Benedetta Manfriani is an Italian visual artist and a singer. She works with different techniques: photography, ceramics, graphics, sculpture, music. Her work has been shown in galleries and museums in Florence, Siena, Bern, Milan, Paris, London, Hamburg and Padua, as well as being held in private collections in Italy, France, the United Kingdom, Switzerland and the United States. In 2016 she had a personal exhibition at Hamburg’s Italian Institute of Culture. In 2013 she created an interactive installation for the Istituto degli Innocenti, in Florence, in cooperation with Tempo Reale, the centre for musical research founded by L. Berio. Her photos were published in the Italian newspaper La Repubblica and on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Flickr Channel. Her illustrations were published in the Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera at the link www.ilpostodellefavole.corriere.it
She studied singing and she regularly performs programmes of both Jewish music and jazz across Italy.
She has been a teacher and is currently working with Florence’s Tempo Reale. She runs the multicultural CONfusion choir made up of refugees and locals, and the Donne per la Pace choir which is inspired by the Israeli group of the same name, made up of Muslim, Jewish, Christian and non-religious women.