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

Part of the artistic duo Emma and Conti

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.

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

Solo/Duo exhibitions
2021 – upcoming – Samma Gallery (online)
2021 – upcoming – GIBCA (Göteborg International Biennial for Contemporary Art) Extended, Konstepidemin, Göteborg, SE (with Emma Sandström)
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

Selected group exhibitions
2021 – upcoming – Premio Arti Visive San Fedele, Galleria San Fedele, Milano, IT
2021 – upcoming – Photomonth Festival, Galerie Tracanelli, Grenoble, FR
2021 – upcoming – ITALIA 90, Condominio, Milano, 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

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

Tied to Light
Voci Visive, zine review “When I killed your tulips” by Sofia Giulia Mazzali (ITA)
Artdoc Photo Magazine
The Pupil Sphere
Premio Nocivelli XII edizione, Italy. Exhibition catalogue
UGOT Photography, “Sheltering sculptures under a lens”, essay
Visual Cortex Zine #1

Yogurt. QUARANTINE flavour, Roma, IT. Yogurt Magazine editions
Il profumo della salvia. Brescia, IT. Temperino Rosso Edizioni. Short novel
Reflections, 5^ Biennale dei Giovani Fotografi Italiani. Bibbiena. IT. Exhibition catalogue
Collimazioni – Arte in Val Marina. Bergamo, IT. Publistampa Edizion
Pietre vive, in collaboration with ANPI. Bergamo, IT. Sestante Edizioni
Fotografia, un racconto fotografico. Varese, IT. Exhibition catalogue

When I killed your tulips, zine
On october twenty-two, artist book
Untitled, artist book

L’oeil de la photographie

Awards and grants
2021 – Dummy PhotoBook Prize, Palazzo Rasponi 2, IT – winner
2020 – Lucie Foundation, Scholarship – honorable mention
2020 – Tillfälligt stipendium, City of Gothenburg – grant as a consequence of Covid-19
2020 – Krisstipendium, The Swedish Arts Grants Committee – 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