Pedro Andrade (Luanda, 1954) Painting is his preferred medium. He has lived countless lives, learning something from each of them. Indeed the passing of time is for him a perfect occasion for gaining the most from life, with due slowness. He lives and works in Aveiro, Portugal.
Simona Barbera Her artistic approach is based on the integration between audio material and electronic devices conceived as integral part of minimalist installations. Many of the subject matters explored convey considerations on the materiality of digital media and on the micro processes of transformation of the urban fabric. She lives and works between Genoa and Oslo. www.simonabarbera.com
Cesare Biratoni (Barcelona 1969). He has always had an interest in the complex relationship between photography and painting: over the years he has developed a poetic that aims to bring together the fixed temporality of the photographic image with the unpredictable dynamics of painting. He lives and works in Busto Arsizio.
Vincenzo Cabiati. His artistic research is expressed through a wide range of languages: painting, watercolour, drawing, sculpture, photography, installations, video. In recent years polychrome ceramic has become his preferred medium. He lives and works in Milan. http://vincenzocabiati. tumblr.com/
Gianluca Codeghini (Milano, 1968) triggers concepts and processes in which the relationship with the public becomes crucial for producing short-circuits, tensions and discreet provocations. “Listen intently, to the point in which memory wonders whether it has heard something different or heard anything at all”. He lives and works in Milan.www.gianlucacodeghini.com
Ermanno Cristini (Varese 1951). The art of dialogue and negotiation form the basis of his creative work and inspire all his main projects, including Roaming, Dialogos, Prière de Toucher, Riss(e), Walking the Horizon, Walkabout e Waltable, and more. He lives and works in Varese. https://ermannocristini.jimdo.com
Leonel Cunha (Porto, 1968) graduated in painting at the Faculty of Fine Arts in Porto, researcher at the Calouste Gulbekian Foundation, he then pursued his education with a degree in Multimedia Technology at the Faculty of Engineering and a Master Degree in Painting. Painting is his preferred medium. He lives and works in Vila do Conde, in the north of Portugal. www.leonelcunha.net
Flavio de Marco (Lecce, 1975) is a painter. Many of his projects contemplate the virtual windows through which artists observe the contemporary world. He has held many exhibitions in Institutions in Italy and abroad. He was lecturer in “extramedia techniques” at the Brera Academy of Fine Arts. In 2010 he founded an independent magazine, Rivisita, and in 2013 he published his first book, Stella, which accompanied the exhibition of the same name held at the GAM in Rome. He lives and works in Berlin.
Marta Dell’Angelo (Pavia, 1970). Her research is centred on the human body and focuses on movement and posture, using a range of languages that span from painting to video installation, from drawing to performance. She is passionate about neuroscience and anthropology. She lives and works in Milan. https://www.martadellangelo.com
Alessio de Girolamo (Sanremo, 1980). His artistic research is eclectically expressed through different disciplines, among which he favours painting and sound art. In recent years he has kept an archive on the concept of “psychotronics”, the material collected is used in visual and audio performances and installations. He lives and works in Milan.
Mario Dellavedova (Milano, 1958). He employs different forms of expression, using objects and material from every day life. Plays on words, metaphors, and subtle irony lead to a conceptual sphere that is purposefully in contrast with the sometimes artisanal appearance of the artefacts produced or used, and with the simplicity of how they are put together. He lives and works between Villastanza (Milano) and Taxco (Mexico).
Gabriele Di Matteo (Torre del Greco, 1957) . His artistic work conveys the sensation that the painted images might get up and walk, multiply and spread, acquiring increased power in the process. He lives and works in Milan. www.instagram.com/gabriele_dimatteo/
Ivana Fall (Milano, 1974). A gymnast since the age of six, a life model for artists and Fine Art academies, gymnastics teacher and fitness trainer. She lives and works in Milan.
Matteo Fato (Pescara 1979). The process of making marks is the starting point of his research. His work has been invariably governed by an analytical approach to painting, aimed at a “mise-en-scène” of painting itself. In his work objects, words and space are brought together as if on the table of an imaginary still life. He lives and works in Pescara. (http://www.galleriamichelarizzo.net)
João Fonte (Évora, 1965). His work, mostly focused on painting and drawing, contains references to the contemporary visual culture that lies between the commonplace and the erudite, with the intention of highlighting the mechanisms in political and power relationships. He lives and works in Lisbon.
Armida Gandini (Brescia, 1968). The subject of identity is at the core of her research and developed through different media including photography, drawing, installation and video. The predominant theme in her current projects is the relationship with others, that which determines cultural and identity heritage. She lives and works in Verolanuova (Bs). http://www.armidagandini.it/
Pino Guidolotti (Verona 1947). He has worked as a photographer for fashion, portraiture and architecture. Loyal to his artistic training and also influenced by his friendship with Ernst H. Gombrich, he now focuses his attention to personal research, art and the reproduction of artistic heritage. He lives and works in Minervino di Lecce.
Giovanni Hänninen (Helsinki, 1976) studies reality like a scientist, but through his camera lens. He undertakes research on the subject of architecture and urban landscape, with particular attention to the critical issues of the present day. He lives and works in Milan. www.hanninen.it
Sebastiano Impellizzeri (Catania, 1982) His research investigates the languages of painting elaborating a poetic linked to essential pictorial elements: surface, marks, and colour as subjects of art. He has collaborated with many different Italian and international artistic realities. He lives and works in Turin.
