Cecilia Granara Italy, b. 1991
Born in Jedda, Saudi Arabia, Cecilia Granara currently lives and works in Paris (FR). In 2013 she received a BA in Fine Art with mention of Honours from Central St Martin's College of Art and Design and a BA in Fine Art from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux Arts in Paris. She studied with François Boisrond, Tim Eitel and James Rielly. In 2019 she won a scholarship for an exchange at MFA level at Hunter College, New York. Solo shows include Quatre Coeurs and 0 infinity 21 at Exo Exo, Paris and Brittle Stars at Sapling , London, as well as Lasciare Entrare, Lasciare Andare at Studiolo Project, Milan. She participated in group shows at Fondation Pernod Ricard, Centre d'Art Parc Saint Léger, Musée Cères Franco , Galerie Derrouillon, Galerie Jousse Entreprise, PS120, Galerie Jérôme Poggi, among others. In 2021, Exo Exo dedicated its entire booth at FIAC Paris to Granara's work.
TightropeNdidi Emefiele, Nour El Saleh, Alessandro Fogo, Cecilia Granara, Erna Mist, Tsai-Ling Tseng 25 May - 16 Jul 2022Outside world and inner world dovetail as the works on display delve into the meanderings of human experience laying bare the collapsing of standard binaries of real and fictional. Foundational notions like belonging and selfhood have been shaken by a prolonged liminal experience of spatial alienation and temporal warp. Limbo...