Alessandra Ferrini

Florence, 1984. Lives in London

A visual artist, researcher and educator, Ferrini is involved in partnerships, curatorship, pedagogy and publishing, carrying out research rooted in lens-based media, post-colonial studies, and historiographical and archival practices. Since 2013 she has been the co-editor of Mnemoscape, a research platform, online magazine and curatorial project specializing in contemporary practices with a focus on history, memory and archival impulse. Since 2009 she has been working as an educator artist specializing in participatory practices. She has worked on public art commissions on an international level (including Dome, Chisenhale Gallery, London 2014), and is currently involved in projects with the artist Helen Marshall for Tate Britain and the Museum of London. She took part in the first A Natural Oasis? – A Transnational Research Project (BJCEM 2015 ‒ Mediterranea 17). Her solo shows have included: Negotiating Amnesia (P.A.C. Le Murate, Florence) as part of the Festival Dei Popoli ‒ Festival Internazionale del Film Documentario (2015). In 2016 she will be in residence at A-i-R Wro in Poland, as part of Wrocław European Capital of Culture 2016.

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