Annalia is an analogue photographer and a digital multimedia maverick based in East Berlin. She was educated in Naples and Rotterdam and was awarded her MA in Photography and Urban Culture from Goldsmiths College, University of London. Her photographic work was exhibited in London, Riga and Naples, where she spent several years co-curating exhibitions and electronic arts events. At the moment she’s involved as international business development manager at Red Team Media, while the couch and the floors of her Prenzlauer Berg apartment are home to the most avantgarde cultural connections across Europe.
Gabriele is a writer and documentarist working in material and visual culture. Currently a PhD Candidate based at University College London, his main academic research focuses on the ethics of primary formal values in early contemporary graphic design. He collaborates with the Abitare art and design magazine and has translated Eyal Weizman’s Hollow Land: Israel’s Architecture of Occupation into Italian. Besides writing, he’s interested in the use of moving and still image to research places and objects and has worked on several documentary photography or film-making projects. His Lo haría de nuevo, a documentary on Cuban memories from the 1959 Revolution, took part to the 2008 London Moving Image Festival.
Elena De Candia
Elena is based in Naples, where she is busy organizing all sorts of cultural events. Her interests range from modern literature to cinema and electronic music. She studied Literature and Gender Studies at Naples, working in particular on the representation of female characters in Edith Wharton’s novels.
Elena regularly contributes movie and music reviews to several magazines freely distributed in Naples, as well as e-publications. As a reviewer, her interests are mainly centred on independent productions, cinema of the Far East, and the psychological genre. Elena’s diplomatic skills and charming fringe are crucial in liaising with the venues and planning the success of BoSs in Naples.