To Dream, to Collect


Ninni Donato

1960 Italy

1 Works exhibited


  • About the Artist
Ninni Donato lives and works in Reggio Calabria, Italy. He has participated, since the end of the '90s, in numerous national exhibitions, including the first edition of the "Photo Roma," where he obtained the second prize. In 2012 he exhibited in Rome, with the solo show "Clinamen", curated by Jasper Wolf and sponsored by the “Fondazione Roma”. He has an honorary mention in the photography section of "Celeste Prize" and has been invited to the project "Memory box", edited by Barbara Vincenzi and Valentina Carrera, at "Palazzo Zenobio for Contemporary Art" in Venice. He was also invited to participate at the project "Translation of tradition," exposed at the Italian Cultural Institute in Malta. In 2013, his photography project "Parsing dreams", curated by Gigliola Foschi, was selected for the Milan Image Art Fair and published on the main international newspapers. He was listed among Italy’s emerging talents, on the pages of "Le Monde"; and on the website of the Wall Street Journal, in New York, he had the opening picture on the service dedicated to this event. That same year, he was one of the finalists in the photography section of the "Combat Prize" and exposed at the National Museum Giovanni Fattori in Livorno. In 2013, he was invited by the curator of the Bangladesh Pavilion to exhibit at the 55th Biennale di Venezia and took part on the art project "Oltre il ponte", curated by Fabio De Chirico, at the Fondazione Orestiadi in Gibellina, Sicily. He has also exhibited at the National Gallery of Palazzo Arnone in Cosenza and M.A.C.A. Museum in Acri. In 2014, exhibited at the Festival of European Photography, in Reggio Emilia; participated with a solo exhibition curated by Guido Cabib at "Milan Image Art Fair", represented by The Format Cultures Gallery; exposed his work to the AAF in New York; took part, together with Angela Pellicanò, at the art project "The mother of Sparta", curated by Jasper Wolf and exhibited at the monogramma gallery in Rome; furthermore, exhibited his project "Unity" at the National Gallery of Palazzo dei Priori in Perugia, until January 11, 2015. In 2015, he was selected for the residential art project “BoCs Cosenza,” curated by Alberto Dambruoso, in Cosenza, Italy. His works have been acquired by the Contemporary Art Collection of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Palazzo della Farnesina, Rome and by the Collection of the Museo delle Trame Mediterranee in Gibellina, Italy.

Works by Ninni Donato

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