Jacopo Belloni (Ancona, IT, 1992) lives and works between Geneva, CH and Rome, IT.
He graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts of Brera, Milan (2014) and from the University of Milan (2018) and holds an MFA from the Work. Master at HEAD, Geneva (2021).
Recent and upcoming solo exhibitions include: 2023 – ADA, Rome, IT. 2022 – Galleria Daniele Agostini, Lugano, CH. 2021 – Head sponsorship Award, Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau, CH.
Recent and upcoming group exhibitions include: 2023 – Sans titre, curated by Elise Lammer, Paris, FR; Swiss Art Awards, Basel, CH; Centre d’Art Contemporain de la Ferme du Buisson, Marne-la-Vallée, FR. 2022 – Kunsthalle, Bern, CH; Bourses Déliées Arts Visules, Halle Nord, Geneva, CH; Forde, Geneva, CH; La Rada, Locarno, CH. 2021 – Istituto Svizzero, Rome, IT; Palazzo Re Rebaudengo, Guarene, IT; Centre d’Art Contemporain, Geneva, CH. 2020 – Sonnenstube, Lugano, CH; Centre d’Art Contemporain, Geneva, CH. 2019 – Gessnerallee, Zurich, CH; Conz Archive, Berlin, DE. 2018 – LCMF London Contemporary Music Festival, Ambika P3, London, UK; Marsèlleria, Milan, IT. 2017 – Localedue, Bologna, IT; Palais de Tokyo, Paris, FR.
He has participated in residencies and studio programs such as CASTRO Project, Rome (2021), Boghossian Foundation, Brussels (2019), Bocs Art, Cosenza (2019), Fixer, Lecce (2016) and Dena Foundation, Paris (2016).
In 2021 he was shortlisted for the second round of the Swiss Art Awards, Kiefer/Hablitzel Prize section and selected for the Biennale College Arte, Venice Art Biennale. In 2023 he has been selected the Swiss Art Awards and awarded a fellowship at the Swiss Institute of Rome for 2023/24.
Benni Bosetto (Merate, IT, 1987), lives and works in Milan. She graduated at the Academy of Fine Arts of Brera, Milan, IT, and she studied at the Sandberg Instituut, Amsterdam, NL.
Recent and upcoming solo exhibitions include: 2022 – MAMbo, performance curated by Caterina Molteni, Bologna, IT; Campoli Presti, Paris, FR. 2021 – ADA, Rome, IT. 2020 – Almanac, Turin, IT. 2019 – Kunstraum, with Xenia Perek, curated by Giulia Civardi, London, UK; Villa Il Cerretino, Prato, IT. 2018 – Fonderia Battaglia, Milan, IT; ADA, Rome, IT. 2017 – Tile Project Space, Milan, IT.
Recent group exhibitions include: 2022 – MAXXI L’Aquila, curated by B. Pietromarchi, A. Rabottini, L’Aquila, IT; Galleria Francesca Minini, Milan, IT; Premio Bonaldi, curated by Panos Giannikopoulos, GAMeC, Bergamo, IT. 2021 – Galleria Civica di Trento, curated by M. De Pilati, G. Lorenzoni, F. Mazzoleni, Trento, IT; Like A Little Disaster & PANE project, Polignano a Mare, Bari, IT; Fondazione del Monte, curated by Claudio Musso, Maura Pozzati, Bologna, IT; Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna, curated by Cristiana Collu with Cecilia Canziani, Lara Conte, Paola Ugolini, Rome, IT; 2020 – Quadriennale d’arte 2020, curated by Sara Cosulich and Stefano Collicelli, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome, IT; Palazzo Re Rebaudengo, curated by Alison Karasyk, Camille Regli and Katie Simpson, Guarene, IT. 2019 – Villa Medici, curated by Pier Paolo Pancotto, Rome, IT; Artissima Special Project, curated by Lucrezia Calabrò Visconti and Guido Costa, Turin, IT; Horst – Asiat site, curated by Evelyn Simons, Vilvoorde, BE. 2018 – OGR, performance curated by Valentina Lacinio and Samuele Piazza, Turin, IT; MAMbo, curated by Lorenzo Balbi, Bologna, IT; Fondazione Baruchello, curated by Caterina Molteni, Rome, IT. 2017 – Art Verona Collateral Project, organized by Mauro De Iorio, Verona, IT; Dome, curated by Ginevra Bria, Milan, IT; De School, curated by Femke Dekker, Laure Jaffuel and Leila Arenou, Amsterdam, NL.
Residencies include: Fonderia Artistica Battaglia (Milan, 2018); VIR Via Farini, (Milan, 2014). She has been awarded the Premio Artisti Italiani PART, Rimini in 2022, the Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant in 2020, the Fondazione Fiera Milano prize in 2019 and the Premio Termoli in 2018.
