Greta Lorimer is an Italian artist based in UK. Her practice sees philosophy and photography deeply intertwined. Her research focuses on the social and introspective potentialities of conceptual and performative photography.
In her photographic practice she often adopt the metaphor, the surreal and the oneiric to tell and visualize untold thoughts, feelings, states of mind and unseen stories.
She graduated with a BA in Philosophy from University La Sapienza of Rome. During the years in Rome, she combined attended professional courses of documentary photography at CTS in collaboration with Società Geografica Italiana and National Geographic Italy, and of portrait photography at ISFCI, the Institute of Photography in Rome. Upon graduation from the course, she joined ISFCI as a teaching assistant in Portrait Photography.
She then moved to the United Kingdom where she pursued a Master’s Degree in Photography at the University of Brighton. She has been selected as one of the graduates emerging talents UK 2018 by Barbican Curator Alone Pardo at Source Magazine that published one of her pictures. Greta is one of the artists featured in the Fast Forward research project @womeninphoto. She exhibited in Rome, Brighton and London.