Biography

Born in Roma, 1975Lives and works in Roma Education 2002 - 2004 MFA in Fine Art Media, Slade School of Art, UCL, London1999 - 2002 BA in Fine Art Media, Chelsea College of Art, London Solo Exhibitions 2020Monica De Cardenas, MilanoWall Eyes: Looking at Italy and Africa, Auditorium Parco della Musica, Roma2019L'eccezione, Museo Novecento, FirenzeAfterall, Mattatoio Roma, Roma2018Videocittà, Immagini in Movimento, Video Art Week, RomaThe Sun or an Electric Light, Copperfield Gallery, LondonInvito '18, Museo del 900, MilanoValentina Bonomo Gallery, RomaPoor Poor Jerry, curated by Davide Giannella, Marselleria, Milano2017The Day He Swims thru Marrakech, Galleria Monica De Cardenas, Milano2015The Picture of Ourselves, Art Pod, Adelaide, AustraliaCerto è ch’io nacqui, Istituto Nazionale della Grafica, RomaOn Making a Circle to Swim Under Water, Collicaligreggi Gallery, CataniaStaging the Screen: Fatma Bucak & Rä di Martino, The Ryder, London

2014AUTHENTIC NEWS OF INVISIBLE THINGS, Copperfield Gallery, LondonAUTHENTIC NEWS OF INVISIBLE THINGS, Museion, BolzanoAUTHENTIC NEWS OF INVISIBLE THINGS, nctm per l’arte, MilanoMarilyn, Galleria Il Capricorno, Venezia2013Rä di Martino – Nedim Kufi, Sumarria Lunn, London2012Greater Torino, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Torino2011Monitor Gallery, Roma2010Artscape, Vilnius Cultural Capital of Europe, Vartaj Gallery2009The Night Walker and Other Works, CAV, Coimbra, PortugalAugust 2008, Monitor Gallery, RomaEspace Doll - Les Urbaines Festival, Losanne2008The Night Walker, Maze Gallery, Torino2007The Red Shoes - Present Future, Artissima, Torino2006La camera, Macro, Roma2005The Dancing Kid, Monitor Gallery, Roma2003Monitor Gallery, Roma Selected group exhibitions 2019Mirabilia Urbis, artQ13, RomaUncommon Nature, BLINDSIDE, MelbourneKronos e Kairos, Parco Archeologico del Colosseo, RomaA Story That Was(n't), Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera, MilanoLa controfigura, Filmmuseum Munchen with KINO DER KUNST, MunichLiving in the Cthulucene, Italian Embassy Cultural Centre, New DelhiArt Club 27: #villamedicimylove, curated by Pier Paolo Pancotto, Villa Médici, Roma2018100% Italia, Museo Ettore Fico, TorinoArabesques. Antonio Ratti, il tessuto come arte, curated by Lorenzo Benedetti, Annie Ratti e Maddalena Terragni, Terme di Diocleziano, Roma2017Deposito d'Arte Italiana Presente, curated by Ilaria Bonacossa e Vittoria Martini, Artissima, TorinoLa Controfigura, 74° Venice film Festival, VeneziaAnatomia del Paesaggio, curated by Arianna Rosica e Gianluca Riccio, AnacapriPlease Come Back. The World As A Prison? MAXXI - Museo Nazionale Delle Arti Del XXI Secolo, Roma & IVAM Valencia2016From Generation to Generation, Jewish Museum of Cont. Art, San FranciscoXVI Quadriennale, a occhi chiusi,  Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Roma3rd Nanjing International Art Festival, Nanjing ChinaHigh Line Channel 14, The High Line, New YorkTime and Detail, Ca’ Foscari, VeneziaL’astronauta caduto,  Galleria A+A, Venezia2015lluminati, Palazzo Mosca, Musei civici, PesaroLevitate, Quarter 21, Museum Quartier, ViennaAvant-Noir, ICA Artists’ Film Biennale, LondonDelta ti - In tempo reale, Museo Carlo Bilotti, RomaReverse Inequality, Patrick Ebensperger Galerie, BerlinoWaiting for the Acciddent to Happen, Screen Space, MelbourneConcrete, The Tophane-i amire Arts Center/Mimar Sanalar Universiti, IstanbulCosa vuoi che sia, Fondazione Remotti, CamogliLe Point De Fuite De l’Histoire, Centre d’art et photographie de Lectoure, FranceAvant- Noir Vol.2, Artist Film Club, ICA, LondonFashion as Social Energy, Palazzo Morando, MilanoKino der Kunst festival, Munich201471° Venice film Festival, venice days, VeneziaSoleil Politique, Museion, BolzanoGlitch, PAC, MilanoOpen Museum, Open City, Maxxi, RomaPremio Maretti, Havana, CubaAct & Application, Lawrie Shabibi