Federico Gori, who was born in Prato in 1977, currently lives and works in Pistoia, Italy. After studying painting at the Accademia di Belle Arti in Florence, he was invited to show his work in Prato’s Palazzo del Comune in 2002 in the context of an event entitled Gemine Muse, devoted to displaying the work of young artists in the main museums of Europe. He was awarded a resident stage in 2003 by the Fondazione “Il Giardino di Daniel Spoerri. Hic Terminus Haeret”, where he produced a site-specific work for display in the park.
The exhibitions in which he has taken part in recent years include: 54^ Biennale di Venezia, Padiglione Accademie, Venezia, 2011; “Di fragilità e potenza”, Palazzo Strozzi, Firenze, 2013; Talent Prize 2013, where he won the Special Award “Metaenergia”; Casa dell’Architettura, Roma, 2013; “Come Afferrare il Vento”, Museo Palazzo Fabroni Arti Visive Contemporanee, Pistoia, 2015; “Colorful”, Sifang Art Museum, Nanjing, Jiangsu P. R. China, 2015; “Governare il caso, L’opera nel suo farsi dagli anni sessanta ai nostri giorni”, Pinacoteca Comunale di Città di Castello, Perugia, 2015; “Rebuilding the Future”, Rossana Maiorca Cycle Route, Siracusa, 2015; “Underground #2”, Museo Palazzo Fabroni Arti Visive Contemporanee, Pistoia 2016; “Light Deep Green”, Aria Art Gallery, London 2017; “Siate fedeli alla terra”, Palazzo della Provincia, Arezzo, 2018. In 2017, he was an Artist in Residence at “La Panaceé, Centre d’Art Contemporain”, Montpellier, France, invited by Le Bureau des Arts et Territoires for the European Project The Spur ETACEC 16-18.
His artworks invite the viewer to connect with nature, to understand its most intimate functioning. That nature that has always been the center of the artist’s poetry, which through its intercession has as its primary objective the study and the highlighting its dynamics, closely related to the concept of time, flowing inexorable.