About the Italian photographer, Marina CANEVE (b. 1988)

Marina CANEVE is a photographer exploring how our knowledge is shaped trough a research based and multidisciplinary approach. With her work she tries to face aspects of our existence that seem so big and prominent that the individual can only adapt; she is interested in complexity and contamination. She is co-founder of CALAMITA/À, a multidisciplinary platform exploring the attractive nature of catastrophes in society and in the environment.

Photo books by Marina CANEVE

'The Shape of Water vanishes into Water' (2018); 'Are They Rocks or Clouds?' (2019)

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Using the Dolomite mountains as an example, Marina CANEVE asks the viewers in her volume 'Are They Rocks or Clouds?' to consider the risks people take in an effort to live comfortably while exploring the limits of how they interact with the natural world.
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The photographic works by Marina CANEVE was exhibited internationally in personal and collective shows and since 2019 she teaches at the Master IUAV in Photography.


In 2018 she was awarded with the Giovane Fotografia Italiana Award at Fotografia Europea (Reggio Emilia) and Lesley A. Martin awarded her dummy ‘Are They Rocks or Clouds?’ with the 'Cortona On The Move Dummy Award'. The photo volume was also awarded with the 2020 Bastianelli Award for the 'Best Italian Photobook'.