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.

Education 

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

Collections


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