Gianluca Vernizzi

Gianluca Vernizzi 2019–ongoing Artist-in-residence Born in 1964 in Modena, Italy, Gianluca Vernizzi was educated in the UK and the USA. Vernizzi is an entrepreneur who has interest in art innovation and has garnered over 35 years of experience in the global...

Adisak Somkong

Adisak Somkong February–April 2022 Artist-in-residence Adisak Somkong has been drawn to art since he was a child, thanks to his grandfather’s paintings which introduced him to the aesthetics of art. Even though his parents had forbidden him from studying art, he...

Sara Fantoni

Sara Fantoni April 2022 Artist-in-residence Sarah Fantoni “A delightful photographer” Born in Modena, 1 November 1983, after graduating in Languages, she decides to give voice to her passion for cooking, realizing it in a course in Bologna and doing...

Raghu Karnad

Raghu Karnad April 2022 Artist-in-residence Raghu Karnad is a writer and journalist based in New Delhi, India. Many international awards have been bestowed upon his articles, including the Lorenzo Natali Journalism Prize in 2008, the Press Institute of India National...

Fiza Ghauri

Fiza Ghauri November 2020–May 2021 Artist-in-residence Fiza Ghauri is an artist currently enrolled in the Slate School of Fine Arts. Her paintings are mainly focused on capturing the clarity and essence of the entity—a myriad of memories and imaginations that are...

Giacomo Zaganelli and Silvia Piantini

Giacomo Zaganelli and Silvia Piantini December 2021–February 2022 Artist-in-residence After finishing set up his project for the 2nd Thailand Biennale in Korat. Zaganelli decided to participate in a 3-month art residency program at MATDOT. Along with his partner,...