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Noemi Comi (1996) is a conceptual and documentary photography born in Catanzaro (Italy). She studied photography at Laba (Libera Accademia di Belle Arti) in Florence, where she graduated with Honorable Mention. At the same time she followed a mentorship course with Steve Bisson by Urbanautica Institute.

Her photography is constantly evolving and follows a multidisciplinary path. She wants to combine art and science trying to break down any taboo. Her works conform to a well-defined aesthetic, dominated by strong colors and surreal atmospheres.

Education

2020- ongoing MA in Photography - Brera Academy - Milano, IT

2017-2020 BA in Photography - LABA (Libera Accademia di Belle Arti) - Firenze, IT

Masterclass and Residencies

2022 Il fotolibro nel panorama dell'editoria indipendente - workshop with Tommaso Parrillo - Witty books

2022  Editoria come Curatela - workshop with Elisa Medde - FOAM magazine

2021 Canon Student Development Programme - Visa pour l'image

2021 Tracciati - AIR non riservato residency - Milano, IT

2021 Nuove modalità operative per la fotografie - workshop with Paolo Woods

2018-2020 Mentorship with Steve Bisson/Urbanautica Institute

Awards 

2022 Photometria Awards - finalist Deathfest

2022 Premio Ghergo - winner Homo Saurus, Deathfest, Alba Lux

2022 Ragusa Foto Festival - special mention Deathfest

2022 Athens Photo Festival - shortlisted Homo Saurus

2022 Fine Art Photography Awards - winner Homo Saurus

2022 Premio Umane Tracce - mention Alba lux

2022 Gomma Grant - finalist Homo Saurus

2021 Premio Musa Donne Fotografe - winner Homo Saurus

2021 Grand Prix Białystok Interphoto - finalist Homo Saurus

2021 PHmuseum Days - shortlisted Homo Saurus

2021 Photographic Memory Asp Krakow - winner 8STABS

2021 RADICI Futuro Arcaico - selected Homo Saurus

2021 Belfast Photo Festival Award - shortlisted Homo Saurus

2021 Photometria Festival Parallel Voices - selected Alba lux

2020 PhotoVisa Photobook Contest - winner Alba lux

2020 Tiff Festival Breslavia  – shortlisted Asfodeli di cartapesta

2020 Premio Basilio Cascella - winner and mention Asfodeli di cartapesta

2020 Premio Pesaresi - shortlisted Alba lux

2020 Portfolio Jonico - shortlisted Alba lux

2020 Memories/no Memories  - selected Metempsicosi plastica

2020 Moscow International Foto awards - bronze winner Asfodeli di cartapesta

2020 Lenscratch Student Prize - shortlisted Alba lux

2020 Shutterb Hub YearBook award - shortlisted Alba lux

2019 Premio Pesaresi – mention Asfodeli di cartapesta

Exhibitions

2022 Confine - INSIGHT Foto Festival - Varese (IT)

2022  Rethinking Nature - FOTO WIEN - Wien (AT)

2022 Umane Tracce - Temporary Bacone - Milano (IT)

2022 Fake - Ctype Gallery - Bangkok  (TH)

2021 DOMANI - BreraBicocca - Milano (IT)

2021 Homo Saurus - Fotografia Musa - Monza (IT)

2021 TracciatiI - AIR NON RESERVED ARTIST IN RESIDENCE, Officine Creative Non Riservato  - Milano (IT)

2021 Interphoto - Grand Prix Exhibition - Białystok (PL)

2021 On Media. Signals and Connections - Loosenart - Roma (IT)

2021 In viaggio. Tragitti del corpo, percorsi della mente - Biennale dei Giovani Fotografi Italiani - Bibbiena (IT)

2021 RADICI - Futuro Arcaico Fest - Valona (AL)

2021 Inside / Home, Family And Community In This Transitional Time - PhMuseum Lab - Bologna (IT)

2021 Parallel voices - Photometria International Photography Festival - Ioànnina (GR)

2021 The Makeable Mind -  Noorderlicht Photo Festival - Groningen (NL)

2021 Le opere e I giorni - Istituto degli Innocenti - Firenze (IT)

2021 RADICI - Futuro Arcaico Fest - Bari (IT)

2021 Thinking the Future - Estate Fotografia International Photography Festival - Siracusa (IT)

2021 Segni, tracce, indizi - Carpi Foto Fest Focus Giovani - Carpi (IT)

2021 Photographic Memory - Asp Krakow/Contemporary Lynx - Krakòw (PL)

2020 Green Economy - LXIV Premio Basilio Cascella - Ortona (IT)
2020 PhotoVisa International Biennale of Photography - Krasnodar (RU)

Online Exhibitions
2020 Home Museum - Lagos Photo Festival 
2020 Graduate Showcase - The Pupil Sphere
2020 12th Anniversary Group Exhibition - Fraction Magazine, Bree Lamb
2020 Analogue Renaissance - Artdoc photography magazine
2020 The class of 2020 - In the In-between journal of new and new media photography,  Michael Itkoff 
2020 Backtalk - Photo-emphasis, Aaron Turner
2020 Next up - Lenscratch Student Prize top 25 

Slideshows

2022 Biennale della Fotografia Femminile - Mantova (IT)

2022 Rethinking Nature - Festival Center Foto Wien - Wien (AT)

2021 Meeting Point - PHOTO IS:RAEL - Tel Aviv (IL)

2021 Light Matter Film Festival - Alfred (NY)

2021 Rethinking Nature - Imago Photo Festival - Lisboa (PT)

2021 New Borders - NIDA Meeting Photographhy -Nida (LT)

2021 Rethinking Nature - Moise Europeèn de la Photographie - Luxemburg (LU)

2020 Process - Tiff Photo Festival - Wrocław (PL)

2020 Landskrona foto & Breadfild Dummy award slideshow - Landskrona (SE)