Mattia Papp was born in Florence in 1993.
After graduating high school in the Art Institute of Porta Romana he moved to Den Haag to
study at the KABK where he graduated in july of 2017. His work takes classical elements of
italian tradition, it's streets, it's smells,old shops and architecture, and translates them into a
contemporary language using different media, from paint to ceramics and videos. With his
graduation work in KABK he won the Jan Roede award, award and eventually got invited to
various exhibitions and other awards, including the Piket prize. He has been working with
theater , painting, installations since then, aiming to engage Florence and the Netherlands in
a creative and active dialogue.
In 2019 and early 2020 he held courses at the academy of art in The Hague.

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