Born in Trento, lives and works in Milan

Contacts
mail@alessandrocalabrese.info
@calabresandro

Represented by Viasaterna
info@viasaterna.com

Co-Founder of Condominio

Education
2012: Internship at Hans van der Meer Studio,  Amsterdam
2012: Academic Master Degree in Photography and Visual Design, NABA, Milan
2011: BA + MA Degree in Architecture, IUAV, Venice

Teaching
2021 - ongoing: Teaching Photography at Master Degree in Photography and Visual Design, NABA, Milan
2019 - ongoing: Teaching Editorial Systems for Art at MA Communication Design, NABA, Milan
2015 - ongoing: Teaching assistant in Photography at Accademia di Belle Arti G.Carrara, Bergamo

Residencies

2019: Viafarini, Milan
2018: Casino Palermo, Viasaterna, Palermo
2014: Laboratori, Ca l’Isidret, Barcelona
2013: LNM10, Museo Casa Giorgione, Castelfranco Veneto
2012: Mountain Photo Festival, Aosta

Selected solo Exhibitions

2020: Till Now, Viasaterna booth, Arte Fiera, Bologna

2019: Eighteen streets in Rome that don’t exist on Google Street View, MAXXI (Graziadei Prize), Rome
2018: The Long Thing (Re-assembling Images), Unseen Photo Fair, Amsterdam
2018: The Long Thing, Galerie Pascal Goosens, Bruxelles
2018: A Failed Entertainment, Benaki Museum (Athens Photo Festival), Athens
2018: Barracuda, Viasaterna Casino Palermo, Palermo
2017: Impasse, Viasaterna, Milan
2016: A Failed Entetainment, MACRO (Graziadei Prize), Rome
2016: Die Deutsche Punkinvasion, Breda Photo Festival, Breda
2016: A Failed Entertainment, Gibellina PhotoRoad, Gibellina 
2015: A Drop in The Ocean (with Milo Montelli), Fotografia Europea, Reggio Emilia

Selected Group Exhibitions
2020: Gradi di Vuoto, Viasaterna, Milan
2020: After Monet, MART, Rovereto
2019: Metafotografia, Baco Arte Contemporanea, Bergamo
2019: AIR Open Studio, Viafarini, Milan
2019: Argo (Photo Open Up), Ex Macello, Padova
2019: Everyday Life, Galleria Civica, Trento
2018: Graffiare il presente, Casa Testori, Milan
2018: Casino Palermo, Viasaterna, Milan
2018: Cairo Prize, Palazzo Reale, Milan
2018: Traces of presence in biopolscapes (F4 Un’idea di fotografia), Fondazione Francesco Fabbri, Pieve di Soligo
2018: Future Present, BASE, Milan
2018: Retina, Gluqbar, Milan
2017: Combat Prize, Palazzo Fattori, Livorno
2017: Archivi del Futuro, Palazzo da Mosto (Fotografia Europea), Reggio Emilia
2017: Agenda Independent, Arte Fiera, Bologna
2016: On New Italian Photography, Viasaterna, Milan
2016: La Disfatta dell’Immagine, Treviso Arte Ricerca, Treviso
2016: Foam Talent, Beaconsfield Gallery Vauxhall, London
2016: Foam Talent, De Markten, Bruxelles
2015: Foam Talent, Ateliers Neerlandais, Paris
2015: Foam Talent, Unseen Photo Fair, Amsterdam
2015: Fotopub, Simulaker Gallery, Novo Mesto 
2012: Premio Francesco Fabbri, Fondazione Francesco Fabbri, Pieve di Soligo

Books
2017: A Failed Entertainment, Skinnerboox
2015: Die Deutsche Punkinvasion, Skinnerboox
2015: Fuori registro (for Simone Gobbo), Quodlibet
2014: A Drop in The Ocean (with Milo Montelli), Editions du Lic
2014: Thoreau, Skinnerboox

Publications
2019: Metafotografia, Skinnerboox
2019: 222 Emerging artists worth investing in, Exibart
2019: Everyday Life, Catalogo
2018: Graffiare il Presente, Catalogo
2018: Arte #542
2018: Foam #50
2018: Dry #6
2016: Flash Art #327
2016: On New Italian Photography, Fantom
2016: Exclama #32
2016: Marie Claire #MCLIKES
2016: Camera Austria #133
2015: Laboratori, Ca l’Isidret
2015: Foam Talent #42

Grants&Awards
2020: Awarded Refocus 2, Mufoco, Milan
2017: Combat Prize, Museo Fattori, Livorno
2016: Graziadei Prize, MACRO+MAXXI, Rome
2016: Shortlisted Premio Francesco Fabbri, Pieve di Soligo
2015: Invited to Plat(t)form, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur
2015: Shortlisted Prix Levallois, Paris
2012: Shortlisted Premio Francesco Fabbri, Pieve di Soligo

Interviews, Reviews, Features and Talks

2020: Talk on That’s Contemporary
2020: Interview for ArtsLife
2019: Interview for Graziadei Prize VI
2019: Talk at Verso Libri, Milan
2019: Interview for Doppiozero
2018: Talk at Photo Vogue Festival
2017: Review on Atp Diary
2017: Interview for Artribune
2017: Interview for Exibart
2017: Review on ASX
2017: Interview for Forme Uniche
2017: Review on Vice
2017: Interview for Espoarte
2016: Interview for Atp Diary
2016: Talk at Camera, Torino
2016: Talk at Minimum, Palermo
2015: Interview for Lensculture
2016: Interview for Fantom
2015: Interview for Lensculture
2015: Interview for Fantom

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