Gallery, DubaiConcrete, Muma, Museum of Monash University, MelbournePremio Cairo, Palazzo della Permanente, MilanoNoli me tangere, Sala Nervi, Biblioteca Civica, VeronaWorlds in Collision: Samstaag Museum, Adelaide International, AustraliaDisplacement, MAXXX Project, Sierre, SwitzerlandVaf Foundation Award, Schauwerk Sindelfingen & Stadtgalerie Kiel, GermanyMeraviglioso, Fondazione VOLUME, Roma2013Ruins in reverse, Tate Modern, London / MALI, LimaAndata e Ricordo, Souvenir de Voyage, MART, Trento e RoveretoRemainder, BWA SokòL Gallery of Contemp. Art, Nowy Sącz, PolandKino der Kunst, MunichClueless, HDLU, Zaghreb20122nd Mardin Biennale, Mardin, Turkeylo sguardo espanso, Cinema d’artista 1912-2012, Guglielmo Foundation, CatanzaroMission Afterviews, Victoria theatre, San FranciscoFantasie fluttuanti, Torrione Passari MolfettaRe-generation, MACRO, RomaSilence where things abandon themselves, Museum of Cont. Art Zaghreb (HR)2011When in Rome, IIC/Laxart, Los AngelesTerre vulnerabili, Hangar Bicocca, MilanoUn’ità, New York2010SI Sindrome Italiana, Magasin, GrenobleVideoZone 5°, International VideoArt Biennal, Tel Aviv, IsraelVideoReport, Galleria Comunale d’Arte Contemporanea, MonfalconeLinguaggi e Sperimentazioni, MART, RoveretoVisions in the Nunnery, Bow Arts Trust, LondonPerson in Less, Fond. Sandretto, Alba Guarene/Pal. Ducale, GenovaMal d’archive, Friche la belle de Mai, Marseille/Careof, MilanoClueless, Manifattura Tabacchi, Torino2009Italics, MCA, ChicagoFuori Centro, also co-curated, HangarBicocca, MilanoWork.in.Space, Connaught House, Ballsbridge, DublinLumen, Centro Pecci, PratoEppur si muove, Fondazione Sandretto, Alba Guarene & Palazzo Ducale, GenovaKunstFilmBiennale, Cologne & BonnSolo al buio, Mercati di Traiano, RomaThe Buffer Zone, American Academy in RomaFinancial District, ISCP Studios, Brookyn NY2008Manifesta7, Rovereto, Trento, BolzanoItalics, Palazzo Grassi, VeneziaWorlds on Video, Palazzo Strozzi, FirenzeHow Soon Is Now?, Bronx Museum, NYTarantula, Piazza Duomo, Fondazione Trussardi, MilanoQuadriennale, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, RomaHere Once Again, Loop Gallery & MOA, SeoulHot Season, Stenersen Museum, OsloHere, Seaport Swing Space LMCC, New York2007Senso Unico, PS1, Long Island NYArt Summer University, Tate Modern, LondonOff Screen, Montevideo - Netherlands Media Art Institute, AmsterdamFilm Program in the Slovenian Pavillion, 52nd La Biennale di VeneziaCarte Blanche, Elizabeth Dee Gallery, NYCDwelling Among the Elsewheres, Botkyrka Kohnstahlle, StockholmThe World Is Yours, Oliver Kamm5BE Gallery, New YorkTV Dinners, Lmak Projects, New York2006Altered, Stitched and Gathered, PS1, Long Island City, New YorkBusan Biennale – CAFE2, Busan, South KoreaSetting The Scene, commission and exhibition, MACRO & Discoteca di Stato, RomaFRAME, Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces, MelbourneThe Mind/Body Problem, Artists Space, NYGirato a Palermo, KALS’ART, Palermo2005T1 TriennaleTorinoTreMusei, Fondazione Sandretto, TorinoFollow Your Shadow, Galleria d’Arte Moderna, GAM, Bologna, Premio FurlaTracce di un seminario, 2004, VIA FARINI, Milano2004All Tomorrow’s Parties, The Yugoslav Biennal of Young Artists, SerbiaSurely We Will Be Confused, Fondazione Ratti, ComoVideoZone 2°, Intern.l VideoArt Biennal, Tel Aviv, IsraelOur Personal Vision, Futura Gallery, Prague2002Beck’s Futures Student Film Award, ICA, London Film & Video Festivals Video Art Week Roma 2018; Festival Lo Schermo dell’arte, Firenze 2018; Venice International Film Festival 2017; Festival Lo Schermo dell’arte, Firenze 2017; Cortodorico, Ancona 2017, Recontres Internationales Paris / Berlin, Parigi 2017; Tirana Film Festival; Lo Schermo dell’arte, Firenze 2015 and @ Palazzo Grassi 2016; Subversive Film Festival, Zaghreb, Croatia 2015; Visioni Italiane Film Festival, Competition, Bologna, 2015; Salina Doc