- Ilaria Abbiento
Ilaria Abbiento is an artist who lives and works in Naples. She meets photography during her childhood, falling in love with silver salts in the dark room of an uncle photographer. Over the years she expanded her scientific and graphic studies with the photography to devote herself entirely to visual art. Student of Antonio Biasiucci enters in the Lab \ per un laboratorio irregolare where she embarks on a pat of research of author photography. With the Lab she exhibited in 2014 in the collective Epifanie at the Castel dell’Ovo in Naples and at the Macro Museum in Rome. She was selected as a visual artist for AltoFest, the International Festival of Performing Arts, in 2014 and 2015. Participates in the BoCS Art Residency Art 2015 realizing a site-specific work for the collection of the BoCS Art Museum of Cosenza. In 2016 she was one of the artists of the Smartup Optima Contemporary Art Award and in the Contemporary Art Collection of Imago Mundi Art by Luciano Benetton, she exhibited in 2017 at the Cantieri Culturali alla Zisa in Palermo, at the Madre Museum in Naples and at the Salone degli Incanti in Trieste. In 2018 she enters the authors of the Fondo Malerba Archive for photography and in Mediterraneum Collection in Sicily. For some time she has undertaken research on the theme of the sea and the Mediterranean to which she dedicates several works including the “Cartografia del mare” exhibited at the Al Blu di Prussia Gallery in Naples, at the Ex chimney in Catania for the Mediterranean Festival, at the Le Quadrilatère Gallery for the Photaumnales Festival 2018 in Beauvais, France, in 2019 at L’Art Pur Gallery in Riyadh and Hafez Gallery in Jeddah in Saudi Arabia, Imago Murgantia / Emergenze artistiche in Benevento, “12 volte Mare” for the artisan publishing house Ilfilodipartenope, “Come la marea” for Il sangue delle donne. Tracce di rosso su panno bianco and the artwork “Atlante” that enters the Dimensione fragile Art Collection of the Vallicelliana Library in Rome.