Rossella Damiani

Rossella Damiani

PhotographerUnited Kingdom
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Rossella Damiani

Rossella Damiani

PhotographerUnited Kingdom
About me
Currently based in London, Rossella works on commission and personal projects. She is an Italian documentary, portrait, fashion photographer and creative director, always interested in exploring different media. Her work revolves around capturing ordinary life, different realities and perceptions of the society we live in. With a fascination for the body and its features, she's always expanding her vision to depict it, establishing a connection with the subjects involved.
  • Untangled
    UntangledUntangled highlights the issues surrounding hair's personal versus market value, exploring the different phases in the human hair trade and the trade’s ambiguity. The title reflects my research and creative journey, making something complicated easier to understand or deal with, removing the knots from an untidy mass of string and separating the different threads, as the definition of Untangle suggests. The series wants to create an open dialogue between the work itself and the observer, lead
    TRACESTraces is an ongoing exploration of the epidermis, with the aim to question the norms of beauty in our society, and what is considered aesthetically pleasing. The series talks about beauty, acceptance, and identity, depicting subjects who live together with their signs, each telling their own story. Traces represent a turning point in the perception of my skin after a fungal infection on my face. It shows up with circular white spots, which changes over time, multiplying or expanding. I got so u
  • Mermaid in a Manhole
    Mermaid in a ManholeYizon Jewellery's new collection is inspired by the Japanese horror cult ‘Guinea Pig’ from Hideshi Hino. The visuals play with a reference from the movie: the obsessive relationship and its evolution between a painter and a dying mermaid.
  • Assume Form
    Assume FormArt, dance, and design have always been essential to express ourselves, our identity, and our emotions. Assume form talks about an evolving body that finds its nature in the liberation of dancing.   The designer's obsession with female empowerment comes from her Sicilian heritage and the experience of passionate womanhood.
    WORK WORK WALKCampaign for the genderless Korean fashion brand Kein Pionier. It focuses on the everyday aspect, producing home-wear, one-mile wear, and underwear items. The 2021 collection "WORK, WORK, WALK" removes the boundaries between the home and the workplace, proposing a new paradigm look for everyone.
    EXPLORATIVE OBSERVATION OF NYMPHSPhotographer and retoucher: Rossella Damiani Art Director: Aneta Šebestová Stylist: Nicola Conserva Hair Stylist: Grace Tame Makeup Artist: Miriam Spanu Models: Elizabeth Owen | Janice Ho | Ella Judge | Sabrina Vongsuravatana | Sanya Malnar Wardrobe : HELIKON XX @helikon_xx Jewels and torsos made by HELIKON XX @helikon_xx
Projects credited in
  • VOGUE- Untangled
    VOGUE- UntangledA university project depicting the hair life cycle in the hair trade. Featured in Vogue Italia. Photographered by @rosselladmn, MUA: @ping_muartist, @dhk_makeup.
Work history
    PhotographerRossella Damiani
    United KingdomFreelance
    - Brainstorming, delivering mood boards and developing storytelling depending on the concept, casting models and creatives to work together in a safe space. - Shooting and retouching. - Reliable and invested throughout the whole process.
    Graphic Design TeacherIstituto Tecnico "G.G. Marinoni"
     - Udine, ItalyFull Time
    - Taught Graphic Design to diverse classes of 25 students. - Motivated students to be more engaged in classes through applying positive reinforcement techniques. - Earned positive feedback from parents regarding classroom instruction and student learning success. - Designed and delivered creative lesson plans to reach diverse student audiences. - Worked outside normal hours to be available to answer parent and student questions.
  • Portrait Photography
  • Documentary Photography
  • Editorial Photography
  • Beauty Photography
  • Retouching
  • Graphic Design
  • Video Editing
  • Creative Art Direction
  • Casting Models
  • Team Collaboration
    London College of Fashion, UAL logo
    London College of Fashion, UAL logo
    MA Fashion PhotographyLondon College of Fashion, UAL
     - London, United Kingdom
    Creative art direction, Editorial photography, Development of personal projects.
    Bachelor of Arts (BA) Accademia di Belle arti di Venezia
     - Venice, Italy
    Photography, graphic design and videomaking