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 ( and vice director of CIDP (Italian Centrpe for Personality Disorders -

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.


Resistance Along the Axon, Video installation/performance, 2021


The Intimacy of a strange being, Photography, 2017


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


A Preservation of the Impossibility of Perfection, Photography, 2020


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    Through the Looking Glass online workshop

      Online  |    Workshop  |    09/05/2023 to 27/07/2023

    A 6 sessions online workshop on self-portraiture, If you are interested in the body as space, movement, dance, sound and text, this is for you. It will focus on the evolution of the use of the body and self-portraiture in visual arts and performance practice.

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