Artist and curator, her works live in the dialogue, often personal, that she creates with the public. Her interests is focused frequently on the landscape, as a social metaphor, integrating enviromental audio installations and botanical research.
In 1994 creates in Milan with Salvatore Falci the AAVV group, collaborates with Cesare Pietroiusti for DisorsordinAzioni, il Gioco del Senso e Non Senso (XII Quadriennale di Roma), and the Oreste Group with whom she will partecipate at the 48^ Venice Biennale. In 1997 she curates the series of exhibitions Frame al Ferro di Cavallo in collaboration with the Academy of Fine Arts of Rome, promoting and supporting the beginning of the art of relationship and public art in Italy.
She collaborates also with Carolyn Christov Bakargiev and Hans Hulrich Obrist at French Academy in Rome, Villa Medici.
The curatorial activity continues over the years (Invideo for the Milan Triennale, Icityperiferiche, Palazzo Re Enzo Bologna, Loggia della Mercanzia Genoa, Cartabianca, Museum of Contemporary Art Villa Croce Genoa, Cantieri Culturali della Zisa, Palermo), alongside the exhibition (Neon Gallery, Galleria Continua, Zero, Goldan Kauf) alternating solo and group exhibitions in Italy and abroad. In 2000 she receives the Atelier award from Fabio Mauri, at the GAM in Rome, now MACRO. The city of Genoa, during Genoa 2004 European Capital of Culture, awards her, through the Villa Croce Museum, the Duchess Galliera Award.
French artist. Both living and working in Milan. Her work is mostly a research on identity, it develops itself in collective works and often materializes with the use of writing.
His artistic research has often been carried out in works that investigate the theme of fragility and acceptance, interstitial spaces, the contradictions of the landscape or the self-generated beauty of chance. It welcomes and supports a participatory art because, as he himself admits, "the ideas and capacity of an individual can be shared with anyone, against any monopoly of thought and language". For BAUBAUS he prepared the "group visit" to his Kunsthalle Novi, accepting the group's request and arranging a work / entrance ticket now on display.
Born in Padua in 1978, he works in the province of Padua, but always moves and distances himself willingly from the boredom of the Po Valley, to then return, because he is fundamentally nostalgic. And it is this chronic nostalgia, together with a certain curiosity and the idea that making art costs less than going to therapy, to characterize his work. It moves and moves between video and sculpture, but does not disdain silent actions, design, installations, always willingly uses photography and sculpture. It works by "series", very different from each other, passing between quotationism, pop, conceptual and applied graphics. Among the various exhibitions, perhaps noteworthy, there are: the 2003 Venice Biennale with the Artificial Reserve project led by Cesare Pietroiusti, up to 2016, with the exhibition goodbye goodbuy, Carrozzeria Margot's latest project, at the Pharmacy of the Wurmkos Foundation, everything in between can be found on the internet. Since it is not enough just to do art, for some years now he works with private companies, as a "creative consultant" and together with his girlfriend, he founded SA13, a project between art and design, (you can also find information on the internet about this). He made Gunny's motto his own: "improvise, adapt and achieve the goal", but he doesn't know how to use it.
The name was invented by Cristina Spizzamiglio and Francesco Bertelé, who opened their living space by hosting various cultural activities, quickly becoming a reference point for Milanese underground artistic life. In September 2010 Francesco Bertelé started the production activity closely related to contemporary art, first with the collaboration of the curator Francesca Chiacchio and later with the collaboration of artist Jacopo Addini, and soon constituted what was called The Bodywork Collection Margot who then found her final name in Carrozzeria Margot, production house for contemporary art. Carrozzeria Margot in its 4 years of life has involved many artists and operators in the field of contemporary art. Carrozzeria Margot has seen its work, in addition to numerous independent productions, part of some important collective events such as: Start up @ ViaFarini DOCVA - Bureau (2013; Bureau for art nerds - Swiss Institute of Rome, Milan (2012); Danish Pavilion, 54. Venice Biennale; Artissima LIDO (2011). Unofficially CM's activities were interrupted in the spring of 2014. Officially Carrozzeria Margot announced the cessation of all activities on February 18, 2016 with GoodbyeGoodbuy auction at the Pharmacy of the Wurmkos Foundation, appointing quests lastly, the legal guardian of your archive.
Wurmkos is a visual arts laboratory founded in 1987 in Sesto San Giovanni; it is an open place, a "basagliana" experience that relates art and psychic distress without setting goals for salvation, in which artists, disadvantaged and not, critics, people who collaborate in the creation of works and texts enter into different projects. Numerous collective and personal exhibitions both in Italy and abroad. Among these: the Venice Biennale; Gwangju Biennial; Museum of Villa Croce, Genoa; The Milan Triennale; Pac - Pavilion of contemporary art, Milan; Palazzo Morando - Costume Moda Image, Milan. In 2011, the Wurmkos Foundation was established as a non-profit organization to protect the material and cultural heritage of the group and share it with the community. In 2011, Pasquale Campanella, one of the group's founders, received the Ciampi Award - L'altr'Arte for his work with Wurmkos.
L.A.M. (Laboratorio d’Arte Marmellata)
since 2009 has been performing artistic practices that make individual qualities visible even in collective projects. The artistic value is a common good, whose final product is born from a multiple process and the project does not aim at therapeutic integrations. Participation is open to anyone who wants to make an artistic experience, with an eye to the community. The laboratory, designed by the artists of the Observatory in Opera (Piero Almeoni and Paola Sabatti Bassini) is currently led by Piero Almeoni assisted by Sergio Magli. Born thanks to the Caritas of Orzinuovi, the project was accepted by the Nolli Foundation with Cooperativa Nuvola. Collaborations: "Go" Group, "Mafalda" Association, "Dimaù" Association and Fotoclub "New frontiers" of Orzinuovi, Students of the State Art School "M. Olivieri ”and Accademia LABA of Brescia.
DIPARTIMENTO EDUCAZIONE FONDAZIONE MERZ
The Education Department Merz Foundation contributes to the achievement of the Foundation's objectives by planning and implementing activities aimed at promoting and transmitting the social value that contemporary art and culture can represent.