Mandarava Bricaire was born in Italy, and trained in photography and cultural studies in London and Geneva. She is currently part of the Research Platform and Doctoral Practice in Arts seminars led by Catherine Queloz and Liliane Schneiter. Currently living and working in New York.

Group Shows

Album #1 – Genève plurielle, Pavillon Bleu, BLA BLA INC. Geneva (April 2018)

Cercasi Filosofo Verace. La storia della Galleria Inesistente, un’avanguardia italiana.  Santa Maria della Scala, Siena. (November 22, 2017)

The Feeling of not feeling at home, TOPIC, Espace d'art indépendant, Geneva (June 2017)

Sometimes the student sit and thinks. Othertimes she just sits! TOPIC, Espace d'art indépendant, Geneva (June 2016)

A fil di spada. Curated by Studio Pivot, Accademia Musemici Greco, Rome (2015)

Progetto Fuori. Spazio Creativo Officina dell’Associazione culturale C.L.A.N., Grosseto (2014)

Degree Show. London College of Communication, London (2013)

Made in The Arts Pop Up Show. Meriner Gallery, London (2012)

Finding Beauty. Orto de Pecci, Assessorato alle Politiche Giovanili, Siena (2011)

Primo Centro. Castello Aldobrandesco. Curated by Alessandra Bonomo, Arcidosso (2010)

Solo Shows

Back and Forwards. Curated by Viola Lukács and Adam Aslan, International Gallery, Brooklyn (2018) 

Cloudy in London. Curated by Pier Giuseppe Moroni, 7.24 X 0.26 Gallery, Milan (2010)

In Essence. Curated by David Emerick, Calvert Marina gallery space, Solomon's Island, Maryland (2007)


The artist’s sacrifice is the collective offence: A proposed reading of Armin Linke’s work, contribution to the Thinking under turbulence colloquium “The anthropogenic image, Armin Linke with response by the research group of Anthropocene Atlas of Geneva and its audiences”, Geneva (December 2015)

The herbarium specimen, Issues around science and the representation of the beautiful other, contribution to the Pre-doctorate seminar on “Emerging Cultures of Sustainability” Geneva (March 2015)


A fil di spada, Third Prize, jury chaired by Mimmo Paladino, Rome (2015)

Bar tur Award (shortlisted), London (2011)