GIOVANNI GIARETTA

An inaccurate distance
Untitled
(Portrait study)

A thing among things
Everything into something else
Bicycle
Moon
Composition for Ulexite
To make words become things
and not events

Untitled
(Misteri d’Italia)
Effetto Majorana
(La Solfatara, recording of disappearance)
Study for a drawing
(completed by its own shadow)

The uncanny parrot
Dans la Baleine
The house

Exhibitions

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Links & Words

Contact

 

Giovanni Giaretta

Padua 1983
Lives and works in Amsterdam

Solo & Duo exhibitions

2016 - The Nightshift, De Kijkdoos, Amsterdam, NL
2016 - Hazy Stories,(with Belit Sağ), Corridor PS, Amsterdam, NL
2016 - WAS IT A BAR OR A BAT I SAW?, VZL/Contemporary art, Amsterdam, NL
2015 - WAS IT A CAT I SAW (with Simon van Til), De Kleine Kapel, Buitenplaats Koningsweg,Arnhem, NL
2015 - Vaalbara, (with Renato Leotta), Galleria FuoriCampo, Siena, IT
2014 - Extra dry, curated by Peep-hole, Milan, IT
2012 - Studioshow, curated by Maria Alicata, Final residence exhibition, Macro Macro Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Roma, IT

Group exhibitions (selected)

2017 - Intuition, curated by Daniela Ferretti and Axel Vervoordt. Co-curated by Dario Dalla Lana, Davide Daninos and Anne-Sophie Dusselier, Venice, IT
2016 - Act AZ. Part 2, cuareted by Bärbel Hartje and Simone Rudolph, Salzburg, AT
2016 - If I were you, I’d call me Us, curated by Elisa Strinna and Elena Forin, Galleria Massimo De Luca, Mestre, IT
2016 - Je ne sais what?, Carnelutti Law Firm, Milan, IT
2015 - L'ESPAIS REEL, curated by Ariane Michel and Sophie Kaplan, La Criée centre for contemporary art
Rennes, FR
2015 - ON DEMAND 3, curated by Carolyn H. Drake and Suzanne Wallinga, Tegenboschvanvreden, Amsterdam, NL
2015 - Referring to..., curated by Bärbel Hartje, Periscope, Salzburg, AT
2015 - Function Creep, curated by Xander Karskens, De Ateliers, Amsterdam, NL
2014 - Echo Back, curated by Stefano Coletto and Giulia Bini, Jarach Gallery, Venice, IT
2013 - 5x5Castelló. Premi Internacional d’art contemprani Diputació de Castelló, curated by
Alvaro de los Angeles, Castelló, SP
2013 - T-A-X-I, curated by Almanac and Cripta747, Almanac Project, London, ENG
2013 - La plupart du temps, curated by Martial Deflacieux, La Tôlerie, Clermont-Ferrand, FR
2012 - Out of Focus, curated by Nicola Genovese and Caterina Benvegnù, 365 architetti, Padua,IT
2012 - Livret IV, curated by Irmavep Club, Musée départemental d’art contemporain de
Rochechouart, Rochechouart, FR
2012 - Opera 2011. Lunar Park. Artists from the Atelier, Bevilacqua La Masa Foundation, Venice, IT
2011 - Run°3, Room Galleria, Milano, IT
2011 - Livret III, curated by Irmavep Club, Motive Gallery, Amsterdam, NL
2011 - Corso Aperto, curated by Cesare Pietroiusti, Villa Sucota, Fondazione Antonio Ratti, Como, IT
2011 - To see an object, to see the light, curated by Ginny Kollak, Padraic E. Moore and Pavel S. Pys Palazzo Sandretto Re Rebaudengo in Guarene d’Alba, Cuneo, IT
2011 - 100 drawings against the Vietnam War, curated by Damien Airault, Komplot, Bruxelles, BE
2010 - Luna Park Party, curated by Cherimus Association, Perdaxius , IT
2010 - L’arpa Magica, Lucie Fontaine, Milan, IT
2010 - Titolo Grosso, Cripta 747, Turin, IT
2008 - I sette arcobaleni, curated by Matteo Rubbi, Careof, Milan, IT
2007 - 91st Young Talents Collective, Bevilacqua La Masa Foundation, Venice, IT

