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Calori & Maillard

Calori & Maillard (Letizia Calori and Violette Maillard) work as artist duo since 2009 .

Their collaboration combines backgrounds in architecture (Calori) and film studies (Maillard).

In 2011 they obtained a MA in Visual Arts at IUAV, Venice. In 2012 they moved to Frankfurt am Main where they deepened their research at Städelschule, with professor Tobias Rehberger. In 2013 they won the Ernst & Young Prize. In 2014 they received a grant from Heinz and Gisela Friederichs Foundation for the project “L’Oiseau de Feu”, a ballet for tower cranes. In 2016 they won the XII edition of the New York Prize by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Italian Academy of Advanced Studies at Coulmbia University and they were artist in residence at ISCP, International Studio and Curatorial Program in New York.

They took part in several international shows, both in experimental spaces and institutions, such as Italian Institute of Culture of New York (New York); MMK, Museum fur Moderne Kunst (Frankfurt am Main); OIOIX (Seoul); Villa Iris – Fundacion Botin (Santander); Osterreichische Skulpturenpark (Graz); Spreez (Munich); MAXXI (Rome); Moderna Museet (Stockholm); The Elephant Club (Glasgow); Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa (Venice).