stARTers with artist Elena Bellantoni 28 April
"Hala Yella - Addio, Adios" Tuesday April 28 at 6 pm artist Elena Bellantoni will speak about her artistic practice, specifically the subjects of identity and the body in relation to the surrounding space. During her presentation she will discuss her trip to Patagonia and her interractions with ancient indigenous cultures from the local area.
Elena Bellantoni lives and works between Berlin and Rome. She graduated at "La Sapienza" University of Rome in Contemporary Art, and studied in Paris and London where in 2007 she got an MA in Visual Art WCA University of the Arts London. In 2007 she created the Platform Translation Group; in 2008 she co-founded the 91mQ art project space in Berlin. In 2006 she won the prize Temphelhof - Shoneberg Kunstpreis Zum Ball- Spiel in Berlin ; 2009 she won the Movin'up of G.A.I. Turin with a project in Santiago the Chile ; 2012 she won the NGBK call with In Other Words realized at Kunstraum Kreuzberg Bethanien in Berlin. In 2013 she won the first award at FestArte / Factory Colors of the World at the Macro Pelanda Museum Rome.
Residencies : 98weeks project space with Francis Alys in Beirut in 2008, Residencia Expacio Versus in Santiago, Chile in 2013; Progetto Isole in Palermo in 2009. In 2014: she participated at African Fabbers with a workshop and an exhibition during the Marrakech Biennale; she is artist in residency at Careof DOCVA in Milan; selected for the Video Art Year Book, Bologna.
Among her SOLO shows: Fondazione Filiberto Menna at Museo Archelogico di Salerno Tempo Imperfetto, curated by Stefania Zuliani and Antonello Tolve, Salerno, Italy, 2014;
my name is elena ... Bellantoni [ . BOX] video art project space Milano 2013; Hala Yella Presentation Caja Negra exhibition space Santiago de Chile , 2012; Looking for E.B. Gallery Muratcentoventidue , Bari , 2012; Is it Real? 91 mQ Art Project Space , Berlin , 2008; Room1, Tacheles , Berlin 2008; Transparenz at the Weisser Elephant Galerie Berlin 2007; G.i.u.l.i.a , Linux Art Space Rome 2004.