LIVES AND WORKS
LIVES AND WORKS
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DATE OF BIRTH
Silvia Pujia and Maria Teresa Zingarello have been collaborating since 2010.
They focus their research on the relationship between human and urban space, developing research projects and territorial actions, site-specific installations and participatory actions, activating social and community mechanisms.
They both graduated in History of Contemporary Art at La Sapienza University (Rome) where they obtained a Masters in Curator of Contemporary Art.
In 2011 they won a scholarship to attend the Urban Photography course at Goldsmiths University (London) and in 2012 an artistic residency at La Chambre Blanche in Québec City (QC) through the Rad'Art cultural association.
Second place, with honorable mention, in the competition for a scholarship for the OMI International Arts Center (NY) organized by the Province of Catanzaro, MARCA and Dena Foundation for Contemporary Art, exhibit in the collective exhibition Fuori confine, curated by Alberto Fiz and Serena Carbone, at MARCA of Catanzaro in September 2014.
In 2017 they developed a series of site-specific works inside the former Gothic church of Santa Maria della Pietà, as part of the festival Innesti Contemporanei in Squillace.
In 2017 they were part of Straperetana, a project by Paola Capata and Delfo Durante curated by Saverio Verini, which includes a series of artistic interventions scattered in the Abruzzo village of Pereto. In the same year they are among the 12 artists of Daunia Land Art 2017, a project by ArcheoLogica curated by Giacomo Zaza, aimed to rediscover the paths of transhumance in Puglia.
In 2018 they took part in the Developing cities exhibition, curated by Angelica Gatto and Emanuele Riccomi at Superstudio Più, within the Affordable Art Fair in Milan.
In March 2019 they took part in the FUORI 2019 artist residency in Grosseto, curated by Mauro Papa, Giada Breschi, Mara Pezzopane and promoted by Grosseto Cultura Foundation, Cedav - Clarisse Arte, CLAN. Their work was acquired permanently. In the same year they exhibit at the Monumental Complex of Catanzaro, presenting an environmental and relational installation inspired by the Catanzaro context, as part of the FRAC Festival.
They have exhibited at Italian and foreign institutions and developed artistic residencies in different contexts, both urban and natural: Goldsmiths University (London, 2011), Museo delle Mura (Rome, 2011), La Chambre Blanche (Québec, 2012), Museo Laboratorio di Arte Contemporary MLAC (Rome, 2013), Museum of the Arts of Catanzaro MARCA (Catanzaro, 2014).
WHO I AM
We are Silvia Pujia and Maria Teresa Zingarello. We are a duo. We work together since 2010.
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