MARGHERITA MOSCARDINI (Italy, 1981)


She obtained a BA, Cultural Anthropology, Academy of Fine Arts, Bologna, Italy (2006).
She attended the XIV Advanced Course in Visual Arts, Fondazione Antonio Ratti, Como, Italy, visiting Professor: Yona Friedman (2008).
In the last years, she has developed her long-term projects as a guest of Citè Internationale des Arts, Paris, France (2012); MMCA Changdong, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art of Korea, Seoul, Korea (2014); ISCP, International Studio and Curatorial Program, New York, USA (2015); The Khalid Shoman Foundation, Darat al Funun, Amman, Jordan (2017). She was fellow 2019 of Civitella Ranieri Foundation (PG), Italy; she was research fellow 2015, Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America, Columbia University, New York, USA.

TALKS/LECTURES (selection)

2019:
Il Tempo delle Donne (invited by F. Pini), Triennale di Milano, Italy. Margherita Moscardini, Dipartimento di Civiltà e Forme del Sapere, University of Pisa. The Fountains of Za’atari (in conversation with S. Risaliti), Museo del Novecento, Firenze, Italy.
2018:
The Fountains of Za’atari. a conversation with CCCP students, GSAPP, Columbia University, New York. Inventory. The Fountains of Za’atari (in conversation with M. Valeri), Italian Institute of Culture of Istanbul, Turkey. Inventory. The Fountains of Za’atari (in conversation with K. Kleinschmidt), Fondazione MAXXI, Rome.
Inventory. The Fountains of Za’atari (in conversation with M. Bellingreri, M. Smarrelli, D. Bigi), Galleria d’Arte Moderna, Palermo, Italy.
2017:
ATLAS_On the Human Condition, Places and Times. Fondazione Pietro e Alberto Rossini, Briosco (MB), Italy.
2016:
Margherita Moscardini, Lo Stato delle Cose, 16a Quadriennale d’Arte, in conversation with M. Alicata, M. Sterpi, P. Ciorra, M. Politi, M. Papini, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome, Italy. 1XUnknown 1942-2018, to Fortress Europe, with Love, BASE Progetti per l’Arte, Firenze, Italy.
2015:
From Bunker to Immaterial, in conversation with X. Vytuleva, Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America, Columbia University, New York, USA. Istanbul City Hills (in conversation with J. Stokic and P. Ciorra), SVA, School of Visual Arts, New York, USA. Istanbul City Hills, ISCP, New York, USA.
2014:
Istanbul City Hills_On the Natural History of Dispersion and States of Aggregation, (in conversation with P. Ciorra, M. Valeri, R. Aktas, A. Sen), Fondazione MAXXI, Rome, Italy.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS (selection)

2019:
The Fountains of Za’atari, Collezione Maramotti, Reggio Emilia, Italy.
2018:
Inventory. The Fountains of Za’atari, curated by M. Smarrelli, Fondazione Pastificio Cerere, Rome, Italy.
2016:
ATLAS. On the Human Condition, Places and Times, Galleria Ex Elettrofonica, Rome, Italy;
2014:
To San Rocco with Love (with Jo Thomas), Contemporary Locus, by P. Tognon, Bergamo
2013:
Istanbul City Hills – On the Natural History of Dispersion and States of Aggregation, curated by M.R.Sossai and promoted by AlbumArte, Rome, IIC of Istanbul, Turkey, in the frame of Istanbul Biennial 13.
2012:
1xUnknown, curated by M. D’Aurizio, Museo MACRO, Rome, Italy.
2011:
A project for the Ancient Bath, curated by E. Del Prete and J. Racek, CCA ArtToday, Plovdiv, Bulgaria;
Studio per un’erosione, Fondazione La Quadriennale, Rome, Italy.
2010:
una stanza/ fuori luogo, curated by R. Daolio, Galleria SpazioA, Pistoia, Italy.
2008:
Terza Stanza, Galleria SpazioA, Pistoia, Italy.

GROUP EXHIBITION (selection)

2019:
Migration, curated by L. Barreca, S. Anna, R. Zommer-Tal, Museo Civico Castelbuono, Palermo, Italy; Janco-Dada Museum, Ein Hod, Israel; StadtMuseum, Düsseldorf, Germany (upcoming).
Metaphorai, curated by A. Poggianti and K. Anguelova, CCA ArtToday, Plovdiv, Bulgaria.
2018:
THAT’S IT! – Sull’ Ultima Generazione di Artisti in Italia e un Metro e Ottanta oltre il Confine, curated by L. Balbi, MAMbo, Museo di Arte Moderna di Bologna, Italy.
Il disegno del disegno, curated by S. Cincinelli, Museo del Novecento, Firenze, Italy.
2017:
Re-enchantment, curated by A. Poggianti and E. Barsi, Kunstraum, Munchen, Germany.
2016:
16° Quadriennale di Roma, (Lo Stato delle Cose curated by M. Papini), Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome, Italy;
Collezioni MAXXI, Sezione Volume e Sintesi, Fondazione MAXXI, Rome, Italy.
Florenz Contemporary, curated by A. Stepken, Embassy of Italy, Berlin, Germany.
2015:
30 projects for ArtLine, curated by R. Pinto and S. Dolfi Agostini, Palazzo Reale, Milano, Italy;
Other Forms of Relation, MMCA Changdong, Seoul, Korea.
2014:
We have never been modern, curated by M. R. Sossai, SongEun ArtSpace, Seoul, Korea;
VAF Foundation Prize, The Schaufler Foundation, Schauwerk Sindelfingen, Stuttgart and Staedgalerie, Kiel, Germany;
Landscape is a Social System, curated by L. Cippitelli, Ex Elettrofonica for Curator’s view, ArtBrussels, Belgium.
2011:
Ariane de Rotschild Prize, curated by L. Barreca and M. Smarrelli, Palazzo Reale, Milano, Italy;
Emerging Talents 2011, invited by C. Bertola, CCCS, Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi, Firenze, Italy;
2010:
In full Bloom, curated by A. Grulli, Galleria Raffaella Cortese c/o kaleidoscope project space, Milano, Italy;
EX3 Premio Toscana Contemporanea, invited by P. Gaglianò and curated by L. Giusti and A. Natalini, EX3 Firenze, Italy.
2008:
Public Improvisations, curated by C. Pietroiusti, A. Daneri, L. Cerizza, Careof c/o Fabbrica del Vapore, Milano, Italy;
Mastermind, curated by C. Pietroiusti, A.Garutti, M. Nannucci, neon-campobase, Bologna, Italy;


AWARDS (selection)

2008:
Premio Pinacoteca Giovanni e Marella Agnelli, Torino, Italy.
2013:
Premio NCTM e l’Arte, promoted by studio NCTM, Milan, Italy.
2014:
New York Prize 2014-2015, promoted by Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Italy) and Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America, Columbia University, New York, USA.
2017:
Italian Council 2017, in collaboration with Fondazione Pastificio Cerere, Rome, promoted by, Directorate – General for Contemporary Art and Architecture and Urban Peripheries of the Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities (MiBAC-DGAAP).

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS 


Fondazione MAXXI, National Museum of XXI century Arts, Rome, Italy.
Museo MADRE, Museo di arte contemporanea Donnaregina, Naples, Italy.