“The emotions we feel are often lived in a personal way; they are intimate… And yet emotions belong to everyone; we share them, they belong to our deepest human nature. That is the subject I want to explore, with introspection, trying to bring my own and other people’s emotions."
Born 1973 in France, Yasmina Barbet first attended a photography course at IED in Rome (1995-8). In 1998 she moved to Paris were she worked on photographic projects and also studied drawing, art history, and image processing. In 2002 she returned to Rome for commissioned work where she also developed her personal photo archive. In 2009, Barbet began collaboration with the French Wostok Press agency covering news in Italy. Barbet has published books and articles on commission, including the "Senegal Natangué" catalog for an exhibit at the Italian Senate and most recently exhibited at Peschiera del Garda Biennale and Florence Biennale.
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