Gabriele Picco

22/20 september 2013

Born in Brescia in 1974, he graduated in Modern Literature at Università Statale di Milano. Visual artist and writer, he had exhibitions in public and private spaces in Italy and abroad. Some of his works are in MoMa's collection, New York.

In 2002 he published his first novel "Aureole in cerca di santi" (Halos searching for Saints). In 2004 he won The New York Prize at Columbia University and Italian Academy in New York.

In 2010 he published with Mondadori (Milan) his second novel, "Cosa ti cade dagli occhi" (What is falling from your eyes) and winner of the young section of the Viadana prize 2011.

The book has been translated in Spanish, Portuguese and Catalan.