Born in Ravenna in 1950, graduated in Architecture, she started to photograph theatre, dance and performance art. She published and exhibited Storia di un soldato (1979), Ritratti senza posa (1985), Neon collection / Neon installation (1982-2017), Flying Music (2008), Danza Dentro-Danza Oltre (1998-2004), Körper und Raum (1999-2001), In cammino, al bordo (2007). She has been at 54a Biennale di Venezia (2011). In 2017 she conceived the video installation Vuoto con memoria. Silvia collaborates with La Scala Philarmonic Orchestra since 1981, Salzburger Festspiele and Ravenna Festival. She has been the official photographer of La Scala Theatre, together with Roberto Masotti (1979-1996). Some of their works are: Teatro alla Scala, magia della scena, L’attimo prima della musica, Suoni Spazi Silenzi, Note Sparse, trainCAGEtrain, Bianco Nero Piano Forte, Passacaglia Alta, La Vertigine del Teatro, Musiche, Stanze al presente, Empty Words, Filarmonica della Scala, Stratos e Area.