Born in Padua (IT) in 1993
Lives and works in Munich (DE) and Lisbon (PT)
Since July 2022 member of BBK München und Oberbayern (Artists Union of Munich and Upper Bavaria)


2022Salzburg Summer Academy: Masterclass with Anna Daučíková

2016 - 2022Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Munich: Sculpture and Visual Arts, class of Olaf Nicolai (MFA with honours: Meisterschülerin)

2021Maumaus Independent Study Program, Lisbon

2020, 2017Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Munich: Project classes with Cooking Sections and Melanie Gilligan

2017XIII CSAV - Artists’ Research Laboratory “Language and Sound as Sculpture” with Hannah Black, Michael Dean, Russell Haswell, Karl Holmqvist at Fondazione Antonio Ratti, Como (IT)

2013 - 2016Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera, Milan: Painting and Visual Arts (BFA cum laude)


2025Solo show, Maximiliansforum, Munich

2023A MOVING IMAGE. Volksmärchen und urbane Legenden, collective film workshop and final screening, Ismaning (DE)

CORNUCOPIA. Apricot Girls & Mouthp* Harpies, solo show, Kunstpavillon im Alten Botanischen Garten, Munich

Beyond the Spectacle, group show, PLATFORM, Munich

Verge!, magazine launch and public reading performance, Goethe Institut, Lisbon (PT)

Lecture-Performance at Kleine Sprachen, Maximiliansforum Munich

2022Lecture-Performance at Longega Project, Longega (Bozen - IT)

migma Performance Festival, with Marlon Fleischer, Kunstpavillon Luzern, Lucerne (CH)

Performer in Joan Jonas’ Mirror Piece reenactment at Haus der Kunst, Munich

venus breeze (sound piece with Rebecca Ruchti), broadcasted on Radio furchtbar, Vienna

Nach Leere Die Trommeln, public reading and book launch, Munich

Pilates Duo oder Einzel, with Rebecca Ruchti, Trottoir, München

Cornucopia, graduation solo show at Gartenhaus, AdBK Munich

2021Nach Leere die Trommeln, group show in public laundromats, Munich

And a door for tiny cakes, open studios with Mathilde Bjerre and fellow artists, The Bunker, Lisbon

PARA - Sound Festival and Radio Take Over, hosted by Radio 80000, Munich

Blind-Touching Elephants, solo show, AkademieGalerie, Munich

2020La fange du macadam, group show in public space, Josephspitalstraße 12, Munich, digital platform of Klasse Nicolai, Munich

2019Feminist poetry through the ages, public reading and performance at The Munich Readery organised with the Munich Feminist Project, Munich

Jahresausstellung 2019 Klasse Olaf Nicolai, yearly group exhibition, AdBK, Munich

Die Kreuzung als Glücksfall, group show with the collective Tatzelgroup, Hochbrücke Freimann, Munich

Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes (German State scholarship), final group exhibition, AdBK Munich

Kunst Hoch 48, Cusanuswerk (German State scholarship), final group exhibition, Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Künste Karlsruhe

2018Jahresausstellung 2018 Klasse Olaf Nicolai, yearly group exhibition, AdBK, Munich

Ein Nachspiel/ An Epilogue, Public Art Munich 2018, curated by Joanna Warsza, filmscreening and interventions in public space, Munich

If your phone doesn’t ring, it’s me, Metropol Kunstraum, Munich

2017Chunk3, curated by Team Caef, Church “Santi Filippo e Giacomo”, Brescia (Italy)

Kein Preis Nichts, yearly group exhibiton, AdBK, Munich

Quality Time, curated by Matthew Post and Chris Fitzpatrick, Kunstverein, Munich

All in One - a projected-only loop group show, curated by Collettivo Pensogiovane, Spazio Collettore, Chiari (Brescia - Italy)

2016Accademia Aperta II, yearly group exhibition, Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera, Milan

Presa in carico during Studi Festival 2, Studio Pervinca, Milan

Algorithm of my life, curated by Melanie Gilligan, AkademieGalerie, Munich

2015Salon 2015, Università Milano Bicocca, Milan

Accademia Aperta I, yearly group exhibition, Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera, Milan


20236-months studio grant, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris (for 2024-2025)

4-months studio grant, Kallmann Museum Ismaning (DE)

Project grant from BBK Verbindungslinien / BBK Bayern for the group project A MOVING IMAGE 1

2022Stipendium für Bildende Kunst der Landeshauptstadt München (Grant for Fine Artists of the City of Munich)

