Virginia Zanetti
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Virginia Zanetti

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Artist and art professor, she lives in Florence in Italy. Degree in painting with honors at the Academy of Fine Arts in Florence, specializing in art education. She works both in unconventional places and Italian and foreign institutions for culture and contemporary art such as the Man of Nuoro, Palazzo Strozzi in Florence, the CAC Pecci in Prato, the Kunsthalle of Bern, the Italian Cultural Institute of New Delhi and Zurich. Her works are in public collections such as that of the MADRE Museum in Naples, the MAMBO Museum in Bologna, MAN Museum in Nuoro. She has won prizes such as the MIBACT Movin Up 2015 Award and the International Competition for artists for the creation of permanent artworks for the Law Court in Florence in 2017, the Maccaferri First Prize for photography, Artefiera 2019, Smartup Optima 2019 and Level 0 ArtVerona Digital Yellow 2020 and 2021. Her works and texts are present in publications such as A Cielo Aperto and H.U. Obrist’s book A Brief History of Curating, Postmedia books, Milan, in magazines such as Artribune, Espoarte, Exhibart, Flash Art or newspapers such as La Lettura of Corriere della Sera or Republic. Co-founder of the Estuario project space of Prato and of the Laboratory of the Future, a discussion platform where intellectuals from various cultural areas meet and debate the main themes of our time together with citizens.

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