Sofia Braga (Parma, 1991) is an italian artist based in Linz (AT). Her artistic research, mainly internet based, is focused on the deconstruction of the pre-existing web interfaces and creation of new unusual and non-functional web spaces. She graduates in Visual Arts (BA, MA) at the Academy of Fine Arts of Bologna and is currently attending the Interface Cultures master program at the University of Art and Design of Linz. In 2015 she receives the “Art Prize CBM” in the Video-Art category. Her works has been exhibited at the Pinacoteca Albertina di Torino (IT), Deutsche Bank (Milan, IT), NoD Gallery (Prague, CZ), oTTo Gallery (Bologna, IT), The Wrong – The New Digital Art Biennale and Link Cabinet.

Education

2017 Interface Cultures, Media studies department, University of Art and Design of Linz, Austria
2016 Advanced training course for cinema and audiovisual in video editing curated by Cineteca di Bologna, Regione Emilia-Romagna, European Union
2013-16 Master’s degree in Research and Design for Visual Arts, Academy of Fine Arts of Bologna, Italy
2010-13 Bachelor’s degree in Visual Arts, Academy of Fine Arts of Bologna, Italy

Solo Exhibitions

2018

You Are Running Out of Battery, Link Cabinet | Link Art Center, online exhibition, curated by Matteo Cremonesi

Group Exhibitions

2018

Please Recharge, Ars Electronica Festival, Post-City, Linz (AT)
Rundgang, Kunstuniversität Linz (AT)
The Internet Yami-Ichi, HeK - Haus der elektronischen Künste, Basel (CH)

2017

Pink Pink Moon, The Wrong - New Digital Art Biennale, curated by Fabio Paris
The Internet Yami-Ichi, iMal - Center for Digital Cultures and Technology, Brussels (BE), curated by Exonemo
Maison Laponte collection launch, Vogue Fashion Night, Milano (IT), Multimedia installation in collaboration with Bruno Armeni, curated by Maison Laponte
Connections, A bit of History 2017, MRF, Torino (IT), curated by Opere Scelte

2016

Paesaggio Futuro, Deutsche bank, Milano (IT), curated by Opere Scelte
One Step Beyond, Porto dell'Arte, Bologna (IT), with CHMOD collective
Accept / Decline, Gallleriapiù, Bologna (IT), Live performance with CHMOD collective
Dronica, Gallleriapiù, Bologna (IT), Live performance with CHMOD collective
Space. Inside and Outside the limits, NoD Gallery, Prague (CZ), curated by Jir​ì Machalicky

2015

Space. Inside and Outside the limits, Pinacoteca Albertina, Torino (IT), curated by Art Prize CBM
Secondo Livello, oTTo Gallery, Bologna (IT), curated by Giuseppe Lufrano
Rebus, oTTo Gallery, Bologna (IT), curated by Giuseppe Lufrano
Terzo Allestimento, Accademia di Belle Arti di Bologna, curated by Luca Caccioni

2014

Effetto, Accademia di Belle Arti di Bologna, curated by Luca Caccioni

2013

Canti Orfani, Biblioteca comunale di Marradi (IT), curated by Stefano Scheda
Matta.dero, Galleria Isala, Madrid (ES)
Matta.dero, Quinta del sordo, Madrid (ES)

2012

(Tr)atto, smell festival, Bologna, performance curated by Stefano Scheda
Step 012 - Il Dovere, Accademia di Belle Arti di Bologna, curated by Lelio Aiello

Awards

2015

Art Prize CBM - Premio Carlo Bonatto Minella, finalist video-art category, special award for the originality on the interpretation of the theme, Torino (IT)/ London (UK) / Prague (CZ)

Publications

2018

Error - The Art of Imperfection, Ars Electronica Festival catalog

2016

Chmod. Un passo oltre, ATP DIARY Link

2015

Art Prize CBM III edition - Space. Inside and outside the limits catalog, published by Silvana Editoriale S.p.a, Milano

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