Born in London in 1985. Based in Berlin. Fudakowski’s diverse and playful practice, which includes sculpture, performance, writing and film, explores social riddles through material encounters, surreal logic and comic theory. Her on-going film project, Word Count, received the Otto d’Ame award for development as a part of Features Expanded in 2016, and was exhibited as a part of a recent solo exhibition at 1646 in The Hague in 2019 and the Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf in 2018. She is currently part of the collective show UNTITLED, 2020, Three perspectives on the art of the present, at the Palazzo Grassi in Venice.
Press: Finestra sull’Arte, Mousse Magazine
Duccio Maria Gambi
Born in Florence in 1981. Based in Florence. Duccio’s work is aware of both the industrial and artisanal constraints and potentials thanks to his working experiences in design studios and artisan’s workshops. He co-founded “Chapitre 0”, a night guerrilla style laboratory and workshop for public space furniture. Often focused on concrete casting and experimentation, his work goes from bespoke furniture pieces for private clients to research led one-off designs for design galleries as well as site specific interventions. His work in stone and plastic laminate won the Cedit prize at Miart 2017 and is now part of Triennale Design Museum permanent collection.
Press: Manifattura Tabacchi, Vogue Italia
Born in Catalonia, Spain, in 1989. Based in New York. Acclaimed filmmaker Albert Moya gravitated towards art and cinema at an early age. His work spans across music, documentary, fashion and experimental film. Albert’s love of art, design, and architecture is inherent across his body of work. His debut short film, “American Autumn,” led to collaborations with Dries Van Noten, which quickly established Albert as a serious creative force. Since then, Albert has continued to make ground-breaking work for brands like Bulgari, Mulberry, Gucci, Louis Vuitton, and Rimowa. Albert is currently pursuing two narrative film projects to be filmed in 2020.
Press: Metal Magazine, Nowness
Justin Randolph Thompson
Born in Peekskill, New York, in 1979. Based between Italy and the US. Justin is a new media artist, cultural facilitator and educator. He is the co-Founder and director of Black History Month Florence, a multi-faceted exploration of African and African Diasporic cultures in the context of Italy founded in 2016. His life and work seek to deepen the discussions around socio-cultural stratification and hierarchical organization by employing fleeting temporary communities as monuments and fostering projects that connect academic discourse, social activism and DIY networking strategies in annual and biennial gathering, sharing and gestures of collectivity. Thompson is a recipient of a Louise Comfort Tiffany Award, a Franklin Furnace Fund Award, a Visual Artist Grant from the Fundacion Marcelino Botin, two Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grants, A Jerome Fellowship from Franconia Sculpture Park and an Emerging Artist Fellowship from Socrates Sculpture Park.
Press: The Florentine, Wall Street Journal