BARBARA NATI. Shooting Clouds 1, 70 x 100 cm, digital collage, 2017, $2500



Born in Rome, Italy in 1980.

Lives and works between Britain and Italy

Over the last decade Barbara Nati’s work has faced social and environmental

issues with a very personal approach where history, visual art and advertising

approach mix up in new formula where art fulfills its goal becoming a playful

tool, speaking in a versatile and universal alphabet.

Every setting, as a matter of fact, invites the viewer to look again at those things

we take for granted while pulverizing the naïve trust in what we consider real

but may be not.

The thick messages concentrate on the idea of “inversion”, that is, on the

possibility of offering to the spectator the opposite point of view from the

expected or predicted one.

In her attempt to analyze the chaos reigning underneath the surface of reality

she combines conceptually interesting visual landscapes that blur fantasy and


The technical skills through which Barbara achieves her result provide a

primary role to the editing phase instead of the shooting itself.

On the other hand, the picture cannot be properly defined artificial; far from

being the result of a digital technique, it is the propaedeutic condition that

opens up to the possibility of digital intervention.

Barbara Nati’s oeuvre lies beyond what is commonly intended as photography,

mostly standing out for its estranging effect.

Her profoundly lyric investigation takes shape through a wise and skillful use

of digital and technological tools.

Her language always hovers between poetic and ironic, delivering essential

social and ethical messages, with a p

BARBARA NATI. Shooting Clouds 1, 70 x 100 cm, 2019