Since 2005 Teresa has been internationally involved in several research and art projects. From Cameroon to Morocco, from Palestine to Malta and Greece, from England to Germany, Belgium and Italy, her work focuses on migration issues, human rights and transculturality. Her projects are driven by the idea that change is possible through knowledge, research, art and social action. Since 2013 she has been based in Venice and has been working in Communications and Contemporary Art. She is Contributor at myartguides.com.
She holds an MA in Anthropology from SOAS School of Oriental and African Studies, London University. She worked as Research Assistant at Heidelberg University (2009-2013) and Visiting Researcher at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (2011-2013). In 2015 she was the Artistic Director of PRISMA Human Rights Photo Contest, organised by the Global Campus of Human Rights in collaboration with Lightbox. In 2016 and 2017 she was a member and artistic curator at ISOLAB, Photography Research Centre.
Since 2015 she has been International Press Office and Communications Specialist for Lightbox Publishing, Communication & Art in Venice. Currently, she is Media and Communication Consultant for the Department of Asian and North Africa Studies and the Department of Humanities at Ca' Foscari University of Venice.
- Communication strategy and event organisation: prevent social conflict through knowledge and cultural events, fostering social participation and activism
- Photography and photo reportage: enhancing knowledge and building a more conscious education through images
- Research issues: Human Rights, Migration and Diaspora, Asylum Policies and Refugee Rights
Born in Venice (Italy), 18/08/1981
Languages: Italian, English, Spanish, French, German
Communications Specialist, Event Organiser, Project Manager, Photographer and Writer
Freelance since 2015
Since 2021: Media and Communication Consultant for the Department of Humanities, Ca' Foscari University of Venice
Since 2019: Media and Communication Consultant for the Department of Asian and North Africa Studies, Ca' Foscari University of Venice
Since 2015: International Press Office and Communications Specialist, Lightbox Publishing, Communication & Art, Venice
10/2013 - 02/2015: Communications Manager and Event Organiser at Lightbox, Venice, Italy
10/2011 - 2013: Visiting researcher at GERME, Group for research on Ethnic Relations, Migration and Equality, Institut de Sociologie, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
04/2009 - 2013: Research Associate, Transcultural Studies, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, Germany
09/2007 - 09/2008: Master of Arts in Anthropology, SOAS – School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, UK
03/2008 - 07/2008: Public Relations and Marketing officer (volunteer), Refugee Week, Refugee Council, London, UK
since 09/2006: Event Organiser (Ad hoc collaborations), Lightbox, Venice, Italy
04/2006 - 08/2006: Intern for the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Italian Cultural Institute, Italian Embassy, Rabat, Morocco
01/2006 – 04/2006: Event organiser and teacher, Italian Cultural Centre, Yaoundé, Cameroon
09/2000 – 09/2005: Laurea in Scienze e Tecniche dell’Interculturalità (Intercultural Studies), Università degli Studi di Trieste, Italy
08/2005: European Summer School “European Union Law and Policy on Immigration and Asylum”, Academic Network for Legal Studies on Immigration and Asylum in Europe, ULB - Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
09/2003 - 07/2004: Exchange student at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain