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Exhibitions & Prizes


exhibition - Digital Mirages / Miraggi Digitali. Designing the 365 daily covers for the online magazine ReWriters Magazine

metaverse - Designing a full Virtual World interactive Art Metaverse for Takeda Italia


exhibition - File Festival Sao Paulo, Brasil

exhibition - Photopia Festival, Hamburg

exhibition - Tecnologie Urbane, Palazzo Merulana, Rome


production residency - A Dream in Stone, Rocca Sinibalda Castle, Italy
screening - Varia 90, videoart program x Il Video Rende Felici exhibition, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome
performing - Il Video Rende Felici exhibition, Galleria d'Arte Moderna (GAM), Rome
installation - Share Art Prize and Festival, Turin
screening - Désencadré Film Festival, Paris (winner Hors du cadre Prize)

screening - Cerveira International Art Biennial, Portugal
screening - Ribalta Experimental Film Festival, Italy (winner Freccia Freak Prize)
performing - UnArchive Found Footage Festival, Rome


performing and screening - Ibrida Festival 2021, Forlì
group exhibition - Les jours de lumière, 63 biennale d'arte contemporanea di Saint Saturnin

screening - Moscow Shorts

group exhibition - Continuum, for Saatchi Art, online

screening - CADAF Crypto and Digital Art Fair, Paris
screening - WRO Biennale, Poland
video and installation - NordArt 2021 Art Fair, Germany
AR installation - Festival Videoformes, Clermont-Ferrand


performance - Share Art Prize, Turin, Italy (winner) 

screening - Proyector Festival @ Media Lab Prado Facade Madrid

performance - PerformAzioni Festival Bologna
screening - Athens Digital Arts Festival 2020 / 16th Edition Technotribalism

art direction - ENDECAMERON20 digital residency, Italy

screening - CYLAND ‘Chaos and Cosmos’ video program 2020, Russia (winner video art section)

personal exhibition - My Name is Francesca, online
group exhibition - Quarantine Exhibition, Space 52, Athens

performance - SHIFT Biennale 2020, UK
screening - GOLEM / To be generative in solidarity rather than be creative in solitude, curated by Francesco Kiais
screening - Maratona di Visione, online

performance - "The Call center" @ Macro Art Museum, Rome
screening - Simultan Festival, Romania
screening - exhibition Un_Real Desires @ Somos Art House Berlin
performance - T*Danse Festival, Aosta

screening - Epicentroom Fest, St. Petersburg, Russia

group exhibition - Le Dame Art Gallery, London
performance - Miss America @ T*Danse Festival in Aosta
screening - FILE Electronic Language Festival, Brasil
screening - "Ophelia did not drown" @ Silencio Club, Paris

performing and screening - Ibrida Festival, Forlì

personal exhibition - Other Identity Biennale, Genova

personal exhibition - Cyborg Fatale @ Narkissos Contemporary Art Gallery in Bologna (1-28 February 2019)

personal exhibition - Art residency @ Macro Museum in Rome (8-22 January 2019)

group exhibition - Mana Contemporary - Body + Camera 2019: The Un/Certain Body

screening - Thessaloniki International Film Festival 2018, FILM FORWARD section

screening - Szczecin European Film Festival 2018, European Competition

screening - Fuorinorma Extra experimental program @ MACRO Museum Rome

screening - exhibition UN-BECOMING @ SomoS Art House Berlin

performing - SKIN/TONES @ MACRO Museum Rome

screening - Official Italian premiere of new movie HIPPOPOETESS @ MACRO Museum Rome

performing - BORDER CROSSING, collateral event @ MANIFESTA12, Palermo

screening - Isola di Roma (Isola del Cinema), Rome, Italy

performing - Casa Internazionale Delle Donne (International Women's House), Rome, Italy

