Giulia Mangoni has a Foundation in Art & Design from the University College of Falmouth, a painting BA (First Class Honours) from City & Guilds of London Art School and an MFA in Art Practice at the School of Visual Arts, New York. She works in Isola del Liri, Italy, and shows with different curatorial projects internationally, recently collaborating with Dreambox Lab in New York, Jacquelyn Strycker in Miami, Prochnik Arquitetura in Rio de Janeiro and CultRise in Rome. Her work oscillates between painting and performance, and currently investigates the rural, feudal and post-industrial histories and mythologies in the peripheries between Rome and Naples. Representational devices and embodied interventions become a way to metabolize and negotiate these layered influences.
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Rebecca Moccia (Naples – 1992) lives and works in Milan. After graduating in Sculpture at Brea Academy of Fine Arts (Milan), she graduated in History and Art Criticism at State University of Milan following a research grant at MAC USP, Museu de Arte Contemporânea da USP (São Paulo,Brazil).
From 2012 she is invited to participate in many group and solo exhibitions, among the recent: Chaotic Passion, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea di Villa Croce, Genoa (2015); Laboratorio Aperto, XXIV CSAV, Fondazione Antonio Ratti, Como (2018); Cuore, Toast Project Space, Florence (2019); Fireworks, Massimodeluca gallery, Venice (2019); Da qui tutto bene, Museo Novecento, Florence (2019); Rest your Eyes, Mazzoleni Gallery, Turin (2019). In 2018 she founded FEA, Festival dos Espaços dos Artistas in Lisbon of which she follows the artistic direction.
Pietro Librizzi (born 1993, Palermo) graduated from Goldsmiths’ College in 2016 with a BA in Fine Art, works in painting, cinema and music and lives in Petralia Soprana (Palermo) where he runs a project space called "casapiena microcentro". Recent exhibitions include Life Cycles at Light Eye Mind London, All In Green Went My Love Riding at Giardino dello Zuccaro Venice and "dust sheet embroidered snow"; at Project Gallery, Arundel (UK). The film Softman (2016) featured at 54ma Mostra del Nuovo Cinema di Pesaro, Manifesta 12 Palermo under 5x5x5 project Rover and Weekend of the Dead by Circuito Nomadica, Bologna.
Stefania Carlotti ( Carpi, 1994) lives and works in Lausanne.
After the Bachelor in Painting and Visual Arts at NABA, in Milan, she pursued an MA degree in Visual Arts - European Art Ensemble - at ECAL, in Lausanne.
Recent exhibitions: Garantie, Wishing Well, Lausanne (CH), curated by Melanie Matranga and Ending Explained, Le DOC, Paris (FR), curated by Will Benedict and Stephanie Moisdon.
Her work is the result of the observation of everyday life from which she takes objects and situations, appropriating them through reproduction, as an attempt to rationalize her place in the world and probably to give meaning to her existence.
Anouk Chambaz (Switzerland, 1993) studied cinema at NYFA, Los Angeles (2012), film
directing at ECAL, Lausanne (2015) and philosophy in Venice and Rome (2019).
Together with Timothée Zurbuchen, she founded Rasoir Bouée, an association that supports experiments in cinema. She is a regular contributor to the radio insitu.audio.
She works with film and sound. Recent solo and collective exhibitions around the world include Sound Corner (Auditorium Parco della Musica, Roma), Vilnius International Film Festival, Currents New Media (Santa Fe), Contemporary Jewish Museum (San Francisco), Geneva International Film Festival.
Jessie Whiteley (Salisbury, 1993) is primarily a painter, who also has workedc ollaboratively on projects that include performance, large-scale sculpture and sound. She completed a BA at the Glasgow School of Art in 2015 and now lives and works in Glasgow. Jessie has exhibited at Glasgow International Art festival and Edinburgh International Art festival and has recently completed a drawing residency at Dumfries House.
Giorgia Garzilli was born in Naples in 1992, where she lives and works. She completed an MA in Visual Arts at HEAD-Genève in 2018. Her work explores the interpenetration of themes close to social realities or lived experiences such as femininity, alienation and residual anxiety or the embodiment of superstitions, memories and protection mechanisms. In 2019, together with Natacha De Oliveira, she founded the collective Garzilli De Oliveira Enterprises. Recent shows include: Open Studios at Villa Romana, Florence, 2019; Le Monde ou Rien, curated by SGOMENTO, Naples, 2019; VOLCANOES, curated by Caribic Residency, LIFE SPORT, Athens, 2019; Silver was the swan — no blue, she said, Garzilli De Oliveira Enterprises solo show, one gee in fog, Chêne-Bourg (Geneva) 2019; Comunità_Olivetti, curated by Donatella Bernardi, Istituto Svizzero, Roma, 2016.
Diego Gualandris (Alazano Lombardo, 1993) lives and work in Albino.
He studied at Brera Academy (Milan) and at Carrara Academy (Bergamo).
Recent shows include: The Italian open, Galerie Rolando Anselmi, Berlin; Insonne, Sonnenstube, Lugano; Figure di spago/ Pratiche di narrazione, Fodanzione Baruchello, Rome; Caradrio, Tile Project Space, Milan. He is part of Altalena, and independent research project active since 2017.
