Biography

 

Ambra Laurenzi has been a professional photographer since 1983, and currently lives in Orvieto.

She has been a lecturer in Language and Design at the I’Istituto Europeo di Design (the Higher Educational Network in Design, Fashion, Visual Communication and Management of creative industries) in Rome since 1992.

Ambra held seminars in History and the Language of Photography at the University of Trieste’s Faculty of Arts and Philosophy during the 2005-2006 academic year.
She has managed the photography section of the cultural magazine www.filidaquilone.it since 2007, with particular attention to the work of new photographers.

In 2007 she designed and created the DVD Le Rose di Ravensbruck – A story of Italian deportees, a documentary-tale of the female concentration camp at Ravensbrück, produced by the Deportation Records Foundation.
The DVD became a didactic tool of reflection for the memorial when it circulated among school institutions, libraries and town councils of many Italian cities.
In November 2010 the video was presented to Berlin for the commemoration of the Night of Broken Glass 9 November 1938, and in January 2013 it will be presented to Hamburg at the Institute of Italian Culture.

In 2010 Ambra produced the photographs of Laura Ricci’s book Dodecapoli, a multiple story project that led to the book presentation, accompanied by the touring exhibition of the images of the protagonist cities depicted within the tales.
In 2012 she produced the images for the website www.inorvieto.it, for which work is currently in progress.

She has curated many different photographic exhibitions in Rome, Orvieto and Trieste. Her work has been exhibited in personal and collective exhibitions in Italy and abroad.

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