Federica Cogo

In analyzing the relationship between man and animal, the artist in this video, thickens the research taking into account the nature itself. Through the representation of the carnivorous plant, showing its mechanisms and its rules impressed. The video then shows a triptych: carnivorous plant-animal-man. Three interrelated elements that produce a multiplicity of readings and questions about the nature of man and nature.

Federica Cogo (b.1985) graduated in painting at the Academy of Fine Arts of Verona, where she had her first solo exhibition Ethic of the meat exploring gender and sexuality. In 2011, having participated in numerous group exhibitions, she began working with the gallery PHNEUTRO in Verona. The following year, she won the Second Prize at Premio Celeste, with her video Untitled#1, which was also shown as part of the Play Time exhibition in Beijing, curated by Cecilia Freschini. In 2013, the artist won the Special Prize Art Residence in Beijing, and was selected by JCE to represent her country at the Biennal of Contemporary Art, celebrating emerging artistic talent. In 2014 she has been chosen as a finalist in the contest Young Photography Italian, with the work Stars and Stripes. She currently works with the gallery The Format Gallery and lives in Verona.


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