Bio

Born 1972 in Turin (Italy). Lives and works in Berlin

Education

2016 * Four Facets of Contemporary Japanese Architecture: Theory / University of Tokyo. With Prof. Kengo Kuma (on going)
2005-2008 * Master „Art in Context ” at the Institute for Art in Context, University of the Arts, Berlin.
Major: Artistic work in the context of media and academic visual production
Artistic work with cultural institutions and artistic museum studies
1991-1996 * Fine Art Studies – Painting – at the Academy of Fine Arts, Turin.

Solo exhibitions 



2015 * LANDOLOGY. Scorci di una politica delle differenze. NOPX Gallery, Turin (IT)
2014 * Landology. Falling back to Caracas from the peripheries of my field. Odalys Gallery, Caracas (VEN)
2014 * About Distance and Density, Wander Atelier, Berlin (DE)
2014 * AAA The Desert Series, Canèm Gallery, Castellón (ES)
2013 * How to find Places, or my Pseudoscience of Whereabouts, NOPX Gallery, Turin (IT)
2011 * The glorious flight of Rile Lesov, solo project at Arte Santander with the Canèm Gallery (ES)
2011 * Ricordami poi di darti le indicazioni per potersi perdere, curated by Olga Gambari NOPX, Turin (IT)
2010 * The Furno’s book, VBM 20.10 contemporary arts & design, Berlin (DE)
2010 * SpazioMONO 01, curated by UNOaUNO studio, Pescara (IT)
2007 * Selvaggine, Canem Gallery, Castellón (ES)
2002 * Fuochi, Art Space Maché, Turin (IT)
1999 * Sospensioni, Art Space Fine, Turin (IT)
1994 * Edifici, Art Space Ruggine, Turin (IT)

Selected group exhibitions



2017
A ROOM OF ONE’s OWN – Caném Gallery, Castellón (ES)

2016
IMPOSSIBILE – A project of Saverio Todaro, Nicus Lucá and Silvano Costanzo. Spazio Bianco Torino (IT)
REFLEXIONES DE LA HABANA – Projecto Elemental, Odalys Gallery Madrid (ES)

2015
12th HAVANA BIENNALE – „MOR“ Museo Orgánico Romerillo, curated by KCHO, with the project MAPPING IT OUT. (CUBA)
STUDI APERTI – Curated by Giorgio Caione. Museo Tornielli, Ameno (IT)
339KmA/R – Curated by Marianna Orlotti, Mapping Contemporary Art Space, Rovereto (IT)

2014
ONE HOUR ONE RIVER – Waterwheel Water World Day Symposium / with the Hydromemories group, Joao Cocteau Berlin (DE)
MUTAZIONI IN ALLUMINIO – premio Comel „Vanna Migliorini“- Jury special mention, Spazio Comel Arte Contemporanea – Latina (IT)
A BOOK ABOUT – A*BOUT artistic group at Clemens Mühsam, Munich (DE)

2013
THE END IS THE BEGINNING – The Wand berlin, curated by Ana Sanchez de Vivar and Melissa Steckbauer (DE)
ELEMENTAL 1-4 – Odalys gallery, Madrid (ES)
WALK WITH THE ARTIST – Performative Reenactment of Alfred Döblin’s „Berlin Alexanderplatz“, with Associazione 22:37, Berlin (DE)

2012
NINES – Caném Gallery (ES)
THE DESTRUCTIBLE – The Wand, Berlin (DE)
A BOOK ABOUT – A*BOUT artistic group at Clubroom #2 curated by Catriona Shaw, NGBK Berlin (DE)

2011
2nd GHETTO BIENNALE – Port-au-Prince, Haiti, with the artistic group A*BOUT, curated by Leah Gordon, Andre Eugene and Celeur Jean Herard
MNEMONICS – Bibliothekswohnung, Berlin. A project of Anna-Catharina Gebbers (DE)
C/O LAB – Art Platfrom LA, with RAID Projects, Los Angeles (USA)
ZooArt 2011 – Giardini Fresia, Cuneo (IT)
Nobody Knows Anything – Studio exhibition, 48 H Neukölln, Berlin (DE)
Tabula Rasa – curated by Anna-Catharina Gebbers, Heidelberger Kunstverein (DE)
ARCO 2011 – Cànem Gallery, Madrid (ES)
MAD Museo d’arte delle donne – Villa5 Turin, curated by Giorgina Bertolino (IT)
KM011 – Museo di scienze naturali, Turin, curated by Luca Beatrice (IT)