Gaia Di Lorenzo (Rome, 1991) lives and works in Rome. She holds a BA in Literature and Philosophy from the University of Tor Vergata and in Fine Arts, from Goldsmiths University of London.
Recent exhibitions include: 2022 – Persona, ADA, Rome, IT; PANORAMA, Italics, curated by Vincenzo De Bellis, Monopoli, IT; 2021 – Materia Nova, curated by Massimo Mininni, GAM – Galleria Arte Moderna, Rome, IT; Temmatemenetè, Una Boccata d’Arte, a project by Fondazione Elpis, in collaboration with Galleria Continua, various locations, IT. 2019 – We Contain Each Other (Breve storia di una spugna), ADA, Rome, IT. 2018 – Sitting Amongst, Jupiter Woods, London, UK. 2017 – An Entertainment in Conversation and Verse, curated by Maria Adele Del Vecchio, Tiziana Di Caro, Naples, IT. 2016 – Goldsmiths Degree Show, London, UK.
Residencies projects include: 2021 – Forma Arts, London, UK. 2019 – Painting Workshop, Nuoro, Quadriennale di Roma.
Gaia Di Lorenzo is the founder of CASTRO, an alternative learning program in Rome and a founding member of [ArtWorkersItalia], an informal advocacy group for art workers in Italy.
Diego Gualandris (Bergamo, IT, 1993) lives and works in Rome, IT. He graduated in Painting in 2018 at the Accademia Carrara, Bergamo.
Recent solo exhibitions include: 2022 – ADA, Rome; Instituto Italiano de Cultura Ciudad de México, curated by Matteo Binci, Mexico City. 2019 – ADA, Rome. 2018 – Tile Project Space, with Riccardo Sala, Milan.
Recent group exhibitions include: 2023 – Panorama L’Aquila | ITALICS, curated by Cristiana Perrella, L’Aquila; CURA. Basement, Rome; Galerie Kandlhofer, Vienna; RETROFUTURE, curated by Luca Lo Pinto, Museo MACRO, Rome; Mai 36 Galerie, curated by Antonio Grulli, Zurich. 2022 – Proyecto Nasal, curated by Matteo Binci, Mexico City. 2021 – Fondazione Giuliani, curated by A. Drake, I. Gianni, D. Vitali, Rome; Pazzo Palazzo, Palazzo Monti, Brescia; Fondazione Imago Mundi, curated by Mattia Solari, Elisa Carollo, Treviso; Sonnenstube, Lugano. 2020 – Quadriennale d’arte 2020, curated by Sara Cosulich and Stefano Collicelli, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome. 2019 – Galerie Rolando Anselmi, Berlin. 2018 – Fondazione Baruchello, curated by Caterina Molteni, Rome; ADA, curated by Caterina Molteni, Rome. 2017 – Altalena, Maccagno, Varese.
Residency projects include: 2022 – Instituto Italiano de Cultura, Mexico City. 2021 – Palazzo Monti, Brescia. 2019 – Castro, Rome; Painting Workshop, Nuoro, Quadriennale di Roma. 2018 – Residenza la Fornace / Autunno, Spino d’Adda. 2016 – VIR, Viafarini in residence, Milano. He has been awarded the Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, NY, in 2020.
Lou Masduraud (Montepellier, FR, 1990, lives and works in Geneva, CH). She graduated at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Lyon and at the Haute école d’Art et de Design, Geneva.
Recent and upcoming solo exhibitions include: 2024 – ADA, Rome, IT (upcoming); Alexandra Romy, Geneva, CH (upcoming). 2023 – MAMCO, Geneva, CH (upcoming). 2022 – CAN, Centre d’Art Neuchâtel, CH; May Day, Basel, CH. 2021 – Maison populaire in Montreuil. 2017 – Hard Hat, Geneva, CH.
Recent group and upcoming exhibitions include: 2023 – Muzeum Susch, CH. 2022 – Istituto Svizzero, Rome, IT. 2021 – Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, FR. 2020 – Sculpture Garden Biennale, Geneva, CH. 2019 – 15ème Biennale de Lyon, FR. 2018 – Kunsthalle Basel, CH. Residencies include: Istituto Svizzero, Rome, IT (2021 – 2022).
In 2022 she was nominated for the Swiss Art Awards and awarded the Geneva Manor Art Prize.
Andrea Mauti (Rome, 1999), lives and works in Marino, Rome. He graduated at the Accademia di Belle Arti, Rome, in 2022.
