Albano Morandi - (Salò, 1958) graduated in scenography at the Academy of Fine Arts in Rome and in 1981 founded the “Teatro dell’Evidenza” with which he staged several works. In 1984 he inaugurated his first personal exhibition at the Centro d'Arte Santelmo in Salò. In 1986 he was invited to the IX Rome Quadriennale and held a series of personal exhibitions in Italian and foreign galleries. At the XII Rome Quadriennale in 1996 he presented "Officium". During these same years he worked on a series entitled "Gesti Quotidiani": small recycled objects such as old frames, slates, rediscovered notebooks and empty boxes that he collected and reworked. In 2000 he tied in first place at the 40th Suzzara National Art Prize. He has held over 150 exhibitions in major European cities, Asia and the United States. He is professor of scenography at the Free Academy of Fine Arts in Brescia.