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.

“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.

Her third project “Étoiles” debuted during Prague Photo 2018 and attended the eight edition of Cascina Farsetti Art, at Palazzo Velli Expo.

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

In February 2019 “Étoiles” 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 Dott. Carlo Gallerati for Galleria Gallerati in Forte Marghera, Venice.  In October 2019 a selection is shown at Salon d’Automne in Paris.
In March 2019 she realizes her first solo exhibition at Kromart Gallery, in Rome, while her latest project “Polaroid blooming” debutes at Pargue Photo 2019.
In September 2019 her second solo exhibition “Totem” curated by the art historian Dott.ssa Beatrice Luzi is taking place at Art G.A.P. Gallery in Rome.
In November 2019 during the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women she is invited as solo artist to show her work at the Dipartimento di Matematica e Fisica dell’Università degli studi Roma Tre, in Rome.