Anna Amendolagine


An independent curator, art text writer and journalist, she lives and works between Rome and Rimini. A former officer in the Cultural Promotion Area at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, abroad she held the position of Director of Italian Cultural Institutes, Cultural Attaché and University Lecturer.

Her curatorial activity starts in 2003 and includes the ideation and realization of exhibitions, texts and art catalogs, exhibitions and cultural events in collaboration with public and private sectors Institutions both in Italy and abroad.

A free-lance journalist and press officer, she has written numerous articles on art and culture. She writes for ITALIA ARTE, IL CORRIERE DELL'ARTE, Golconda and Il Chaos.

She held the role of European Technical Coordinator for two important cultural projects of the European Union PETRA and LEONARDO from 1993 to 1998.

She was a member of the jury in the following competitions:

  • contemporary art ‘Prize COMEL 2016’, Italy
  • videoart ‘Video Art Award 2018: BEYOND SHORT FORMAT’, Italy-South Africa

Here follow her most recent experiences in the field of promoting contemporary art:

  • 12.2019-16.01.2020: solo exhibition  PETAR PIRONKOV, by Petar Pironkov, Lux Art Gallery, Roma
  • 23.11-12.12.2019: group exhibition DISTANZE RAVVICINATE, by Albena Chteniovska-Egloff and Raina Stoimirova, Lux Art Gallery, Roma

  • 3-21.11.2019: solo exhibition SPAZI DOMINANTI, by Milcho Talev, Lux Art Gallery, Roma

  • 12-19.10.2019: solo exhibition LA VOCE CHE DIPINGE, by Nicola Ghiuselev, Lux Art Gallery, Roma

  • 05-06.10.2019: photografic workshop '2 steps into Selfie' by Rosetta Messori, MACRO ASILO, Roma
  • 21.09-09.10.2019: group exhibition ACROSS TIME, by Boriana Pertchinska and Marek Benczewski, Lux Art Gallery, Rome
  • 19.03-09.04.2019: solo exhibition ‘DESSISLAVA MINTCHEVA’, by the bulgarian artist Dessislava Mincheva, Lux Art Gallery, Rome
  • 27.02-17.03.2019: solo exhibition ‘OVER THE HORIZON’, by the bulgarian artist Dessi Deneva, art name Dede, Lux Art Gallery, Rome
  • 22-27.10.2018: exhibition project: ‘Between Art & Cinema: Sons of MAAM. The ideal commitment in the work of Paolo Consorti’, 3B Gallery, within RAW 2018
  • 22.09-06.10.2018: solo exhibition ‘VULCANIC’ by Sivio Formichetti, Gallery CONTEMPO, Pergine Valsugana (TN), Italy
  • 14-18.08.2017: photograph exhibition ‘ROSES’ by Rosetta Messori, South African State Theater Gallery, Pretoria, South Africa
  • 19.03-24.04.2016: painting exhibition 'EVOLUTION OF SILENCE' by Silvio Formichetti, Rocca - center for contemporary art, Umbertide (PG), Italy
  • 10.07-31.08.2014: solo exhibition 'EST-ETICA NATURALE' by Rossana Berti Garzelli, National Museum of Bulgarian Visual Arts, Sofia, Bulgaria
  • 05.09-06.10.2013: Max Marra's painting exhibition 'CIELI DI COSMOS', Arsenal - Museum of Contemporary Art, Sofia, Bulgaria
  • 15-30.04.2013: solo exhibition ' TONINO CAPUTO. A WINDOW ON THE WORLD, Rayko Gallery Alexiev, Sofia, Bulgaria
  • 14-30.03.2013: solo exhibition 'VIS & VERTIGO' by Albino Pitti, National Gallery of Art-Bulgarian National Museum of Fine Arts, Sofia, Bulgaria
  • 22.08 -09.09.2012: solo exhibition ‘CHROMATIC ARCHITECTURES’ by Silvio Formichetti, Graffit Gallery, Varna, Bulgaria
  • 20.06-09.07.2012: solo exhibition "Silvio Formichetti. BULGARIAN VISIONS ", National Gallery of Foreign Art, Sofia, Bulgaria
  • 04-15.06.2012: solo exhibition "THE MAP HAS GOT UP! Cultural Territories of BelPaese " by Marco Gerbi , Municipal Library, Sofia, Bulgaria
  • 14-29.02.2012: group exhibition of five contemporary Venetian artists 'VENICE REFLEXED in contemporary waves ', Gallery " Rayko Alexiev ", Sofia, Bulgaria
  • 06.06 - 08.08.2011: anthological exhibition 'NUNZIO BIBBò . GENESIS OF A DIALOGUE: ITALY-BULGARIA ', by Nunzio Bibbò , National Gallery of Foreign Art, Sofia, Bulgaria
  • 08-19.02.2011: photograph exhibition "MEDITERRANEAN VISIONS. LIGHT PROFILE SPEED "by the Italian artist-photographer Rosetta Messori, Galleria Rayko Alexiev, Sofia, Bulgaria

 Among the various specializations and university Masters achieved:

  • Master in ‘Arts and Culture: marketing, communication and fundraising strategies, Il Sole 24 Ore, Rome, 2015
  • Specialization course in 'Designing on the Web. Digital Libraries of words and images (research centers and large libraries) ', Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, 2005.
  • Master in 'Historical and artistic studies and the protection and enhancement of cultural heritage and the environment', LUMSA, Rome, 2003
  • the two-year Master in 'Teaching and promoting Italian language and culture to foreigners', Ca' Foscari University , Venice, 2002

 

Anna Amendolagine with Valentina Colella in Johannesburg, South Africa, 2017
Anna Amendolagine with Silvio Formichetti in Umbertide, (PG), 2016
Anna Amendolagine at the vernissage of WHERE THE STRAS SLEEP, AOF58, Roma, 2019
Anna Amendolagine  at the vernissage of  the group exhibition 'Frome Eve to Barbie', RAW 2019
Anna Amendolagine at 3B Gallery, Rome, 2019
Anna Amendolagine with Jessica Bracci at 3B Gallery, Rome, 2018
Anna Amendolagine with Dessi Deneva at LuxArt Gallery, Rome, 2019
Anna Amendolagine with Aneta Rinaldi e Dessislava Mincheva at LuxArt Gallery, Rome, 2019

RAW2019
21 Oct-03 Nov 2019 | 18:30
From Eve to Barbie. The feminine image from the point of view of four bulgarian artists.
Group exhibition by T. Rusalieva, D. Deneva, J. Kostadinova, A. Rinaldi
Free admission
No RAW 360
No RAW Live
Exposition
LuxArt Gallery
Via della Luce, 28 - Roma
26 Oct 2019 | 18:00
Where the stars sleep 5
Event in the context of the exhibition project by Valentina Colella
Free admission
No RAW 360
No RAW Live
Project
AOC F58 - Galleria Bruno Lisi
Via Flaminia, 58 - Roma
2 apponintments
RAW2018
22 Oct 2018 | 16:00
Between Art & Cinema: Sons of MAAM: the ideal commitment in the work of Paolo Consorti.
Screening of the film Sons of MAAM by Paolo Consorti.
Free admission
No RAW 360
No RAW Live
Project
3B Gallery
Via della Balduina, 105 - Roma
22-27 Oct 2018 | 18:00
Between Art & Cinema: Sons of MAAM: the ideal commitment in the work of Paolo Consorti.
Personal exhibition by Paolo Consorti.
Free admission
No RAW 360
No RAW Live
Exposition
3B Gallery
Via della Balduina, 105 - Roma
2 apponintments