Project grant “Junge Kunst und Neue Wege” by the State of Upper Bavaria

Project grant by Marianne Ingenwerth-Stiftung

Förderpreis der Kunststiftung Rainer Wild 2022 (Prize nomination)

Stipendium des Vereins der Freunde der Internationale Sommerakademie Salzburg

2021Project grant from Akademieverein for the group project Nach Leere die Trommeln

Catalogue funding from LfA Förderbank Bayern for the group project Nach Leere die Trommeln

Project grant from Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes (Maumaus ISP, Lisbon, Portugal)

Erasmus+ Scholarship (Maumaus ISP, Lisbon, Portugal)

2020Meisterschülerin with Prof. Olaf Nicolai, AdBK Munich

Project grant from Akademieverein

2019 - 2022Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes (German State Scholarship)

2019Project grant by Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes (research project in Tbilisi, Georgia, Autumn 2019)

Cusanuswerk (German scholarship)

LfA Förderbank Bayern, catalogue funding for the group publication Turny - Die Kreuzung als Glücksfall

2018Project grant by Akademieverein for the group project Die Kreuzung als Glücksfall

2015 - 2016Erasmus+ Scholarship, AdBK, Munich


UpcomingArtist in residence at Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris (2024-2025)

2023Artist in residence at Wasserschlösschen, Kallmann Museum, Ismaning (DE)

2022Longega Project, International Artist House, Longega (Bozen - IT)

2019Research project in Tbilisi (Georgia) with the support of the Center of Contemporary Art Tbilisi and the David Kakabadze Foundation

2018Summer School (3-day symposium) at the Pasolini Research Centre in Casarsa della Delizia (Italy)


2023Guest lecturer at the Aesthetics and Philosophy department, AdBK Munich

Speaker in panel discussion Capitalist burden on ephemeral art with Damian Lentini, Simon Pfeffel, Agustina Strüngmann, PLATFORM Munich

2022Open studio visit for students of LUCA School of Arts, Ghent (BE)

2021Co-directing the workshop “1980: Das Oktoberfestattentat und der Anschlag von Bologna. Praktiken im Umgang mit archivarischem Ton-material” together with Jakob Braito at Munich Kammerspiele

2016Speaker at XXIV IAEA Conference (International Association of Empirical Aesthetics), University of Vienna (AT)


2023-2024Organiser of the film workshop and production series A MOVING IMAGE together with Laura Leppert

2022Moderation of screening program In Matter with Laura Leppert, MaximiliansForum, Munich

2021Conception and moderation of Talk #4: Fabrics and Patterns during PARA Sound Festival and Radio Take Over (Radio 80000, Munich)

2019 - 2021Co-running the student organised lecture and workshop series “Jour Fixe”, AdBK Munich

2019Co-founder of the collective Tatzelgroup with Laura Leppert, Raphael Krome, Sarah Doerfel, Adrian Sölch, Annabell Lachner


2023Cornucopia - Apricot Girls & Mouthp* Harpies, performance script & artist publication, Munich (A0 hand-folded posters, offset print, edition 100. Self-published and self-designed)

2022Curation and editing of the artist book Browser with Jonah Gebka, Galerie Boutwell Schabrowsky, Munich (Riso-print. Self-published, designed by Manuel Lorenz)

Nach Leere die Trommeln, artist publication, Munich (Riso-print. Self-published, designed by John Haag and Carina Güttler)

2021Editor in collective writing project Alle Calende Greche (during Kammercampus 1, Münchner Kammerspiele)

2018 - 2021Editor and proofreader at L‘art écrit (digital art magazine, Italy)

2019Turny – die Kreuzung als Glücksfall, catalogue by the collective Tatzelgroup, Munich (Laser-print, edition 500. Self-published and self-designed)

2018PAM 2018, A City Curating Reader, catalogue curated by Joanna Warsza and Patricia Reed, designed by Till Gathmann

How Do We Make a We, artist book after the residency “Language and Sound as Sculpture”, designed by backbonebooks, published by Fondazione Antonio Ratti

If your phone doesn’t ring, it’s me, exhibition catalogue by Klasse Nicolai, Metropol Kunstraum, Munich

2017 - 2019Akademietexte (Issues 1-4), student publication series at AdBK Munich

Editor and proofreader at Lo Sbuffo (digital magazine, Italy)

2017Quality Time exhibition catalogue, curated by Olaf Nicolai, Chris Fitzpatrick, Post Brothers, Kunstverein Munich


2023Künstlerschlösschen in den Isarauen: Adresse für kreative Menschen, Münchner Merkur

Inspirierendes Idyll, Süddeutsche Zeitung

2022Mirror Piece I & II (1969/2018), der Freitag

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