Bio

Giacomo Braccialarghe was born in Milan, Italy in 1968. He spent his first 6 years of his life in South Africa then returned to Italy. He studied and lived in Florence then migrated back to South Africa. Giacomo worked as Graphic designer, Web designer, 2D animator and illustrator for children’s books. He also facilitated Multicultural Art Workshops for primary schools […]

Statement

Giacomo’s work over the past 20 years has been largely autobiographical, working through the process of self-exploration, depicting his life’s journey thus far. Recently, having settled in South Africa once again, his interest shifted to portraying society’s message and his response to that message in terms of political, socio-economical, racial and environmental subject matter. Being European born and spending the […]

Exhibitions

1993 FORME LIBERE at “Cencios” in Prato (Italy), SOLO EXHIBITION 1994 LE NOTTI at “055” in Florence (Italy), GROUP EXHIBITION 1996 RITAGLI at “Tenax” in Florence (Italy), SOLO EXHIBITION and ART PERFORMANCE 1997 IL VIAGGIO at “Le nozze di Figaro” in Florence (Italy), SOLO EXHIBITION 1997 NAVI at “OMI” in Florence (Italy), SOLO EXHIBITION 1998 DESTRATIFICATI at “Ruggero” in Florence […]