BIO

Francesco Pergolesi was born in Venice in 1975.

After finishing his law degree, he decided to dedicate his life entirely to photography.

His work explores the territory of memories.

Every shot is a kind of a theater scene.

He lives and works in Torino 

Solo Exhibitions

2019 

Le Botin. Riccardo Costantini Contemporary. Torino

Tableaux. Catherine Edelman Gallery. Chicago

2016  

Heroes. Catherine Edelman Gallery. Chicago

Room#1:Arianna. Vanny project space. Torino

2015  

Heroes. The Others Art Fair. Galerie Huit. Torino

Wunderkammer III. Les Rencontres d’Arles. Galerie Huit. Arles

Ex Post. Pergolesi-Zanin. Riccardo Costantini Contemporary. Torino

2014  

Heroes. Photofestival. Spaziofarini6 Gallery. Curated by Gigliola Foschi. Milano

Heroes, Margutta. Galleria Vittoria. Curated bySabine Oberti. Roma

2012  

Ligne de démarcation. Philosophy Festival 2012. Curated by Marc Augé. Carpi

2011  

Elements. Spazio_espanso. Roma

2010  

Elements. 400metriquadri gallery. Ancona

2009  

Attesa. La Fornace. Diviniversi. Maiolati Spontini

Attesa. Cave bianche Hotel. Diviniversi. Favignana

2005  

Diari di Viaggio: Isola del Pigneto. Studio Iosseliani. Roma

Collective Exhibitions

2021

O tempora o mores. Riccardo Costantini Contemporary. Torino

2020 

Cave Canem. Photofestival. Spazio Omnia. Milano

2019 

Approaches of abstaction. Patricia Conde Galeria. Ciudad de Mexico

Singulari Plurali. Galleria Valeria Bella. Milano

2018 

Heroes. Griffin Museum of photography. Winchester (MA)

R3m3mb3r. Riccardo Costantini Contemporary. Torino

2017  

Heroes. FotoInstanbul. Instanbul

Tableaux. Artist for excellence. Museo del Risorgimento. Torino

Heroes. Aipad, Art New York. Catherine Edelman Gallery. New York

2016  

Heroes. Photolondon. Catherine Edelman Gallery. London

12 Hours Northern Light. Halsnoy Kloster. Norway

Heroes. Aipad. Catherine Edelman Gallery. New York

Heroes. Bologna Art Fair. Riccardo Costantini Contemporary. Bologna

2015  

Heroes. Art Miami. Catherine Edelman Gallery. Miami

DiStanze. CBM Art Prize. Nod Galley. Prague

Heroes. Talent Prize. Museo Canonica. Roma

Heroes. Les Rencontres d’Arles. Galerie Huit. Julia de Bierre. Arles

Heroes. Bologna Art Fair. Riccardo Costantini Contemporary. Bologna

2014  

Heroes. The Others Art Fair. Paola Sosio Contemporary. Torino

Between the lines.  During Les Rencontres d’Arles. Artist in residence Galerie Huit. Arles

2013  

Mimesis. Fotografia Europea. Gigliola Foschi. Varese

Prima Visione. Belvedere gallery. Elena Ceratti, G.R.I.N. Milano

2012  

Zero-zero. Cortona on the move. Arianna Rinaldo. Cortona

2002  

Sonrisas en la sombra. Fotomercé. Palau de la Virreina. Barcelona

Awards and publications

2018

Arnold Newman prize. Third winner

2016

“Miniature Heroes”. The Royal Photographic Society

Photo of the day. Pdn

“Quando l’arte è in bottega…”. Il Sole 24 h

The last shopkeepers”. Slate

Heroes. Aesthetica Magazine

2015  

Autofocus Prize. La Stampa

Talent Prize. Special prize. Inside Art

Halsnoy Kloster. Artist in residence

Bonatto Minella Prize. Finalist

The Telegraphe. Unexpected Encounters

Combat prize. Mention of the Jury

Photoespaña. Selection Descubrimientos. Madrid

2014  

Portfolio Europa. Festival fotografia Europea. Reggio Emilia

2013  

Prima Visione 2012. Selection G.R.I.N. Galleria Belvedere. Milan

2012  

Fotografia in Viaggio. Selection off. Cortona on the move. Cortona

2011 

Lens culture Fotofest. The Best Portfolios. Paris

2010  Eisa Maestro. The Best Italian Portfolios.