Gabrele Dipas

Ozieri, 1980

Actually Artist in Residence at Museo de Mação, Mação (Portugal)

Member of ICoDeS (Interdisciplinary research and cooperation between Africa and the Mediterranean) of the University of Seville. Graduated in the multidisciplinary course of Philosophy and Pedagogy at University of Sassari (Italy) concluded with the own thesis: Altro da Se o se nell’Altro? L’etica del dialogo dal totalitarismo fonologico alla totalità emotiva.

Co-founder and CEO at Abracadabra Onlus, an independent creative cooperative awarded in 2013 by the Regione Autonoma di Sardegna due to “the effective integration between economy, environmental and social sustainability”.

Active in social cooperation since 2004, focuses on the topic of social inclusion denouncing welfarism as a form of discrimination and fighting for the “decategorization of difference”.

In 2014, co-designed and coordinated the international Clandestine Integration project: an experience of interculturality and co-integration in Mediterranean sea. The research carried out during this experience has been part of the conference Atravesando fronteras: realidad y representación en el Mediterráneo promoted by UNIA (International University of Andalusia) with an intervention titled: Interculturality through emotions (2015).

With the participation of the Cooperative Consortium Andalas De Amistade and the Municipality of Sassari, co-founds (and directed for the first year) the center for cooperation and social participation “Coopera”(2012).

In 2018, he participated in the 6°Encuentro de Sociologia Ordinaria, (MediaLab Prado, Madrid) with an intervention titled: Hostitality, from tourism to domestic spaces, or rather, the colonization of non-economic matter.

In the year 2011 he produced the documentary CIE: L’altra faccia della sicurezza, an investigation about the situation in the Centers of identification and expulsion for migrants in Italy.

With his plastic work he has exhibited in several collective exhibitions, among the most significant: Polarisation (2017), La Joie (2015), Galeria Alain Nadaud, Gammarth, Tunisia.

In 2017 Artist in residence with the sculptor Kalled Zaki (Sadika Art Space, Tunisia).

In 2009 and 2010 he cordinated with the Faculty of Fine Arts of Sassari the Ischida Ventu project, an experience of art, meeting and intergenerational co-existence from different social strata.

Currently his artistic research reflects on the marginalization of subaltern worlds, the turistification of domestic space and the topology of violence.