Luna Coppola (Naples, 1980) is a photographer and multi platform storyteller based in Barcelona where she combines editorial assignments, teaching and personal projects. During her period in Bologna, she worked for different Italian Movie Production as cinematogrpaher and DOP Department.
Since 2005, she works as a freelance photographer, focusing her work in the publishing portrait, sports, photojournalism and publishing in several international magazines and newspapers. In the last years she co-founded Witness Journal Association, an italian photographic collective and magazine based in Milan where she work as photo editor and teacher of education area.
From 2010 she has focused her work on the self-portrait and in 2012 her personal work Connected to Self Life and Relife, won the International Photo Award and the first prize at Forwording Thinking Museum and it has been published in the United States and Spain. Since 2012 she has worked with the artist Cristina Nuñez.
Since 2014 with the photographer and artist Sara Lusini, she created the editorial project Selfbook , and she found together the visual artist Silvia Campidelli the editorial collective DUAE
2005: Humanity and History of Cinema, Dams, University of Bologna, Italy
EXHIBITIONS and CONFERENCES
2015: L'Ospite - International Art Therapy Conference at Fine Art Accademy in Naples, Italy
2015: Fotografia Participativa 2015 CFD Barcelona - Selfie Quindi Sono
2014: SlideLuck Bologna - Selfie Quindi Sono
2014: DOCfield>14. Fotografia documental Barcelona - Exporting Cures
2013: Perugia Social Photo Fest - Connected to self-life and re-life
2010: Off Festival Europe Barcelona - Una Nave carica di diritti.
2006: Zenbu Gallery Barcelona - Composition Urbany
2005: Comune di Sansepolcro Arezzo - Hombres y Mujeres
2004: Mamamù Gallery Napoli - Collective Expo.
2016: Selfbook at Perugia Social Photo Fest 2016, Italy
2015: Workshop Selfscape at Fine Art Accademy in Naples, Italy
2015: SelfBook at Perugia Young Center, Italy
2015: SelfBook at Institute of Photographic Studies of Catalonia (IEFC) of Barcelona
2015: TNG teenagers – Roca Umbert Granollers.- Barcelona
2015: Assistant of Cristina Nuñez and Teaching at Quatre Camins Penitentiary Centre in Barcelona - Grant from Obra Social La Caixa.
2014: Selfie Quindi Sono – Pepita Onlus – Milan
2014: Assistant of Cristina Nuñez at Academy of Fine Arts – Naples.
2014: Assistant of Cristina Nuñez and Teaching of Method The Self Portrait Experience at the Association Faber - Naples
2011: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB)
2010: Nau Ivanow, photograhpy Workshop with Giulio di Meo, Barcelona.
AWARDS & GRANTS / WORKSHOPS / SCHOOLARSHIP
2014: Workshop “The Other Story” with Erica Mcdonald – Pratt Institute NY Schoolarship.
2013: 1 Place - Forward Thinking Museum - Connected to self-life and re-life
2013: 3rd Place - International Photography Award 2013 - Connected to self-life and re-life
2013: Workshop – The Self Portrait Experience - with Cristina Nuñez
2009: Magnum / Aliquindoi - Traffic 09 Barcelona Schoolarship - Workshop with Bruce Gilden
2007: Magnum / Aliquindoi - Traffic 07 Barcelona - Workshop with Alessandra Sanguinetti
2007: Lecture Portfolio Traffic 07 with Silvia Omedes
2004: Schoolarship - Studio Universal and Bologna University