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, in Rome again.

In 2016 she attends a permanent workshop for play-writers by 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;  has been shown at 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, was 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; represented 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; was selected to be part of Emerging Talents 2018/19.

Her latest 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” will be shown at the Grand Palais in Paris during the Salon Comparaisons exhibition.