Recent and upcoming exhibitions include: 2023 – ÆND, ADA, Rome, IT (solo); Big Bang, CURA. Basement, Rome, IT; IMAGINA, XXVII Biennale d’Arte Contemporanea di Gubbio, Perugia, IT; Baraondah, curated by Gianni Politi, W, Rome, IT; Corse via su piedi di porcellana, Spazio Mensa, Rome, IT. 2022 – Collettiva #2 Monitor, Pereto, Rome, Lisbon; Scoppio Terzo, Terni, IT; sublimation_simulation, ADA, Rome, IT (solo). 2021 – Masters Salon’s paintings, in collaboration with European Academies of Fine Arts; Hétérotopie, curated by Edoardo Monti Bubble’n’Squeak, Bruxelles, BE. 2020 – Degree Show, Palazzo Monti, Brescia, IT; INSIEME, curated by Gianni Politi, group exhibition powered by MACRO, Via di Porta Labicana, Rome, IT; Back to Nature, curated by Costantino d’Orazio Villa Borghese, Rome, IT.
Residency projects include: Cité Internationale des Arts, Nuovo Grand Tour, Ministero della Cultura(2023/24), Paris, FR; Akademie der Bildenden Künste, München (2021), DE.
He has been awarded the Premio Francesco Fabbri per le Arti Contemporanee, Trevisto, IT, in the ‘Emergent Art’ section in 2023.
Anna Perach (1985, Ukraine) lives and works in London, UK. She holds an MFA in fine art (distinction) from Goldsmiths, University of London (2020).
Recent and upcoming solo exhibitions include: 2024 – Gasworks, London, UK (upcoming); The Lightbox Museum, London, UK (upcoming). 2023 – ADA, Rome, IT (upcoming); Almasan gallery, with Gaston Zvi Ickowicz, Jaffa, Israel. 2022 – Edel Assanti, London, UK. 2021 – Cookelatham gallery, two person show with Anousha Payne, London, UK; Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, Israel, IL; ADA, Rome, IT.
Recent and upcoming group exhibitions include: 2023 – Arnolfini, Bristol, UK; Goldsmiths CCA, London, UK; Richard Saltoun, London, UK; Hales Gallery, London, UK; Rugby Art Gallery and Museum, curated by Marcelle Joseph, Rugby, UK. 2021 – Royal Society of Sculptors, London, UK; Vitrine gallery, Basel, CH; The Ryder Projects, Madrid, ES. 2020 – Centrale Fies, Trento, IT; Larsen Warner gallery, Stockholm, SWE; White Cube, online exhibition, London, UK. 2019 – MOSTYN, Llandudno, Wales, UK; Mimosa House, London, UK.
In 2020 she received a studio award with Sarabande, The Lee Alexander McQueen foundation as well as the Gilbert Bayes award. In the same year, Anna Perach was awarded a grant for the production of new work from Procreate Project via the Arts Council England. In 2021 she has been awarded the Ingram Prize, London and in 2022 the Carol Rama Award by Fondazione Sardi per l’Arte, Turin.
Ksenia Perek (Zgierz, PL, 1993. Lives and works in Amsterdam, NL). She graduated from the Fine Arts department at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, NL in 2018 and studied at the Performative Art department, Akademie der bildenden Künste Wien, Vienna, AT.
Recent and upcoming solo performances and exhibitions include: 2022 – Tempel, Amsterdam Fringe Festival, NL; SU, organised by ADA, Rome, IT; ADA, Rome, IT; 2021 – , Boom Chicago, with Arthur Guilleminot, Compagnietheater, Amsterdam Fringe Festival, NL; ADA, Rome, IT; 2020 – Compagnietheater, with Arthur Guilleminot, Amsterdam Fringe Festival, NL
Recent and upcoming solo performances in group exhibitions and programmes include: 2023 – Ne Mosquito Pas, Decoratelier, Brussels (upcoming); Murf/Murw Festival, Tilburg, NL (upcoming); Roodkapje, O. Festival for Opera, Music, Theatre, Roodkapje, Rotterdam, NL ; TenClub, Amsterdam, NL. 2022 – ROZENSTRAAT, Amsterdam, NL; 2021- Worst Case Scenario, with Arthur Guilleminot, curated by Chloé Bonnie More, Paris, FR; Amsterdam Ferry Festival, SEXYLAND World, with Arthur Guilleminot, curated by Jitske Nap with N8BM, GVBMuseumnacht Amsterdam, NL; IDFA Meets N8BM.
Perek’s performance work was supported by project grants (in the visual art discipline) from Amsterdams Fonds voor de Kunst (2022 – IT IS THE WAY I LIKE IT. 2021 – PC Dreams. 2020 – XENIA) and Amarte Fonds (2021 – PC Dreams).