bio


Mattia Morelli (1985) soon begins his movements from Lecce to Rome, Turin and Bologna.
After completing his classical studies, he gets his degree in Painting and specialization in Photography at Accademy of Fine Arts.
He exhibits in various artistic events in Italy (Bologna, Milan, Naples, Rome, Spoleto, Turin) and abroad (Amsterdam, Arles, Athens, Budapest, Copenaghen, Grenoble, Los Angeles, Miami, Paris).
Over the years he collaborates with the photographer Nino Migliori, the sculptor Maurizio Mochettiand the art critic Mario Dal Bello.
His photographs are pubblished on Artribune, Il Fatto Quotidiano, La Repubblica and L’Espresso.
From october 2020 he starts teaching graphic, photography and video in High School.
He currently lives and works in Rome.

EXHIBITIONS:

2021
"Let’s call for arts for Afghanistan!" by Tramandars at Ambasciata dell’Afghanistan, Rome.
"ON FIRE" by Collettivo Basement at Fondamenta Gallery, Rome.
"CICATR/CI” by Il Bullone at Triennale, Milan.
"Tracks" by Laboarch and Double Studio at IWR Jaguar Land Rover, Rome.
"Before/After" by Collettivo Basement at Fondamenta Gallery, Rome.
"A QUIET SCENE INSTALLATION" by Brian & Roger Eno at Jerry Moss Plaza, The Music Center, Los Angeles.
"35 x 35" at Copelouzos Family Museum, Athens.

2020
"PINK!” by The Artist Room at Charbon Art Cafè, Budapest.
“Piazza l'auto e altri risVOLTI ” by Barbara Martusciello at Antigallery, Rome.
“Basement” at Fondamenta Gallery, Rome.

2019
“Miami New Media Festival” at Dorcam Museum, Miami.
“L&G” at Pierrot Le Fou, Rome.
“Rome Art Week” at Macro Museum, Rome.
“Taccuini d’Artista” by Silvana Leonardi at Palazzo Galloni, Milan.
“Dune” at Oasi san Felice by Giorgio Zorcù and collettivo Clan, Marina di Grosseto (Gr).
“Silenzio, suoni e visioni” at Faro Palascìa by Apulia Stories, Otranto (Le).
“Premio Arte Aniene” ” winner at C. C. Aniene, Rome.
“Pixel 11 x 11” ” by Simona Pandolfi at Studio Sotterraneo, Rome.
"Immagini di Parole” ” by Gianleonardo Latini at Storie Contemporanee, Rome
"Taccuini d’Artista" by Silvana Leonardi at Studio Romitelli, Spoleto.

2018
“Trèsors d’un monastére” by Laviolette Gallery, Muro Leccese (Le).
“Life is Beautiful” ” by Cobra Art Gallery and Yannick de Laviolette, Amsterdam.
“Cinema del Reale” by Paolo Pisanelli, Specchia (Le).
“Ars Ventis” by Artopia, San Vittore del Lazio (Fr).
“T’as vu ta tête!” Les Rencontres de la photographie, by Laviolette Gallery, Arles.
“Taccuini d’Artista” by Silvana Leonardi at Movimento Aperto, Naples.
“Plant Revolution” by Anna Cochetti at MUDITAC/Majorana, Rome.
“Un passo verso la bellezza” by Laviolette Gallery, Paris.
“Tiny Biennale” by Susan Moore at Temple University, Rome.
“Arte da Macello” by Ignorarte at MAAM museo dell'altro e dell'altrove di Metropoliz, Rome.

2017
"Dreaming Christmas" by Laviolette Gallery, Paris.
"Masculin/Masculin °4" by Magnin Wedry and Drouot, Paris.
"Taccuini A4 mani" by Silvana Leonardi at Studio Leonardi zu spät?, Rome.
"Choosing colors" by Eudaimonia event, Rome/Paris.
"Sagra del Diavolo", Galatone (LE).
"La Luna e i Calanchi" by Franco Arminio, Aliano (MT).
"Four Concepts" by Ignorarte at NVMEN, Rome.
“I sette mostri di Arles”, Les Rencontres de la photographie, by Marcello Mencarini and Luciano Corvaglia at MaMo Temporary Gallery, Arles.
"Simbiosi" by Anna Cochetti and Ivan Russo at natural reserve of Pietraporciana, Sarteano (Si).
"Levels" by Ignorarte, Rome.
"HERE" at Cavallerizza Reale, Turin.
“Premio Arte C. Farioli”, Busto Arsizio (VA).
“Frammenti d’amore” by Eudaimonia Event at Domus Romana, Rome.
“Il Cadavere Squisito 16” by Virginia Zeqireya atTAG, Rome.
“Ensemble” by Chapeau Art at Lab 174, Rome.
“La Fragile Bellezza” by Anna Cochetti at MUDITAC/Majorana, Rome.

2016
"Tiny Biennale" by Susan Moore at Temple University, Rome.
"Il Mostro #3" by Luciano Corvaglia at Tevere Art Gallery, Rome.
"Art Tag + The Darkroom Project 6" , Muro Leccese (Le).
"Microcosmiche Affabulazioni" by Anna Cochetti at Studio Ricerca e Documentazione di Via Poerio 16/B, Rome.

2014
“Artist in residence 2012” at 4K Gallery, Aosta.
"Biennale delle Arti Città di Molinella", Molinella (Bo).

2012
"Biennale dei Giovani Fotografi Italiani", Bibbiena (Ar).
"Musei, bambole e altre storie" by Walter Guadagnini at Spazio Labò, Bologna.
"Biennale delle Chiese Laiche" by B. Bandini - B. Buscaroli - S. Costa - R. Giovannini, Ravenna.

2011
"Polaroiders@ArtefieraOFF" by Alice Zannoni, Bologna.
"Nouvelle Vague 4" by Bruno Bandini, Russi (Ra).
"Dodici idee di fotografia" at "Casa della fotografia", Bologna.


In May 2020 he is selected as finalist for MIXING COLOURS, a project by Brian & Roger Eno, with the video "Thunderstorm over sea land"..
From July 2020 he starts his contribute to ARSNOVA GALLERY Arsnova Gallery.
From April 2020 he starts his contribute to Antivirus Gallery.
From January 2020 he is an artist resident at Fondamenta gallery, Inside Art space, where together M. Giordano, G. Longo and G. Spernazza they create the BASEMENT Collective.
In November 2019 he is selected for MIAMI NEW MEDIA FESTIVAL with the video "Search".
In October 2019 he takes part of Agenda degli Artisti 2020 by Libreria Bocca in Milan.
In September 2019 he takes part in art residence “DUNE” by Giorgio Zorcù and Collettivo CLAN at l’oasi San Felice di Fiumara in Marina di Grosseto.
In June 2019 he wins, with Margherita Giordano, “Aniene Art Prize” sponsored by Circolo Canottieri Aniene in Rome.
From March 2018 he is the first Italian artist to be part of the Danish ARTSPOIL project.
From February 2018 he began to collaborate with the Bertolami Fine Arts auction house.
In March 2015 he photographs the Silverware of Chiesa del Gesù in Rome.
From January 2014 he starts his contribute for American Academy in Rome.
From January 2012 he stars his contribute as photographer for Artribunemagazine.

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