Silvia Gentili Italy
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Silvia Gentili is a multidisciplinary artist, independent curator, and workshop facilitator. She gained an MA in Photography from London College of Communication, and previous to that a BA in Anthropology (University of the Studies of Rome La Sapienza). She is director of MAGMA Hub (www.magmahub.it) and vice director of CIDP (Italian Centrpe for Personality Disorders - www.centroclinicocidp.com)

Silvia Gentili artist practice explores stories that belong to the personal and political realm through the use of photography, film, performance, and text. Her research investigates the concepts of trauma and memory in connection to the body, landscape, and storytelling. Recently, her research has moved into the field of medical humanities. She is developing a methodology to elaborate a language that can express the emotions and physical perceptions of the sick body.

Artwork

The Intimacy of a strange being, Photography, 2017

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Synthetic Skins, 2-channel video installation, performance, 2019

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A Preservation of the Impossibility of Perfection, Photography, 2020

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Upcoming events

  • Online Workshop Through the looking glass.jpg

    THROUGHT THE LOOKING GLASS - ONLINE WORKSHOP ON SELF-PORTRAITURE

      online  |    Workshop  |    11/11/2021 to 16/12/2021

    Through this workshop, attendees will develop a method through research, focus on goals, and technical and aesthetic choices that will allow creating a project based on self-portraiture. This would appeal to anyone interested in self-portraiture, self-representation, body as space, dance and movement, memory, medical humanities, visual arts, and performance.

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