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Luciana Galli was born in 1942 in Bari, where she graduated in Law. She has held numerous solo and group exhibitions in which she developed the genres of reportage, industrial, and environment and lifestyle photography. She has built up a wide range of experience in the field of communication and visual language applied to issues of architectural photography, the restoration of works of art, and urban and rural landscapes.

Her photographs are held in private and public collections (Institut Lumière in Lyon, Fondo di fotografia italiana at the Pinacoteca provinciale of Bari, the Museum of Photography of the Architecture Department of Bari Polytechnic). She has also worked for la Repubblica newspaper.

SOLO SHOWS

1977
“Puglia”, Art Directors Club, Bari
1983
“Toys”, Libreria dell’Arca, Bari
1985
“Plastica, rifiuti e no”, complesso di Santa Scolastica, Bari
1986
“Saline”, Margherita di Savoia
1996
“Accrochages”, Alliance Française, Bari
2003
“Segnalibro”, la Feltrinelli, Bari
2009
“Lisbona”, Chiostri dell’Umanitaria, Milano
“Lisbona”, Galleria BLUorG, Bari
2010
“Lisbona”, Galleria dell’Istituto Portoghese di Sant’Antonio, Roma
2014
“Lucy’s Photo Led”, Galleria BLUorG, Bari

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

1977
“Collettiva di design, grafica, fotografia”, Art Directors Club, Bari
1985
“Expo Arte Fotografia”, Bari
1986
“Chi troppo e chi niente”, Teatro del Falcone, Genova
“Il nodo di Gordio”, complesso di Santa Scolastica, Bari
“Objetivo Italia”, Università Autonoma di Puebla, Messico
1988
“Expoarte”, Bari
1996
“Edition/immagination”, Alliance Française, Bari
1998
“Art & Maggio”, Bari
2005
“Mediterranea”, Pinacoteca provinciale, Bari
2007
“Fuori luogo”, Galleria BLUorG, Bari
2008
“Verde”, sala Murat, Bari
2011
“54esima Biennale di Venezia”, sezione Puglia, complesso di Santa Scolastica, Bari
2012
“Rivisitazioni a cielo aperto”, Polignano a Mare
“MURART”, Bari
2015
“Nature morte”, Alliance Française, Bari
2017
“Fare i Portoghesi a Roma”, Galleria dell’Istituto Portoghese di Sant’Antonio, Roma

PUBLICATIONS

Portfolios L’Estasi e l’Ombra (1989); Per il Teatro Petruzzelli (1991); Luci e ombre del Palazzo (1990); Bari, Lione, Hydruntum and Prague (1993).
She has illustrated various volumes, including La Città di San Nicola (Adriatica editrice, 1981); La Città, il Mercato by Cerpem, Bari (1987); the booklet San Nicola di Bari e di Myra – cronaca di una Festa di Maggio for the Mayor of Bari’s Cabinet Office (2009).
In 2012 she has published two yellow novels, Fuorigioco and All’ultimo rigo.
In 2016 she has published monograph Luciana Galli fotografie 1967-2016 (SKIRA Photography).

She has made contributions to the volumes San Nicola di Bari e la sua Basilica (Electa, 1987); L’architettura rurale in Puglia (Schena, 1989); I segni della Puglia (Edizioni Laterza, 1991); San Nicola di Bari, nuove tecniche conservative (Edizioni Pouchain, 1993); Territori del cinema (Gangemi Editori, 2013).

MULTIMEDIAL WORKS

In 1998 she created the multimedia CD-ROM Bari Type, in 2002 the multimedia CD-ROM Pixel di Puglia for the Apulian Regional administration and in 2005 the CD-ROM Per Bari – immagini da un diario privato for Bari Municipality.
In 2004, with Cam in video, she took part at the International Video Art Festival Play III held in Junin, Buenos Aires, as well as Video.game, a video art collection in Ferrara.
In 2015 the short film Lo Scivolo has access to the final of 1st Pietrasanta Film Festival.

PRIZES

First prize at the 6th Biennial exhibition of photographic art sponsored by the Bari Chamber of Commerce (1985). Antigone Award for photography (1993).