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1974 Born in Ventimiglia (Italy)

1998 Graduation in Fine Arts, Accademia di Belle Arti, Florence (Italy)

Lives and works in Italy and in Paris



2013 Solo Show at Goat Art Project curated by Sara Rees (Cardiff – Wales), Double solo Show Ballestra Maria Rebecca/Andrea Francolino curated by Paola Valenti/ Alberto Mattia Martini, Galleria Spazio Testoni (Bologna-Italy) 2012 Itinerary project Journey into Fragility, promoted by ADAC (Archive of Contemporary Art of the University of Genoa), Kalart (Switzerland), Galerie Alberta Pane (France), Maqroll (Italy) and Ramdom (Italy) 2011 Changing Perspective, series of own


War Games




The work War Game is inspired by the same named virtual programme implemented by the Pentagon in 2009, the year in which the problem regarding resources emerged with greater clarity. It is a set of simulations carried out by the American army to prepare themselves for intervention in possible new scenarios, such as those resulting from climatic upheaval. In fact, the programme considers “the climate as one of the threats to American national security. […] Cyclones and drought can cause pandemics and famine that result in mass migration, millions of people in flight, fighting for elementary resources such as food and water, which suddenly become