MONDAY 14 JUNE
A visual story of an experience that becomes more and more difficult, almost unsuccessful.
Keep bees alive against unpredictable seasons.
She graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Bologna (2007-2012), received the Master of Fine Arts from the St. Joost Academy, Den Bosch-Breda (2013-2015) and took part in the residence deAteliers, Amsterdam (2015-2017). In 2019 he received the Baloise Art Prize and is among the finalists of the MAXXI BVLGARI PRIZE 2020. His recent solo exhibitions include: iron heel, Museo Novecento, Florence (upcoming); Giulia Cenci, MUDAM, Luxembourg (2020); mud, SpazioA, Pistoia (2020); From afar it was an island, Kunst Merano Arte, Merano (2019); Offspring 2017 - DEEP STATE, De Ateliers, Amsterdam (2017). He has also participated in numerous group exhibitions in Italy and abroad including: Maxxi Bvlgari Prize, Maxxi, Rome (2020); Shapeshifters, Malmö Konstmuseum, Malmö (2020); 15th Lyon Biennale / Jeune création internationale, Institute of Contemporary Art, Villeurbanne / Rhône-Alpes (2019); Screaming Metal, Campoli Presti, Paris (2019); Comrades of time, Hardspace, Basel (2019); FutuRuins, Palazzo Fortuny, Venice (2018).
Beekeeper and farmer, after graduating from the A.Vegni Agricultural Institute he graduated at the Faculty of Agriculture of Perugia with a thesis on "Integrated struggle in Varroa Destructor *" (2020). Its activities are aimed at sustainable agriculture and farming techniques. To live (badly) he is a mechanic and a coachbuilder.
* Varroa destructor is a mite parasite external attacking the bees Apis mellifera And Apis cerana .
It attaches itself to the bee's body and weakens it by sucking the hemolymph . During this process the mite can also transmit agents viral RNA to the bee. A large mite infestation leads to the death of the colony. Until the 2000 scientists disagreed on identifying Varroa destructor as a separate species. In the 2005 it was found that among the at least 5-6 genotypes identified by Anderson and Trueman, the only varroa mites that can reproduce in the colonies of Apis mellifera are the genotype of the Varroa destructor of the Korea he was born in Japan / Thailand .