Giulio Conti (Rome, 1985) has a MA in architecture obtained at the Sapienza Università di Roma (Italy) and has the Italian national qualification for the profession of architect. He is currently a PhD student at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) of Paris.
In regard to the artistic education he has undertaken, since 1997, the systematic study of the fundamentals and the different techniques of drawing, painting and sculpture, under the guidance of the painter Giancarla Frare, with which he still collaborates.
In 2011 he studied the technics of printmaking with the printer Antonio Sannino, and in particular the technique of the dry point and the print processes.
In the years 2002/2003 he has contributed with the set designer and artist Beatrice Meoni to set the stage of two theatrical-literary events, promoted by the Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa and directed by Roberto Fratini:
– “Comedía”, the full reading of Dante Alighieri’s Divine Comedy, Teatro Rossi, Pisa, June 2002.
– “Dirò d’Orlando” the full reading of Ludovico Ariosto’s Orlando Furioso, Vecchi Macelli, Pisa, July 2003.
In 2005 he has contributed, with Meoni, to the set designing for the play “Traumereich” directed by Roberto Fratini and performed in Sarzana “Teatro dei Contrari”, Italy.
In 2011 he has composed the music for a video presenting the images of the photographer Guido Gazzilli. The video has been presented at the Festival “Savignano immagini” (Savignano sul Rubicone FC, Italy, September 2011).
In 2012 he participated in the exhibition “Rome – Buenos Aires round-trip: the students report” organized by Anna Maria Giovenale and Stefania Portoghesi Tuzi, in the international conference “The Argentine architecture speaks Italian: the Italian contribution to the construction of the city, to the architectonic heritage and the artistic Argentine culture” organized by the Facoltà di Architettura of the Sapienza Università di Roma and under the High patronage of the President of the Italian Republic.
In 2013 he has realized a painting animation, included into the video-documentary “Rome – Buenos Aires round-trip: the students report” (directed by Roberto Morea). Furthermore he has contributed to the production of this video as assistant-director. The video has been presented during the exhibition “Rome – Buenos Aires round-trip. Memory of a common history” organized by the association “Altrevisioni” with the collaboration of the City of Rome (IX Municipio), presented in March 2013. For this exhibition he has contributed by participating to the set designing and exposing a work.