Francesca Marcaccio (1981) is an Italian visual artist based in London. She first studied History of Contemporary Art at the University of Florence, and then Photography at the Centre of Contemporary Photography Martino Marangoni in Florence too. In 2011 she obtained a Photo editing and Iconographic Research Degree from the CPF Bauer, Milan, Italy. Francesca recently graduated with an MA in Fine Art Photography from London College of Communication (University of The Arts London).
Besides taking part in several group shows, Francesca has exhibited her pieces in different solo shows across Italy and US. Her last group exhibition, Synesthesia, took place at the Darnley Gallery in London and was curated by Gabrielle Cooper. In 2013, she also exhibited her series Floating Nest at a solo Show at the DA.Co Gallery,Italy. Her fine art photography has been featured in Ninja Art Magazine and in the on-line blog Design Catwalk amongst other publications.
She is currently web editor for DUST Magazine online, a platform showcasing collaborative work and displaying international emerging artists. She gained experience in the field working commercially as well as editing for La Nazione newspaper in Florence and as Photojournalist for MPD Click, a leading commercial online fashion trend forecasting service.
Her project Floating Nest examines the correlation between nostalgia and transition through looking at the means by which individuals use objects to negotiate their interior space, their nesting ground, in an increasingly geographically fractured existence.