Silvia Gelli (Livorno, 1985)
She graduated in Science of Cultural Heritage and specialized in History and Forms of Visual Arts, Entertainment and New Media at the University of Pisa and Parma. She obtains the Diploma in Advanced Photography at the IED of Milan. In the two-year period 2015-2017 she attends the Master of high education on contemporary image at Fondazione Fotografia Modena, where his research, in the experimental and authorial direction, in the field of contemporary art begins. In 2020 she is chosen for an annual and experimental course promoted and realized by GAER(Giovani Artisti Emilia Romagna). In 2021 she is selected among the young creatives of Emilia Romagna for the exhibition Abecedario d’artista at Palazzo del Governatore in Parma. In 2022 she is among the finalists of the Francesco Fabbri Prize for Contemporary Arts | contemporary photography section, Villa Brandolini, Pieve di Soligo, Treviso and in 2023 she is selected among the finalists of the We Art Open | No Title Gallery, Crea – Cantieri del contemporaneo in Venice and among the finalists of the Combat Prize | Museo G. Fattori | Livorno. She takes part in exhibitions and fairs.
2022-2023 Art school | Accadimento e Sospensione, Chippendale Studio, Milano.
2019-2020 I mestieri delle arti (professioni creative) | GAER – Emilia Romagna, Ferrara
2019 University of Parma, History and Critic of Arts and Spectacle, Parma
2015-2017 Master in Contemporary Photography at Fondazione Fotografia, Modena
2012 University of Pisa, History and Forms of Visual Arts, Performing Arts and New Medias, Pisa
2010 European Institute of Design (Advanced Photography), IED, Milano
2023 Can creativity change the world? | Moleskine Foundation Collection – Saatchi Gallery, Harrods Arcade, London
2023 Finalist for the Premio Combat Prize | photography section, Museo G. Fattori, Livorno | winner of the gallery prize SAC spazio arte contemporanea
2023 Accadimento e sospensione | Chippendale Studio, Milano
2023 Dummy Photobook | Chippendale Studio – Crag Gallery, Torino
2023 Finalist for the We Art Open | No Title Gallery, Crea – Cantieri del contemporaneo, Venezia.
2022 Finalist for the Francesco Fabbri Prize for Contemporary Arts | contemporary photography section, Villa Brandolini, Pieve di Soligo, Treviso.
2021 Abecedario d’artista, Palazzo del Governatore | Parma italian capital of culture, Parma
2021 Herbabeta | collective project of urban regeneration and historical research on the memory of Ferrara’s sugar mills coordinated by artist Andreco, Factory Grisù, Ferrara
2018 R8 Eight Contemporary Art Show | ARTIKA Art Company, Casa dei Carraresi, Treviso
2017 Crinale, Foro Boario, Modena
2017 Corrispondenze, Musei Civici, Modena
2016 The summer show, Foro Boario, Modena
2016 Atwork/Lettera 27, Fondazione Fotografia, Modena
2014 Last Paradise, Esposizione Triennale di Arti Visive, Arte Maggiore Gallery, Roma
2014 Contemporary art exhibition, AccorsiArte Art Gallery, Torino
2023 The Phair, Torino, Italy
2021 Gwangju Design Biennale, Moleskine Foundation Collection, Korea
2017 Art Tessaloniki, Greece
2017 We Are Fair, Madrid, Spain
2021 ARTIST RESIDENCY with Elisa Leonini | visual artist, Ferrara