The photographer and engraver Barbara La Ragione was born in 1974 in Naples, where she lives and works. Since creating her first photographs while attending the Academy of Fine Arts in Naples, she has continued to widen and refine both her photographic and engraving techniques, which she further employs in her artistic research. She has presented her works in solo exhibitions at the following galleries: Maximum Carasi, Mantua; Umberto Di Marino, Naples; Sabrina Raffaghello, Alexandria; and Overfoto, Naples. Among the group exhibitions she has participated in since 1998 are the following : “X Biennial of Young Artists from Europe and the Mediterranean,” Sarajevo , curated by I. Spahic; “100 Artists for a Museum,” Casoria International Contemporary Art Museum, curated by A. Manfred; ” 03 Borders,” Florence, Medici Riccardi Palace, curated by Ivan Margheri; “XII Biennial of Young Artists from Europe and the Mediterranean,” Naples, curated by A. Bonito Oliva and Gigiotto Del Vecchio; “Biennale of video and photography,” Alexandria, curated by Sabrina Raffaghello; “Company from Talent,” Naples, Naples Art Palace, curated by Mary Saverese; “54th Venice Biennale,” Hall Academy, Venice; “Campania Senses, 54th Venice Biennale, Italy Pavilion,” CAM, Casoria; “N.i.na . – New Neapolitan Image,” the PAN of Naples, curated by M. Di Capua and V. Rivosecchi; and “Photography Now,” Alexandria, Palazzo del Monferrato, curated by Sabrina Raffaghello.