Photo Art Director
a state of mind"
Domenica Bucalo is a visionary designer with a wide range of experience in design, creation and development of visual projects.She graduated in Milano, from the Accademia di Belle Arti, in Set-Design and Art History, then moved to New York to continue her studies at The School of Visual Arts. Shortly after, she was hired by the New York Italian Theater Company, holding the position of Set-Designer for their productions.
Ms. Bucalo was granted a Green Card because of Extraordinary Ability in the Arts. Since then, she has worked in developing high-end residential projects, real estate boutique offices and visual window display design for the music world, art directing and styling photo shooting for interiors editorial and life style. Projects include, Lenny Kravitz, Beastie Boys, Sony Style, and The Lion King, Vogue Italia. She has extensive knowledge, experience and shows the utmost care in art directing projects. Examples are her interiors creations for the launches of restaurants, as well as the development and styling of private events, record release party for the music business, special dinner events, visual presentation at medical conferences on new pharmaceutical products. She has been featured internationally in books, catalogues and magazines such as, Flash Art, Village Voice, Repubblica, Aperture, and Intervista, Vogue Italia, to name a few. Her work has been featured in major exhibition including “Contemporaneo DOC/DOCVA” at the Museo Nazionale delle Arti del XXI Secolo in Rome; “Photomedia Europe” at the Palazzo della Triennale in Milano; “La Photographie Italienne Contemporaine” at the Galerie du Chateau D’eau in Toulouse; “Huesca Imagen” in Zaragoza, Spain; “From pencil to Laser” at the Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco; the International Festival of Photography in Rome; the Ascona Museum of Contemporary Art in Switzerland, Underground Gallery New York.
Domenica Bucalo develops client needs and understands expectations, strategizing and designing solutions through a 3 dimensional approach to branding.Her aim to narrate a spatial experience through a total concept design approach, delivers poetic functional environments.They are infused with contemporary culture, a strong sense of social awareness and knowledge of history.
Ms. Bucalo is as well, a visual correspondent for Vogue Italia, since 2010.
She lives in Brooklyn with her husband Fabrizio Carrer and their son Milo Leon