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Carola Spadoni is born in Roma, lives in Berlin since 2009.


Filmmaker and visual artist, studied film at Brooklyn College in New York, where she lived throughout the nineties. She wrote and directed a feature film, documentaries, shorts and music videos that have been shown in festivals and screening series as well as broadcasted on tv. Festivals and venues include the 52nd Berlinale (Forum section), the Chicago International Film Festival, Torino Film Festival, Bombay Int’l FF, Anthology Film Archives, Knitting factory. Broadcasting networks include Channel 4(U.K.), tele+(Italy), R.t.s.i. (Switzerland). From 1999 she was back in Italy where she directed and produced commissioned works for il Teatro di Roma, Rai Radio 3, il Comune di Roma, Enzimi, Netmage.


Since the early 2000s, the research within the cinematic language brought her work towards film and video installation, consequently showing in galleries and museums. In 2003 is among the winners of the Young Italian Art Prize given by the PARC (Office of the Ministry of Culture), for which participated in the 50th Venice Art Biennal.
Her work is in private and public collections among which the MAXXI museum of contemporary art in Roma.


Her filmmaking and cultural activist practice is also expressed through her journalistic activity for The Independent Film & Video (U.S.), il manifesto (IT), Alias (IT), Rolling Stone Italia. As well as curatorial work of several screening series of independent film and contemporary art videos, lecturing in universities, participating in symposia and teaching workshops. In 2007 the monography ‘Carola Spadoni: a total artist’, organized by the National Italian Cinemateque surveyed her film and video works at the Sala Trevi cinema in Roma. Most recent exhibitions include two site specific works: for HPSCHD 1969>2015 at Mambo museum Bologna in 2015, and for GLITCH: interferences between art and cinema in 2014, Diamanti (Careof Milano 2014).

 

 

 
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