S()fia Braga is an Italian artist based in Linz (Austria). She develops her artistic research between Digital, Post-Digital practices and cyberstalking, focusing especially on the social impact of web interfaces and the subversion of centralized social media platforms. She graduated in Visual Arts (BA, MA) at the Academy of Fine Arts of Bologna and in Interface Cultures (MA) at the University of Art and Design of Linz. In 2019 she was artist in residence at IAMAS – Institute of Advanced Media Arts and Sciences in Ōgaki, Japan, and she curated the Internet Yami-Ichi at Ars Electronica Festival and its first Italian edition in Bologna. In 2020 she is one of the finalist of the Share Prize. (Turin, IT) Her works have been exhibited at Ars Electronica Festival (Linz, Austria), The Wrong – The New Digital Art Biennale, Pinacoteca Albertina di Torino (Italy), Deutsche Bank (Milan, Italy), Xie Zilong Photography Museum (Changsha, China), XII Video Vortex Conference (La Valletta, Malta), Speculum Artium (Trbovlje, Slovenia), Link Cabinet (Italy) and more.
2017-21 Interface Cultures, Media studies department, University of Art and Design of Linz, Austria 2013-16 MA in Research and Design for Visual Arts, Academy of Fine Arts of Bologna, Italy 2010-13 BA in Visual Arts, Academy of Fine Arts of Bologna, Italy
2021 WRO - Wro Media Art Biennale 2021, Wroclaw (PL) Maratona di Visione, Turin (IT)2020 BILLY - Wanja Hack, Linz (AT) Share Festival 2020 – Riots, Here We Are, Turin, (IT) Ibrida Festival 2020, Forlì (IT) VALIE EXPORT X Cyber Art, OÖ Landes-Kultur, Linz (AT), curated by Anika Meyer Ars Electronica Festival 2020, Linz (AT) Kultur braucht Kunst, Schlossmuseum Linz (AT) AMRO Festival - Art Meets Radical Openness 2020, Linz (AT) Ricalcolo. Di territori computanti e dei loro attuatori analogici, KB 1909, Gorizia (IT) curated by Davide Bevilacqua 2019 Swiss Original, Overstudio, Milano (IT) BEST OFF, Splace am Hauptplatz, Linz (AT) XII Video Vortex conference, Spazju Kreattiv, Malta (MT) Berlin Art Week, Bitkom, Berlin (DE) Ars Electronica Festival 2019 - Out of the box, PostCity, Linz (AT) Casting Screens, HFBK Hamburg, Hamburg (DE) Xie Zilong Photography Museum, Changsha (CN) OMA - Open Media Award, Ars Electronica Center, Linz (AT) Best Before: 17.01.19, Splace am Hauptplatz, Linz (AT) 2018 Speculum Artium 10, New Media Culture Festival, Trbovlje (SL) Ars Electronica Festival 2018 - Error, the Art of imperfection, 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) Accept / Decline, Gallleriapiù, Bologna (IT) Dronica, Gallleriapiù, Bologna (IT) Space. Inside and Outside the limits, NoD Gallery, Prague (CZ), curated by Jirì 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