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Alessandro Sambini
Rovigo, 1982. Lives and works in Milan

After obtaining a degree in Design and Arts from the Free University of Bolzano and an MA in Research Architecture within the Visual Cultures department at Goldsmiths' College in London, he moved to Milan. Here he began to work with photography, video and other multimedia supports and to question the needs and methods that regulate the production of new images, their circulation and diffusion and the different areas of relationship between the image itself and its public. Since 2019 he has been working on the public performance 1624, curated by Elena Forin and on project MARIO. In 2017 he participated in the collective exhibition Fuocoapaesaggio curated by Dolomiti Contemporanee and was selected to participate in Plat(t)form 2017 at the Fotomuseum in Winterthur; in 2016 the Fondo Privato Acquisizioni per l’arte contemporanea of ArtVerona selected the work People at an exhibition for acquisition and deposit at MA*GA, Gallarate. The same work was presented on the occasion of the solo exhibition of the same name curated by Denis Isaia in July 2016 at Galleria Michela Rizzo. In the same year he participated in the group show Stories From the Edge, curated by Francesca Lazzarini, at the Kunsthaus in Graz (Austria) and in the exhibition On New Italian Photography, curated by Fantom at the Viasaterna Gallery (Milan 2016). The artist's projects were also presented during: Foto/Industria, 2nd Biennial of Industrial Photography, curated by François Hébel, at MAST (Bologna, 2015); Flags, at Serra dei Giardini, curated by Elena Forin (Venice, 2014); Lo Spettatore Emancipato, curated by Angela Madesani, at Galleria Giovanni Bonelli (Milan, 2014). He has collaborated with various institutions, including MUSEION, FORMA, MUFOCO, MAST, MA*GA and Triennale di Milano; in 2009 he won the XXIII Premio Gallarate Per Le Arti Visive, Terzo Paesaggio. Fotografia Italiana Oggi and was a finalist in the GD4PhotoArt award, promoted by MAST. He is co-founder of the collective POIUYT and his works are in the collections of MAGA, MUFOCO and Fondazione MAST.


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