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 of Perugia.
“Naked:#she”, her 2nd project, is shown at Prague Photo 2017; is part of Emerging Talent 2018/19; in February 2020 attends the Salon Comparaisons in Paris. In July 2023 it’s among the four contest-winner of the collective exhibition YAG/garage ITALIA Lazio at the contemporary art gallery YAG/garage in Pescara, Italy.
Her third project “Étoiles” debuts during Prague Photo 2018. In February 2019 is shown at the Salon Comparaisons and in October 2019 at the Salon d’Automne in Paris.
A selection from her forth project “Polaroid Blooming” is part of the Salon d’Automne in October 2021 and again in October 2022, in February 2022 of the 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 December 2023 during the Art Week Miami Beach and for the coming year her works are shown at Betsy Hotel and Betsy Art Basel Exhibits for the curatorship of Lesley Goldwasser in collaboration with Artiste Culture by Sunaina Misra.
In February 2023 a selection of her latest project “Naked:#he” is shown at the Salon Comparaisons in Paris.
Since 2019 she realizes several solo exhibitions both in Rome and abroad. Among the most important ones “Fin qui” curated by Luisa Briganti at Kromart Gallery (March 2019) and “Totem” curated by Beatrice Luzi at Art G.A.P. Gallery (September 2019), both based in Rome.
In November 2021 she is guest of honor 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 Beatrice Luzi is shown at Art G.A.P. Gallery in Rome.
In April 2023 she is given the title of Membre Sociétaire de la Société du Salon d’Automne (Corporate Member of Salon D’Automne) from the board of directors of the Salon D’Automne of Paris in France.
In December 2023 her latest project “Acquatica” curated by Beatrice Luzi is featured as a solo exhibition in the prestigious locations of Galleria Gallerati in Rome. In January and February 2024, it’s respectively part of Salon d’Automne and Salon Comparaisons in Paris.

Recognitions, solo exhibitions, collectives, publications


Recognitions

  • April 2023 – she is given the title of Membre Sociétaire de la Société du Salon d’Automne (Corporate Member of Salon D’Automne) from the board of directors of the Salon D’Automne in Paris, France
    https://www.salon-automne.com/en/home/


Solo exhibitions

  • December 2023/February 2024 – the solo exhibition “Acquatica” curated by Beatrice Luzi is featured in the prestigious locations of Galleria Gallerati in Rome, Italy
    https://www.galleriagallerati.it/
    The catalog and promotional materials for the project and solo exhibition were produced thanks to the contribution of Unione Europea Esperti d’Arte Onlus. The exhibition catalog is edited by the publishing house Unione Europea Esperti d’Arte 
    https://www.espertiarte.it/
  • October/December 2022 – a new edition of the solo exhibition “Polaroid Blooming” curated by Beatrice Luzi, is shown at FdF AquAstyle in Rome, organizers Edmund Kurenia and Francesco De Fabiis
  • 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 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 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

  • March 2023 – it’s part of the collective exhibition “Reminiscence” at AIFACS – All India Fine Arts & Crafts Society in New Delhi for the curatorship of Smita Biswas and Luna Arts
    https://www.lunaarts.in
  • 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

 

Ètoiles

 


Polaroid Blooming

  • December 2023/November 2024 – it’s shown at Betsy Hotel and Betsy Art Basel Exhibits for the curatorship of Lesley Goldwasser in collaboration with Artiste Culture by Sunaina Misra
    https://www.thebetsyhotel.com/
  • March 2023 – it’s exhibiting at Étienne De Causans Gallery in Paris for the collective exhibition “Digital is my Art” curated by Isabelle Schmitt
    http://isphoto.fr
  • October 2022 – is shown at Salon d’Automne in Paris, France
    https://www.salon-automne.com/en/home/
  • September 2022 –  is part of the contemporary art collective “When in Rome” curated by Rodshir Dailë for Dailë Galerie at the Rome Soho House
    https://www.sohohouse.com/it/
  • February 2022 – is shown at the Grand Palais Ephémère, Ecole Militaire -Tour Eiffel in Paris during the Salon Comparaisons exhibition, France
    https://comparaisons.org/
  • October 2021 – is shown at Salon d’Automne in Paris, France
    https://www.salon-automne.com/en/home/
  • January/April 2021 – it’s one of the 4 authors being part of the virtual collective “New Surrealism” at Dailë Galerie, curated by Adila Ben and Rodshir Dailë
    https://www.dailegalerie.com/
  • December 2020 – gains a Merit Award during the “Painting & Photography” art exhibition at the Art Room Gallery, a contemporary online art gallery based in Berlin
    artroomgalleryonline.com
  • October 2020 – it’s one of the 4 authors being part of the virtual exhibition “restART” organized by Kaos 48 in Naples, curated by Fabrizio Scomparin, Stefano Nasti and Paola Cimmino
    https://www.kaos48.com/
  • October 2020 – is part of the virtual edition of Salon d’Automne in Paris, which has physically been cancelled due to Covid 19 restrictions
    https://www.salon-automne.com/en/home/
  • May 2019 – international debut at the Prague Photo 2019, Czech Republic
    https://www.praguefoto.cz/


    Naked:#he

  • November 2023 – it’s part of the “Festa dell’Arte a Monteverde” curated by Federico Raponi, Rome, Italy
    https://www.romatoday.it/eventi/festa-dell-arte-a-monteverde-teatro-villa-pamphilj-12-novembre-2023.html
  • February 2023 – is shown at the Grand Palais Ephémère, Ecole Militaire -Tour Eiffel in Paris during the Salon Comparaisons exhibition, France
    https://comparaisons.org/

 

Acquatica

  • February 2024 – is shown at the Grand Palais Ephémère, Ecole Militaire -Tour Eiffel in Paris during the Salon Comparaisons exhibition, France
    https://comparaisons.org/
  • February  2024 – it’s exhibiting at Étienne De Causans Gallery in Paris for the collective exhibition “Digital is my Art – 2nd edition” curated by Isabelle Schmitt
    http://isphoto.fr
  • January 2024 – is shown at Salon d’Automne in Paris, France
    https://www.salon-automne.com/en/home/


Publications