Brand Visual Director of Vogue Italia and Director of the Photo Vogue Festival
Alessia Glaviano is the Brand Visual Director of Vogue Italia and Director of the Photo Vogue Festival. Besides curating a series of interviews with the Masters of photography for Vogue Italia’s website, which have acquired enormous popularity among the community of people interested in photography and which are also broadcast on the Italian Sky Arte channel, Glaviano is also responsible for Photo Vogue, an innovative platform on which users can share their own photographs knowing they can rely on the curatorial supervision of professional photo editors. Under Glaviano’s direction, Photo Vogue has reached over 180.000 users/photographers hailing from all over the world and launched a collaboration with the prestigious international agency Art & Commerce, which represents some of the most esteemed names in fashion photography, including Steven Meisel, Sølve Sundsbø, Paolo Roversi and Patrick Demarchelier. At Condé Nast, Alessia is responsible for the artistic direction of events and exhibitions for Vogue Italia and L’Uomo Vogue. In 2016 Glaviano directed the first edition of The Photo Vogue Festival The event marked the first conscious fashion photography festival dedicated to the shared ground between Ethics and Aesthetics, bound to an influential fashion publication, engaging the whole city of Milano with talks, exhibitions and photography-related initiatives. The 4 editions 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 met critical and public success. Besides the editorial activity, Alessia holds lectures and conferences on a regular basis. Some of the institutes and universities she was invited as guest lecturer include: IED, Bocconi University and the Milan Polytechnic.
Glaviano was invited to participate as jury member in numerous internationally acclaimed photography contests including the World Press Photo and the Festival International de Mode et de Photographie à Hyères; and has participated in several portfolio review sessions, including the “New York Times Portfolio Reviews”.