Eleonora Sabet is a portraitist and documentary author of Syrian-Palestinian origins born in Milan in 1995. She is a self-taught photographer who starts developing an interest in photographic art through self-portraits. In 2018 she starts traveling in the Middle East to find her origins and to develop her personal projects. In 2019 she wins a scholarship with VII Academy and participates to “Photojournalist Survival Kit” Ron Haviv’s workshop. After that experience, he nominates her for the 6×6 Global Talent Program World Press Photo. In 2020 she has Maggie Steber as her teacher who guided her through her family’s photographic research. In 2021 her project “Confined Youth” is selected for the مهرجان الصورة – عمان Image Festival Amman. She is a resident artist at OEG – Open Edition Gallery by Perimetro and her work is part of the curators selection by Claudio Composti, Hester Keijser and Enrico Stefanelli. In 2021, she publishes her first book The Memory Of You Still Hurts, she gets represented by Heillandi Gallery and JERGON, she co-founds usthey NARRATIVE, a collective born to raise the voices of photographers who identify as a minority. She actively collaborates with Perimetro Magazine, curating a column focused on stories about minorities. Currently her artistic production focuses on analyzing social issues, especially those she is related to.

usthey NARRATIVE / Perimetro / Heillandi Gallery / JERGON

M: info@eleonorasabet.com
IG: @elesabet
PRONOUNS: she/her/they/them

EXHIBITIONS

2021 Fotografə che rappresentano minoranze, Perimetro usthey Vogue Italia, Milan Italy
2021 La storia di Pira, Milan Italy
2021 usthey NARRATIVE first collective exhibition, Milan Italy
2021 Selfself “The Memory Of You Still Hurts”, Milan Italy
2021 OEG Poster exhibition, Milan Italy
2021 مهرجان الصورة – عمان Image Festival, Amman Jordan
2018 Tanzanian Tales, Rome Italy

PUBLICATIONS

i-D Italy, Vogue Italia, Perimetro, Conceptual Projects, Casa di Ringhiera, Curated by GIRLS, La Repubblica, La Stampa.