Born in Bologna in 1977, Sissi (Daniela Olivieri) is an Italian artist who currently lives between London and Bologna. Her artistic code starts from the body and anatomical studies through a continuous process that combines environmental and natural elements. Sissi’s practice includes a wide range of media such as performance, painting, drawing, installation and video.
The artist participated at several one-man and group exhibitions around the world and she successfully gained recognition also by participating at the Venice Biennale of 2009 in the Italian Pavilion. Sissi won considerable important prices including among others, Gotham Prize promoted by Ministry of Foreign Affairs in New York (2012); New York Prize at Italian Academy of Columbia University (2005); Francesca Alinovi Prize for performers at Gam Gallery of Modern Art in Bologna (2003) and the Furla for Art at Fondazione Querini Stampalia in Venice (2002).