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Adele Ceraudo is an internationally known artist that creates her work by using ballpoint pens. In her talk, she doesn’t tell us about her art, but about the inspiration that allows her to grow, describing the winding road that has led her to become the artist she is today. Adele has turned the ‘poison’ of her childhood into the medicine for herself, thanks to the ever burning flame of her passion for art.

A versatile artist who expresses her personality by working, at the same time, as graphic designer, illustrator model and actress, Adele Ceraudo is specialized in drawing with balllpoint pens, after observing a picture created and interpreted by herself. Her creative path is based on the research for pure beauty of nude bodies, paying tribute to the holy and pagan art of the past, from Leonardo to Canova and on the complex research of women’s eros. Her artistic expressions take place through real performances in which video, cinema and technology play a relevant role. With her personal exhibition ‘Le affinità elettive’ in Melbourne in 2015, she was the sponsor of the association that promotes artistic and cultural exchanges between Australia and Italy.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at