2010
13 – Nacht und Nebel, Berlin (D)
Fare Museo/Making Museum – CESAC, Caraglio (IT)

2009
Remote Viewing – The Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles (USA)
Versus XV – Velan Contemporary art, Turin (I)
LOOP – Barcelona (ES)
Hydromemories – Museo del Arte Contemporaneo Caracas (Venezuela)

2008
Art & Identity – Art Museum Guangzhou GAFA (China)
Palm Fiction – Palmkernölspeicher Stralau, Berlin (D)
Aus dem Kontext – Universität der Künste, Berlin (D)

2007
XX Proposte XX – Gallery Fraktal, Bielsko Biala (PL)
Fondazione Spinola Banna per l’arte, Turin (I)
Refractions – Chapelle de la visitation, Thonon les Bains (F)

2006
VELOCITY – VEMA X – Biennale di Architettura di Venezia (I)
Permanent Moving – Haus des DGB, Berlin (D)
XX Propose XX – Italian cultural institute, Budapest (H)
Tempo e suono – Museo archeologico, Cagliari (I)
Corporate Identity – En Plein Air, Pinerolo (I)

2005
Gemine Muse – Castello di Racconigi, Turin (I)
Proposte – Bolaffi exhibition room, Turin (I)

2004
Gallery Bruna Soletti, Milano (I)
Erotic.heart – Gallery sc02, Roma (I)
Tendenze Idee Progetti – Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin (I)
Inter-sezioni – Gallery Silvy Bassanese, Biella (I)

2003
Interni Italiani – Kunsthaus Tacheles, Berlin (D)
Cosmogonie – S. Pietro in Vincoli, Turin (I)
Zooming on Shams – Brot Fabrik, Berlin (D)

2002
De Viaje – Antiguo Museu de Bellas Artes de Castellòn (ES)
Minima et Marginalia – Gallery Cànem, Castellòn (ES)
Versus VIII – Velan Contemporary Art, Turin (I)

2001
Støttearrangement nr.1 – Terranova Arts, Kopenhagen (DK)
Menotrenta – Museo cittadino di Savigilano, Turin (I)
Nuovi Arrivi – Gallery S.Filippo, Turin (I)
Gallery Alberto Weber, Turin (I)

Selected interdisciplinary and curatorial projects

since 2017 * HIER&JETZT – Residency project for artists in exile – at BLO Ateliers, Berlin Lichtenberg. Project funded by the Bezirkskulturfonds Lichtenberg. www.blo-ateliers.de

since 2015 * KIN*K Kino Kapriziös – Monthly Art-screenings at BLO-ATELIERS in Berlin. Curated by Irina Novarese & Marco Pezzotta, with the great support of BLO-Ateliers LockKunst e.V. and all the invited artists 
kinkkino.wordpress.com

2014 * KUNSTSTOFF SYRIEN 
- A Project organized by Kulturvertretung: Sabe Wunsch and Uta Zwickisch 
Organization of the Artists Residency program for the syrian Artists in Berlin.
 www.kulturvertretung.de

2007-2012 * HYDROMEMORIES – An interdisciplinary artistic project on the theme of water. 
Curated by Irina Novarese, Zoltan Kunckel and a.titolo. 
In cooperation with: Engineers Without Borders (Turin and Berlin groups), CISV Torino. 
Project supported by Goethe-Institut, Institute for Art in Context, UdK Berlin, Glocal Studio Caracas, Goethe Institut Carcacas, Corea Art Council, Regione Piemonte, 
Museo Regionale di Scienze Naturali, Turin. www.hydromemories.com

since 2011* A*BOUT (Silke Bauer, Irina Novarese, Viola Thiele) – Participatory projects and artistic educational projects. 
A BOOK ABOUT: project for the production of artist’s books and the creation of an open-library for the 2. Ghetto Biennale, Port-au-Prince, Haiti. www.a-bout-group.com

