Francesco Arese Visconti | Webster University

Francesco Arese Visconti

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Media Communications Deputy Program Head
Photography Program Coordinator
Faculty, Photography & part-time researcher
Geneva campus



 Academic Experience

Francesco Arese Visconti was educated at the Università degli Studi di Firenze (Italia). In 1998 he received his “laurea” in Humanities. He has taught at Webster since 2007 and has been the Photography Program Coordinator since 2009. In 2012 he became the Deputy Head of the Media Communications Department and a Part Time Member of the Research Faculty.

Professional Experience

Since 1999, Francesco has completed work for a number of important museums (Uffizi Gallery and Museo degli Argenti in Florence) and public institutions (Provincia di Firenze and Regione Toscana) in Italy. He is the author of photographs issued in more than 30 publications.

In 2004 he completed research on the relationship between human constructions and the environment on the Greek islands. The project “Archaeology and Environment” won the second prize at the “Toscana Photo Festival” in Massa Marittima (Grosseto, Italy).

In 2005 he published a book on the Italian architect Giovanni Michelucci (“Michelucci: l'architettura fotografata”).

In 2010 Francesco completed his part of a major research project for the German Art Institute in Florence (Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz - Max Planck Institut) documenting the spacial relationship between squares and monuments in Tuscany. For this research he shot more then 700 photographs with a 5x7 camera.

A book and a database were published with all the photographs (F. Nova, C. Joechner, “Piazza e Monumento” -

Since 2011 he has been represented by La Caravana - Arte Itinerante (

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