Francesco Pergolesi was born in Venice in 1975. After finishing his law degree, he decided to dedicate his life entirely to photography and installations. His work explores the territory of memories. Every shot is a theater scene. He lives and works between Spoleto, Rome and Barcelona.
Selected Solo Exhibitions
Heroes: Catherine Edelman Gallery.Chicago (2016)-Autofocus Prize.Vanny project Turin. Les Rencontres d’Arles. Galerie Huit (2014-15)-Ex Post. Riccardo Costantini Contemporary.Turin (2014)
Heroes, Margutta: Galleria Vittoria. Rome.
Ligne de démarcation: Spazio Meme, with Marc Augé. Philosophy Festival (2012).
Selected Collective Exhibitions
Heroes: Art Miami-AIPAD NY-Photolondon- Expo Chicago. Catherine Edelman Gallery (2015-16). Bologna Art Fair. Riccardo Costantini Contemporary (2016). Talent Prize. Museo Canonica.Rome (2015).
DiStanze: CBM Art Prize. Nod Galley.Prague.
Mimesis: Fotografia Europea.Varese (2013)
Awards and publications
Miniature Heroes. The Royal Photographic Society.“The magic of old Italy…”. Slate - The last shopkeepers. Pdn photo of the day. Heroes exhibition Catherine Edelman Gallery. Chicago Magazine.“Heroes…”. My Modern Met. Francesco il profeta dell’Arte a Chicago. Il Messaggero Umbria. Heroes. Aesthetica Magazine. London. Arianna. Artribune. Autofocus Prize. La Stampa. Heroes: le botteghe in via di estinzione. Repubblica.it.Talent Prize. Inside Art. Halsnoy Kloster. Artist in residence. Norway. Finalist - The Telegraphe. Unexpected Encounters. Photoespaña Descubrimientos.