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Sulbiate (MB) Italy

Mon - Sat 10.00 - 18.00

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Vénera Kastrati

Artistic Director

Founder of Ex-New and co-founder of Make in Progress. Contemporary multimedia artist, she studied at Academy of Fine Arts in Tirana and at Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera in Milan. She has taken part in numerous solo and group shows in prestigious museums and galleries, both in Italy and abroad, among which: “Blut & Honig”, Sammlung Essl Museum, Klosterneuburg, Austria (2003) and “The Balkans, Crossroad to the Future”, Arte Fiera Bologna (2003), both curated by Harald Szeemann; “Krossing”,collateral event of the 53rd Venice Biennale (2009); “Missing Pictures”, retrospective curated by Marco Bazzini, National Gallery of Kosovo (2016). In 2009 she represented Albania at the 25th Alexandria Biennale for Mediterranean Countries, Alexandria, Egypt.
Nicola Cereda

Back Office & Project Managment

Founder of Ex-New and co-founder of  Make in Progress. Project manager (PMP® certified) of IT solutions at a multinational telecommunications company. Musician, singer and guitarist of the rock band Circo Fantasma. He participated in the Tenco Prize in 1998. Invited as special guest at Premio Ciampi 2000 at Teatro Goldoni in Livorno. The album “I Knew Jeffrey Lee” was released in 2006 in France by Rock Revolutions Records. He collaborates with, a food & wine information blog, in the role of natural wine expert.
Emanuela Scalabrin

Historian of art

She graduated in 2000 at DAMS (Discipline dell’ Arte della Musica e dello Spettacolo) in Bologna with thesis on Performance Art. Lives and works in Geneva (Switzerland).

She collaborated with galleries (Home Gallery, London), art centres (Théatre Nouveau Théâtre, Bordeaux), museums (Musée d’art, Sion) in the leading role. She is bilingual (French and Italian) and worked as interpreter for literary events and artistic events. Specialist in contemporary art, in the past ten years she has been teaching art history in high schools and art institutes and currently organizes workshops for children and adults in Geneva (Switzerland) for the initiating at contemporary art.