performing - TF18 - London Biennial of Performance Art and Noise

screening - ASOLO ART FILM FESTIVAL, special projection, Asolo

screening - Ibrida Festival delle Arti Intermediali 3° edition, Forlì, Italy

screening - DOUBLE SCREEN, curated by Bruno Di Marino @ CAFA Art Museum, Beijing

performing - BODY QUAKE, performance @ Nuovo Cinema Palazzo, Rome

personal exhibition - RED /// Francesca Fini Solo Show, curated by Arianna Forte and Human Ecosystem Relazioni, Rome

screening - HARBOURED video art program @ Cape Town Art Fair, Cape Town


performing - Les Instants Vidéo, Marseilles

performing - MEM FESTIVAL @ Guggenheim Bilbao

screening - FUORINORMA Experimental Cinema Festival, Rome

personal exhibition - T*DANSE - Dance & Technology, Aosta, Italy

performing and screening - PROYECTOR Festival 2017, Madrid

screening - DOUBLE SCREEN - curated by Bruno Di Marino @ MAXXI Museum Rome

performing and lecturing - INVE Vortice, Chile

screening - Donne di Colore, curated by Giorgio De Finis, Torre dei Lambardi, Magione, Italy

screening - Weaving Europe: the World as Meditation, European Capital of Culture PAFOS 2017, Pafos, Greece

screening - JAPAN MEDIA ARTS Festival, Tokyo

screening - Lishui Photography Festival "Images in an Era of Hypermedia", Lishui, China

performing and screening - Fonlad Digital Art Festival, Portugal

screening - NordArt Fair, Büdelsdorf, Germany

performing - MOMENTUM Festival, Kolkata, India

performing - KALA GHODA Festival, Mumbai, India

performing and screening - BIKANER HOUSE, New Delhi, India

performing - KIPAF Performance Art Festival, Kolkata, India

screening - FLUX FACTORY, “ The Endless and Mobile Beautiful Collapsible Labyrinth” exhibition, New York


performing - Submerge Festival, performance art Festival, Bristol, Uk

screening - Live Cinema Festival, Museo Macro, Rome

screening - “Mother, I have reached the land of my dreams” exhibition @ RADIALSYSTEM V, Berlin

screening - FILE 2016 Electronic Language International Festival, Sao Paulo, Brasil

screening - Official Italian premiere of the movie "Ophelia did not drown", Museo Macro, Rome

screening - "Puertas Cambiantes" videoart exhibition, Valparaiso, Chile

screening - Special projection of "Ophelia did non drown" at IVAHM New Media Art Festival, Madrid, Spain

screening - Proyector Festival, Madrid, Spain

residency - Art Residency @ The Naggar School of Art, Jerusalem, Israel

performing - SAVE THE BEAUTY 2016 @ Mondrian Suite Contemporary, Rome, Italy

performing - MOMENTUM experimental Art Festival @ Range Art Gallery, Kolkata, India

performing and screening - Art Residency at Bob Wilson's Watermill Center, with "La Masca" project, New York

screening - VIDEOFORMES 2016, the world premiere of "Ophelia did not drown", Clermont Ferrand, France

screening - official release of "Ophelia did non drown", long-feature performance-art based experimental movie, distributed and produced in association with Istituto Luce Cinecittà


screening - Instants Vidéo Festival 2015, Marseille, France

screening - Robot Festival 2015, Bologna, Italy

screening - Videomedeja Festival 2015, "Dadaloop" (special mention), Novi Sad, Serbia

screening - Szczecin European Film Festival (SEFF), my video "Mother-Rythm" (winner) as most innovative language

screening - Linoleum Animation Art Festival, Kiev, Ucraine

screening - (Id)art_Festival of videoart in Belforte del Chienti, "White Noise" (winner), Italy

screening - Food Project for Magmart Videoart Festival, Naples, Italy

residency - Copycat Academy artist in residence 2015 @ Luminato Festival, Toronto, Canada

screening - CCCB Cultural Innovation (finalist), Barcelona, Spain

screening - Magmart Videoart Festival 2015 (winner), Naples, Italy

screening - AVIFF Art Film Festival Cannes, France

screening - NOW&AFTER Videoart Festival @ Schusev State Museum of Architecture, Moscow, Russia

