Melzo (MI), Italy 1991
Lives in Bologna (I).

1997-2011 Waldorf School, Milan.
2011-2013 Academy of fine arts of Bologna, Painting department (with prof. Luca Caccioni).
2014 Mimar Sinan fine arts academy, Istanbul, Painting department (with prof. Gulcin Aksoy).
2015 Academy of fine arts of Bologna, Research and design for the visual arts department (with prof. Luca Caccioni).

solo and duo shows/performance

2017
• Do you come here often?, curated by Giovanni Rendina, Ponte Sanguinario, Spoleto (PG).
• Malgrado II, duo show with Calori&Maillard, Malgrado, Bologna.
• Microburst ,duo show with Nicolas Feldmeyer, curated by Luca Bernardello, Paolo Bufalini, Filippo Cecconi, TRIPLA, Bologna.
2016
• Sedentary Storm Chasing, curated by Gianluca D'incà Levis; The Others Art Fair, Torino.
• Hen-House, curated by Stefano Volpato; Sponge Arte Contemporanea, Pergola (PU).
• Points (series), curated by Giovanna Caimmi; Fondazione Zucchelli, Bologna.
• 8 days backwards, duo show with Filippo Marzocchi, curated by Lluc Baños Aixalà; Major28, La Floresta, Lleida (ES).
2015
• 490nm < GENERATOR < 570nm, duo show with Marco Casella, curated by Lelio Aiello; LOCALEDUE, Bologna.
• Care (performance by M.Pajè, F.Marzocchi); Salt Beyoglu Garden, Istanbul.
2014
• Will (project by M.Pajè, F.Marzocchi); Imc block 5, Unkapani, Istanbul.
• Power (project by M.Pajè, F.Marzocchi); Baki Dede Sokak, Istanbul.

group shows

2017
• TU 35 EXPANDED, Centro per l'arte contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato.
• CROCCANTE, curated by g.olmo stuppia, S.a.L.E. Docks, Venezia.
• La Peggiore Condizione, curated by Luca Bernardello, Paolo Bufalini, Filippo Cecconi, TRIPLA, Bologna.
• Points Shop Now Customize, curated by M.V.Tagliati, CAR DRDE, Bologna.
• Venien de Lluny, group show, Piramidon Centre d'Arte Contemporani, Barcelona (ES).
2016
• Any kind of vision in the air, Curated by Gabriele Tosi; Anonima Kunsthalle, Varese.
• DRYER, Curated by Gabriele Tosi; i7 Spazi Indipendenti, ArtVerona, Verona.
• Suicide a Venise, curated by ICONA and Josep-Maria Martin; Cà Tron, IUAV, Venezia.
• Una Visione Oltre, curated by Tobia Donà; Museo MAAD, Adria (RO).
• Una Visione Oltre atto I, curated by Tobia Donà (project by Tobia Donà, Stefano Cagol); Museo Archeologico di Adria (RO).
• La Lingua Degli Affetti e Del Desiderio (project by Cesare Pietroiusti); RAUM, Bologna.
• MINIPIMER (project by Gabriele Tosi); LOCALEDUE, Bologna.
2015
• Re-Azione, curated by Francesca Leoni, Davide Mastrangelo; Fabbrica delle candele, Forlì.
• Baptism, curated by Stefani Cognata, Federica Bianconi; Borgo Riccio Sedici, Parma.
• Super-Scarcity (project by Parasite 2.0 Lab); spazio ex Ansaldo, Milano.
• Have We Become The Internet? #03, curated by Dario Giovanni Alì, Simona Squadrito; Glitch Cave, Giardini di Villa Brivio, Nova Milanese (MB).
• INCIPIT, the memory theatre, curated by Alessandra Chiericato; UCA Canterbury, Canterbury (UK).
• COFFI, curated by K. Good; WBB Willner-Brauerei-Berlin, Berlin.
• STEP /015 remake, curated by Lelio Aiello; Gallleriapiù, Bologna.
• Via Lactea crash test #02, curated by Simona Squadrito; Milano.
• Can you preserve the wind?, curated by Camera 707; Galleria Moitre, Turin.
2014
• Secondo Livello, curated by G.Lufrano; OTTO Gallery, Bologna.
• Questa Cantina (project by M.Pajè, F. Marzocchi); Private apartment, Bologna.
2013
• Qui non c’erano giardini, curaded by Giovanna Caimmi, Veronica Ceruti, Cristina Francucci; MAMbo, Bologna.
2012
• Hic sunt Leones luoghi inesplorati della contemporaneità, curated by Giovanni Mundula, Maurizio Giuffredi; Spazio espositivo Baraccano, Bologna.

