Tomaso Binga

OPENING 26 SEPTEMBER
27 SEPTEMBER – 20 DECEMBER 2019

The first solo institutional show outside of Italy of one of the most significant Italian artists Tomaso Binga (1931, Salerno. Lives and works in Rome).

Tomaso Binga is the pseudonym of Bianca Menna, who in the early 70s appropriated this masculine name as an artistic pseudonym to question male privilege in the art world. 

Bianca Menna e Tomaso Binga Oggi Spose  (Bianca Menna and Tomaso Binga Brides Today), 1977, black and white photographs in vintage frames, diptych, 17x12 cm (each). Courtesy the artist and Archivio Menna-Binga

Bianca Menna e Tomaso Binga Oggi Spose (Bianca Menna and Tomaso Binga Brides Today), 1977, black and white photographs in vintage frames, diptych, 17x12 cm (each). Courtesy the artist and Archivio Menna-Binga

Tomaso Binga/Bianca Menna (b. 1931, Salerno, Italy) is a multidisciplinary artist and one of the leading figures in visual poetry. She was a Professor of Theory and Method of Mass Media at the Academy of Fine Arts in Frosinone. During her prolific career, she has participated in exhibitions, festivals and performances throughout Italy and internationally. She has also participated in the 38th Venice Biennale, the 14th Sao Paulo Biennial, and the International Art Festival in Lyon.

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Generously supported by Arts Council England.