PHOTOGRAPHY GRAMMAR WORKSHOP
Andrea Pertoldeo is a photographer, adjunct professor of photography at Iuav University of Venice and coordinator of the Master Iuav in Photography along with Stefano Graziani and Angela Vettese. He has worked for many years as Guido Guidi teaching assistant in the BA Vusual Arts at the same university. At the moment he is working for the Canadian Minister of Culture at the Venice Biennale Canada Pavillion, and for ’XJTLU – Xi’an Jiaotong – Liverpool University, SIP – Dushu Lake Higher Education Town, Suzhou, PR China with a photographic project on the development of chinese middle class. He took part in several exhibitions and contemporary photography research project, such as Roman Countryside 2006 (curated by Stalker – Osservatorio Nomade); Latent cities, a project for abusive Italy, 2007 (curated by Federico Zanfi); Editing the landscape, 2008 (curated by Giovanna Calvenzi and Maddalena D’Alfonso); The interior periphery, 2009 (curated by Antonello Frongia and Paola Pellegrini); Mobile Landscapes, 2010 (curated by Antonello Frongia with the work “The Complex City”). The challenge of photography 2012 (curated by Italo Zannier). Urbs oblivionalis. Urban spaces and terrorism in Italy at the 14th venice architecture Biennal, 2014 (curated by Elena Pirazzoli and Roberto Zancan), I was there, 2015 (curated by Stefano Munarin and Andrea Pertoldeo). The Red Desert, 2015 (curated by Linea di Confine, Die Photographische Sammlung / SK Stiftung Kultur, Koln Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst, Liepzig, Osservatorio Fotografico, Ravenna). The end of the New, curated by Paolo Toffolutti. Along with Angela Vettese, Stefano Graziani and Amedeo Martegani he curated the Photography section at Artefiera 2017 and at Artefiera 2018 he has curated the galleries of Photo section. In 2017 his work Blue Dust – a book on the transformation of Bahrain desert landscape through a specific human condition – has been published by a+mbookstore editions. His photographs have been published in international magazines such as Aperture, Genda, Domus, Domus China, Domus Russia, Casabella, The Plan, AIT, Goya, Territorio, Arabian Design, Compasses.