Meris Angioletti


Lives and works in Paris.

Born in Bergamo (IT) in 1977. After earning a diploma in photography from Cfp Bauer in Milan, in 2004 she completed her studies at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera, also in Milan. She is currently a researcher at the APESA doctoral school, Université Paris I.
Rooting her career in the history of art and cinema, particularly the first forms of abstraction, as well as in cognitive science, psychology and esoterism, Meris Angioletti’s works explore the mechanics of perception, memory and the psyche.
Her recent exhibitions include: La vérité n’est pas la vérité, MABA, Nogent-sur-Marne, 2019; Couteau sans lame et dépourvu de manche / Le jour des esprits est notre nuit, CRAC Alsace, Altkirch, 2018; Forme-pensiero, Otto Zoo, Milan (solo), 2018; Lunaria Annua, Luis Adelantado Gallery, Valencia (solo), 2017; L’anneau et le livre, YGREC, Paris (solo), 2016; Le grand jeu, FRAC Champagne-Ardenne (solo), 2015; Nietzsche, Cyclists and Mushrooms, Kunst Raum Riehen, Basel (CH), 2014; Un nouveau festival, Centre Pompidou, Paris, 2013; Langages: Entre le dire et le faire, Fondation Calouste Gulbenkian, Paris; L’apparition des images, Fondation d’entreprise Ricard, Paris, 2012; A iminência das poéticas – 30th São Paulo Biennial; Future Generation Art Prize, PinchukArtCentre, Kiev; Soundworks, ICA, London, 2011; La Galérie, Noisy-Le Sec (solo); ILLUMInations – 54th Venice Biennale, 2010; 21×21, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin; Rudolf Steiner und die Kunst der Gegenwart, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg; Person in Less, Palazzo Re Rebaudengo, Guarene d’Alba, 2009; I describe the way and meanwhile I am proceeding along it, Fondazione Galleria Civica di Trento (solo); Ginnastica Oculare, GAMeC – Galleria d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Bergamo (solo), 2008; T2, 50 Lune di Saturno, Turin; VideoReport Italia 2006-2007, GC.AC Monfalcone; Heavier Than Air, ITCA; Re-Reading the Future, International Triennale of Contemporary Art, Prague; Pavillon #7, Palais de Tokyo, Paris. She completed a residency for the 2007/2008 edition of “Le Pavillon, laboratoire de création du Palais de Tokyo”, and was a finalist for the “Furla Art Award VII: The Spirit in Any Conditions Does Not Burn” in 2009. In 2010, she continued her research in New York, in the context of the “Premio New York” in collaboration with the ISCP (International Studio and Curatorial Program) and the Italian Academy at Columbia University, and she completed a residency at the Fondation d’entreprise Galeries Lafayette for “Lafayette Anticipation” in 2014.