2006-09 * MemoArt (Dominique Hurth, Irina Novarese, Zala Unkmeir, Sabe Wunsch) 
Conception and Research of the exhibition „Forced sex labour in Nazi concentration camps“ Germany. 
In collaboration with Institute for Art in Context, UdK Berlin, Ravensbrück National Memorial, Dr. Robert Sommer, Dr. Christl Wickert. 
www.ravensbrueck.de/mgr/neu/index.htm

2005-06 * ZIMMER FREI PROJEKT – Exchange and living space for contemporary art. With 22 international artists (photography, installation, performance, music, theatre). 
www.skurrilletten.org

2001-05 * IL MAGNETE – Organisation of artists to create new spaces for contemporary art, founded 2001, organisation of exhibitions „Il Magnete“ Exhibitions in private spaces (Compote), Art-Pick nicks, and publication of the art magazine IL MAGNETE as independent art project.

Grants

2015 * IFA Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen – Grant for MAPPING IT OUT project fort the 12th Havana Biennale, Cuba
2013 * Comel Prize „Vanna Migliorini“ per l’arte Contemporanea – Jury special Mention
2012 * Goethe-Institut – for the Hydromemories project at the Museum of Natural History, Turin (IT)
2011 * IFA Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen – Grant for A BOOK ABOUT project fort the 2nd Ghetto Biennale, Haiti

Workshops and residencies

2011 * RAID PROJECTS – residency in Los Angeles, California
2009 *  Caracas Ciudad de agua – Venezuela, workshop in cooperation with Glocal Studio CCS, Goethe Institut CCS, University Simon Bolivar CCS.
2008 * Real Presence 8 – Belgrad. International residency and workshop. Curators Bilijana Tomic and Dobrila de Negri.
2007 * Foundation Spinola Banna for the Arts – residency with Diego Perrone. Curators: Gail Cochrane and Guido Costa, Italy.
2004 * Proposte VIII – Workshop with Monica Bonvicini and Michelangelo Frammartino.
 Curators: Francesco Bernardelli, Emanuela de Cecco, Olga Gambari. Turin
2004 * Balena di Fiume – Workshop with Claudia Losi. Curated by A.Titolo. Turin.
2003 * IN-FRA 2 „Landscape and Infrastructures“ – International Workshop in collaboration with the Italian University of Architecture, Turin.
1997 * Art and new media – Workshop with Derek De Kerchove, Olivier Obert, Piero Gilardi . CSELT, Turin, Curated by Franco Torriani

Lectures and Panel discussions

2015 * L’isla di Hemingway – Panel discussion within the framewok of the exhibition „L’isola che sognava i leoni – artwork in Cuba“, Museo Tornielli, Ameno, Italy.
2014 * LANDOLOGY – CARACAS DE LUXE at the Universidad Central de Venezuela, Facultá de Arquitectura y Urbanismo – Taller Equis
2013 * HYDROMEMORIES at Water Wheel Symposium, World Water Day 2013
2012 * Anomalie di gravitá – a conversation about aesthetic of climate, ARTISSIMA 19 Turin
2012 * A BOOK ABOUT, NGBK Berlin, Clubroom #2, curated by Catriona Shaw
2010 * „Forced sex labour in Nazi concentration camps“, lecture with the MemoArt artistic Group at the University Bielefeld, Germany.
2009 * „Forced sex labour in Nazi concentration camps“, lecture with the MemoArt artistic Group at UdK, University of the Arts, Berlin
2007 * „Forced sex labour in Nazi concentration camps“, lecture with the MemoArt artistic Group at NGBK, Berlin
2007 * Workshop on the exhibition „Forced sex labour in Nazi concentration camps“ at the European Summer School, Ravensbrück National Memorial, Germany

Collections

Public:
ARTPHILEIN FOUNDATION Vaduz – FL
Universitat Politecnica de València, Spain
GAM, Museum for Modern Art, Turin, Italy
APERTO, Contemporary Art Museum, Barge, Italy
PAV, Parco d’arte Vivente, Turin, Italy
Private: London, Caracas, Turin, Madrid,
Berlin, Santander.

Representing galleries:

Canèm, Castellón de la Plana, Spain 
www.galeriacanem.com

Galeria Odalys, Caracas, Venezuela
 odalys.com

NOPX limitededitions, Turin, Italy
 www.nopx.it