Fariba Ferdosi (1976, Tehran) is an artist who dwells on the threshold, the boundary between sleep and wakefulness, real and imaginary, and between various identities and their intersections (female, Iranian, Italian…). Underlying her artistic research is her interest in the aesthetics and ethics of the roots of ‘archetypes’. Convinced of the social value of art, her research favors interaction and ranges, in terms of techniques and materials used, from ‘installation to interactive video art, from Net Art to performance.

From 2002 to 2010 she collaborated with the artist Lorenzo Pizzanelli (1969-2010) with whom she created several multimedia works in several versions.

She lives and works in between Florence and Tehran.


2023 Scuderie Ducali Lucca; 2015 Ex-Conceria LaMarque (Maglie, Lecce); 2013 Mariani Exhibition Space (Lucca); 2012 Piazza d’Occasione Theater (Prato); 2010 Pelanda, the new cultural production center (former Slaughterhouse) (Rome); 2009 Palazzo Frescobaldi (Florence); 2007 Auditorium Santa Margherita (Venice); 2006 Museo Boncompagni Ludovisi (in collaboration with the National Gallery of Modern Art) and Stazione Termini (Rome), Grafio exhibition Space (Prato), Zanarini exhibition Space (Bologna), Former Detention Center “Auditorium Cezzi” (Maglie, Lecce); 2004 ICONOCLAST GAME Railway Station of Santa Maria Novella (Florence), Guttuso Museum in Bagheria (PA).


2014 Exhibition-path of the maggio contemporaneo “pae/wise”; 2011 Fuzzy Art. Art of boundary; 2010 Martinetti alla Quarta – LookAt Festival, “Portrait” Being Visible. In search of expression; 2009 ArtVerona; Futuroma, Exhibition of the multimedia work “MARINETTI to the Fourth” within the following museums and exhibition spaces:- Scuderie del Quirinale,- Palazzo delle Esposizioni,- Capitolini Museums,- MACRO-Future,- Alberto Sordi Gallery,- Casino dei Principi of Villa Torlonia,- Biliotti Museum of Villa Borghese;- Centrale Montemartini Museum,- Sala Santa Rita,- Teatro di Roma – Argentina; 2008 The Gameland Rome; Florence Creativity Festival; 2007 Animamix shanghai Biennal; 2006 Faces, Doc fest, Art Fair; 2005 First Moscow Biennial and 2nd Digital Art Festival; M’ARS Museum of Contemporary Art, National Festival of Performance, Contemporary Masaccio -” PERFORMANCE “The Flower of the Thousand and One Nights”, MANGIARTE Badia di Soffenna, Gori Collection (Pistoia)Traces off-center, Art in the Grass; 2004 Lissone Prize; 2003 Interactive Art Presentation; Morgese Foundation; 2002 Digital Painting Exhibition.


2008 Co-creator and co-director, in collaboration with Lorenzo Pizzanelli, of “Iconoclast Game. Video Artgame about Western Art History ” Art Media Publishers (Florence) and ICONOCLAST GAME “box set” (DVD+ E-book) with Art media publishers. Main distribution in bookstores and, with Skira, Book Shop of Italian Museums.

2006 Co-director and graphic editor of the Book/DVD “Guided Tour of the Ghosts. Villa Medicea di Cerreto Guidi’. Sillabe Publishing House (Livorno).