Francesco Arese Visconti

Francesco Arese Visconti, MA


MA (University of Florence)

Faculty, Photography
Department Head, Media Communications. Photography Program Coordinator



Francesco Arese Visconti is the Head of the Media Communications and Photography Department. He has taught at Webster University Geneva since 2007 and collaborates with the CERAH (Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action). He has an MA from the University of Florence (Italy) and is currently enrolled in the Doctoral Program at the University of Westminster (UK). His research work focuses on migration and identity. Prof. Visconti has developed research on African migration in Switzerland ( and on the Italian-Chinese community in Prato ( He is currently working on research which will explore, through photographs and interviews, the identity of Italians who migrated tothe French part of Switzerland from the 1960's until today.