Bio

Ilaria Cuccagna was born in 1981 in Cesena, Italy. She lives and works in Como, Italy.

From 2008 to 2015 she has collaborated with some art foundries in Italy, the United Kingdom and Switzerland, working in bronze sculpture. From 2015 to 2016 she also collaborated as lecturer with the Department of History of Art of the University of Malta.

Education

 

2003-2004:

LLP Erasmus. UPV, Facultad de Bellas Artes San Carlos, Valencia, Spain.

2000-2005:

Fine Art Academy of Urbino, Italy. Course in sculpture.

1995-2000:

Senior high school specializing in an artistic education. Liceo Artistico P.L. Nervi, Ravenna, Italy.

1986-1998:

School of Classical Ballet Città di Ravenna, Italy.

 

 

Workshops and residencies

2018:

Pieve di Cadore (BL). Brain-tooling residency.

Curated by Dolomiti Contemporanee.

 

2017:

Malonno. Valle Camonica.

Case Sparse_Tra l'Etere e la Terra residency.

 

2016:

Girona. Bòlit, Centre d'Art Contemporani. Residences exchange project Rad'Art - Bòlit.

 

2016:

Milan. Viafarini. Stage as a social platform. Project curated by Simone Frangi and Tommaso Sacchi. 

 

2015:

Mdina. Malta. Mdina Cathedral Contemporary Art Biennale. Residency.

 

2014:

Ravenna. Workshop with Marcos Morau. Curated by Associazione Culturale Mirada and Associazione Cantieri.

 

2011:

Milan. FDV Residency Program, Fabbrica del Vapore. Curated by Careof. Visiting professor Italo Zuffi.

 

Awards

2020:

Finalist OTTN Projects Award 2020. 


2019:

First prize at Young Artists Contest 2019.

Spazio Officina M.A.X. Museo, Chiasso Switzerland. Jury: Marco Franciolli, Barbara Paltenghi Malacrida,Chasper Pult, Simone Soldini and Nicoletta Ossanna Cavadini.

 

2011:

First prize, category installation, at RAM 2011 Abecedario della storia sotto il tappeto. Ravenna Italy.

 

 

Solo exhibitions

2019:

Como. Galleria Ramo. Vestigia del Presente.

 

2017:

Malonno-Brescia. Memorie di contatto_hypnum, spirale neolitica,

foro da mina, colata calcarea. Site-specific for Case Sparse | Tra l'Etere e la Terra. Curated by Monica Carrera and Francesca Damiano.

 

2017:

Milan. Galleria Riccardo Crespi. Wunderkammer | Ilaria Cuccagna | Ossimori. Curated by Francesca Pagliuca.

 

2016:

Girona. Centre Cultural La Mercè. Ilaria Cuccagna | Open Studio.

 

2016:

Valletta. Splendid. MIGRATIO Mdina-Valletta. Curated by Valletta 2018 Foundation and Strada Stretta Concept.

 

2002:

Cesena. Loggiato Gallery. Ironic show.

 

 

Group exhibitions

2020:

Mendrisio, Switzerland. Museo d'Arte di Mendrisio. Da ieri a oggi. Linee del contemporaneo in Ticino - La collezione.

 

2019:

Milan. Dimora Artica. Secret Cabinet. Curated by Dimora Artica and Galleria Ramo.

 

2019:

Cotignola (Ravenna). Museo Civico Luigi Varoli. Selvatico[14]2019. Atlante dei margini, delle superfici e dei frammenti. Curated by Massimiliano Fabbri.

 

2019:

Domodossola. Musei Civici di Palazzo Silva. La stanza in cui mi piace stare solo. Curated by Antonio D’Amico.

 

2019:

Chiasso, Switzerland. Spazio Officina M.A.X. Museo. Synaesthesia in the art world exhibition . Curated by Gianna Macconi, Chasper Pult, Nicoletta Ossanna Cavadini.  

 

2019:

Sesto San Giovanni (Milan). Farmacia Wurmkos. La terra è bassa, 10 luoghi per 10 progetti. Curated by Alessandra Pioselli.

 

2018:

Pieve di Cadore (Belluno). Monte Ricco Fort. brain-tooling. Curated by: Gianluca d’Incà Levis, Riccardo Caldura, Petra Cason.

 

2018:

Pagazzano (Bergamo). Castello Visconteo. Spatium. Curated by Angela Madesani.

 

2017:

Mercato Saraceno-Forlì. Riserva Creattiva: Ilaria Cuccagna,Silvia Bigi, Giulia Vismara. Curated by Rad’Art Project.

 

2015:

Malta. Mdina Biennale. Christianity, Spirituality and the Other. Curated by  Giuseppe Schembri Bonaci, Irene Biolchini and Nikky Petroni.

 

2012:

Milan. Careof-fabbrica del Vapore. Officine dell’arte outcomes from the workshops held by Stefano Arienti and Italo Zuffi. Curated by Chiara Agnello and Milovan Farronato.

 

2011:

Ravenna. Mar. Abecedario della storia sotto il tappeto. Curated by Claudia Casali.

 

2011:

Cesena. Ex Pescheria gallery luogoComunelab 2006-2010. Curated by Rad’Art/artéco.

 

2007:

Rome. La Sapienza University.

Assistant to A.Roca’s performance Zero Project. Curated by Simonetta Lux and Domenico Scudero.

 

 

Books and catalogues

Antonio D'Amico, 2020. La stanza in cui mi piace stare solo. Exhibition catalogue.

 

Mickeal Milocco Borlini, Lelio di Loreto and Carlalberto Amadori, 2020. URBAN CORPORIS. The City and the Skin.

Published by I.U.V.A.S. Firenze, Italy.

Massimiliano Fabbri, Sabrina Foschini, Massimo Pulini, Claudio Musso, Irene Biolchini, Gabriele Salvaterra, Alessandra Bigi Iotti, Riccardo Ciavolella, Nicola Samorì, 2019. Selvatico [14] 2019. Atlante dei margini, delle superfici e dei frammenti. Exhibition catalogue, curated by Marilena Benini.

 

Angela Madesani, 2018. Spatium. Trentacinque artisti e un regista per sette spazi. Exhibition catalogue. Published by Scalpendi Editore.

 

Giuseppe Schembri Bonaci, Irene Biolchini, Nikki Petroni, 2015. The Mdina Cathedral Contemporay Art Biennale. Christianity, Spitrituality and the Other. Exhibition catalogue. Published by Horizons.

 

Chiara Agnello e Milovan Farronato, 2012. Officine dell’arte from workshops by Stefano Arienti and Italo Zuffi. Exhibition catalogue. Published by Silvana Editoriale.

Claudia Casali, 2011. RAM 2011. Abecedario della storia sotto il tappeto. Exhibition catalogue. Published by GIUDA Edizioni.

 

Progetto Rad’Art/Associazione artéco, 2010. luogoComunelab 2000-2010. Exhibition catalogue. Published by Progetto Rad’Art/ Associazione artéco.

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2008 - 2020