumulative sales well over one billion dollars and attendance of 1.2 million visitors, SCOPE Art Show is the largest and most global emerging art fair in the world."

ELENA ARZANI