Z2o is pleased to present the action by Nicola Ratti and Alessandro Roma.
Join us Saturday April 2nd, 2016, from 1 to 7 PM!
Nicola Ratti (Milan, 1978) began his musical career as guitar player. Lately his approach is more focused on beat-analog experimentation and sound installation. He is currently working with: Giuseppe Ielasi with whom he formed the project entitled Bellows, Attila Faravelli as Faravelliratti, ~Tilde, a trio with Enrico Malatesta and Attila Faravelli. He played guitar from 2007 to 2013 in the desertic soundtrackband Ronin. He has performed live in Europe and North America, and his albums had been released by Anticipate, Preservation, Die Schachtel, Entr'acte, Senufo Editions, Megaplomb, Musica Moderna, Boring Machines, Coriolis Sounds, Zymogen, Holidays Rec
Alessandro Roma (Milan, 1977) lives and works in London.
His works have been shown in many solo exhibitions: Locus Amoenus (Sobering Gallery, Paris, 2014); Coburn Projects (London, 2015); Enclosure (Paradise Row Gallery, London, 2013); Il sole mi costrinse ad abbandonare il giardino (Brand New Gallery, Milano, 2012); Humus (Mart Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Rovereto, 2011); Sites of action (Scaramouche Gallery, New York, 2011); Alessandro Roma (Marabini Gallery, Bologna, 2005).
Some of his recent group exhibitions include: Drawing (z2o Sara Zanin Gallery, Rome 2014); Drawing Biennial 2015 (Drawing Room, London); Le stanze d'Aragona (Palermo, 2015); Everything is About to Happen. An ongoing archive of artists' books selected by Gregorio Magnani (Corvi Mora, London, 2014); Drawing Biennial 2013 (Drawing Room, London, 2013); Lucie Fontaine: Estate (Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, 2012); Never before a girl done so much with so little(The Suburbans Gallery, Chicago, 2012); Lacune (curated by Laura Lanteri, Museo Archeologico Eno Bellis, Oderzo, Treviso, 2012).
In 2007 the artist won the fourth edition of the International Painting Prize Diputación de Castellón from the Fine Arts Academy of Castellón, Spain. From 2008 to 2009 he was artist in residence at Künstlerhäuser Worpswede.