Polly Palmerini is a photographic artist based in Manchester, UK. Currently Teaching Assistant on BA (Hons) Photography at Manchester School of Art.

Her practice utilises a Bricolage methodology: concentrating on materiality, malleability and the performative quality of everyday objects. Also, with a concern about environmental issues and human consumption in today’s world.
Her latest work comes from a fascination of everyday materials and daily usage of the things that surround us. Odds and Ends was shown at Manchester Art School Take Flight Degree Show 2018, in Arles photo festival with Route and in China with Beyond the Camera at the Pingyao International Photography Festival, China curated by Sian Bonnell.

Also a Tutor for the Manchester Art and Design Saturday Club, workshops for 13-16yrs old.


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Exhibitions

Into the Labyrinth, International 3 - Salford, 23rd November- 3rd December 2017

Make/Shift, Plant Noma - December 2017

A Month at the Venice Art Biennale - Bow Arts London - 15th March - 14th February 2018

Degree Show at Manchester School of Art -June 2018

ROUTE, Voies Off Festival, Arles France - July 2018

Beyond the Camera, Pingyao International Photography Festival - September 2018

TOIL, Grosvenor Gallery, 18th-22nd February 2019


Residency
Venice Art Biennale Fellowship 2017 - British Council funded- Venice, Italy ("Floating" 2017)

Cultural Digital Designer in Residence, with Abraham Moss High School and People’s History Museum, January-March 2019

Curatorial Projects

Route, Co-curator, Voies Off Festival, July 2018

The Place, co-curator, Grosvenor Gallery, January 2019