Anna Franceschini (Pavia, 1979, lives and works in Milan) received a MA in Media Studies and a post-graduate grant in History and Critics of Italian Cinema at iulm University, Milan.
Her work has been presented and awarded in several film festivals among which the IFFR/Rotterdam Film Festival; 60th Locarno Film Festival; TFF/Torino Film Festival and MFF/Milano Film Festival.
A selection of her solo exhibitions includes: Kunsteverein Duesseldorf (2015); Spike Island, Bristol (2014); Elisa Platteau, Brussels (2014); MACRO, Rome (2014); Vistamare/Benedetta Spalletti, Pescara (2014); Institut Culturel Italien, Paris (2013); Peep Hole, Milan (2012); Bielefelder Kunstverein, Bielefeld (2012); Objectif – Exhibition, Antwerp (2012); Fondazione Bevilacqua la Masa, Venice (2012); Kiosk Gallery, Ghent (2011). And her work has been featured in group exhibitions in institutions and galleries such as pac , Milan, (2014); The Green Parrot, Barcelona (2014); marco, Vigo (2014); MAXXI, Rome (2014); Nomas Foundation, Rome (2014); Remap4, Athens (2013); Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin (2013); MACRO, Rome (2013); Futura, Prague (2013); Vistamare/Benedetta Spalletti, Pescara (2012) and Villa Medici, Rome (2012). In 2011 her work was awarded with a mention of Honor at Ariane de Rothschild Prize, Milan.
She has been a resident artist at the Rijksakademie van beeldende
kunsten, Amsterdam (2009–2011); iscp program in New York (2013) and
at the macro , Rome (2014). Her work is part of institutional and private collections such as:
Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; macro , Rome; Les Abattoires/Frac Midi Pyrénée, Toulouse; The Dommering Collection, Amsterdam and Nicoletta Fiorucci Collection, London.