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Laura Serani

Curator. Artistic director for Les Rencontres de Bamako.

Curator of exhibitions, editorial and audio-visual projects.
Artistic director for Bamako Encounters, in Mali . African Biennal of Photography : Artistic Direction, Michket Krifa & Laura Serani;General Delegate, Samuel Sidibe.

Main recent exhibitions and books : "La vie en rose", Malick Sidibé for the Maramotti Collection, (published by Silvana Editoriale),in Italy;
"Ara Guler, Lost Istanbul", for the Maison Européenne de la Photographie in Paris and the CCB in Lisbonne,(Editions de l'Oeil); "Notre Histoire" for the National Gallery in Sarajevo, Agnès b. in Paris and for the Centre de la Mémorie in Ouradour; several audio-visual projects for Fotografia Europea Reggio Emilia in Italy and texts for several books : "East of a new Eden", Yann Mingard and Alban Kakulya,(Lars Muller Publishers);" Land Ends", Pavlos Fysakis, (Babel); "Morgante",(Ed.Alinari) and "Inside Niger", de Nicola Lo Calzo, (Kehrer Verlag), "Thanks to Luigi Ghirri & Italian Emerging Photography" (Umberto Allemandi/Montrasio Arte), "iDyssey" of Stefano De Luigi and "Malick Sidibé" (Collection Photo Poche / Actes Sud).
Laura Serani lives in Paris. ..

Artistic Delegate for the Mois de la Photo à Paris 2008 and, in 2007 and 2008, Director of the SiFest in Italy. .
From 1985 to 2006, Director of the Fnac photo galleries worldwide, and of the Fnac Photo Collection.
Regular colllaborations at international level with the major cultural institutions and festivals, as well as with several publishing houses.


Involved in
  • Event: Basel


    28 avril 2012 28 mai 2012 Prize for Contemporary African Photography

    12:00 – the online directory for hand-picked photographers' portfolios is calling for entries to the Prize for…