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Luigi Tolotti

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Engraver, photoengraver, photographer

Luigi Tolotti was born in Trieste in 1966, always fascinated by visual art, he began his artistic career starting from the end of the 1980s, with particular attention to drawing and photography. After finishing high school, he began to devote himself to the development and improvement of expressive techniques. In 1990 he attended the "Free School of etching Carlo Sbisà". He completed his studies at the "International School of Graphic Design in Venice" attending the courses in succession:
1994: photogravure and mixed techniques directed by Daniel Divorne;
1995: manufacture of handmade paper directed by Fernando Masone;
1996: engraving - advanced and experimental techniques directed by Riccardo Licata;
1996: "Hayter technique" simultaneous color print directed by Anna Romanello.His twenty-year career has allowed him to develop a vast experience in the field of photography and graphic techniques: - Engraving: traditional techniques (etching, aquatinte, ceramolle) - Engraving: experimental techniques (printing with alternative matrices: wood, cardboard, plastic, etc. .) - Photoengraving - Traditional photo printing methods - Development and printing of negatives - Pc softwares-Adobe Suite - Digital printing techniques - Use of pinhole camera - Cameraless photography

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Selected exhibitions

1992: “Biennale giuliana d’arte” - Trieste
1993: “Collettiva d’incisione” presso la Sala Comunale di Trieste
1994: secondo premio giovani artisti Lloyd Adriatico 1994: “Collettiva di fotoincisione” presso la Galleria “Segno Grafico” di Venezia
1995: primo premio grafica “Trofeo Cesare Dell’Acqua”
1998: “Collettiva itinerante Trieste Arte & Parkinson”
2004: “Quotidiana 04” - Trieste
2006: “Quotidiana 06” - Lignano
2006: Festival “Trieste è fotografia”
2007: “Daydreaming Magazine” – Trieste
2007: Work in progress –Serre di Villa Rivoltella - Trieste
2007: Matrici sperimentali; Associazione culturale “Prologo” - Gorizia
2007: Bardou, Mons La Trivalle Francia
2007: Sala Comunale di Trieste, “In piazza si vive” 2007: Culture & Culture; Chateau de Padies Francia
2008: Giornata mondiale del foro stenopeico; Tolmezzo 2008: “Visioni stenopeiche”, Knulp Trieste.
2009: Fotografia stenopeica; Corte del Libro - Tolmezzo 2010: Libreria “Minerva” - Trieste
2010: "Uno+Uno"; Associazione Juliet presso A.S.P. ITIS - Trieste 2010: Quattro Artisti in viaggio con Ulisse; Associazione DDP; Tolmezzo
2010: Da Trieste a Parigi – Associazione culturale Twins – Trieste
2010: “Bloomsday”; Assessorato alla Cultura e DDProject - Trieste
2011: 54a Biennale di Venezia, Padiglione Italia, Regione Friuli Venezia Giulia
2012: Le Vie delle foto; Trieste
2013: “Io che non vivo" - Workshop relazionale
2013: Rayograph.Fashion editorial published on Juliet Art Magazine nr. 164/ Oct.- Nov. 2013
2013: Photoshooting “Rayograph: Space interaction at Fondazione d’arte contemporanea U. Carà” Comune di Trieste, Trieste, Italy (IT)
2014: "Fotonotte", Casa dell'Arte, Trieste, Italy (IT) 2014: Lectures at CoversArt, Conversazioni d’Arte contemporanea, Scuola del Vedere/partnership with Juliet Art Magazine, Trieste, Italy (IT)