Elisabetta Benassi was born in 1966 in Rome, where she lives and works. Using cultural, political, psychoanalytical, and artistic references to the Twentieth century as well as to salient and controversial contemporary issues, Elisabetta Benassi creates works that move along a difficult space, that of our times.
René Burri studied at the School of Applied Arts in his native city of Zurich, Switzerland. From 1953 to 1955 he worked as a documentary film-maker and began to use a Leica while doing his military service.
Turin 1961. He began his artistic career as a musician and punk rock songwriter in the 80s and since then has worked both as individual artist and part of a group. Convinced as he is that art gets more meaning when it is the sum of experiences and disciplines and different fields, in 2000 Nicus founded Pop Club, a virtual place where different creative skills can be met, as in a galaxy with programmed or random coincidences.
Zena el Khalil, born year of the Dragon, has lived in Lagos, London, New York City and Beirut. A visual artist, writer and cultural activist; she holds a Masters of Fine Arts from the School of Visual Arts in NYC and a Bachelor of Graphic Design from the American University of Beirut.
Marisa Merz began her career in 1966 when she exhibited in her Turin studio sculptures made from aluminium sheets: spiral structures that were mobile and irregular and that opposed a metaphoric, enigmatic, and airy image to the rigours of Minimalism.
Born in 1938. Czech, naturalised French, lives in Paris and in Prague, joined Magnum in 1971.
Born in Epsom in 1967, the English artist started to exhibit his work in 1991, even before concluding his art studies, with group and solo exhibitions in museums and art galleries around the world. Throughout his career he has been awarded many prizes, including the prestigious Leipzig Blinky Palermo Prize in 1999 and Turner Prize in 2005.
She was born in Stockton, California in 1969. She lives and works in New York.