Michela Battaglia was born in Palermo, Italy, in 1982. After obtaining a Masters Degree in Modern Philology at the University of Palermo in 2009, she moved to Milan to work on photography. In 2018 Babel was published by Postcart Edizioni. In 2013, she moved to New York, where she later graduated from the International Center of Photography (ICP). In 2012 her book Storie di Mafia was published by Postcart Edizioni. Her works have been exhibited both in Italy and abroad. She lives in Milan.
Babel, Michela Battaglia and Stefano De Lugi, curated by Chiara Oggioni Tiepolo, Fotoleggendo 2018, June 2018 Rome.
See you at Rainbow bridge, "Group Art Show Opening Reception at CFASS/ Christie's" Red Hook, Brooklyn, NY March 2015.
Waiting for the EXPO 2015, Prima Visione 2014 - I fotografi e Milano, Galleria Bel Vedere. Milano, January - March 2015.
See you at Rainbow bridge, "Elective Affinities" curated by Alison Morley and Marina Berio. ICP - International Center of Photography, New York, July 2014.
Cooperativa Agricola Valli Unite, HABITAT Project, SI Fest #23, Savignano Immagini, October 2014.
Cimitero Santa Maria dei Rotoli, Vergine Maria, in “Palermo Implosa”. “Isola”, curated by Giusi Affronti, I Cantieri del Contemporaneo | Vuoto 14 Palermo, September 2014.
Topografia della memoria, Palazzo della Regione Emilia-Romagna, Bologna February, 2014.
Topografia della memoria, Foiano Fotografia XV Rassegna Internazionale, Memories, curated by Chiara Oggioni Tiepolo, Foiano della Chiana November 2013.
Topografia della memoria, Festival Padova Fotografia, from 22 March to 6 April, 2013.
Cooperativa Agricola Valli Unite, progetto HABITAT, November 2012, ResNova, Turin Photo Festival 2012.
Topografia della memoria, curated by Giampiero Vietti, Valeriu Ceobanu and Ivan Catalano, October – November 2012, Galleria Bin11, Torino.
Cooperativa Agricola Valli Unite, HABITAT Project, April - May 2012, Ram Studios c/o fabbrica del vapore, Milan.
Storie di Mafia, curated by Giovanna Calvenzi, Letizia Battaglia Il dolore della memoria and Michela Battaglia Topografia della memoria, 10bphotography, April - June 2012 Rome. With catalog: Storie di Mafia, texts of Giovanna Calvenzi and Attilio Bolzoni, photographs by Letizia Battaglia and Michela Battaglia, Postcart, Roma 2012.
Topografia della memoria, finalist Photodreaming World Photo Contest 2011, FORMA Centro Internazionale di Fotografia Milan and Camera di Commercio di Milan.
Cooperativa Agricola Valli Unite, Les Boutographies - Rencontres Photographiques de Montpellier 2011,“Projection Du Jury”.
Salsa Day, “POSI+TIVE MAGAZINE”, December, 18 2010.
Etterno amore, Amore by 55dsl 2009, curated by W. Guadagnini, F. Zanot and L. Andreoni, 55dsl store temporary art, Milan 2009. With catalog.
Autoritratto, “mostraMI”, Photofestival 2009, curated by G. Pelloso, R. Mutti and R. Costantini, Spazio Eventi, Milan 2009.