Davide Bramante was born in Siracusa, Sicily on 7 November 1970. Since 1991 he has been working on video installations and photography. Eight of his works form part of Unicredit’s collection, and after having won two scholarships, he is the only Italian associated with New York’s prestigious Franklin Fornace foundation.
In 1999 he received a scholarship from the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, which enabled him to extend his stay in New York and create his project Movin’up. He has had shows at the Galleria di arte Moderna in Bologna (1998); at New York’s MOMA (2000); as part of The Present of Future show at Rome’s Palazzo delle Esposizioni (2001); at the Palazzo delle Papesse in an exhibition called Melting Pop curated by Gianluca Marziani in 2003 as well as participating in the Premio Cairo in November 2006. He has had numerous solo and group shows in Europe and in the USA as well as taking part in major international art fairs such as Art Basel, ARCO (Madrid) and at the FIAC in Paris. He graduated in set design from Turin’s Accademia “Albertina” di Belle Arti and subsequently from Cosenza’s Accademia “Fidia” di Belle Arti. Currently he teaches Photography and Mass Media at Siracusa’s Accademia di Belle Arti “Michelangelo Casello”, where he returned permanently after having spent 13 years in Turin, Rome, Milan and New York.