Dores Sacquegna is an Italian artist, curator, collector and art advisor. She works with public and private institutions. From 1994 to date she curated contemporary art events in Italy and abroad, with a careful research on national and international talents, taking care of a full program of events including interdisciplinary events, seminars, performances, workshops and hosting artists, directors and personalities of culture.
Dores is curator of Primo Piano LivinGallery, Lecce.
She has worked and exhibited and reviewed works by international artists including among others: Vito Acconci, Living Theatre, Hermann Nitsch, Giovanni Albanese, Edoardo Winspeare, Ervin Olaf, Ugo Nespolo, Eugenio Recuenco, Matthew Barney, AES + F Group, Grimanesa Amoros, Pam Longobardi, Ugo Carrega, Adriano Spatola, Lamberto Pignotti, Matteo Basilè, Francesco Arena, Oscar Gillespie, Astolfo Funes, Marina Comandini Pazienza, Jason deCaires Taylor, Sama Alshaibi, Christo and Jeanne-Claude, Willem Martinot and many more.
She has curated exhibitions on behalf of prestigious public bodies including:
In Italy_ Festival of the Two Worlds (Spoleto); Polmone Pulsante Museum (Rome); AMACI – Association of Italian Contemporary Art Museums; Department of the Mediterranean, Culture and Tourism of the Puglia Region; Department of Culture of the Municipality of Lecce; Castello Carlo V Castle in Lecce; Venice Biennal in Venice; 25 Spoltore Ensemble Festival (Spoltore); Macma Museum Matino; Pino Pascali Museum (Polignano a Mare, Bari); Cuprarte Festival (Cupramontana, Ancona), Museum of Bretti and Enotri (Cosenza); Primo Piano LivinGallery (Lecce); Embassy of Turkey (Rome), Castromediano-Vernazza Palace (Lecce), Granafei-Nervegna Palace (Brindisi) and more.
Outside Italy_ Harrow Art Center in London (UK); Cultural Factory in Saint Germain-Paris (France); Film Festival in Cannes (France); Gergeri’s Pinacoteque in Crete Isle (Greece); EPOFE Art Project in Samothrace Isle (Greece); Museum of Natural Sciences in Alexandropolis (Greece); Allotropy Museum in Antikyra (Greece); CCCB Center de Cultura Contemporanea in Barcelona (Spain); Olympic Fine Arts Museum in Beijing (China); Saatchi & Saatchi Foundation in New York(USA); Hatem Hafi of the Dar Alf-fonon Center in Nablus (Palestine); Sphinx Thebes Festival in Thebes (Greece), Italian Art Fair in Dubai (UAE) and more.
She has published for publishing houses including: Charta Book New York, BHEA Lecce, Shubert Editions Milan, Mondadori and more. Some interview are posted on this website Discover Art-Journal.
Independent collectors website has written an article about her art collection.
She is also the curator of the visionary art show project.
As a visual artist she has her own website: https://doressacquegna.com/
Upcoming art project: INVENTORY
Past Projects in Portfolio home page