Raffaele Quattrone

Raffaele Quattrone (Foggia, 1974) lives and works between Bologna and Rome. He collaborates with Wall Street International Magazine and is an ambassador for the Third Paradise project created by Michelangelo Pistoletto. He was president of the Emilia Romagna Department of the National Association of Sociologists as well as founder and editor of Startup magazine. He is the author of Modernity and the Art Field. For a Critical Sociology of Italian Contemporary Art and IN ITINERE. Contemporary Art in Transformation published in 2014 by Equipèco Edizioni with two important contributions: a text written by Michelangelo Pistoletto and a conversation with Chinese artist Wang Qingsong.

Quattrone has written hundreds of articles, numerous texts for exhibition catalogs and interviews with international artists such as: Mario Airò, Renato Barilli, Bertozzi & Casoni, Ergin Cavusoglu, Alberto Di Fabio, Stan Douglas, Nicola Formichetti, Gonkar Gyatso, Paul Gladston and Yu Youhan, Kepa Garraza, Anthony Gormley, Kimsooja, Jeff Koons, Mona Hatoum, Sabrina Mezzaqui, Nasr Moataz, Shirin Neshat, Giuseppe Penone, Michelangelo Pistoletto, Zimoun, etc.

His latest project NewFaustianWorld, which has included a book (in Italian/English published by 24 ORE Cultura), a docu-film from it (directed by Piero Passaro, produced by Theater 7/2 Productions and translated into English, French, Spanish, Hindi and Greek) and two exhibitions (Augeo Art Space, Rimini and Beatrice Burati Anderson, Venice) has received numerous international awards: 6 on Nebraska (Cape Town, South Africa) – Best Documentary; RAGFF Venice 2018- Best Documentary; FilmArte Festival (Madrid, Spain) – Critics’ Award (“a film with a great educational and popularizing power”); West Side Mountains Doc Fest (Athens, Greece) – Best Film.

Collaborates with the Real Academia de Espana en Roma.

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