Francesca Di Fraia
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Francesca Di Fraia

Francesca Di Fraia is specialized in History of Art and Cultural Relations. Her
main interests are visual arts and theatre. In 2004 she worked as a mime at the
San Carlo Opera House in Naples, Italy. In 2006 she moved to London to work
as a Modern Foreign Language teacher in a Language College. In 2007 she
worked as an Art Consultant for Enzina Fuschini, an Italian designer based in
England. In 2008 she gave lectures on Contemporary Spanish Cinema at King’s
College, University of London. Meanwhile, from April 2008 to January 2010
she worked as a curator for the Korean artist Francesca Cho for whom she
organized a three-day exhibition at Fulham Library in London which took place
in July 2009. She also held talks at the Korean Institute of Culture for a project
entitled “Korea’s Cultural Legacy” where Francesca Cho’s work was a
fundamental part of the celebration of the rich culture of the above mentioned
Asian country.
In the spring of 2010 Francesca Di Fraia started to work as a freelance journalist
for Art a Part of Cult(ure) and 1F Mediaproject, both Cultural Associations
based in Rome founded by the Italian artist Raffaella Losapio.

Jim Lambie, photo by Luca Viola
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LONDON, AWAY WITH THE FAIRS… Frieze Art Fair 2011 Regent’s Park, London. October 2011. Text by Francesca Di Fraia For the ninth year in a row, the Frieze Art Fair opens its gates to the international public. Only twenty years ago, frieze was a fledgling international art journal founded by two recent

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Jake-Or-Dinos-Chapman-1 Mason's Yard

Jake or Dinos Chapman. White Cube Mason’s Yard & Hoxton Square, London 15 Jul—17 Sep 2011 Text by Francesca Di Fraia Probably the only ones of the Young British Artists group that did not graduate at the Goldmiths Art College, Jake and Dinos Chapman return to  East London with a

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Bill Woodrow Electric Fire with Yellow Fish, 1981 Electric fire, enamel and acrylic paint 27 x 37 x 19 cm Waddington Galleries, London Photo courtesy Waddington Galleries, London Copyright Bill Woodrow

MODERN BRITISH SCULPTURE MAIN GALLERIES 22 January – 7 April 2011 Exhibition Preservation Partner: American Express Foundation Royal Academy of Arts, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J OBD Text by Francesca Di Fraia LONDON. Unlike other shows hosted by the Royal Academy, Modern British Sculpture is preceded by ungenerous criticisms

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LONDON ART FAIR 19 | 23 JANUARY 2011 Upper Street Events, 58 White Lion Street, Islington, London, N1 9PP Text by Francesca di Fraia This January 124 leading modern British and contemporary art galleries have come together the 23rd edition of the London Art Fair – the largest of

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