Maria D. Rapicavoli

Maria D. Rapicavoli was born in Catania (Italy) and lives and works in New York.

Rapicavoli was a fellow in the Whitney Independent Study Program in 2012 and received her MFA from Goldsmiths University of London (2005) and a BA from the Academy of Fine Arts in Catania (2001).

She has exhibited in several group shows including at Socrates Sculpture Park, New York; Whitechapel Gallery, London; Yerba Buena Center For The Arts, San Francisco; Museo di Villa Croce, Genoa; Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin; Magazzino Italian Art, Cold Spring, NY; Museo di Villa Croce, Genova (Italy); Palazzo Reale, Milan; Guest Projects, London; Riso, Museum for Contemporary Art, Palermo, Italy; Strozzina, Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi, Florence; Sala Rekalde Bilbao; Italian Cultural Institute London and New York.

She is the recipient of many awards and grants including the Italian Council VI edition Award (2019); the nctm e l’arte award (2013); DE.MO/Movin’UP grant, Italy (2011); the Renaissance Prize Award at the Italian Cultural Institute, London (2008); and a Postgraduate award in Arts and Humanities by AHRB, London (2004).

She has participated in the AIRspace Residency Program at the Abrons Arts Center in New York (2015); International Study and Curatorial Program in Brooklyn (2014); and the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Swing Space Residency Program in NY (2013).

Currently she is Artist Member at the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts in New York.

involved in:

Watch Now! The Other: a familiar story

Watch Now! Maria D. Rapicavoli’s newly commissioned film The Other: a familiar story, followed by a conversation between Rapicavoli and activist Maria Canela, moderated by Srimoyee Mitra, Director of Stamps Gallery.

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Comradeship Reading Group

Comradeship: Curating, Art, and Politics in Post-Socialist Europe: Reading Group

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The Ocean After Nature

The Ocean After Nature considers the ocean as a site reflecting the ecological, cultural, political, and economic realities of a globalized world through the work of twenty artists and collectives.

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