Benedetta Panisson was born in Venice in 1980. She is a visual artist and works with photography, video installation and live performance. Graduated in Literature (Aesthetics of Contemporary Art) at Ca' Foscari University, Venice, and a Master in New Technology for the Art (with a thesis about the Aesthetics of Pornography, advisors Prof. A. Lissoni and F. Berardi Bifo) at Accademia di Brera, Milan. Part of her research, between art and study, is dedicated to the aesthetics of sexuality. She is currently working on a long term trilogy of projects around the sexuality of the sea, including both a photographic and historical research. She is interested in creating fertile and disturbing dialogue between art practice and academic research, sometimes collaborating with academics and academic institutions around the world.
Most important participations and collaborations: International Prize for Performance, curated by Marina Abramovic, Centrale di Fies, Trento (2005); Fondazione Bevilacqua la Masa, Venice; Onassis Cultural Centre, Athens (2016); Premio Furla per l'Arte (2007); DER GREIF, Germany (2014); Project Space Berlin (2015); Contingent Movements Archive (Maldives Pavillion at Venice Art Biennale 2013); Care of, Milano; UNESCO and COAL Prix, Paris; Museo della Permanente, Milan; Centre International des Recolles, Paris (2006); Bienal de Valencia; Centro Pecci, Prato; Galleria Riccardo Crespi, Milan (2008); International Sarajevo Winter Festival 2013; Frieze Art, London (2015); La Guarimba Film Festival, (2013); Fotofilmic, Canada (2015); Centrale di Fies, Trento.
Some of her projects are case study at International Academic Institutions and Universities: Royal College of Arts, London; Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro; Ca' Foscari University (ECLT, European Centre for Living Technology); Council of the European Union, Bruxelles; Modena University; UNESCO, Paris; Bicocca University, Milan; Istituto Veneto di Lettere, Scienze ed Arti, Venice.
Some of her photographic publications: Der Greif, Pizza Magazine, FotoFilmic.