Luana Perilli (b. Italy) investigates the relationship between individuals and collectives, nature and culture, moving from the field of memory and narrative to the realm of science, sociobiology and social implications. She has participated in residency grants at ZK/U Berlin and Momentum, Berlin. She received grants from Premio Terna, Pan Studios Program (supervised by Daniel Buren), Pan Museum, Napoli, Art Omi International Artists Residency, NY, Dena Foundation for Contemporary Art and Cite Internationale des Arts, and from Incontri Internazionali D’Arte, Paris on multiple occasions. Selected solo shows include Q.I, Naples in 2015, Solitary Shelters at The Gallery Apart, Rome in 2013, All For One at Medium Galerie, Bratislava in 2013, Roommates- Coinquilini Luana Perilli / Carola Bonfili at MACRO-Museo d’Arte Contemporanea in 2010, Rome and Why?, Fondazione Pastificio Cerere, Rome in 2005.
Her work has been part of various international group shows such as the Quadriennale d’arte in Rome, Swimming Pool Project Space in Chicago, and at the MAMM Multimedia Art Museum of Moscow, among others. Most recently in 2017, her work has been exhibited in Video Forever Love Stories at The Department, Istanbul and in Video Forever Duo at Musée de la Chasse et de la Nature, Paris. In 2016, she was included in Q.I. Tu Vidim, MSU in Zagreb and in Crossover, MAXXI cinema Tiziano in Rome.
She currently lives in Rome and is a professor at Accademia di Belle Arti di Roma and previously served as a professor at Cornell University in Rome.