Biography

Gaia Adducchio is an Italian artist based in Rome. After studying film directing at FAMU, the National Film School of Prague, and winning numerous prizes for her documentary and fictional works she gains two MIBACT funding-awards for the realization of a documentary and the development of a feature film. In 2015 she wins an artistic residence at the prestigious photography school CSF Adams in Rome, which leads to the realization of her first photographic project “Family Portraits” debuting during Prague Photo 2016 and gaining a special mention at the first Biennale di Arte Moderna di Perugia.
“Naked:#she”, her 2nd project, is shown at Prague Photo 2017; is part of Emerging Talent 2018/19; in February 2020 attends Salon Comparaisons in Paris.
Her third project “Étoiles” debuts during Prague Photo 2018. In February 2019 is shown at Salon Comparaisons and in October 2019 at Salon d’Automne in Paris.
A selection from her latest project “Polaroid Blooming” is part of Salon d’Automne in October 2021 and again in October 2022, in February 2022 of Salon Comparaisons in Paris. In September 2022 is part of the contemporary art collective “When in Rome” curated by Rodshir Dailë for Dailë Galerie at the Rome Soho House.
From March 2019 on she realizes a several solo exhibitions both in Rome and abroad.
In November 2022 she is guest of honour at Prague Photo 2021, with a solo exhibition curated by Luisa Briganti and Gabriele Agostini, artistic director Iva Nesvadbova.
In February 2022 her new solo exhibition “Polaroid Blooming” by the art historian Dott.ssa Beatrice Luzi is shown at Art G.A.P. Gallery in Rome.
In August 2022 she is part of “Segni: Festival della fotografia” in Capo di Ponte, Valcamonica with her solo exhibition “Ritratti – Portraits” curated by Graziano Filippini and Veronica Marioli.

Solo exhibitions

  • August/September 2022 – solo exhibition “Ritratti – Portraits” as part of “Segni: Festival della fotografia” in Capo di Ponte, Valcamonica curated by Graziano Filippini and Veronica Marioli. http://www.segnifestivalfotografia.it/
  • February 2022 – solo exhibition “Polaroid Blooming” curated by the art historian Beatrice Luzi at Art G.A.P. Gallery, Rome, Italy
    http://www.artgap.it/
  • January/March 2022 – solo exhibition “Femminile Singolare: Ritratti di famiglia e altre storie” by Virgilio Patarini is shown at the Museo di Nadro in Ceto, Valcamonica, Italy
    www.zamenhofart.it
  • November 2021 – guest of honour at Prague Photo 2021, with a solo exhibition curated by Luisa Briganti and Gabriele Agostini, artistic director Iva Nesvadbova, Prague, Czech Republic
    https://www.praguefoto.cz/
  • November 2019 – solo exhibition for the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women at the Dipartimento di Matematica e Fisica dell’Università degli studi Roma Tre, Rome, Italy
    http://www.uniroma3.it/
  • September 2019 – solo exhibition “Totem” curated by the art historian Beatrice Luzi at Art G.A.P. Gallery, Rome, Italy
    http://www.artgap.it/
  • March 2019 – solo exhibition “Fin qui” curated by Luisa Briganti at Kromart Gallery, Rome, Italy
    kromart.it

 

