Alessandro Sambini

Alessandro Sambini

born in Rovigo (Italy) in 1982, lives and works in Milan.
Through photography, video and the use of performance reflects the need and methods of production of new images, their circulation and dissemination, the various areas of the relationship between the image and the public.


2009 MA in Research Architecture, Department of Visual Culture at the Goldsmiths’ College of London.
2006 BA in Design at the Free University of Bolzano, Italy Partnership at the Studio Francesco Jodice, Milan, Italy.


October 2016
People at an exhibition’s installation has been acquired by Fondo acquisizione privato di Artverona

Marzo 2015
Stories From The Edge, Trieste, Graz, progetto curated by Francesca Lazzarini. Among the five artists selected.

March 2014
Selected together with The Cool Couple in the public art project “EXPOSED, Sinfonie Urbane”, Milano

March 2011- May 2012
Among the 8 artists selected by the Museo della Fotografia Contemporanea di Cinisello Balsamo to produce a public art project in Milan

December 2009
Finalist in GD4Photoart the international competition for young photographers by invitation only. Fondazione Seragnoli

August 2008
Winner of the XXIII edition of “Premio Gallarate”, MAGA, Italy

public collections

MAGA, Museo d’arte di Gallarate, Gallarate, Italy
MAST, Manifattura di arti sperimentazione e tecnologia, Bologna, Italy
MUFOCO, Museo di Fotografia contemporanea di Cinisello Balsamo, Cinisello Balsamo, Italy

solo exhibitions

People at an exhibition, curated by Denis Isaia, Galleria Michela Rizzo, Venezia

group exhibitions

Talking (about) Images, curated by Francesca Lazzarini and Marta Rovetta, Galerija Kortil, Rijeka, Croatia
Arte Fiera, Galleria Michela Rizzo and MLZ Art Dep, Bologna, Italy

POIUYT. Punto Zero. Pratiche critiche nella fotografia contemporanea italiana, curated by Francesca Lazzarini and Gaia Tedone, MLZ Art Dep, Trieste, Italy


On new Italian Photography, curated by FANTOM, Viasaterna, Milan, Italy
Stories from the edge, curated by Francesca Lazzarini, Kunsthaus, Graz, Austria
Stories from the edge, curated by Francesca Lazzarini, MLZ Art Dep, Trieste, Italy


Giovane, non dimenticare, curated by Marta Cereda, Monza, Italy
II Biennale FOTO/INDUSTRIA, curated by François Hébel, MAST, Bologna, Italy

FLAGS, curated by Elena Forin - LaRete Project, in collaboration with Galleria Michela Rizzo, Serra dei Giardini, Venice, Italy
ArTS, curated by Francesca Lazzarini, La Piazza dell’Arte Pubblica, Trieste, Italy


2004-2014 Progetti del Museo di Fotografia di Cinisello Balsamo, curated by Andrea Tinterri, Triennale, Milan, Italy
Contrappunti, The Great Saga Of The Infamous Image, Palazzo del Governatore, Parma, Italy
Lo Spettatore Emancipato, curated by Angela Madesani, Galleria Bonelli, Milan, Italy
Varva. Quello che avrei voluto vedere, curated by Angela Madesani, Circoloquadro, Milan, Italy


Rotta di Collisione, curated by Gaia Tedone, Galleria Artopia, Milan, Italy


Nostalgia del Presente, curated by Angela Madesani, Galleria Biffi Arte, Piacenza, Italy
Art Around, Immagini per lo spazio pubblico, curated by Matteo Balduzzi, Museo di Fotografia di Cinisello Balsamo, Cinisello Balsamo, Italy

2011, Seeing is Believing?, online exhibition curated by Gaia Tedone
Di alcune case, curated by Walter Guadagnini, Arsnowseragiotto, Padova, Italy
Milano un minuto prima, as part of the project QD by Tommaso Perfetti, FORMA, Milan, Italy
Festival Europeo della Fotografia di Reggio Emilia, GD4Photoart, Chiostri di San Domenico, Reggio Emilia,

GD4PhotoArt, La fotografia s’industria, Pinacoteca Nazionale di Bologna, Bologna, Italy


La grande riffa, curated by Denis Isaia, Museion, Bolzano, Italy
Terzo Paesaggio, La fotografia Italiana Oggi, XIII Premio Nazionale Gallarate per le Arti Visive, MAGA, Gallarate, Italy
Screening, curated by Gaia Tedone and Maria Laura Ghidini, James Taylor Gallery, London, United Kingdom


Bag-Borsa Arte Giovane: Del paese e altre storie, curated by Denis Isaia, Palazzo Ducale, Genoa, Italy


Lightworks, Galleria Civica, Bolzano, Italy

Alessandro Sambini, Replay! - Second Episode   2016, fine art print, cm 45 x 80
Alessandro Sambini, I will build a stronghold, 2016, color photograph, 48 x 63cm
Alessandro Sambini, Replay! (The fanatic room) 2017,installation,variable size
Alessandro Sambini, Replay! Second espisode, 2016, video, lenght 45'
Alessandro Sambini, Spelling book, 2018, diasec print, 80 x 80cm
Alessandro Sambini, Spelling book, 2018, diasec print, 80 x 80cm