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Federica Buzzi

Country(activity based):
Italy
Genre:
Curation

Profile

Trained in architecture at the Polytechnic University of Milan, Federica Buzzi continued her studies with the Curating Contemporary Art MA at the Royal College of Art, where she graduated in 2016.

Recent 5 main activities (personal exhibitions, group exhibitions, concerts) are
-"London Ear Festival", solo (Michiko Tsuda), Cello Factory, London (UK), 2018
-"3Drifts", group (Serafín Álvarez, Lawrence Lek, The Chinese Room), ASAKUSA, Tokyo (JP), 2017
-"They have traced lines and lived inside them", group (Sophie Mallett and Emma Letizia Jones), Royal College of Art, London (UK), 2016
-"OBELISKS", solo (Oskar Jakobsen) Dovehouse Green, London (UK), 2015
-"Learning from Peckham - walking tour", 38b, Bold Tendencies, Flat Time House, London (UK), 2015


Other activities (including awards received) are
-ongoing - Contributor on architectural theory for Failed Architecture and Avery Shorts
-2018 "London Ear Festival" received funding from both Sasakawa Great Britain Foundation and Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation
-2017 resident curator at ASAKUSA,Tokyo (JP)
-2016 "Soho is Burning: Towards a Performative Queer Urbanism" Selected paper for Soho Spirit conference supported by UCL Urban Laboratory, London (UK)
-2015 "OBELISKS" was awarded a grant by the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, London (UK)

-2015 "Learning from Peckham - walking tour" was selected associated project for the London Festival of Architecture



About works / performance

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Vestirsi è facile, 1973, still from animation video by Archizoom Associati.
Credits: Dario Bartolini.

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When The Light Glows Through The Window, 2018, site specific video installation by Michiko Tsuda, part of London Ear Festival, London (UK),
credits: London Ear Festival

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Maze Walkthrough, 2017, installation by Serafín Álvarez, part of the exhibition 3Drifts at ASAKUSA (JP), credits: Takashi Osaka

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Dear Esther, 2017, video game by The Chinese Room, part of the exhibition 3Drifts at ASAKUSA (JP), credits: Takashi Osaka

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They have traced lines and lived inside them, 2016, video installation by Sophie Mallett and Emma Letizia Jones at the Royal College of Art galleries, London (UK), credits: Alexander Burgess

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They have traced lines and lived inside them, 2016, video installation by Sophie Mallett and Emma Letizia Jones at the Royal College of Art galleries, London (UK), credits: Alexander Burgess

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OBELISKS, 2015, site specific installation by Oskar Jakobsen for Dovehouse Green, London (UK), credits: Oskar Jakobsen

Comment

Federica Buzzi is a curator and writer, her current research integrates architecture with contemporary art to interrupt mono-disciplinary discourse and advance the understanding of these fields towards their relationship with general culture. Her areas of interest encompass urbanism, spatial theory, gender studies, design and architecture practices exploring social, political and ethical themes.
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