Ninni Donato


Born in Sicily, he lives and works in Reggio Calabria.
Photography and art installations are the main fields of action.Among the main solo exhibitions: Clinamen with the Fondazione Roma Musei; "Lo sguardo dell'altro", European Photography Festival 2014, Reggio Emilia; "Trauerarbeit", Bangladesh Pavilion at the 55th Venice Biennale.Is invitated by Gigliola Foschi to participate in the Milan Image Art Fair 2013, and is indicated by "Le Monde" and "Wall Street Journal International" among emerging Italian photographers.His works have been exhibited at the Orestiadi Foundation in Gibellina; the National Gallery of Palazzo Arnone in Cosenza; the M.A.C.A. in Acri; the Giovanni Fattori National Museum in Livorno; the Italian Cultural Institute in Malta; the Metropolitan Pavillion in Chelsea and the ARTIFACT gallery in Manhattan, New York; is in Basel during Art Basel 2014. Curated by Alberto Dambruoso, it participates in the "BoCs Arte" of Cosenza. Selected by Fabio De Chirico he exhibited during "Artsiders", in the National Gallery of Palazzo dei Priori in Perugia. With Giuseppe Capparelli and Angela Pellicanò they realized the project "This house is not a hotel" that opens to contemporary art the spaces of the "Grande Albergo Miramare", abandoned for decades.
in 2017 won the first prize for urban installations during the Apulia Land Art Festival. In 2018 he participated in Palermo in Manifesta 12, a biennial traveling exhibition of contemporary art, and exhibited his work at the Italian Cultural Institute in Krakow.
His works are present in the collections of the Palazzo della Farnesina (Ministry of Foreign Affairs), the Museum of Mediterranean Traces of Gibellina, the Museum of Contemporary Art of Cosenza

 

Fragment of Infinity, (reproduction on Awagami paper of a fragment of wallpaper painted by inmates of Block 11 of the Auschwitz camp). Cm 43 x43
 hypothetical horizon, site specific installation in mabos museum

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