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Adelaide Cioni (Bologna, 1976) studied drawing at UCLA, Los Angeles, and holds a BA in Sculpture from the Academy of Fine Arts in Rome (2015).
With an MA in contemporary history and a master's degree in Literary Translation (both University of Bologna), between 2002 and 2012 she translated American literature (David Foster Wallace, John Cheever). In 2012 she completed the translation of John Cheever's journals and decided to quit translating fiction, thereby she started her artistic practice.
In 2014 she was resident for six months at Cité internationale des arts, Paris, and won premio Celeste. In 2015 she was resident in Villa Sträuli, Switzerland.
In 2016 she moved to Umbria, and opened with Fabio Giorgi Alberti an independent space/studio called “Franca”.

Solo shows
2015
- à propos de bacchelli 5, Archivio Aperto, Home Movies and Nosadelladue, MAMbo, Museo d'arte moderna, Bologna

2014
- Ospiti, double solo project with Luca Bertolo, curated by Elena Boni and Alessandro Sarra, Rome
- à propos de bacchelli 5, curated by Helia Hamedani, La nube di Oort, Roma

2013
- Atto abitativo #1, curated by Claudio Libero Pisano, CIAC, Genazzano, Roma

Group shows
2017
- Straperetana, a cura di Saverio Verini, da un'idea di Paola Capata e Delfo Durante, Pereto (AQ)

2016
- Festa Franca. Prima di essere qui eravamo altrove, Cannara (PG)
- 16:13, Macro Testaccio, Roma
- NoPlace 3 al 49° Premio Suzzara, Suzzara (MN)
- Dehors, curated by Claudio Libero Pisano, Cisterne della cattedrale di Atri (TE)
- Fuoriuso, curated by Giacinto di Pietrantonio e Simone Ciglia, Pescara
- Etranger, curated by Sofia Ricciardi, Pescara
- Disegno / Idea, curated by Francesca Gallo, AOCF, Roma
- Premio Santa Croce, curated by Ilaria Mariotti, villa Pacchiani, Santa Croce sull'Arno, Pisa

2015
- 2.5.0. Object Is Meditation and Poetry, curated by Alba D'Urbano and Olga Vostretsova, Grassi Museum, Leipzig, Germany
- Tre più due, curated by Donatella Landi, Interno 14, Roma

2014
- Myths, curated by Mariarosa Sossai and Miroslaw Balka, Pastificio Cerere, Roma
- Novembre à Vitry, Galerie municipale Jean-Collet, Vitry-sur-Seine
- Premio Celeste, Assab One, Milan
- Biotopographies, Cité internationale des arts, Paris
- You can’t go home again, curated by Helia Hamedani, La nube di Oort, Rome
- Open Studios, Cité internationale des arts, Paris
- Ensemble ouvert, curated by Silvy Panet-Raymond, Université Paris 8

2013
- ACSA 2013 final show, Autocenter Summer Academy, Berlin
- Paesaggi a nord-ovest, curated by Ciriaco Campus, Auditorium Parco della Musica, Rome

2012
- Congresso dei disegnatori, curated by Pawel Althamer, Swiss Institute, Rome
- Romance 1, curated by Tiziana Musi, Temple University, Rome
- Premio Roma Centro Storico, curated by Cecilia Casorati, palazzo ex Monte di Pietà, Rome

Residencies, workshops, prizes
2016
- Premio Santa Croce, curated by Ilaria Mariotti, villa Pacchiani, Santa Croce sull'Arno, Pisa (selected)

2015
- Unidee, "Performing Anthropology", workshop with Giulia Grechi, Cittadellarte, Biella
- Villa Straeuli, residency, Winterthur (CH)

2014
- Premio Celeste, Assab One, Milan (winner for the category "Installation, sculpture and performance")
- Workshop with Miroslaw Balka, Warsaw and Rome
- Prix de peinture Novembre à Vitry, Galerie municipale Jean-Collet, Vitry-sur-Seine (final selection)
- Cité internationale des arts, Paris (6 months residency, fellowship “Incontri Internazionali d’Arte”)

2013
- ACSA, Autocenter Summer Academy, workshop with Jorinde Voigt, Berlin

2012
- Premio Roma Centro Storico, curated by Cecilia Casorati, palazzo ex Monte di Pietà, Rome (finalist)

Artist's books
- Kiosk 98, with Maria Adele del Vecchio, Editions DEL'ART, Nice, July 2017
- Viaggio in Svizzera o dello spaesamento nel molto vicino, printed in February 2015 by Ruegger Wirz with the aid of Villa Sträuli, Winterthur, CH.

Talks, teaching, other
2016
- dresser for Laments, costumes by Greta Goiris, Triumphs & Laments, William Kentridge, Piazza Tevere, Roma

2015
- Nei territori selvaggi. Tradurre la libertà del testo letterario, seminar held during the “Giornate della Traduzione Letteraria”, Urbino
- On Art and Translation, lecture, class of prof. Lelio Aiello, Academy of Fine Arts, Bologna
- Artist's talk, Villa Straeuli, Winterthur, CH

2014
- On Drawing, workshop, Accademia Belle Arti di Roma (workshop with the class of G. Campisi)