Alicia Sanguinetti

(b. 1945, Argentina)

She studied Art History at the Universidad de Buenos Aires. She started photography with her mother, Annemarie Heinrich, joining her studio professionally in 1963. She received further education at the Bayrische Lehranstaldt für Photographie Munich (Germany) and at the Eastmann Kodak-Rochester Photographic Center (USA). She capitalized on her experience as a classical dancer to specialize in dance and theater photography. Since 1975 she collaborates with dance publications in France, Germany, the United States and Cuba. Her images illustrate numerous specialized books and calendars. She is also the author of various articles on dance and photography. Among other distinctions, in 1990 she was awarded by UNESCO in the exhibition "Women of the World" in Venezuela; in 1995 she received the First Prize in the Latin American Contest "Only for Women" and the First Prize in "Portraits" in the exhibition "Latin America seen with the eyes of a Woman" at C.A.C.I.O.F.A. In 1997 the Foto Club Buenos Aires, through the Academic Foundation for Visual Arts, awarded her the PIRAMIDE PLATA, for her career as a professional photographer. In 1999, the Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires acquired her works that became part of its collection. She was jury in national awards and international competitions. She has held numerous solo and group exhibitions, in Argentina, Germany, France, Italy, Russia, Venezuela, Cuba and Belgium, among others.