Arianna Carossa (b. 1973) is an Italian artist currently splitting her time between Italy and the U.S.  Her work focuses on the research and the deconstruction of a thought and its reconstruction through her own new rules.  Her recent solo exhibitions include Eroismi, The Format Gallery, Milan, Italy (2012); and Doing things going places, Galata Museum of the Sea, Genoa, Italy (2012). Group exhibitions include Untitled, Walsh Gallery, Seton Hall Univeristy, South Orange, NJ (2013); and Here Today, Mars Tomorrow, Palazzo Ducale, Genoa, Italy (2012).  Carossa has been awarded numerous residencies including the Candelieri4 Residences (2012), and the Nes Artist Residency in Rejavik, Iceland (2012).  Carossa received a B.F.A. in painting from the Accademia Ligustica di Belle Arti Genova.  During her residency on Governors Island, Carossa will explore the failure of a dream, the policy of error, and the story of the crash of the ocean liner Andrea Doria.

Image credit: courtesy of the artist