Festival, Competition, Special Mention 2014;  Attraversamenti 2014, Ostuni; Experiments in Cinema Festival 2014, Albuquerque, NM; Alternative Film/Video, Nomination and residency award, Belgrade 2013; Kassel Documentary film and video festival 2013; Dallas Video Festival, Intern.l competition 2013; 5th Cairo Video Festival, 2013; Muslihat OK, 6th Jakarta Intern.l Video Festival 2013; Stuttgart Filmwinter23, 2011; Internationa,l Rotterdam Film Festival, 2011; Festival Videomedeja, Novi Sadi, Serbia, 2011; EMAF, Osnabrueck European Video Art Festival, Germany, 2011; Impakt Video Art Festival, Utrecht, 2010; 4th Video Festival, Cairo, 2010; Signal & Noise Media Art Festival 2010; Antimatter Film Festival, Victoria, Canada 2009; Fundada Artists’ Film Festival, Halifax, UK 2009; Festival Premio Sergio Amidei, Gorizia, 2009;Kassel Documentary Film and Video Festival, Kassel; Turin Gay & Lesbian Film Festival 08; Media Art Festival Friesland 07; Dallas Video Festival 07; Unclassifiable @Malmö Film Festival 07; Pesaro Film Festival 07; Trieste Film Festival 07; Locarno Film Festival, 06; Viper Basel, International Competition 06; Kassel Video & Doc Festival 05; DUMBO film & video festival, Brooklyn, 06; Media Art Friesland, Holland 05; Rio De Janeiro Film Festival; New York Underground Film Festival, 05; Impakt Video Art Festival, Utrecht 05 & 04; Transmediale04, Berlin; Sarajevo Film Festival, 04; Saint Petersburg Film Festival of Experimental Cinema, 04; Vila Do Conde Festival, Portugal, 04; Montreal Festival ofNew Cinema, 04; Aarhus Film Festival, Denmark, 04; Island Film&Video Festival, Prenelle Gallery, London 04; EMAF, Osnabrueck European Video Art Festival, Germany 04; Turin Film Festival, 03 & 02; Alternativa, Barcelona Independent Film Festival 03, Video Mundi Festival, Chicago 03. Screenings Parasite 0.2, MAXXI, Rome; ART/REVI, Cinema Trevi, Rome 2014; Glitch @ O CAT, Shangai; Invisibili Province, Torino 2015; Nighthawk Cinema, Brooklyn 2013; Invideo, Fabbrica del Vapore, Milan 2013; Open Screens, University of Cornell, NY 2011; Art|Film, Art Basel 41, 2010; University of Richmond; Highlights of KunstFilmBiennale09 @KW Institute, Berlin 2010; Finzioni, The Int.l Museum of Puppetry, Palermo; Video Arte Italiana, Centro Arti Visive Pescheria, 09; Abre tus ojos, public screening, Plaza San Martin, Buenos Aires, 2008; Unclassifiable @ Darling Foundry Visual Arts Center, Montreal 2008; Exposure, open-air exhibition, Plaza Pringles, MACRO Rosario, Argentina; CASZ–Moving Images in Public Space, Amsterdam 2007-08; Unclassifiable @ Overgaden ICA, Copenhagen 2007 and @ LMCC Swing Space 15 Nassau, NY, March 2007; CCA Glasgow Video Killed the Painting Star, March 2007; Prevailing Climate @  Sarah Meltzer Gallery, NY, 2006; Museo Rufino Tamayo, Mexico City, 2005. Awards & commissions Premio IV Italian Council 2018. Premio Acacia 2018; Museo chiama artista, MIBACT & AMACI - Italian Museum Association video art commission 2016; 3RD NANJING INTERNATIONAL ART FESTIVAL, Nanjing China , MIXED MEDIA ARTS WINNER 2016/2017; NASTRO D’ARGENTO, BEST DOCU-FILM 2015; SIAE award 2014; Gillo Pontecorvo award, Venice Film Festival 2014; VAF award, 2ND, 2014; SPECIAL MENTION, DOC Festival di Salina, 2015; Premio Cairo, (finalist) 2014; Premio Fondazione Ettore Fico, 2010; Talent Prize, Fondazione Roma, 2008; Premio Furla, Fondazione Querini Stampalia, Venezia (finalist) 2005; Premio New York, 2004-5; 2nd Video-art award, MART Museo, Trento e Rovereto 2003; Development Award, Film London for the 16mm film “not360”, 2002. Residencies 2017-2018Fondazione Sviluppo e Crescita, CRT Italian Fellow in Visual Art, American Academy in Rome2008AIM Artists in the Marketplace, Bronx Museum, N.Y.2006OMI International Artists Residency, Columbia County, NY2004/05Fellowhip, Columbia University, New York2004Corso Superiore di Arte Visiva, Fondazione Ratti, Como