Alessandro Dandini de Sylva


Alessandro Dandini de Sylva (b. 1981) is an Italian artist and curator. His work has been exhibited in public and private institutions including the Flowers Gallery in London, the Humble Arts Foundation in New York, the Bund 33 Art Center in Shanghai, the Italian Cultural Institute in Paris and Operativa in Rome. He was recently awarded with the Shanghai Prize, a residency program for Italian and Chinese emerging artists, and with the Les Promesses de l’Art, a residency program for Italian artists in Paris, and shortlisted for the Talent Prize and for the Francesco Fabbri Prize for Contemporary Arts. His first artist book, Paesaggi, is part of the library of artists' books in the Tate Library collection and has been featured in major photobook exhibitions and contemporary art publishing fairs as Off Print in Paris and London, I Never Read in Basel and Unseen in Amsterdam. He has been curator of the FOTOGRAFIA International Photography Festival in Rome since 2011. Between 2012 and 2016 he had devised a program dedicated to experimental photography at the MACRO Museum of Contemporary Art of Rome. In 2013 and 2014 he was guest curator at the Pastificio Cerere Foundation in Rome and at the Ermanno Casoli Foundation in Fabriano. In 2015 he co-founded Genda, a photography magazine intersecting Western and Eastern culture. Alessandro Dandini de Sylva is currently director at the Malaspina Foundation in Ascoli Piceno and guest curator at the Pescheria Foundation Visual Arts Center in Pesaro.






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