2015 Season I


Artist Biography

Flavio Favelli was born in Florence in 1967 and he lives and works in Savigno (Bologna), Italy. He graduated in Oriental History at the University of Bologna in 1993 and took part in the Link Project from 1995 to 2001. Favelli has exhibited in numerous museums, galleries, public and private spaces in Italy and abroad, such as Galleria Francesca Minini, Milan (2014), the SALES gallery, Rome (2010 and 2013); the Sandretto Re Rebaudengo Foundation (2007) and Castello di Rivoli (2012) in Turin; the Maison Rouge in Paris (2007); the Italian Cultural Institute in Los Angeles (2004); the Maze Gallery, Turin (2003); and in two important international group exhibitions: Italics (the Palazzo Grassi in Venice and the MOCA in Chicago, 2009) and Spazio (the MAXXI Museum in Rome, 2010). He has participated in two editions of the Venice Biennale: the 55th (2013), at the Italian Pavillion curated by B. Pietromarchi and the 50th (2003), in the Clandestini section, curated by F. Bonami. In 2012 he was invited to the 11th Havana Biennial in Cuba.

In 2014, he was invited by the AlbumArte Association to be the artist-in-residence at the Italian Embassy in Turkey. In 2010 he was the artist-in-residence at the American Academy in Rome for the Italian Fellowship.