Benedetta Casagrande

Photographer, curator, writer

Collective Exhibitions —

2019, The Invention of Memory, PhotoIreland Festival, Rathfarnham Castle, Dublin(IRL)

2018, Step, Kneel, Rub, Touch, Look, Grasp, Repeat, Page Blanche Gallery, Paris(FR)

2018, Family of No Man, curated by Brad Feuerhelm and Natasha Christia, Cosmos, Arles (FR)

2017, How To Flatten a Mountain, PhotoIreland Festival, Rathfarnham Castle, Dublin(IRL) 

2016, Pingyao International Photography Festival, Pingyao(CHN)

2016, University of Brighton Degree Show, Edward Street Campus, Brighton (UK)

2015, Anatomies, at Naked Eye Gallery, Brighton(UK)

2015, British Journal of Photography Open Call,  One Eyed Jack’s Gallery, Brighton(UK)


Solo Exhibitions  —

2015, Ichthys, at the Polyvalent Cultural Centre of Catania, Artist in Residence with the association iArt (IT)

Residencies/Workshops —

2018, Cuore di Pietra, workshop with Federico Clavarino, organized by Sineglossa, Parco del Conero, Marche(IT) 

2017, How To Flatten a Mountain, Cow House Studio, PhotoIreland Festival, Dublin(IRL)

2015, iArt Artist-in-Residency, Catania, Sicily(IT)


Publications —

2018, Cuore di Pietra, Skinnerboox, Marche(IT)

2016, Femme Fotale Volume VI, Phoenix, Arizona(US)

2014, Aurora Fotografi Magazine, issue KISSES, Milano(IT)

Writing —

Skinnerboox Newsblog

Ardesia Projects



Curatorial Projects  —

2019, The British Museum, Researching the Collection for the program Desire, Love Identity: Exploring LGBTQ+ Histories, job placement, Interpretation Department, London(UK)

2018, Atlas of Forms, Soft Power Palace Festival, Kunstgebäude, Stuttgart(DE)

2018, The Sky Opens Twice, showcasing Piergiorgio Sorgetti, Roisin White, Sybren Vanoverberghe, Ginevra Shay and Fiona Filipidis, JEST Gallery, Turin(IT)

2018, In-Between Shores Artist-in-Residence, Ardesia Projects, Varese(IT)

2017-ongoing, Tempesta Creativa (Creative Storm) Peer-Review Sessions, Milan(IT) and Brighton(UK)

2016, SCREENED showcasing James Williams Murray, Sean Padraic Birnie and Alberto Sinigaglia, at The Naked  Eye Gallery, in occasion of the Brigthon Photo Fringe(UK)

2016, Ardesia Projects Collective Hub showcasing Michele Amaglio and Dimitri D’Ippolito, for the Brighton Photo Fringe Collective Hub(UK)

2016-ongoing, Ardesia Projects, co-founder and curator with Michele Amaglio and Dimitri D’Ippolito

2014, American Ecstasy by Barbara Nitke, One Eyed Jacks Gallery, Brighton(UK) 

2014, Anatomies showcasing Matthew Broadhead, Peter Rathbone, Amanda Gordon, Klara Svackova, The Naked Eye Gallery, Brighton(UK)


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Explorer of the metaphysical // heuristic openings // apparition and disappearance of images // (BA) Photography at the University of Brighton // Ardesia Projects with Michele Amaglio and Dimitri D'Ippolito // (MA) Art History and Museum Curation with Photography at the University of Sussex // pomegranate eater // elastic mindframes // wunderkammern constructor