Bruna Rotunno, photographer, lives and works between Europe and Asia.
After graduating in psychology, she started to be interested in photography, particularly in portraits, fashion images and video art
Her art, including portraits and landscapes, transcends genres and alternates pictorial sensibility to the immediacy of reportage, preserving the integrity of the subject photographed. Her vision is developed on Stories Telling of reality, propulsive element of investigation and research, captured in deeply emotional images. Her work has been exhibited in numerous galleries in Europe and Asia.
She has shot worldwide advertising campaigns for major international brands as Bmw, Audi, American Express, Citroen, Ferrarelle, LoroPiana, Moschino, Peugeot, Helena Rubinstein, Samsung, Telecom, Volkswagen, Zegna, in collaboration with adv agencies as DDB, EURO RSCG, HAWAS WW, LEO BURNETT, OGILVY, TBWA, JWT.
She collaborates with various international fashion magazines: Vogue, Muse, Schon, Twill, its Ny etc.
She is a video maker and commercial director.
EXHIBITIONS and AWARDS
2018 - “Wall to Wall”,Group Exhib.Molin Corvo Gallery-Paris
2018 - “Women in Bali”,Solo Exhib.Sacred Arts Gallery.Sai Kung,Hong Kong
2017 - “Matter”,Group Exhib.Joyce Gallery-Palais Royal-Paris
2017 - “Walking The Path”,Group Exhib.Molin Corvo Gallery-Paris
2017 - “Women in Bali”,Solo Exhib. MAO,Museum of Oriental Arts-Turin
2016 - Tokyio Intl Foto Awards-Honorable Mention
2016 - “Women in Bali”, book launch ,Fivelements, Ubud ,Bali
2016 - “From which none of us can escape” ,duo exhibition ,Italian Embassy ,New Dehli.
2016 - Prix de la Photographie- Paris .Silver Award and Honorable Mention.
2016 - “Women in Bali”, Solo exhibition. Visual Arts Gallery, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi.
2016 - Sotheby’s and Scatti per Bene, Auction, Exhibition Triennale -Milan
2016 - “Women in Bali” The book. Publ. Silvana
2015 - "60 Grandi Fotografi 60 Grandi Architetti." group exhib., Spazio Martini Light, Milano.
2015 - Sotheby’s and Scatti per bene -Milan
2012 - "Alluminium Still" Solo exhib., Blank Gallery, Gallipoli.
2011 - "A different walking" Solo exhib. Atelier Cristofoli, Paris.
2010 - "Shanghai 24h" Solo exhib. Triennale Bovisa, Milano.
2010 - "The magic of Lotus" Video Art. Client Loro Piana.
2008 - "Liquid Light" Video Art DoP-Collaboration with the artist Petulia Mattioli. Palazzo Lomellino, Genova.
2007 - "Timer" Video Art Direction and DOP. Triennale di Milano.
2006 - "Etno Folk a Cortina". Solo exhib. and book. A photographic collection of portraits and historical clothing. Cortina
2005 - "Sultans Dream" Short film. Biennale di Venezia. Direction and DOP.
2003 - "Aids Party" Group exhib. with artists like Helmut Newton, Vincent Peters, Bettina Rheims, Jan Saudek - Salle des Etoiles of Montecarlo.
2000 - "Arte e Materia" collaboration with Umberto Maria Branchini. Group Exibition. Palazzo Durini, Milano.
1998 - "Arti visive 2." Group exhib. Palazzo Ducale, Genova.
1998 - "Somma" collaboration with Eraldo Bernocchi Teatro Regio di Torino.
Between 1997 and 2000 she has been teacher of photography at the IED,European Institute of Design in Milan
2018 “Gift of Kings” Pub.Skira
2016 “Women in Bali” Pub.Silvana
2012 “The Queen of the Andes” Pub.Skira
2010 “The Lotus Flower” Pub.Skira
2008 “The Long Journey of Excellence” Pub.Skira
2007 “Etno Folk in Cortina” Pub. Renografica