I am a visual poet and film photographer from Dublin (born in Monza, Italy), engaged in reclaiming a different way to tell a story, from impairment to empowerment, from grief to love, from confinement to acceptance, social inclusion and equality.
Letizia Lopreiato is a multilingual visual poet and film photographer working with 35mm photography, poetry, spoken word, and Super 8, to develop her social documentary practice with an art-photography style. Magnum Photos Portfolio Review featured artist (November 2020), Letizia embraced film photography in February 2018, a few months after her visual impairment diagnosis. The artist writes and performs her poetry in English, Italian and Spanish, and her work is published internationally, in the UK, Ireland and Italy.
Her Sonia’s Trees art-book is out as a publication by The Outside Press, and printed by Plus Print, Dublin, in December 2022. The artist is a professional member of Visual Artists Ireland, her work is part of the Ireland’s Office of Public Works State Art Collection, and it was exhibited at both PhotoIreland Halftone Print Fair at The Library Project, and at Dublin Art Book Fair, at Temple Bar Gallery + Studios (November – December 2021), Dublin, Ireland.
Lopreiato’s solo exhibitions include: Exposure Alberta Photography Festival 2022 Canada (February 2022), PhotoIreland Festival Open Program 2021, with a series of solo shows, between County Dublin and The Gallery of Modern Art in County Waterford in Ireland (July – October 2021); Exposure Alberta Photography Festival Canada (February 2021). Between 2020 and 2021 Letizia has been awardee of the Arts Council of Ireland: Agility Award Round 3, the Visual Arts Research Bursary, and the Connect Award.
The artist comes from a Magna Cum Laude research background in International Relations and over a decade international program-management experience in the technology industry. Her interest lays in the application of barrier-free technologies for pluridiversity, inclusion and equality within the Visual Arts, and with a focus on Photography.