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Francesco Arese Visconti (1971) is an experienced and published photographer. He worked for important museums and public institutions. Arese Visconti is the Head of the Media Communications Department and Photography Program Coordinator at Webster University Geneva where he teaches visual communication courses. As a member of the research faculty at Webster, he focuses his work on the migration processes in Switzerland and in Italy. In 2012, he published the book ‘New World – Stories of African Immigration and Integration in Switzerland.’ In 2015, Arese Visconti completed two projects on the Italian-Chinese community in Prato (Itay): ‘Hidden Identity – The Italian-Chinese community in Prato’ and ‘We, Prato.’ His current work is about Italian migration in the Swiss Confederation. Ten images from this research project were exhibited in 2015 at the EXPO in Milan and are part of his Ph.D. research at the University of Westminster (UK). Arese Visconti is also a member of the Union Suisse des Photographes Professionnels (USPP) and the organizer of the webinar series 'The Looking Glass - A Webster Geneva live stream with an expert on a current topic' https://webster.ch/news/2020/0706lookingglass.php and https://www.youtube.com/user/webstergenevamedia/videos

Teaching

PHOT 1000 Photo 1 

PHOT 2040 History of Photography 

EPMD 1000 Introduction to Media Production 

MDST 3150 Topics in Media: Visual Semiotics 

PHOT 3190 Digital Photographic Imaging

Research

Arese Visconti F. (2020). Possible in Photography. In Glăveanu V. P. (Ed.), The Palgrave Encyclopedia of the Possible. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan.

F. Arese Visconti, and J. Sandholm-Bark. (2018). "Enabling effective assessment through collaboration." INTED2018 Proceedings. ISBN: 978-84-697-9480-7

B. Wiggins, S. Leahy, K. Jenkins, J. Smith, F. Arese Visconti, T. Young, and B. Srisupawat. (2017). "International Podcast Project: using podcasts to enrich and enhance experiences in international education." INTED2017 Proceedings. ISBN: 978-84-617-8491-2.

Arese Visconti, F. (2015). Hidden Identity – The Italian-Chinese Community in Prato (Florence: Aiòn Edizioni), pp. 84.

Arese Visconti, F. (2015). We, Prato (Prato: Edizioni SUI), pp. 76.

Arese Visconti, F. (2012). New World – Stories of African Immigration and Integration in Switzerland (Florence: Aiòn Edizioni), pp. 96.