Agnese Purgatorio

Agnese Purgatorio


Agnese Purgatorio is an artist who works primarily in photography, video, installation and performance. Born in Bari, she lives between Beograd and Beirut.

Graduated in Foreign Languages and Literatures, she holds an M.A. in Art Therapy. Her training as an artist began with a period of study in São Paulo, Brazil, at the Lasar Segall Museum and at the SESC Pompéia Factory (drawing techniques, printmaking and phothography). Since 1990 she has exhibited her work, in Italy and abroad, in solo and group exhibitions, and is the recipient of important international awards. Her work is included in many private and public art collections.

Selected exhibiotions
Solo show
2017 | Learning by Heart, Casa della Memoria, Milan
2015 | Learning by Heart, Podbielski Contemporary, Berlin
2015 | Mia Fair, Podbielski Contemporary, Milan
2014 | Rimani mi dicesti ed io restai, IICColonia, Strasburgo, Tirana, Zagabria
2009 | Dalla clandestinità, Mars gallery, Italian Institute of Culture Melbourne
Group show
2018 | New Perspective, Triennale di Milano, Milan
2014 | Venti per Una,Istituto Italiano di Cultura San Pietroburgo, Zagreb, Žilina
2013 | 5 Moscow Biennale of Contemporary art, Zurab Tsereteli Art Gallery
2012 | Remot Sensing, Armenian Center For Contemporary Experimental Art, Yerevan

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Selected works