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Olmo Amato si laurea in neurobiologia all’Università La Sapienza di Roma. Parallelamente agli studi universitari, si dedica alla fotografia e alla sperimentazione di tecniche di manipolazione digitale. Fotografo e filmmaker, si occupa di stampa fine art, post-produzione e didattica. Dal 2010 a oggi ha realizzato diversi progetti fotografici personali, nei suoi lavori, prevalentemente in bianco e nero, integra foto d’epoca a scatti da lui stesso realizzati durante suoi viaggi. I suoi lavori fotografici sono selezionati ed esposti in festival, gallerie e fiere d’arte contemporanea. Vincitore del premio Setup 2018 come miglior artista under 35, del Premio MalamegiLab 2018 e del premio fotografico Tiziano Campolmi 2019.
Nel 2015, insieme a Samuele Sestieri, ha scritto e diretto il film “I Racconti dell’Orso”, selezionato in concorso al 33° Torino Film Festival al Rotterdam International Film Festival 2016 e numerosi altri festival italiani ed internazionali.

Olmo Amato graduated in Neurobiology at “La Sapienza” University of Rome. In addition to his studies he dedicated himself to photography and to the experimentation with digital manipulation techniques. As a photographer and filmmaker, Olmo creates fine art prints, works in post-production and teaches. In his works, mostly rendered in black and white, he integrates historical photographs with shots taken during his travels. His works have been selected and presented in festivals, galleries and contemporary art fairs. He has won the Setup 2018 prize as Best Artist under 35, the MalamegiLab 2018 prize and Tiziano Campolmi 2019 prize.
In 2015, together with Samuele Sestieri, he wrote and directed the film “I Racconti dell’Orso” (The Bear Tales), which was selected to compete at the 33rd Torino Film Festival, at Rotterdam International Film Festival 2016 and numerous other Italian and international festivals.

EXHIBITIONS

2019
“Ki Kyo”
, Mese della fotografia di Roma, Doozo, Rome (Italy) | March 7th – May 7th
SetUp Contemporary Art Fair 2019
, Bologna (Italy) | 
January 31st – February 3rd

2018
“Bambini nel tempo”, 28 Piazza di Pietra – Fine Art Gallery, Rome (Italy) | May 11th – July 15th
Cascina Farsetti Art, Palazzo Velli Expo, Rome (Italy) | September 27th – 30th
SetUp Contemporary Art Fair 2018, Bologna (Italy) | 
February 1st-4th

2017
MArtelive, Rome (Italy) | December 5th
The Others Art Fair, Torino (Italy) | November 2nd-5th
“Il viaggio nel tempo ritrovato”, Palazzo Gromo Losa, Biella (Italy) | July 8th – September 10th
SetUp Contemporary Art Fair 2017, Bologna (Italy) | January 27th – 29th

2016
“Natural Landscape Artificial Landscape”, MAAAC/Torre Civica, Cisternino (Italy) | December 6th – January 20th
“Rinascite” Salotto 42, Rome (Italy) | November 12th
“Il velo di Maya”, Studio legale Evolve, Bologna (Italy) | October 15th –  December 23rd

2015
1° biennale del Varco, Aurum, Pescara (Italy) | December 29th –
“Conflictus”, MAAAC Museo Arte Moderna Area Archeologica Cisternino, Cisternino (Italy) | December 5th –
“Rinascite”, Photo Kathmandu, Patan (Nepal) | November 9th
Illustrative festival, Direktorenhaus, Berlin (Germany) | October 30th – November 8th
Cascina Farsetti Art, Rome (Italy) | June 25th-28th
“Rinascite”, 28 Piazza di Pietra – Fine Art Gallery, Rome (Italy) | May 14th – June 21st

2014
“Rinascite”, Antica Latteria. Naples | July 14th –
Fiumicino in Jazz, Villa Guglielmi. Fiumicino | June 27th-29th
Aracne Piazza San Cosimato, Rome | June 7th
“Incubi”, L.E.Z. Magazzini letterari contemporanei, Visiva. Rome | 
May 22nd
Aracne “Mamma Roma” Lanificio159. Rome (3th) | May 14th
“Le forme dell’acqua”, Biblioteca Vaccheria Nardi. Rome | May 7th-10th
Aracne “Il lato verde” Lanificio159. Rome | April 14th
Institut français, Centre Saint-Louis, Rome | March 1st/04 – April 5th
“Paris urbain” Paris Rockin’, Lanificio159, Rome (3th) | March 22nd
Aracne “I luoghi comuni” Lanificio159, Rome | March 3rd
Aracne “Le forme dell’acqua” Lanificio159, Rome | (Artistic Board Special Prize) | February 2nd
Aracne “Memorie dal sottosuolo” Lanificio159, Rome | January 22nd

2013
Contest “Aracne, Arti per la città”, Lanificio159, Rome | December 18th

2012
“La Strada in JAZZ” La Strada, Rome | March 29th – May 3rd
“No More Difference” Circolo degli Artisti, Rome | March 23rd

2011
“Fotofumetti, adolescenti tra immagini ed immaginazione”, Biblioteca di Roma P.P. Pasolini, Rome | December 20th
“Organic Chess” Albornoz Palace Hotel, Spoleto (PG, Italy) | December 11th
“Tesori di Viaggio” Sala Albatros Stazione Termini, Rome | November 4th-11th
CRACK Festival 2011 “3DRevolution”, Forte Prenestino, Rome | June 16th-19th
Stradart “Informa d’acqua”, La Strada, Rome | June 08th-11th
“Viaggi su Carta” Bistrart, Rome | May 17th – June 1st
“Artexpòrt” Officine Culturali Insensinverso, Rome | March 4th-6th

2010
Stradart “Vedo, Sento, Parlo: variazioni di un tema libero” La Strada, Rome | Decembre 15th-18th
“Stradart al Tetris” Tetris, Rome | March 30th
Stradart “Spazi Ristretti” La Strada, Rome | January 14th-16th

2009
“Lo spazio e il tempo fuor di sesto” La Strada, Rome | November 10th-11th

AWARDS

2019
Premio Tiziano Campolmi

2018
Premio Setup miglior artista under 35
Premio MalamegiLab 10

2017
Primo premio – Lettura Portfolio Behance DaFX
Premio Fondazione con il sud – Martelive
Premio Officine Fotografiche – Martelive
Martelive – Premio fotografia

2014
Aracne “Le forme dell’acqua” (Artistic Board Special Prize)

FILM FESTIVAL SELECTIONS & AWARDS

2018
Film Festival del Garda 2018 (Italy)  – Jury Award-
LongTake Interactive Film Festival 2018 (Italy)
Bimbi Belli 2018 (Italy)

2017
Future Film Kids 2017 (Italy)

2016
IFFR International Film Festival of Rotterdam (Netherland)
Il cinema italiano visto da Milano (Italy)
Future Film Festival 2016 (Italy)
Trento Film Festival 2016 (Italy)
FICMY 2016 Festival Internacional de Cinema de Mérida y Yucatan (Mexico)
Registi fuori dagli schermi 2016 (Italy)
Maremetraggio – International Shorts Film Festival 2016 (Italy) -Audience Award-
Gallio Film Festival 2016 (Italy) – Jury Award-
Italian Film Festival – Bangkok 2016
Scanorama 2016 (Lithuania)
Laceno d’oro 2016 (Italy)

2015
Torino Film Festival 33° (Italy)