Elena Bellantoni (Italy)
Filmmaker and Visual Artist
Elena Bellantoni (Vibo Valentia, 1975) lives and works between Berlin and Italy. After graduating in Contemporary Art at La Sapienza University in Rome, she studied in Paris and London, where in 2007 she received an MA in Visual Art at WCA University of Arts London. Deepens the dance-theater and the performing arts, her research focuses on the concepts of identity and otherness through relational dynamics that use the language and the body. In 2007 she constitutes Platform Translation Group, in 2008 she co-founded 91mQ art project space Berlin, and in 2015 she creates Wunderbar cultral Project. Among the solo shows: 2016 Hale Yella goodbye / adios Viamoroni Spazioarte Bergamo; 2015 Lucciole Alviani Space, Pescara; 2014 Passo a Due, Careof DOCVA, Milan; Dunque siamo .. Foundation Filiberto Menna to Archaeological Museum of Salerno. Among the group shows, 2016: Beyond Borders. Transnational Italy to British School at Rome; The picutre Club, American Academy in Rome, Al-Tiba9 Algiers Bardo National Museum, Algeria; 2015: Masterpieces from the Farnesina Collection. An Italian art look from the fifties to the present day, Museum of Contemporary Art in Zagreb, Croatia. Among the residencies, 2016: Soma Residency Mexico City, Mexico; 2014: Careof Residency Program DOCVA Milan, Italy.
2014: Talent Prize, Repubblica.it prize. 2013 first prize FestArte / Factory for the contest I colori del Mondo, Macro Pelanda. 2012: NGBK prize - Neu Gesllschaft für Bildende Kunst -project In Other Words, realized at Kunstraum Kreuzberg Bethanien and NGBK Berlin. 2010 participates at Italiens - junge Kunst project in der Botschaft.
The Fox and the Wolf: Struggle for Power
The Fox and the Wolf: STRUGGLE FOR POWER - Video Art
A video filmed in the International Conference Hall of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Rome. The two performers move around the perimeter of the large table where the visiting heads of state congregate when they have an important meeting concerning international politics.
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