About me

Miriam Levi is an Italian visual artist, driven by the discovery of experimental photographic techniques combining old and new, physical and virtual. Recent graduate from Napier university; her current focus is on alternative processes and cameraless techniques, often combined with digital software. Previous works have been featured in a small Italian art gallery Galleria Ariele and in online exhibition such as Feminist Photography Network and ArtDoc Magazine. 

She is currently based in Edinburgh, UK.

Education

Edinburgh Napier University — 2017-2021

Ba (first class honours) Photography.

California Institute of the Arts  — 2021

Awarded with an online certification in graphic design, its history and fundamentals with an introduction on typology and various forms of image-making and printmaking. 

Deakin University (Australia) — 2019

Semester abroad for International Exchange (junior year). There I had the chance to learn cameraless processes and experimental printmaking techniques, taught by the Melbourne-based visual artist Danica Chappell.


Recent experience

Gallery Volunteer, STILLS — Present

∙ Volunteer at the Edinburgh based photographic gallery Stills. Responsible for the safekeeping of the artwork as well as first point of contact for visitors.  

Photo Assistant— Present

∙ Assistant for a commercial and fine art photographer based in Edinburgh, UK. 

Freelance Photographer — 2019-present

∙ Freelance photographer for nightlife, events and portraiture.

Photographer, IAMVIP — Jan 2018 - Jun 2018

∙ Event photography for a nightlife venue.
∙ In charge of image editing and delivering within 24 hours and distribution on social media.


Group Exhibitions 

Futureproof — Dec 2021 (here)

Invited to be part of the group exhibition at Stills gallery in Edinburgh along with other recent graduates from Scottish university, between the 3rd of December and the 5th of Feb 2022. Selected as one of the winners of the 2021 Jill Todd Award

Paratissima — Nov 2021 (here)

Part of the 17th edition of the art festival in Turin, Italy. One of the fifty artists selected for the 2021 showcase, taking place at the Artiglieria, Art Center between the 28th of October and the 12th of December. Selected as one of the winners of the 2021 Talenz Prize.

Surge— Oct 2021 (here)

Group exhibition at Tatha Gallery (Newport, Fife) between the 9th October 2021 and the 6th of November 2021.

Hidden Doors  — Sept 2021

Group exhibition at Granton Gasworks showcasing the 2021 graduates from various UK universities. 

Fr_nge  — Sept 2021 (here) 

Art trail around Edinburgh City Centre, featuring QR posters placed in various locations. 

 Artissima 2019 — Nov 2019

Fine art exhibition, organised by the Italian art centre 'Galleria Ariele', which included works of art from 20 contemporary Italian artists from various regions. Took place at Galleria Civica Palazzo Opuses (Chieri, TO).

Uncovering perspectives — Jun 2019

Photography exhibition in London focused on the cultural transformation of Israel organised by the JW3.


Online Exhibitions

Graduate Showcase 2021 (here)

Online showcase organised by the Office Of Graig to support graduating classes affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. It features three images from the project 'Indigo Dust'. 

Experimental Photo Festival — Sept 2021 (here)

Online Virtual group exhibition titled ' Mistake. Chance. Repetition' along with other eight other international visual artists. Curated by Naroa Pérez. 

PhotoGrad  — Jun 2021 (here)

Online group exhibition showcasing the 2021 BA graduates from various UK universities. Selected as one of the 10 highly commanded photography graduate of 2021. 

Napier University  — Jun 2021 (here)

Online group exhibition showcasing 2021 graduates from Edinburgh Napier University. 

Source Magazine  — Jun 2021 (here) 

Part of the 2021 online BA Source graduate showcase.

Selected by Mariama Attah, curator of Open Eye. 

Inner World  — Jan 2021 (here)

Online group exhibition organised by the online publication ArtDoc Magazine, exploring the psychological consequences of this historical moment of isolation. 

Dada and Democracy   — Dec 2020 (here)

Online group exhibition organised by the online publication ArtDoc Magazine, dealing with the relation between Dada and the democracy. 

Feminist Photography Network Sept 2020

Digital publication around the relationship of feminism and lens-based art.

Spaces Combined  — May 2020

Digital art project organised during lockdown. The project initially started as a a physical exhibition in a former prison in Campbeltown in Scotland in 2016.


Features

The RPS Contemporary — Nov 2021 (here)

Point of You — Oct 2021 (here)

Royal Photographic Society  — Aug 2021 (here)

Source Magazine - Jul 2021 (here)

Astrattissima (Catalogue) - Nov 2019  (here)

View  commercial photography site.

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