Biography

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Christian Fogarolli is an Italian artist born in 1983. He obtained in 2010 the Master Inside the image: study, diagnosis and restoration of antique, modern and contemporary paintings at the University of Verona and graduated the following year in Management and Conservation of Cultural Heritage at the University of Trento.

His research is characterized by the relation of art to theories and scientific disciplines and by their unconscious entwinement, beneficial for both. Fogarolli’s working process often makes use of historical archival research and different media, such as installations, photography, sculpture, video. He analyzes the dynamics of image perception in relation to a wide variety of subjects. The works often sounds out the links between normality and deviance, the relationships among different species and how the latter are usually strictly divided in a private or public dimensions that the artist tries to elaborate, analyze, or enhance.

He showed his research into events as dOCUMENTA(13) (2012); Museum of the Modern and Contemporary Art of Rovereto, MART (2013); La Maison Rouge of Paris (2014); Foundation Museum Miniscalchi Erizzo (2015); de Appel arts centre of Amsterdam (2015); 5th Moscow International Biennale (2016); Hunterian Museum di Glasgow (2017); Gayté Lyrique in Paris (2017); Haus der Kulturen der Welt in Berlin (2017); ARCO Madrid (2018); Galleria Civica Mart, Trento (2014-18); Les Rencontres de la Photographie, Arles (2018); MAXXI, Museo nazionale delle arti del XXI secolo, Rome (2018); Hrdlicka Museum of Man, Praga (2018); Palazzo Fortuny Museum Venezia (2018); Musée de Grenoble (2019). He has recently received research and residency awards at the College of Physicians and Mütter Museum of Philadelphia and Futura center for contemporary art, Praga (2018).