Ornella Orlandini (1980) is an Italian artist living in Berlin.
She graduated in Education and Antrophology at the University of Turin. After a MA in Photography from the European Institut of Design, in 2021 she is selected for the annual mentoring with Simona Ghizzoni.
In 2015 she exhibited at the Museum Europäischer Kulturen in Berlin 'RÜBER FRAUEN. Segni di una recente emigrazione italiana femminile a Berlino’ with an installation comprehensive photography, interviews and objects, realised for the exhibition ‘Erfüllbare Träume? Italienerinnen in Berlin’ by Rete Donne e.V.
In the same years she collaborated with the artist Jessica Rimondi. As a duo Rimondi&Orlandini, they produce artworks, combining painting and photography. Afterward she experimented different materials, creating mixed media works, integrating her photographs with lead, plaster and ash.
Since 2020 her artistic research, has adopted a performative method, including self-portraiture and performance within the photographic process, drawing inspiration from literature, anthropology and psychology.
Her works have been shown in national and international group exhibitions and are part of the private collection of the Enter Art Foundation.
1999 - 2003
BA in Education and Antrophology, University of Turin
2004 - 2005
MA in Photography, European Institut of Design, Turin
2021 - 2022
Mentoring programm with Simona Ghizzoni
Selected collective Exhibitions
2021 Don't try this at home, Treptow Atelier, Berlin
2020 Down by the river, Treptow Atelier, Berlin
2020 Trascendance, Galerie Ménil', Parigi
2019 Metamorphosis, Raum Fuer drastichen Massnahmen, Berlino
2018 Opdagelser, Galleri Heike Arndt DK, Kettinge
2018 Fresh Legs, Galleri Heike Arndt Berlin, Berlin
2018 Alchemia, Enter Art Foundation at Malina gallery, Berlin
2017 49 Contemporary Artists, Enter Art Foundation at Kantgarage, Berlin
2016 Kunst am Spreeknie Art Festival, Berlin
2015 Erfüllbare Träume? Italienerinnen in Berlin, curated by Rete Donne e.V., MEK, Berlin
2014 Adriatic Project coast to coast, SI Fest, Savignano sul Rubicone
2012 The Photography interprets Italia 150, OGR, Turin
2011 Turin Heart, Museo della Resistenza, Turin