Francesco Lauretta (Ispica, 1964). “Painter at last”, is how the artist defines himself after a long and tormented research for the redefinition of (his) painting. He employs various media including drawing, video and performance. Narrator and non-existentialist, he currently lives and works in Florence.
Jorge Leal (Lisbon, 1975). In recent years he has been solely dedicated to drawing, particularly to the graphic exploration of lines. Nature, sex and humour are the central themes of his artistic research. He lives and works in Lisbon. http://instagram.com/jorgelealartist http://facebook.com/ jorgelealartist
Corrado Levi (Torino) is one of the protagonists of the contemporary cultural scene. Writer and critic, artist and architect, he has lectured at Milan Polytechnic and has demonstrated great mastery in many forms of self-expression. He has a Golden Glove in Savate boxing. He lives and works between Milan and Marrakech.
Andrea Mastrovito (Bergamo, 1978) His work is characterised by the reinvention of exhibition spaces and the use of basic techniques, such as drawing and cut-outs, or complex ones, such as synchronised video-installation, in a continuous interaction between public and private. He has recently concluded his most ambitious project to date: the hand-animated film Nysferatu. He lives and works in New York. www.andreamastrovito.com
Concetta Modica (Modica, 1969) studies and works on the present and its paradoxes. The present as what is left of something. The present as relationship with other artists, with materials, with the different media that have always been connected to sculpture. Sculpture intended as time. www.concettamodica.com
Rossella Moratto (Milano,1965) is a critic and independent curator. She collaborates with public institutions, private galleries, alternative and non-profit exhibition spaces. She writes for a number of specialised magazines including Arte e Critica and Flash Art. She is a member of the artists’ collective E IL TOPO. She lives and works in Milan.
Angelo Mosca (Chieti, 1961). His work speaks of places: simple, lived-in rooms that encapsulate a deep reflection on painting and its potential. A degree in communication and a thesis in sociology, he ponders on the current state of art and the need to break barriers through non-profit projects and collective art experiences. He lives and works between Ortona (CH), London and Milan.
Elisa Mossa (Urbino, 1989). She primarily communicates through a style of drawing that conveys reflection of an ancestral pagan ritual of the earth. Her work thus becomes a “cut” in paper, the opportunity of finding a dimension through black from which personal memories can surface. She lives and works in Urbania (Italy).
Giancarlo Norese (Novi Sad, 1963). He expresses his creativity through collaborations with other artists and institutions, editorial projects, public actions, independent teaching experiments. He was one of the initiators of the Oreste Project and the editor of its publications. He slept for months under a table. He lives and works in Milan. www.norese.tk
Federica Pamio (Tradate, 1986). Her research aspires to a formal and conceptual eclecticism, focusing on the relationship between man and his environment (natural/artificial and social). Recently she has started interacting more with space by introducing to her work specific actions/objects/installations. She lives and works between Varese and Milan. www.federicapamio.com
Luca Pancrazzi (Figline Valdarno, 1961), bases his research on the analysis of the artistic medium, on its ramifications, on the creative possibilities of error and the composite use of techniques and materials. Urban space and landscape are the subject matters he deals with primarily through painting, drawing, photography, installations, sculpture and shared activities. He lives and works between Milan and Finland.
Pedro Pascoinho (Figueira da Foz, 1972). Self taught artist and musician, his paintings, drawings and installations create silent environments that seemingly lack any logical narrative. Using an approach that fragments and decontextualizes his subject matter, the artist obtains Kafkaesque results that challenge the observer to search for his own ultimate truth. https://ppascoinho.wixsite.com/ pedropascoinho
Stefano Peroli (Milano, 1958). After thirty years that were far from free of failures, he definitively approached the human figure painted on canvases without a background, where the landscape is formed by the figures themselves. He lives and works in Parma. http://www.stefanoperoli.com//
Steve Piccolo (New York, 1954). Began his career in the 1970s in New York as bass guitarist in various jazz groups, including cult band The Lounge Lizards. A versatile artist, he has lived in Milan since the 1990s where he develops creative projects in music, performance, theatre and installations, alternating these activities with teaching.
Federico Pietrella (Roma 1973). His work has always developed around concepts of time, repetitions, daily routines, primarily transferred to a pictorial dimension and occasionally to site-specific work. He lives and works in Berlin. www.federicopietrella.com
Luca Scarabelli (Tradate, 1965). He develops his creative research through ongoing experimentation with object sculpture, painting and collage with particular focus on the problems arising from the indifference in observation, the dialectics between order and disorder, the sense of waiting. He lives and works in Locate Varesino.
Carlos Seabra (Aveiro, 1970). He paints people rather than landscapes or objects, using personal photographs or images from archives and mass media. Recurrent themes in his work are the social transformations caused by the economic changes in the global market. He lives and works in Averio.
Simona Squadrito (Catania, 1985) is an art critic and curator. In 2016 she co-founded KABUL Magazine, about contemporary art and culture. She is president of the Casa Gialla Association and director of Villa Vertua Masolo in Nova Milanese. She writes and works for a number of art magazines. She lives and works in Milan.