performing and screening - HI>DANCE Festival 1.0, Rome, Italy

screening - Anthropologie numérique / 3ème édition, Paris, France

screening - VIDEOFORMES 2015, "White Sugar" (winner) of Prix Université Blaise Pascal des étudiants


screening - MusicVideoArt 2014 @ PALAIS DES BEAUX ARTS, Lille, France

screening - 27th edition of the Festival Instants Vidéo Numériques et Poétiques, Marseille, France

screening - VIDEOPLAY CELEBRATION, Worldwide

screening - SCREENGRAB New Media Art Prize, International Competition, Queensland, Australia

screening - 5h edition of Samples Videoart Festival 2014, Mexico

performing - 7a*11d International Festival of Performance Art, FADO and Istituto Italiano di Cultura, Toronto

screening - 16th edition of Paris Festival for Different and Experimental Cinema, Paris 

performing - Milano Triennale @ Illy Art Lab, for the "Illy Red Night" curated by Bob Wilson

residency - Bob Wilson's Watermill Center Summer Program, New York

screening - Videoart Yearbook, curated by the Department of Visual Arts at the University of Bologna

personal exhibition - "Mother-Rythm" @ Mondrian Suite Contemporaryartspace, Rome

personal exhibition - Circle1 Gallery Berlin: Francesca Fini, Michal Helfman & Olaf Kühnemann

screening - Instantes entre el Placer y el Dolor @ Galeria Santafé, Bogotá

personal exhibition - Public Art Screens, i/ o / lab @ Center of Future Arts, Norway

screening - A.M.A. Art & Music Around Festival Brescia (winner) with the video "Touchless"

performing - Rapid Pulse Performance Art Festival 2014, Chicago

screening - FILE Electronic Language International Art Festival 2014, Sao Paulo, Brasil

screening - Miden Festival 2014, Kalamata, Greece

screening - Berlin International Directors Lounge 2014, Germany

screening - Videoformes Festival, Clermont-Ferrand, France

performing - Margaret Guthman Musical Instrument Competition 2014, Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta

performing - Modern Panic IV @ Apiary Studios, London
performing and screening - Gallery Week Santander, Spain

screening - Video Remakes, curated by Carlo Montanaro and Elisabetta di Sopra, AplusA Gallery, Venice, Italy

screening - Premio Arte Rugabella Age of Aquarius (finalist), Italy

screening - VideoHeart, Mestre Film Festival, Italy

screening - Simultan Videoart Festival, Timisoara, Romania

performing - Dimanche Rouge Performance Art Festival @ Helsinki Art Museum, Filnand

screening - CINEMED Film Festival Montpellier (finalist), France

screening - IKONO TV on-air video art Festival, Berlin
performing - 9th International Festival of Digital Arts and New Media (Athens Digital Arts Festival), Athens

performing and screening - Il Corpo e I Media, personal lecture and performance @ Bologna Fine Arts Academy

performing - Rapid Pulse Performance Art Festival, Chicago

personal exhibition - Five actions with red gloves solo exhibition @ Opera Unica Art Gallery, Rome

screening - 100X100=900 International Video Art Project @ Cinema Aquila, Rome

screening - Visioni d’Arte Video Art Program @ Auditorium Santa Margherita, Venice

performing - Save the Beauty @ Mondrian Suite Contemporaryartspace, Rome

screening - Magmart Video Art Festival (among winners of  2013  edition with the video “Wombs”), Naples

screening - Time is Love 6, International Video Art Program @ Mori + Stein Gallery, London

screening - XII Festival Internacional de la Imagen, Colombia

screening - Time is Love 6, International Video Art Program @ SAZMANAB Platform for Contemporary Arts, Teheran

screening - Fonlad Best Off 2005-2012, Coimbra, Portugal

screening - Voci di Arte Contemporanea @ MLAC Museo Laboratorio di Arte Contemporanea, Roma


