Biography

In 2004 Gaia Adducchio studies film directing at FAMU, the National Film School of Prague. After numerous prizes for both her documentary and fictional works, she gains two MIBACT funding-awards: in 2009 for the realization of a documentary and in 2010 for the developing of a feature film. In 2013 she starts studying photography at the CSF Adams in Rome. In 2015 she works on her first theatrical direction “The oath” at Teatro Studio 1, again in Rome.

In 2016 she attends a permanent workshop for play-writers at Atir Teatro Ringhiera in Milan.

In 2015/16 she wins an artistic residence at CSF Adams, which leads to the realization of her first analog photography project “Family Portraits” debuting during Prague Photo 2016. “Family Portraits” gains a special mention at the first Biennale di Arte Moderna di Perugia; is shown during the collective exhibition “Woman’s essence” in Paris, during the collective show “Portraits without faces” at Ph21 Gallery, in Budapest, Hungary; it’s part of the traveling exhibition “ExpoPhoto 2017- Italy: taste of beauty” in Rome, Lishui (China), Naples, Milan and Turin. In December 2020 it’s part of two virtual exhibitions: “Identity” at the Pepney Gallery, Cavan, Ireland; “Out of Body” on the online platform Stoa Collective. In September 2021 it’s part of the collective “Kaos antitesi del silenzio; forma, spazio, tempo” taking place in the former Bourbon prison of Avellino, curated by Kaos 48, Fabrizio Scomparin, Stefano Nasti and Paola Cimmino.

“Naked:#she”, her second photographic project, is shown at Prague Photo 2017; during the collective exhibition “We Contemporary” organized by Musa International Art Space, taking place both in Rome and Kiev, Ukraine; during the collective exhibition EOS at MPGArt Gallery in Vittoria, Sicily; represents Italian photography in the world at the 17th edition of  CIPAE – China International Art Fair that takes place during the China International Photographic Art Festival in Zhengzhou – Henan – China; is selected to be part of Emerging Talent 2018/19. In May a selection is shown during the art exhibition “Secondo Natura” at Palazzo Spadaro, Scicli, Sicily. In February 2020 at Grand Palais in Paris during Salon Comparaisons. In May 2021 it’s part of the artistic collective Artiste Culture with the virtual exhibition “The Artist Story”, while a selection of her work becomes part of Shim Art Network. In August of the same year it’s shown during the collective “Emerging Artists 2021” at Limner Gallery, Hudson, NY, USA. During autumn 2021 it’s part of the collective “SHIM Eco: The Coral Reef Principle”, first exhibition curated by SHIM Eco group at Ursa Gallery in Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA.

Her third project “Étoiles” debuted during Prague Photo 2018 and attended the eighth edition of Cascina Farsetti Art, at Palazzo Velli Expo. In February 2019 it is shown at the Grand Palais in Paris during the Salon Comparaisons exhibition. In August it’s part of the collective exhibition “Fuori Luogo” by the curatorship of Carlo Gallerati for Galleria Gallerati in Forte Marghera, Venice, while in October 2019 a selection of the project is shown at Salon d’Automne in Paris.

Her latest project “Polaroid blooming” debuts at Prague Photo 2019. In October 2020 a selection from “Polaroid Blooming” is part of the virtual edition of Salon d’Automne in Paris, which has physically been cancelled due to Covid-19 restrictions, and also participates to the on-line exhibition “restART” organized by Kaos 48 in Naples, curated by Fabrizio Scomparin, Stefano Nasti and Paola Cimmino. In December it gains a Merit Award during the “Painting & Photography” art exhibition at Art Room Gallery, a contemporary online art gallery based in Berlin. From January to April 2021 it’s also part of the virtual collective “New Surrealism” at Dailë Galerie, curated by Adila Ben and Rodshir Dailë. In October 2021 “Polaroid Blooming” is again part of the latest Salon d’Automne and in February 2022 of Salon Comparaisons, both taking place in Paris.

In September 2018 two of her self-published editorial projects were selected to attend Funzilla – Rome Photozine Festival.

In March 2019 she realizes her first solo exhibition at Kromart Gallery, in Rome.

In September 2019 her second solo exhibition “Totem” curated by the art historian Beatrice Luzi is taking place at Art G.A.P. Gallery in Rome.

Since May 2021 a selection from her artworks is available both on Artsy (Shim Eco Art Network) and Artspace (by Dailë Galerie).

In August 2021 a selection from several projects is shown during the Biennale d’arte in Valcamonica “Arcaico Contemporaneo” for the curatorship of Virgilio Patarini, selection made by the art historian Beatrice Luzi.

In November 2021 she is invited as guest of honor to the 13th Prague Photo edition, exhibiting her work as a solo artist during the international photographic kermess.

In December of the same year the new solo exhibition “Polaroid Blooming” curated by the art historian Beatrice Luzi is scheduled in the new spaces of Art G.A.P. Gallery in Rome.