Rebecca Moccia

Rebecca Moccia was born in Naples in 1992. She currently lives and works in Milan. After graduating in Sculpture at the Academy of Fine Arts of Brera in Milan in 2014, she graduated in History and Art Criticism at the State University of Milan after a period of research on the Brazilian avant-garde at the MAC USP, Museum of Contemporary Art from the Universidade of Sao Paulo (Brazil).

Moccia began to exhibit her work in 2012 with the collective exhibition L’intimità dell’immagine come luogo in comune by Gianni Caravaggio at ViaFarini, DOCVA, in Milan. Between 2012 and 2019, she participated in the following group exhibitions: Ni Dieu Ni Maitre of 2012 by Andrea Bruciati at the galleria Massimodeluca in Mestre (VE); Incontro in 2013, curated by Bernard Rudiger and Gianni Caravaggio at Réfectoire des Nonnes, ENSBA in Lyon; Extradelicato 2 (2014) by Claudio Corfone Via Private Pantelleria 5 in Milan; Chaotic Passion (2015) curated by Anna Lovecchio and CHAN, Museum of Contemporary Art of Villa Croce in Genoa; Throwing balls in the Air (2016) for the Academiae Youth Art Biennale curated by Christiane Rekade and Francesca Boenzi at the Bressanone Fortress / Franzenfeste; Io Sono Qui (2017) curated by Lorenzo Bruni, MACRO Testaccio, Rome; More Than Words (2018) curated by Daniela Ferrari at Mazzoleni, London; Il Disegno politico italiano (2019) curated by Aurora Fonda and Sandro Pignotti, galleria AplusA, Venice.

In 2015, her first solo exhibition Sempre più di questo, was curated by Lorenzo Bruni at the Galleria Massimodeluca in Mestre (VE), followed by Substantial with Ornaghi & Prestinari with the contribution of Ginevra Bria at the The Open Box space in Milan (2016); Coraggio, Roma (2017); Cuore, curated by Stefano Giuri et Toast Project space in Florence (2019), Catarifrangente curated by Jessica Bianchera at Spazio Cordis, Verona (2019), Fireworks curated by Christian Caliandro at galleria Massimodeluca (2019) and Da qui tutto bene curated by Sergio Risaliti at Museo Novecento in Florence (2019). On occasion of Artissima 2019, she displayed the installation Rest your Eyes curated by Gaspare Luigi Marcone at Mazzoleni Turin. Parallel to her artistic production, Rebecca Moccia writes critical articles for contemporary art magazines, such as “Arteecritica” and “Dasartes Brasil”, as well as creating projects that question the ways of fruition and development of contemporary art: these include three editions, from 2015 to 2017 of Studi Festival (www.studifestival.it) in Milan, and “FEA Lisboa” (www.fealisboa.com) during ARCOlisboa 2018-2019. In 2018 she was one of the artists selected to participate at the CSAV, at Fondazione Antonio Ratti, Como. Moccia is a fellow artist at Castro projects, Rome.

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