Anna Meschiari was born in Ticino, Switzerland. She is Swiss and Italian, lives and works in Albi (France).
After a first education in photography at the School of Photography of Vevey, she moves 2008 to Berlin, where she founds 2010 the associative gallery for contemporary photography named exp12/exposure twelve. She continues her studies in Berlin in Communicationsdesign and decides 2012 to get in the advanced studies program of photography in Vevey, where she has the opportunity to follow some workshops with many international artists (just a few: Yto Barrada, Adam Broomberg, André Cepeda, Donigan Cumming,…).
Since her graduation, July 2014, she has been living in the south-west of France. November 2015 she got the support of Pro Helvetia to develop a new project called "Are We Alone?" and June 2016 she is the recipient of the DRAC grant for creation.
Her work consists in a proper visual inquiry. Through the appropriation and manipulation of archives, she shows her work through installation, that question the link between image and language.