Collectives


Family Portraits

  • December 2021 – it’s part of the collective “Femminile Singolare” at Vi.P. Gallery Valcamonica di Niardo, curated by Virgilio Patarini
    zamenhofart.it/femminile-singolare
  • September/October 2021 – it’s part of the collective “Kaos antitesi del silenzio; forma, spazio, tempo” by Kaos 48, Fabrizio Scomparin, Stefano Nasti and Paola Cimmino
    https://www.kaos48.com/
  • December 2020 – is part of the collective exhibition “Out of Body” on the virtual platform Stoa Collective 
    https://stoacollective.org/
  • December 2020 – is selected as part of the online exhibition “Identity” at the Pepney Gallery, Cavan, Ireland
    http://www.pepneygallery.com/
  • February 2019 – “Expo Photo 2019 – Italy: taste of beauty”” at the Museo di Sant ’Eulalia in Cagliari, Italy 
    expophoto.it
  • October/November 2017 – participates to the traveling exhibition “ExpoPhoto 2017 – Italy: taste of Beauty” for the promotion of Italian photography in the world, Rome, Lishui (China), Naples and Milan
    expophoto.it
  • September 2017 – participates to the collective exhibition “Portraits without faces” organized by Ph21 Gallery in Budapest, Hungary
    http://www.ph21gallery.com
  • August 2017 – participates to the cultural kermes “Castello di C’Arte” in Montelibretti, Italy
    https://www.facebook.com/castellodicarte2012/
  • April 2017 – participates to the collective exhibition “Woman’s essence” organized by Musa International Art Space in Espace Commines, Paris, France
    https://www.musaartspace.it/
  • January 2017 – TAG – Tevere Art Gallery a Rome, Italy
    http://www.tevereartgallery.net/
  • October 2016 – wins a special mention during her participation to the first Biennale di Arte Moderna di Perugia, Italy
    http://www.biennalecittadiperugia.it/it/
  • April 2016 – international debut at the Prague Photo 2016, Czech Republic
    https://www.praguefoto.cz/

 

Naked:#she

  • July /September 2022 – with SHIM Eco group, it’s part of a collective art exhibition at Spazio SV – Centro espositivo San Vidal in Venice, Italy
    https://spaziosv.com/
  • October/November 2021 – is part of the collective “SHIM Eco: The Coral Reef Principle”, first exhibition curated by SHIM Eco group at Ursa Gallery in Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA
    https://www.ursa.gallery/
  • August/October 2021 – 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
    https://www.zamenhofart.it/biennale-della-valcamonica/
  • August 2021 – it’s part of the collective “Emerging Artists 2021” at Limner Gallery, Hudson, NY, USA
    limnergallery.com
  • May 2021 – it’s part of the artistic collective Artiste Culture with the virtual exhibition “The Artist Story”
    https://www.artisteculture.com/exhibtion-artists
  • May 2021 – a selection of her work becomes part of Shim Art Network
    https://www.artsy.net/artists
  • February 2020 – is shown at Grand Palais in Paris during the Salon Comparaisons exhibition, France
    https://comparaisons.org/le-salon/
  • May 2019 – shown during the artistic exhibition “Secondo Natura” at Palazzo Spadaro in Scicli, Sicily
    https://www.facebook.com/events/322436021783225/
  • December 2018 – shown during Emerging Talents 2018/19, Rome, Italy
    https://www.emergingtalents.it/
  • June 2018 – selected to be among the finalist of TAG PRIZE 2018 – International Photo Contest, Tevere Art Gallery, Rome, Italy
    https://www.tevereartgallery.net/
  • May/July 2018 – is part of the collective exhibition Surfaces – Bodies by Luca Curci and It’ s LIQUID Group at Palazzo Ca’ Zanardi in Venice, taking place during the Biennale di Architettura, Italy
    http://www.itsliquid.com/
  • May 2018 – a selection of her work represents Italian photography in the world during the 17th edition of CIPAE – China International Art Fair that takes place during the China International Photographic Art Festival in Zhengzhou – Henan – China
    http://cipafe.com/index.php?site=1
  • March 2018 – participates to the collective contemporary art exhibition EOS organized by MPGArt in Vittoria, Sicily
    http://www.mpgart.it/
  • October 2017 – participates to the collective “We Contemporary” organized by Musa International Art Space in Rome, Italy and Kiev, Ukraine
    https://www.musaartspace.it/
  • April 2017 – international debut at the Prague Photo 2017, Czech Republic
    https://www.praguefoto.cz/

 

Ètoiles

 


Polaroid Blooming