about

   bio
Graphic designer, photographer, storyteller, hitchhiker and shepherd-assistant, Matteo Spertini was born in 1988 on the side of a deep lake. 
Currently based in Milan, Italy. Yes, he does have a new haircut.

   education
2013 MA in documentary photography at John Kaverdash Academy, Milan, Italy
2012 BA in design at Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera, Milan, Italy
2011 Erasmus exchange at ENSA Ecole Superieure Nationale des Beaux Arts et Design, Dijon, France
2009 high school diploma in graphic/communication design at IIS L. Franzosini, Verbania, Italy

   awards
2016 winner of Premio Riccardo Prina (part of Premio Piero Chiara), Milan, Italy

2011 winner of “La pelle dell’edificio” design contest by Akzo Nobel, Milan, Italy

   exhibitions
2017 Via Roma OFF Fotografia Europea Reggio Emilia, Italy

2017 (solo) 1 Apr – 1 May MA*GA Museo Arte Gallarate, Italy
2016 La Triennale di Milano, Milan, Italy 2016 Galleria Ghiggini, Varese, Italy
2016 Fonderia20.9, Verona, Italy

2011, 2010 Fuorisalone, Milan Design Week, Italy
2011 DMY International Design Festival, Berlin, Germany

   books/publications
2016 “L’Europa deporta | Europe deports” by Paolo Grassi, Christian Parolari, Matteo Spertini
Illustrated, 200 pages, Italian/English, publisher: Ombre Corte, Verona
(shop)

   features
2018 featured on B-Order Magazine (online)
2018 personal blog featured on Q Code Magazine (online)
2017 featured on Q Code Magazine (online)

2016 featured on Premio Prina’s exhibition catalogue (printed)
2016 featured on Oscura #2 printed magazine
2015 “Inostraniez racconta” a 7-episode storytelling show on RadioGwen.ch
2014 featured on Oitzarisme online magazine
2014 featured on R0P magazine, issue 00
2013 “Come tra mare e terra” by Paolo Grassi, Aracne, Roma (book cover)

   press
2017 The Mammothreflex (online)

2017 GhirbaOsteria (online) via Roma OFF Fotografia Europea Reggio Emilia
2017 Varesenews (online)
2017 Lombardia Oggi (printed – 25/03)
2016 El Camino Project (online)
2016 Cunta Su (printed – 15/12)
2016 La Prealpina (printed – 17/10)
2016 Lombardia Oggi (printed – 22/10)
2016 Varesenews (online)
2016 Lo Stivale Pensante (online)

   portfolio
have a look at Matteo’s CV and portfolio about graphic design.

 

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