Yuri Ancarani

Born in Ravenna, 1972 and lives in Milan

Yuri Ancarani has shown his films in film festivals and exhibitions throughout Europe. Recent screenings have been presented at CAC, Centre d’Art Contemporaine, Geneva (2012); MAXXI (Museo nazionale delle arti del XXI secolo), Rome (2012); Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York (2012); N.O. Gallery, Milan (2010); Tirana Institute of Contemporary Art, Tirana, Albania (2008). His film Da Vinci was featured in The Encyclopedic Palace, 55th International Venice Biennale (2013), and he has participated in group exhibitions such as Sotto la Strada, la spiaggia, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin (2012), and the fifth Prague Biennial (2011). He has received numerous awards and honors, including the Short Film Grand Prize at the 10th International Independent Film Festival, Lisbon; the Audience Award at the Short Film Festival in Trondheim, Norway; and the Grand Prix in Lab Competition, Clermont-Ferrand Film Festival. Ancarani was a finalist for the 2014 Premio MAXXI, and he presented a new work, San Siro (2014), in an exhibition at MAXXI, Rome, that opened in late May 2014.

A reading of Italian contemporary art from the perspective of the winning artworks of MiBACT Italian Council's competition announcement
18 Feb 2020 - 26 Apr 2020
Museo Nazionale delle Arti del XXI Secolo – MAXXI
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