Francesco Pedraglio is an artist working with writing, performance, film and installation. He was born in Como, Italy. He lives in between London and Mexico City.
Recent performances and exhibitions include: Piano Nobile, Geneva (2015); Norma Mangione Gallery, Turin (2015); The Physics Room, Christchurch, New Zealand (2015); Kunsthalle Wien (2015); DropCity, Newcastle (2015); MAZ-Museo de Zapopan, Mexico (2014); CCA Glasgow (2014); Hayward Gallery, London (2014); Rowing, London (2013); Jeu de Paume (2013), Kunsthalle Basel (2012); ICA (2012); Auto Italia South East (2012); Galerie Kamm, Berlin (2012); Hollybush Gardens, London (2011), The National Portrait Gallery (2011); Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge (2011).
In December 2016 he published "99 battles and 1 war (an extract)" with Piano Nobile. His first novel "A man in a room spray painting a fly" was published by Book Works in summer 2014. Also in 2014 he was also the co-editor of the anthology of artists writings "Cadavere Quotidiano", published by X-TRA (Los Angeles). "The Object Lessons", a novella made in collaboration with Nina Beier and Marie Lund, was published by Mousse in 2012.
Together with artist Tania Perez Cordova he initiated the Mexico/UK publishing house Juan de la Cosa / John of the Thing
In 2007 he initiated the London art space FormContent.