Alessandro Sambini (Rovigo, 1982) lives and works in Milan, where he moved after graduating in Art & Design at the Libera Università in Bolzano and further to completing an MA in Research Architecture at the Visual Cultures department of Goldsmiths College, University of London. In Milan, he started working with images, video and mixed media, exploring the needs and modalities that regulate the production of new images, their circulation and dissemination, and the various relationships that exist between the image itself and its viewers. In 2017 he took part to the group show Fuocoapaesaggio curated by
Dolomiti Contemporanee and he was selected to be part of Plat(t)form 2017 at the Fotomuseum of Winterthur; in 2016 the Fondo Privato Acquisizioni per l’arte contemporanea of ArtVerona acquired his work People at an exhibition. The same project was part of the solo exhibition at Galleria Michela Rizzo, curated by Denis Isaia. During the same year he took part to Stories From the Edge, curated by Francesca Lazzarini, at the Kunsthaus Graz (Austria) and to the exhibition On New Italian Photography, curated by Fantom, Viasaterna (Milano 2016). His projects have been presented at: Foto/ Industria, 2a Biennale di Fotografia Industriale curated by François Hébel, at MAST (Bologna, 2015); Flags, at Serra dei Giardini, curated by Elena Forin (Venezia, 2014); Lo Spettatore Emancipato, curated by Angela Madesani, at Galleria Giovanni Bonelli (Milano, 2014). He worked with Italian institutions like MUSEION, FORMA, MUFOCO, MAST, MA*GA and Triennale di Milano; in 2009 he won the XXIII Premio Gallarate Per Le Arti Visive, Terzo Paesaggio. Fotografia Italiana Oggi and he was among the finalists of GD4PhotoArt, promoted by MAST. He is co-founder of POIUYT and his works are part of MAGA, MUFOCO and Fondazione MAST collections.
- Alessandro Sambini