Bianca Salvo

Bianca Salvo

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Bianca Salvo is a visual artist mainly working with photography, born in Italy, in 1986. She recently graduated with a MA in Photography from London College of Communication and in 2010 she graduated with a BA in Visual Art and Photography at European Institute of Design in Milan. She has been shortlisted for the Open Submission Contest of the Belfast Photo Festival 2013 and for the Sproxton Photography Award 2012 and in 2011 she won the First Prize of Premio Celeste (Italy) for the Photography and Digital Graphic category, as well, in 2010 she has been selected as semi finalist for the Up and Coming category of the Hasselblad Master Competition. Her latest work, The only records of our ancestors are in their fossils (2012) has been selected to participate to the exhibition The End during The Contemporary Art Fair Miami Art Basel 2012, and has also been featured in several on line magazine such as Art&Science Journal (Canada),# Photography ( UK) and Featureshoot (USA). Her work sets itself as a response to her intimate attraction for photography as a hybrid medium able to create a new system of sharable values and meanings. The core of her artistic practice based on the combined use of digital photographic archives with historical on-line sources, documents, collected materials and it com- prises interventions and alterations of these records. Through the conceptual and physical appropriation of a social or historical imagery, her body of work aims to pro- duce new evidences in order to verify the effectiveness of human temporal registers, as well as, it points to question the role of the photographic image as the ultimate proof of reality. The possibility to generate through her body of work different layers of knowledge and levels of understanding of a stated reality it is at the center of her reflection together with the exploration of the very notion of photographic document and its transition from the liquid dimension of the on-line archive to the material and visible one, and the other way around. Interested in inquiring into civilization pro- cesses and human’s evolution course, she set her research with the aim to testify how mankind appropriates his experience, exploring abstractions and aspects of the collective unconscious.