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b.1994 in Treviglio, Italy
Based in Göteborg, Sweden

Part of the artistic duo Emma and Conti, with Emma Sandström.


Through a cross-disciplinary approach that intertwines photography, sculpture, and collage, my practice explores the limits of photographic space and questions the perception of things taken for granted. By continuously re-arranging objects in conversation with printed matter, I attempt to investigate what we perceive as a photograph, reflecting upon the fragmentation of the contemporary digital sphere.
In the last years, my projects took the shape of artist books and installations in which I juxtaposed photographic prints to objects, expanding them from the walls to the floor.


Education
2018 – 2020 MFA Photography at Valand Academy, Göteborg, SE
2013 – 2016 BFA Photography at LABA, Brescia, IT

Solo/Duo exhibitions
2021 – GIBCA Extended (Göteborg International Biennial for Contemporary Art), Konstepidemin, Göteborg, SE (with Emma Sandström)
2021 – Samma Gallery (online)
2020 – I am forever realising things too late, Rotor Galleri, Göteborg, SE (with Emma Sandström)
2019 – An ode to absence, Gallery Entrance in Valand Academy, Göteborg, SE
2019 – I WAS AFRAID TO LOOK CLOSER!, Monitor Gallery, Göteborg, SE
2019 – He Found An Old Blue Ocean, Gallery Entrance, Göteborg, SE
2019 – I Wish I Could Tell You, Street Gallery, Göteborg, SE

Group exhibitions
2021 – upcomingWalk-in Studio, SPACCA STUDIO, Milano, IT
2021 – upcoming – Code War, Museum of World Cultures, Genova, IT (with Emma Sandström)
2021 – upcoming – Premio Arti Visive San Fedele, Galleria San Fedele, Milano, IT
2021 ReA! Art Fair, Fabbrica del Vapore, Milano, IT
2021 – CHARTA: A Photobook Festival, Roma, IT
2021 ITALIA 90, Condominio, Milano, IT
2021 PEP, Tête Gallery, Berlin, DE
2021 – Dummy Photobook, Insight Foto Festival, Varese, IT
2021 – Tech and the Self, Faux Pas, Göteborg, SE (with Emma Sandström)
2020 – Digitala salongen, Västra Götalandsregionen, SE
2020 – Win Win Festival, Auktionsverket Kulturarena, Göteborg, SE
2020 – Premio Nocivelli, Chiesa della Disciplina, Verolanuova, IT
2020 – We’ve been sent a strange sign, Landskrona Foto Festival, Landskrona, SE
2020 – UGot Distance, online
2020 – Apocalypse No!, Street Gallery, Göteborg, SE
2019 – Don’t Pass Me By, Galleri Format, Malmö, SE
2019 – SI Fest OFF, Savignano, IT
2019 – Dummies Release, Göteborgs Konsthalls Bookshop, Göteborg, SE
2019 – New Realities, Monitor Gallery, Göteborg, SE
2018 – Photobook Festival, Hasselblad Center, Göteborg, SE
2016 – Prina Prize, Ghiggini Gallery, Varese, IT
2016 – Prina Prize, La Triennale, Milano, IT
2016 – 7pm, AlbaGallery, Brescia, IT
2016 – 5^ Biennial of Young Photographers, C.I.F.A, Bibbiena, IT
2016 – Cultural’mente Festival, Covo, IT
2015 – Photography as Contemporary Art, Brescia, IT

Residencies
2022 upcoming – Hangar, Lisbon, PT
2021 – upcoming – Nocefresca, Milis, IT
2021 ISSP, Riga, LV
2020 – Premio Arti Visive San Fedele, Milano, IT

Self-published
2021 upcoming – Something keeps me awake at night, dummy
2020 – When I killed your tulips, zine
2016 – On october twenty-two, artist book
2015 – Untitled, artist book

