Silvana Agostoni is a multicultural visual artist whose work explores issues of the body as physical geography, fractured and transitory identities and landscape.
She is interested in the nature of our perceptual contact with the world and photography as a transformative surface that is capable of making the invisible visible and the intangible tactile.
Currently she working on creating poetic visual connections between ourselves and the environment.
Her work has been exhibited extensively in the US, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Japan, Italy, Spain, Cuba, UK, Russia, Venezuela, India and Canada. She was recently awarded the 2020 Minnesota State Arts Board Visual Artist Initiative Grant and the 2019-2022 Sistema Nacional de Creadores de Arte Fellowship by the National Fund for Culture and the Arts in Mexico City. Her work is included collections in Mexico the US and Spain, such as the Lehigh University Art Galleries Collection in Pennsylvania and Centro de la Imagen in Mexico City.
Silvana holds an MFA in Photography, Video and Related Media from the School of Visual Arts in New York. She divides her time between Mexico City and Minneapolis.