Desiderio Sanzi participated in the 54th edition of the Venice Biennale in the Cuban Pavilion, 11th and 12th edition of the Havana Biennale and the 4th edition of the Bienal Fin del Mundo 2015 in Valparaiso, Chile. He won the Italian Factory Award 2008, and was a finalist in several awards including the Cairo Award 2012, SESIFF , AZYL film festival (Hungary). Desiderio Sanzi (2013) realized the first roadmovie ever shot in Cuba (Ahora si llego!) with institutional support, driving for three months in an old URAL sidecar through all the Cuban provinces. (2017) he realized two important exhibitions: Nirvana curated by Chiara Canali at the Fabbrica del Vapore in Milan and Beauty Hazard at the CAOS Museum in Terni.

(2019) his third feature film Artaserse is released, made with the project Versus. In the same year he realized the project Malebolge,dedicated to Dante Alighieri’s Inferno, inside the former Chiesa Sant’Angelo of Amelia. He realized important group shows in Italy and abroad: Berlin, Cuba, China.


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