Polly Palmerini (b.1995, Italy) is an artist based in Manchester UK.Currently a Teaching Assistant on the BA (Hons) Photography at Manchester School of Art and Club Tutor for National Saturday Club in Art and Desing.

Her practice concentrates on materiality, malleability and the performative quality of everyday objects, which an interest in objects found in her surroundings.She has been exploring the never settling relationship in photography between what we see and what we know, by playing with ideas of illusion and myth.



2020 Paper Geographies, Manchester Central Library (soon)
2019 Natural Light, AIR Gallery/Lumen Studios2019 TOIL, Grosvenor Gallery, Manchester
2018 Beyond the Camera V, Pingyao International Photography Festival, China
2018 ROUTE, Voies Off Festival, Arles France
2018 Degree Show at Manchester School of Art
2018 A Month at the Venice Art Biennale, Bow Arts 2017 Make/Shift, Plant Noma, Manchester
2017 Into the Labyrinth, International 3, Salford


2017 Venice Art Biennale Fellowship - British Council funded - Venice, Italy

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

Curatorial Projects

Route, Co-curator, Voies Off Festival, July 2018 The Place, co-curator, Grosvenor Gallery, January 2019 2019 Intermission, Bankley Gallery & Studios* 2019 Deck the Walls, Bankley Gallery & Studios*