Friedrich Andreoni (Pesaro, 1995) is an Italo-German artist raised between Europe and the Middle East. In 2020, he graduated from the Weißensee Academy of Art in Berlin. From 2020 to 2022, he won the DAAD scholarship - German Academic Exchange Service, through which he conducted research at the Sound department of the School of The Art Institute of Chicago. Since 2018, Andreoni has been a member of the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes (German Academic Scholarship Foundation). Recently, his project SHIFT (2021-22) was presented in the official program of the fourth Chicago Architecture Biennial The Available City and received a special mention for the Pontifical Academy Vatican Virtuosi of the Pantheon Award, as the only visual artist among various architecture studios. In 2023, he won the Ducato Art Prize for the Academy section. Currently, Friedrich Andreoni is a Meisterschüler of the artist Susan Philipsz in Dresden (Germany). Friedrich Andreoni's works are present in public and private collections.
Roberto Casti (Iglesias, 1992) is an artist, musician, and writer. He lives and works between Milan and Iglesias, Sardinia. His artistic research includes various languages, including video, performance, installation, painting, and sound. With the transdisciplinary project The Boys and Kifer, born in 2014 as a fictional music band, he investigates new methods of community and coexistence through the participation of numerous artists, musicians, and theorists. He has collaborated and exhibited in various spaces and institutions such as MACRO (Rome), MAN (Nuoro), FRAC Corte (France), Marsèlleria (Milan), PAV - Parco Arte Vivente (Turin), OGR - Officine Grandi Riparazioni (Turin), and the Academy of Fine Arts of Brera (Milan). He has published articles for Nero On Theory, Kabul magazine, Exibart, and Antinomie. In 2023, he participated in the publication of Soft Crash, a collective book produced by MACRO in Rome.
Caterina Angelucci (Urbino, 1995) is a researcher and independent curator. She graduated in Archaeology and History of Art from Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan. Since 2018, she has been working on content and insights for the Art section of ArtsLife. Since 2021, she has curated and organized the artist residency Lido La Fortuna (Lido Contemporaneo Association, Fano, PU) and is part of the research group of Endless Residency, grantee of the Italian Council X edition. Among her collaborations as a contributor are Lampoon Magazine and L'Essenziale Studio. In 2023, she was selected by Artribune for the Curators Observatory section (No.27, May-June, year XIII) and published Endless Residency. An observatory on artistic mobility for postmedia books.
Andrea Elia Zanini (Rome, 1997) was born in Rome and currently lives and works in Milan, where he graduated in "Visual Cultures and Curatorial Practices" at the Academy of Fine Arts of Brera. Curator and archivist, since 2020, he has been working at the Gabriele Basilico Archive and collaborates with curator Filippo Maggia. Since 2023, he is an archivist at the studio of artist Alessandra Spranzi and curator of the Malerba Fund for Photography (Milan). He also collaborates with various sector magazines such as Antinomie and C41 magazine.
KA32 is an independent exhibition space located in the heart of Prenzlauerberg in Berlin. Founded in 2023 by Dario Puggioni, Enrico Basta, Stefano Bosis, and Friedrich Andreoni, it aims to be an alternative channel for the promotion of contemporary art. The completely self-managed space relies on the collaboration of professional and emerging artists and young curators.
Andrea Elia Zanini
Cover: Roberto Casti, Aleph (New York).
fig. 1: Friedrich Andreoni, Installation view Endless Ends (2023) Archive of Upcoming, All rights reserved.
fig. 2: Roberto Casti, Aleph (Thailandia).
fig. 3: Friedrich Andreoni, Movement in Space, 2020.