Leone Contini studied Philosophy and Cultural Anthropology at Siena University.
In the last years he has exhibited or held intervention at: Museo delle Civiltà, Rome; GAM, Turin; Mudec, Milan; Quadriennale, Rome; Cittadellarte, Biella; 2nd Tbilisi Triennial, Georgia; D-0 Ark Underground Biennial, Bosnia; Kronika, Bytom, Poland; Delfina Foundation, London; MART, Rovereto; Galleria Civica, Trento; Khoj, New Delhi; Kunstraum, Munich; Villa Romana, Florence; Viafarini and Careof, Milano; Kunstverein, Amsterdam; Tirana Art Lab, Tirana; Centro per l’Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato.
He took parte to the following residencies: Akademie Schloss Solitute, Stuttgart; Residenza connettiva at Cittadellarte – Fondazione Pistoletto, Biella, Italy; The Politics of Food, I and II edition, at Delfina Foundation, London; Kronika, Bytom, Poland; InContext public art ecology at Khoj, New Delhi.
In 2017 he collaborated with »TRACES – Transmitting contentious cultural heritages with the arts«.
Leone lives and works in Tuscany, Italy.