Published on printed matter
2021 – YES TO ALL, Issue #14, Der Greif, DE
2021 – ReA! Art Fair, Milano, IT. Exhibition catalogue
2021 – Issue #10, Obsessions. Curated by PEP, Berlin, DE. Exhibition catalogue
2021 – Yogurt. MOJO flavour, Roma, IT. Yogurt Magazine editions
2021 – Fragmented Magazine, Issue 02 – feature
2020 – Premio Nocivelli XII edizione, Italy. Exhibition catalogue
2020 – Visual Cortex Zine #1 – feature
2020 – Yogurt. QUARANTINE flavour, Roma, IT. Yogurt Magazine editions
2016 – Il profumo della salvia. Brescia, IT. Temperino Rosso Edizioni. Short novel
2016 – Reflections, 5^ Biennale dei Giovani Fotografi Italiani. Bibbiena. IT. Exhibition catalogue
2016 – Collimazioni – Arte in Val Marina. Bergamo, IT. Publistampa Edizion
2016 – Pietre vive, in collaboration with ANPI. Bergamo, IT. Sestante Edizioni
2016 – Fotografia, un racconto fotografico. Varese, IT. Exhibition catalogue

Published online
2021 – FK Magazine – interview
2021 – Ombra Magazine – interview
2021 – Tied to Light – feature
2021 – Voci Visive, zine review “When I killed your tulips” by Sofia Giulia Mazzali (ITA)
2021 – TSDAP – feature
2021 – Artdoc Photo Magazine – feature
2021 – The Pupil Sphere – feature
2020 – UGOT Photography, “Sheltering sculptures under a lens”, essay

Press
2020 – Göteborgs-Posten
2019 – L’oeil de la photographie

Awards and grants
2021 – The Swedish Arts Grants Committee – travel grant (Sardinia, IT)
2021 – Västra Götaland Region, SE – working grant
2021 – The Swedish Arts Grants Committee – travel grant (Riga, LV)
2021 – The Swedish Arts Grants Committee, Krisstipendium 3 – grant as a consequence of Covid-19
2021 – Dummy PhotoBook Prize, Palazzo Rasponi 2, IT – winner
2021 – K-Pengar, Kulturungdom – exhibition grant
2020 – Lucie Foundation, Scholarship – honorable mention
2020 – City of Gothenburg, Tillfälligt stipendium – grant as a consequence of Covid-19
2020 – The Swedish Arts Grants Committee, Krisstipendium 2 – grant as a consequence of Covid-19
2020 – Adlerbertska Stipendier – travel grant
2020 – Format FotoFestival, Derby, UK – shortlisted
2020 – Mois de la Photo, Grenoble, FR – longlisted
2020 – Premio Nocivelli, Brescia, IT – finalist
2020 – Nordic Culture Point, Mobility Funding – residency grant
2020 – Theodor and Hanne Mannheimer Foundation – artistic research grant
2020 – Eva & Oscar Ahréns Foundation – artistic research grant
2020 – K-Pegnar, Kulturungdom – solo exhibition grant
2020 – Residenze di Fotografia in Italia – special mention
2019 – Athens Photofestival – shortlisted
2019 – Adlerbertska Stipendier – travel grant
2019 – En snabbt slant, Göteborg – solo exhibition grant
2019 – NordPlus Student Grant – travel grant
2019 – K-Pegnar, Kulturungdom – solo exhibition grant
2016 – Prina Prize – finalist

Workshops and courses
2021 – Dummy Photobook Workshop, Chippendale Studio, IT
2021 – Performance Documentation, course at Academy of Music and Drama, Gothenburg, SE
2020 – Materiality in the Experienced Space, course at HDK-Valand Academy, SE
2019 – Forensics of the Readymade, KUNO Express Course, Art Academy Malmö, SE
2019 – The Perfect Human, KUNO Express Course, Estonian Academy of Arts, Tallin, EE

Talks and other
2021 – Artist Talk, LABA, Brescia, IT
2021 – Interview for Emma & Conti by Lint Art Collective
2020 – Screening at Vog à Fontaine for the Photomonth Festival, Grenoble, FR
2020 – Panel discussion with artist Peo Olsson, Landskrona Fotofestival, SE
2020 – Curator / Project manager for We’ve been sent a strange sign, Landskrona Fotofestival, SE
2020 – Artist Talk, LABA, Brescia, IT
2020 – Interview for Emma & Conti by Laura Cemin
2020 – Jury member, MA Photography, Akademin Valand, Göteborg, SE