Lidia Patelli, Lugano 1972
Patelli was born in Lugano, Switzerland, and studied at the CSIA (the Educational Centre for Industrial Arts) and the S.S.A.A. (the Institute of Applied Arts). She has lived in Bergamo since 2005, and specialises in photographing ancient and modern works of art, often verging on the uncanny. Her recent work has featured disoncerting images of stuffed animals, and her work Pelican was included at the Royal Academy of Arts' 2016 Summer Exhibition.