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Irene Tondelli works in the fields of communication, photography and curatorship.She graduated in Photography from Libera Accademia di Belle Arti in Brescia, then specialised in art direction at Accademia di Comunicazione in Milan and in contemporary image curatorship at FMAV Fondazione Modena Arti Visive. Her research, initially focused on documentary and landscape photography, has expanded to embrace digital art and new media. She is co-creator of Fanzastic, an itinerant event dedicated to photographic self-publishing and independent publishing and founder of Curatorial Maps, a project that engages emerging international female curators and photographers. Her work is featured in national and international catalogues, photography websites and magazines. She is mentioned by Gup Magazine and Fresh Eyes in the list of the 100 best emerging photographers in Europe.


Selected artist - GUP Magazine - 100 greatest emerging photographers in Europe - Fresh Eyes 2019

Editor's Pick - Sony World Photography Awards 2019

Finalist - Shoot the Land - Shoot the Frame 2019

Runner up - Format Picks - Environment 2018

Winner - The Vernacular of Landscape, Subjectively Objective + Float Magazine

Finalist - Premio Voglino, Festival della Fotografia Etica 2017

Finalist - FotoRoom, Visual Storytelling 2017

Editor's Pick - The Independent Photographer, Landscape Photography Award 2017 

Finalist - 10th Pollux Awards, Landscape Category Serie

Exhibitions and shows

2022 New Talents - PEP - Kommunale Galerie - Berlin

2019 Un Paese Ci Vuole - Fondazione Campori + Terra Project - Soliera, IT

2019 Fresh Eyes Book - Paris Photo - Paris, France

2019 On The Road - PEP - Fish Tank - Berlin, Berlin Photo Week

2019 Fresh Eyes Book - Tblisi Night of Photography - Tbilisi, Georgia

2019 Funzilla Rome Photozine Festival - Roma, IT

2019 Fresh Eyes Book Launch Party - Les Rencontres de la Photographie d'Arles - Arles, France

2019 Fresh Eyes Book Launch - Photo Basel, Switzerland

2019 Archiving Time: Aging & Legacy - Light Leaked - Online

2019 Under-wear - Fotografia Europea Off - Comò Lab - Reggio Emilia, IT

2018 Diaframma - Mare Culturale Urbano - Milano, IT

2018 Fanzastic - Comò Lab - Reggio Emilia, IT

2018 Limìo - Brighton Photo Fringe - Opening Party - Brighton, UK

2018 The Vernacular of Landscape - Usagi Gallery - New York City, USA

2018 The Vernacular of Landscape - Subjectively Objective Gallery - Detroit, USA

2017 Far North - Torrefazione Vittoria - Cremona, IT


2019 Un Paese Ci vuole

2019 Fresh Eyes by Gup Magazine

2018 The Vernacular of Landscape curated and edited by Noah Waldek and Float Photo Magazine

2018 Limìo, self-published


2021 Kora Center, Castrignano de' Greci - Lecce, IT

2018 Fondazione Campori, Terra Project - Soliera, IT


2019 Dallo sguardo locale al messaggio globale - Juliano Ribeiro Salgado

2016 Seeing through photographs - MoMA