the presence of absence - © Monia Merlo photographer
quasi una solitudine - © Monia Merlo photographer
She was born in Bassano del Grappa, Italy, 1970.
After finishing her studies in Venice, she teamed her work as an architect with her passion for Photography, making it her main expression medium. Monia currently works as a freelance photographer, her work is focused on fashion, including prestigious collaborations with famous brands. Her photos find inspiration in literature, poetry and her most inner feelings.
They are means of creation, research and development of a work which undergoes a constant evolution, as well as being a way to represent, through fragile feminine bodies, the artist's search of herself.
Her work has been published in several online magazine and exhibition
Some of her photographs are represented by Art + Commerce New York and Sakura Gallery in Paris.