Paolo Cirio engages with legal, economic, and semiotic systems of the information society. His works investigates social fields impacted by the Internet, such as privacy, copyright, democracy, and finance.
Paolo Cirio has exhibited widely throughout the world, including at C/O, Berlin; MIT Museum, Boston; and V&A Museum, London, among others. He was awarded the Golden Nica in the Interactive Art by Ars Electronica in 2014 and was an Eyebeam Fellow in 2012.paolocirio.net
Residents from United States
Danilo Correale’s work analyzes various aspects of human life such as labor, leisure and sleep through the lenses of time and the body. His recent works focus on speculation about post-labor society, nonaligned subjectivities, idleness and withdrawal.
Danilo Correale (born Naples, 1982) currently lives in New York City. He is the founder of the Decelerationist Reader and a regular contributor to publications in the field of critical theory. His most recent publications include The Game – A three sided football match, FeC, Fabriano, 2014 and No More Sleep No More, Archive Books, Berlin, 2015. Correale’s work has been presented in numerous group exhibitions including the 16th Art Quadriennal, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome, 2016; Pigs, Artium Museum, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain, 2016; Ennesima, La Trienniale de Milano, 2016; Kiev Biennial, 2015; The Museum for Modern and Contemporary Art of Bolzano (Museion), 2015; Museum of contemporary Art Donna Regina, Naples, 2014; Steirischer Herbst Festival, Graz, 2013; Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, 2012; Manifesta 8, Murcia, Spain, 2010; Moscow Biennial, 2010; and Istanbul Biennial, 2009. Recent solo shows include Tales of Exhaustion, La Loge, Brussels, 2016; The Missing Hour: Rhythms and Algorithms, Raucci/Santamaria, Naples, 2015; The Warp and the Weft, Peep-Hole, Milan, 2012; Pareto Optimality, Supportico Lopez, Berlin, 2011; and We Are Making History, Entrèe, Bergen, Norway, 2011.danilocorreale.com
Residents from Italy
Maria Varona has been making embroideries since childhood. Varona was taught the technique by her grandmother, that she then developed as her practice by creating comic strips embroideries. She uses this format as a method of constructing a narrative line that often explores existential inquietudes.
Maria Varona has exhibited work at BronxArtSpace, New York; Roberto Paradise, San Juan; and Mondo Bizarro: Arte & Comics, San Juan, amongst others.luluvarona.tumblr.com