Federica Muzzarelli is Full Professor of Photography and Visual Culture at the University of Bologna. She is Coordinator of the CFC International Research Centre and Editor-in-Chief of the scientific series “Cultures, Fashion and Society” (Pearson). She is Chief Director of the Master in Design and Technology for Fashion Communication and Deputy Head of the Department for Life Qualities Studies. Among her recent books and papers: Femmes Photographes. Emancipation et performance 1850-1940 (Hazan, Paris 2009); Moderne icone di moda. La costruzione fotografica del mito (Einaudi 2013); From Family Album to Snapshot Style. Notes on the Aesthetics of the Snapshot Style between Art and Fashion (Pearson 2015); Lee Miller and Man Ray. Photography, Fashion, Art (Atlante 2016); The Photo Booth and the Automatic Photographic Portrait. From Criminal and Psychiatric Certification to Imaginary Escape (Pearson 2016); Women Photographers: Annemarie Schwarzenbach, New Dandy and Lesbian Chic Icon ("Visual Resources" 2018); I nudi maschili di Elio Luxardo. Fotografia e virilità nell’estetica fascista (Rosenberg & Sellier 2020).
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