Beatrice Favaretto (1992) was born in Venice. In 2013 she attained a BA diploma in Fine Art from the Academy of Fine Arts in Venice, In 2016 she graduated in New Art Technologies - Cinema and Video Art from Academy of Brera in Milan where she started to work with several Festival of Experimental Cinema and realities of the Art world. Although maintaining a particular focus on video Beatrice taps into different media and languages to create installations that explore ideas of time and memory. Recent group exhibitions include: 2019, Indistinti Confini, Cinema Giorgione, Venice(VE); 2018, Premio Francesco Fabbri for Contemporary Art, Villa Brandolini Pieve di Soligo (TV); 2018, Diaspora, San Carlo’s Church (RE), Reggio Emilia. Now she lives and works in Milan collaborating with different realities such as MASBEDO and Filmmaker Festival.
Catherine Parsonage (Wirral, 1989) lives and works in Rome. She completed an MA at the Royal College of Art in 2013. Selected solo exhibitions include: Convivium, Bosse and Baum, London, Present Future Section, Artissima, House of Egorn, Turin, GRANPALAZZO, Bosse and Baum, Zagarolo, a wrist that turns, House of Egorn, Berlin. In 2016-7 Catherine Parsonage was awarded the Sainsbury Scholarship in Painting and Sculpture at the British School at Rome. Selected group exhibitions include: Searching for myself through remote skins, Renata Fabbri, Milan, sign just under the skin, House of Egorn, Berlin, Full For It, Garbo’s, Rome, Le Nouveau Voyeurisme, Hotel Contemporary, Milan.
CATERINA DE NICOLA
Caterina De Nicola, born in Ortona, Italy, in 1991, is a visual artist and occasional Dj. After obtaining a
BFA in Brera Fine Art Academy in Milan she moved to Berlin to accomplish a research project sustained by the Erasmus+ (plus) grant. She is currently living and working in Lausanne, Switzerland, where she recently pursued an MA degree in Fine Arts - European Art Ensemble - at ECAL, University of Art and Design of Lausanne.
Joshua Hopping (London, 1992) lives and works in London. He completed a BA in Fine Arts at Goldsmiths' University. Selected exhibitions include: Tandem, Deptford Police Station, London, 2017, Goldsmiths Degree Show 2017, Goldsmiths College of Art, London, 2017; A DIDACTIC DEATH, Dig Project SPace, London, 2016, Tilt, Dig Project Space, London 2015, SHIFT1, Cash and Carry, London, 2015. He was recently selected for the 116th issue of Kiosk Editions.
Jennifer Taylor was born in Wales, where she now lives and works. She has a Degree in Fine Art from the Ruskin School at the University of Oxford (First Class Honours) and an MA in Sculpture from the Royal College of Art. She had a Fellowship at the British School at Rome last year and has exhibited and performed at the Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain Paris, A Gentil Carioca Rio de Janeiro, The Wapping Project London, g39 Cardiff, Modern Art Oxford and her work is in the collection of the David Roberts Art Foundation, London.
Jennifer's time in Rome was supported by the Arts Council of Wales, with a Wales Arts International grant.
ENZO DI MARINO
Born in Aversa in 1993, Vincenzo Di Marino obtained his MFA in Curatorial Studies at Naba in Milan. Working as independent curator he seeks a dialogic approach based on "contact". Recently he focuses his research on the relation with the otherness, in a way oriented to the attempt to redefine own singularity in confrontation with “the other”. He actively contributes with Umberto Di Marino gallery, taking care of art production, installation and fairs's organization. He worked in last few years with Prada Foundation in Milan and with Madre Museum in Naples, working on installation, production and curatorship of several exhibitions. In the last year he co-founded the curatorial research project Bite The Saurus based in Naples.
Ilaria Vinci (Cisternino, 1991) lives and works in Zurich. After the Bachelor in Fine Arts at Brera Academy in Milan, she completed an MFA at Ecal in Lausanne in 2017. Her work was shown in collective and solo exhibitions between Switzerland and Italy, like the Ethnographic Museum in Udine, at Armada in Milan, at No Conformism in Lausanne and at Dienstgebäude in Zurich. In 2018, together with Gabriele Garavaglia she started 4th Existence, a multiform curatorial platform. Since 2014 she is also co-founder of the artist-run space Armada in Milan. She is the winner of Menabrea Art Prize 2018 and participated to MOROSO CONCEPT for Contemporary Art _2017.
After graduating with a BA in Art History at La Sapienza and with an MFA in Visual Cultures and Curatorial Practices at the Academy of Fine Arts in Brera, in 2017 she attended the curatorial program
CAMPO16. She is an independent curator and she also works with CRC Foundation in Cuneo, coordinating the acquisitions for their contemporary art collection. She collaborates with ChertLüdde Gallery following the organization of Franco Mazzucchelli’s archive. Her curatorial research looks at the friction between people and their relationships to what they use and consume in their daily life, and how all these aspects are strongly influenced by multinational corporations. She contributes critical essays and reviews to publications as Flash Art Italia, Kabul Magazine and other independent magazines.