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


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. 




- 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