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Chiara Faggionato is an Italian visual artist, photographer and filmmaker currently based in Berlin.
She began her university studies in Cinema at Roma Tre University.
In 2016 she completed the Advanced Degree graduating with honors in Visual Arts at Iuav University of Venice. In 2017 she earned the Master’s Degree in Photojournalism at ISFCI Institute of Photography of Rome. Chiara is now a MFA student at UdK - Universität der Künste, Berlin, at the Art in Context Institut.
Her visual projects, mainly video and photography, are based on transdisciplinary participatory research and reflect on anthropic changes in our society and their consequences. In particular on the separation between man and nature - culture and nature, as result of the capitalist and catholic western society.
Her works won several prizes and she collaborates as a photographer and videomaker with institutions and festivals.

AWARDS AND EXHIBITIONS:

2022

 

AJAW Q’IJ - ‘Klima Tag’, Screening during Klimatag, TU Berlin & Universität der Künste (UdK), Berlin, GERMANY

AJAW Q’IJ - Official Selection Best Experimental Documentary, Smolshorts Film Festival, Saint Petersburg, RUSSIA

AJAW Q’IJ - ‘The Privilege of Dreaming’, Screening as part of the group show POSITIONED REALITIES, Berlin, GERMANY

AJAW Q'IJ - Screening curated by Okta Collective as a part of Vorspiel transmediale Festival, Berlin, GERMANY

 

2021

 

AJAW Q'IJ - First Prize Raíz Best International Short Documentary, Biophilia Film Festival, Mexico City 2021, MEXICO

AJAW Q’IJ - Official Selection Raíz Best International Short Documentary, Biophilia International Film Festival, Mexico City, MEXICO

AJAW Q’IJ - Official Selection Best Short Documentary, Religion Today Film Festival, Trento, ITALY

AJAW Q’IJ - Second Prize in Religious Movie Competition, Viva Film Festival, Sarajevo, BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

AJAW Q’IJ - Official Selection Category Religious Film, Viva Film Festival, Sarajevo, BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

AJAW Q’IJ - ‘ANIMISM ON FILM’, Screening during Origins Festival, London, UNITED KINGDOM

Ardeidae - IUAV Selection, Venice Architecture Film Festival, Venice, ITALY

 

2020

 

DEVILS OF THE FIELDS - Special Prize for the Artist, Arte Non Stop Film Festival, Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA

DEVILS OF THE FIELDS - First Prize Best Production, Arte Non Stop Film Festival, Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA

DEVILS OF THE FIELDS - First Prize Best Medium Length Film, Arte Non Stop Film Festival, Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA

DEVILS OF THE FIELDS - Official Selection Arte Non Stop Film Festival, Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA

51st state: M.U.O.S. - Publication on the editorial Project Treccani Parole del XXI Secolo, ITALY

Ardeidae - ‘Feet in the Water, Eyes on the Land, Screening at Ocean Space, Venice, ITALY

 

2019

 

DEVILS OF THE FIELDS - Work in Progress, Screening at Working Title Film Festival 4, Vicenza, ITALY

DEVILS OF THE FIELDS – ‘Lavoro fragile. Pratiche resistenti, Screening at Mare Culturale Urbano, Milano, ITALY

DEVILS OF THE FIELDS - 'Working Title Film Festival @ Ferrovieri', Screening at Centro Sociale Bocciodromo, Vicenza, ITALY

 

2018

 

Ardeidae - Collateral Event Swiss Pavillon, Screening during 16th International Architecture Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, ITALY

51st state: M.U.O.S. - Publication on the website Underground. Journey through poisoned Italy, ITALY

 

2016

 

Ardeidae - People’s choice award, National Section, Lago Film Festival, Treviso, ITALY

Ardeidae – Official Selection National Section, Lago Film Festival, Treviso, ITALY

Ardeidae - Second Prize Visioni Ambientali, Visioni Italiane - Concorso Nazionale per Corto e Mediometraggi, Bologna, ITALY

Ardeidae – Official Selection Visioni Ambientali, Visioni Italiane - Concorso Nazionale per Corto e Mediometraggi, Bologna, ITALY

Ardeidae - Official Selection Lab Competition, Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival, Clermont-Ferrand, FRANCE

 

2015

 

Ardeidae - Jury’s Special Prize, Arcipelago Festival Internazionale di Cortometraggi e Nuove Immagini, Rome, ITALY

Ardeidae – Official Selection Arcipelago Festival Internazionale di Cortometraggi e Nuove Immagini, Rome, ITALY

Ardeidae - Official Selection, Arquiteturas Film Festival, Lisbon, PORTUGAL

Ardeidae - Special Mention Competition Gli occhi sulla città, Laceno d’Oro Film Festival, Avellino, ITALY

Ardeidae – Official Selection Competition Gli occhi sulla città, Laceno d’Oro Film Festival, Avellino, ITALY

Ardeidae - First Prize ex-aequo Best Short Documentary, Perugia Social Film Festival, Perugia, ITALY

Ardeidae – Official Selection Perugia Social Film Festival, Perugia, ITALY

Ardeidae - Official Selection Ita Doc Competition, Bellaria Film Festival, Bellaria, ITALY

Ardeidae - First Prize International Competition, Ca’ Foscari Short Film Festival, Venice, ITALY

Ardeidae – Official Selection International Competition, Ca’ Foscari Short Film Festival, Venice, ITALY