ABOUT ME (english)

laila finale was born in naples (italy), on april 16th, 1982.

  • education

11/2014 – 04/2015: ELS  universal english college, sydney, NSW, australia;
2003/2009: fine arts academy of naples – university degree – painting, visual arts, press techniques;
1998/2003: fine arts public institute “filippo palizzi”, naples – high school diploma – decorative painting.

  • collaborations – partnerships – internships

2010-in progress: collaboration – carmela agostino architecture studio, caulonia (it);
2015: internship – south sydney business chamber, sydney NSW australia;
2000-2010: partnership – art studio “partenope original artists since 2000, naples;
2008-2009: collaboration – cultural association pensarefare, naples (it);
2008: collaboration – cultural association nrc base1, naples;
2005-2009: collaboration – mediaintegrati group, fine art academy of naples;
2003-2006: collaboration – quartapittura group, fine art academy of naples.

  • prizes

1°st prize at the “street art contest” of legality’s festival in florence (IT) 2019 3°rd edition;

1°st prize at the national art contest 2007 – technological art branch – with the “synthesis” project, in collaboration with the “mediaintegrati” group of the fine art academy of naples; project info in italian

  • solo & collective projects / exhibitions

in progress – engraving permanent collection at the engravings archive of the fine art academy of naples (it);

06/2018: live painting at the event “street fighterz for afrin”, “la polveriera spazio comune“, florence (IT); event infos

02/03-2017: live painting + drawings and prints exhibition, “the speakeasy 23“, florence (IT); info the speakeasy 23

12/2016: original drawings and prints exhibition, “plaz florence” art cafè bistrotflorence (IT); info plaz

05/2013 – big mural painting exhibition, MuSaBa museum, mammola (it); info MuSaBa

23/10/2012 – collective exhibition “urban contest gallery“, lanificio 159, rome (it);

08/2012: extempore painting contest “urban contest“, rome (it);

30/11/2009 – 06/12/2009 – collective exhibition “smoke signals” organized by the UNESCO club naples; P.I.CO. innovation & knowledge building, naples (it);

22/12/2008: collective exhibition “syntonies” – ex libris in occasion of the state archive of naples bicentennial, naples (it);

2009/2007

12/12/2008   multimedial/video installation “flux conveyor/global hood“, symbol of the “global art” on-line conference between naples-nice-barcelona directed by the sociologist derrick de kerckhove, MAV archeological virtual museum, ercolano, naples (it); in collaboration with the mediaintegrati group of the fine art academy of naples; info in italian

18/12/2007 – video installation/collective project “12×12” during the first “contemporary art agenda in campania” launch, PAN contemporary art palace of naples (it); in collaboration with the publishing house phoebus & the mediaintegrati group; info in italian

co-worker at the collective project “napoli panorama” in collaboration with the “methods and analysis of internet sources” course by derrick de kerckhove, sociology university “federico II”, naples (it);

synthesis” project, interactive installation, contemporary art gallery “le ciminiere”, catania (it); in collaboration with the mediaintegrati group & francesca commisso; info project in italian

24/02/2008gigetto sakketto“, performance/sale of 500 rubbish key holders during the “refuse emergency protest” in dante square, naples (it); in collaboration with alba fagnano, harmony ranieri & nrc base1 cultural association in naples (it); info in italian

push“, interactive-technological device installation, limes project, contemporary art gallery in giugliano, naples (it); in collaboration with the mediaintegrati group of the fine art academy of naples;

2006/2003

04/10/2007 interactive installation/collective project “synthesis“, gallery of the fine art academy of naples (it); in collaboration with the mediaintegrati group; info project in italian

24/10/2006 installation/collective project “the full and the vacuum“, lanificio 25, naples (it); in collaboration with the quartapittura group of the fine art academy of naples; info in italian

collective exhibition “academy white night” – engraving branch, fine art academy of naples (it);

installation/collective project “a horn for pan” contemporary art palace (PAN) contest launch, castel nuovo (maschio angioino) naples (it);  in collaboration with the quartapittura group of the fine art academy of naples;

it’s only rock ‘n roll” music installation/collective project during the neapolis rock festival 2003, “flegrea arena”, naples (it); in collaboration with the quartapittura group of the fine art academy of naples.