Maria Teresa Salvati

Maria Teresa Salvati

Founder and director of www.everythingisconnected.eu, atrans-disciplinary platform that aims at connecting different areas ofresearch, experimenting new ways to involve and engage with a largepublic, learning through the results of experimentation and providingthe community with new paradigms for communicating the environmentalcrisis.Special lectured at UAL: University of the Arts London, within the MA inPhotojournalism and Documentary Photography, with a year-long coursecalled "Visualising the Environmental Emergency".She's co-author of the symposium 'Visualizing Climate Change', inpartnership with UAL (University of the Arts London), Climate Visuals,PARC (Photographic Archive Research Center) and VII Foundation, whosetopics have been: "Female Gaze", "Environmental Sublime", "IsPhotography Sufficient to Communicate the Climate Emergency?", "CreatingImpact: New Visual Perspectives on the Climate Crisis”, “Empathy andConnection in Environmental Storytelling”, “Contemporary Photographyand Public Engagement”, “Alternative Aesthetics in EnvironmentalStorytelling”.

Appointed curator of a new multi-languages festival in Bari, "FuturoArcaico Fest", where photography, illustration, installation, sound,video and mixed media are exposed mainly in public space, around thecity, to reflect the archaic and ritual culture in Italy.She is the editor-in-chief of Slideluck Editorial, an online and offlineplatform for contemporary photography and multimedia that promotessocial change.She teaches Personal Branding for photographers at IED Rome. She is alsovisiting professor at the London College of Communication (LCC) for theMA in Photojournalism and Documentary Photography and works as aone-on-one consultant with photographers and creatives. She has also adedicated column in C41 Magazine, presenting photographers seen throughtheir "Spot of Beauty".