screening - Venice International Performance Art Week @ Palazzo Bembo, Venice

screening - Cyberfest At Heaven’s Door, St Petersburg, Russia

performing - FAD Festival De Arte Digital, Belo Horizonte, Brasil

screening - File Electronic Language International Festival, Sao Paulo, Brasil

screening - Festival of Migrant Film, Ljubljana, Slovenia

screening - Cinemed Montpellier (finalist with the video “Parnasus”), France

screening - Sardinia Film Festival (finalist with the videos “Mediterraneo”  and “Parnasus”), Italy

performing - LPM Performers Meeting @ Teatro Valle Occupato, Rome

performing - Athens Video Art Festival, Greece

screening - Magmart Videoart Festival (among winners of  2012  edition with the video “Blood”), Naples

performing - 10 Ragazze per Freud @ Palladium Theatre, Rome

screening - Norme per la rivoluzione Video Art Program, Volksbühne Berlin and Cinema Massimo of Turin

screening - Digital Marrakech @ Centre Culturel Atlas, Marrakech

screening - TakeS Video Art Program @ Bernardo Museum, Portugal

screening - Berlin Directors Lounge Video Art Festival, Berlin

screening - Oslo Screen Festival, Oslo

performing - LOW LIVES:OCCUPY! @ Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, New York

screening - Women’s glance Video Art Program @ PAN Palazzo Delle Arti, Naples


screening - I Care, per Art White Night @ Casa Bolognini, Bologna

screening - Pixelpops 2011, Paris

performing - Celeste Prize 2011 (finalist in the Live Media and Performance Art Section) @ Invisible Dog Art Gallery, New York

performing - RobotFestival 2011, Bologna, Italy

screening - Visioni Acustiche @ MACRO Contemporary Art Museum, Rome

screening - Alterazioni 2011 @ Castello Aldobrandesco di Arcidosso, Italy

screening - Now & After 2011 @ Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow

screening - Proyector Festival, Madrid

screening - Miden Film Festival 2011, Greece

performing - OMISSIS Contemporary Performing Arts Festival, Gradisca D’isonzo, Italy

performing - ADD Digital Art Festival @ MACRO Contemporary Art Museum, Rome

performing - LPM Live Performers Meeting @ Cinema Aquila, Rome

performing - WRO Biennal Alternative Now 2011, Wroclaw, Poland

performing - No Performance’s Land? Performance Art Festival, Lisbon, Portugal

performing - Arte Laguna International Art Prize (finalist in the Performance Art Section), Arsenale di Venezia, Venice

performing and screening - Temps d’Images Video Art Program @ Palladium Theatre, Rome

screening - Contravision Film Festival, Berlin

International Prizes

2020 - Share Art Prize XIII, Italy- 1st prize

2020 - Zealous Digital Art, Uk - 1st prize

2020 - CYLAND ‘Chaos and Cosmos’ 1st prize / video art

2016 - DigitalBigScreen 1st prize / videoart section

2016 - Musrara Mix Festival residency program - Jerusalem

2015 - Watermill Center - 2016 residency program, directed by Robert Wilson  - New York

2015 - Szczecin European Film Festival (SEFF) - first prize for most innovative language awarded by the Polish Film Institute - Poland

2015 - Copycat Academy artist in residence 2015 - Luminato festival - Toronto

2015 - CCCB Cultural Innovation Prize finalist - Barcelona - Spain

2015 - (Id)art_Festival of videoart in Belforte del Chienti, "White Noise" winner of first prize - Italy

2015 - Prix Videoformes 2015 - Prix Université Blaise Pascal and Prize Conseil Général du Puy-de-Dome - Clermont Ferrand 

2014 - Watermill Center 2014 International Summer Program, directed by Robert Wilson - New York

2014 - A.M.A. Art & Music Around Festival - Brescia (first prize)

2013 - Fonlad Performance Art residency

2013, 2012, 2010 - Magmart Videoart Festival - Naples

2012 - Cinemed Montpellier Film Festival (finalist)

2012 - Sardinia Film Festival (finalist)

2011 - Celeste International Art Prize - Bologna (finalist performance art section)

2011 - Celeste International Art Prize - New York (finalist performance art section)

2011 - Arte Laguna Prize - Venice (finalist performance art section)

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