professional experiences

2017
• Art director at Gelateria Sogni di Ghiaccio, artist run space in Bologna.
2016
• Art director at LOCALEDUE, no profit space for contemporary art in Bologna.
• Art director at Gelateria Sogni di Ghiaccio, artist run space in Bologna.

shows as art director

2017
• Jollies, group show; NESXT, Officina 500, Torino.
• Giubileo, Alberto Luparelli, solo show; Gelateria Sogni di Ghiaccio, Bologna.
• Family Matters, group show; Gelateria Sogni di Ghiaccio, Bologna.
• THE TOURIST, group show; Various Locations, Montevideo (UY).
• DISTILLER, group show curated by Bruno Barsanti, Gabriele Tosi; OUTER SPACE, FuturDome, Milano.
• A SLUMP, Andrew Mealor, solo show curated by Giovanni Rendina, Gelateria Sogni di Ghiaccio, Bologna. • TAU CETI, group sound show; Gelateria Sogni di Ghiaccio, Bologna.
• RHEIN AM RENO, group show curated by Riccardo Lisi; Gelateria Sogni di Ghiaccio, Bologna.
2016
• Ultradiana lll, Francesco Fonassi, solo show; LOCALEDUE, Bologna.
• Live Set, Francesco Fonassi; Gelateria Sogni di Ghiaccio, Bologna.
• ARCADIA, Rachele Maistrello, solo show; Gelateria Sogni di Ghiaccio, Bologna.
• SEX of the GAZE, NO TEXT, solo show; LOCALEDUE, Bologna.
• Sono proprio un coglione a fare la performance a Bologna, che ci vive tuo fratello, Roberto Fassone, solo show; LOCALEDUE, Bologna.

workshops/residences/prizes

2017
• Studio Cripta 747, 2 months of studio in Turin, Cripta747, Turin.
• Professione Artista 2.0, artist residency in Montevideo (UY).
• Progetto Borca, artist residency in Borca di Cadore (curated by G.D'Incà Levis), Dolomiti Contemporanee.
2016
• Specia mention of the jury for the project Sedentary Storm Chasing (curated by Gianluca D'incà Levis), The Others Art Fair, Turin.
• Tzan Juxtaposition, Workshop By ICONA and Josep-Maria Martin, with support of Mattia Pajè and Filippo Marzocchi, Cà Tron, IUAV, Venezia.
• Major 28, artist residency in La Floresta, Lleida (curated by Lluc Baños Aixalà), Major28.
• La lingua degli affetti e del desiderio, Workshop by Cesare Pietroiusti (coordinator: Lelio Aiello), Raum, Bologna.
2015
• Parola seme, Workshop by Bianco Valente, Tenuta dello Scompiglio, Vorno (Lucca).
• Progetto Borca, artist residency in Borca di Cadore (curated by G.D'Incà Levis), Dolomiti Contemporanee.
• The worlds of art, Workshop by Giusy Ragosa, Galleria Continua, San Gimignano.
• Academy of Immobility, Workshop by Luigi Presicce, MAMbo, Bologna.
2014
• G.Morandi Prize, Bologna, first classified.
• Urban and territorial projects, Workshop by G.Gianuizzi, Bologna.
2008
• Self Portrait Experience, workshop by C. Nuñez, Milano.
• LA Goldrush, artist residency in Los Angeles (USA).

press

2017
• Intervista a Mattia Pajè, by Stefano Serusi, Cerchio Magazine online (link)
• Dall’Archivio Viafarini. Intervista con Mattia Pajè, by /77, Artribune online (link)
2016
• Gelateria Sogni di Ghiaccio, by Federica Fiumelli, FormeUniche online (link)
• Hen House, la mostra nel pollaio, by Serena Ribaudo, Rivista Segno web (link)
• Gelateria Sogni di Ghiaccio il nuovo artist-run space di Bologna, by Irene Angenica, ATP Diary web (link)
• Il pollaio non è un white cube. Una mostra nelle Marche, by Valeria Carnevali, Artribune web (link)
• Year program Catalogue “LOCALEDUE”, curated by Gabriele Tosi.
• Ultime da Via Farini, by /77, Artribune Magazine #34.
2015
• Exhibition Catalogue "6PM Your Local Time Europe - The Book", Link Editions, September 2015, Link Art Center (Ed).
2014
• Espoarte Talent Scouting, Espoarte #86 (trimestre n.4).
2013
• Exhibition Catalogue "Qui non c’erano giardini", MAMbo, Bologna.
2012
• Exhibition Catalogue "Hic Sunt Leones", Baraccano, Bologna.
2008
• Exhibition Catalogue "Vuote a rendere", ArteDue Gallery, Milano.

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