Festival and screenings (selected)


2017 - EIFF - Edinburgh Film Festival, GB (upcoming)
2017 - Rencontres Internationales. New cinema and contemporary art. Paris, FR
2017 - IFFR - International Film Festival, Rotterdam, NL
2016 - The one minutes, curated by Melvin Moti, De school, Amsterdam, NL
2016 - Nowe Horyzonty Film Festival, PL
2016 - Pesaro Film Festival, IT
2016 - EIFF - Edinburgh Film Festival, GB
2016 - IFFR - International Film Festival Rotterdam, NL
2015 - Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival, Prague, CZ
2015 - A space between words and images, curated by Gawan Fagard and Gwendolyn Lootens, Cinema Wolke #27 Brussels, BL
2014 - Autumn Screening, curated by Almanac Project, Spazio Borgogno, Turin, IT
2014 - VISIO, curated by Leonardo Bigazzi, Villa Romana, Florece, IT
2013 - Q.I, curated by Adriana Rispoli, Naples, IT
2013 - TEATROЯOTATE, curated by Laurent Montaron, Villa Medici, Roma, IT
2012 - Helicotrema, curated by Blauer Hase, Serra dei Giardini, Venezia, Italy, IT
2010 - LOOP - Video Art Festival, Screening curated by Francesca di Nardo, Barcelona, SP
2008 - Italian Annual Videoart Exhibition - Videoart Yearbook 2008, Galleria Civica, Trento, IT
2007 - Video.it - Con Acqua, Senz’Acqua, curated by Francesco Poli e Mario Gorni, Accademia Albertina Turin, IT

Residencies

2017 - Delta Workers, New Orleans, US. Grant with the support of Mondriaan Fonds.
2013 - De Ateliers, Amsterdam. NL
2012 - Artisti in residenza, Macro, Roma, IT
2012 - Artist en residence, Clermont-Ferrand, FR
2010 - Centre International d’Accueil et d’Echange des Rècollets, Dena Foundation for Contemporary Art Paris, FR. Grant with the support of the Municipality of Milan

Workshops

2012 - Fondation Botin workshop, Santander, SP
Visiting professor: Lothar Baumgarten
2011 - Advanced Course in Visual Arts, Fondazione Antonio Ratti, Como, IT
Visiting professor: Susan Hiller

Events

2016 - Duet Composition by Giovanni Giaretta and Sara Giannini, Corridor PS, Amsterdam, NL
2016 - In close Up, The Eye Film Museum, Amsterdam, NL
2015 - THE LIMA COLLECTION 2015: NEW WORk (with Roy Villevoye, Johan Rijpma, Melanie Bonajo)
LIMA, Amsterdam, NL
2014 - Talk d’artista, curated by Marco Nember, with Lorenzo Benedetti and Massimo Benvegnù, Istituto Italiano di Cultura, Amsterdam, NL
2013 - The Impossible hour, screening projection curated by Giovanni Giaretta, Macro Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Roma, IT
2011 - Artist Talk & Open Studios Bevilacqua La Masa, Palazzo Carminati, Venice, IT
2010 - Giovanni Giaretta Vs. Barbara Meneghel. A lecture, curated by Radical Intention, Milan, IT
2010 - De Arte Disputatio. Interludium, curated by Milovan Farronato, MiArt, Milan, IT
2009 - Kosmograph, a special project curated for 2video, Undo.net
2009 - La trilogia di Sinbad, screening curated by Giovanni Giaretta for LucieFontaine, Milan, IT

Awards&Nominations

2017 - Stipendium for Established Artists, Mondriaan Fonds, Amsterdam, NL
2016 - Development Budget grant from Amsterdam Fonds voor de Kunst, Amsterdam, NL
2014 - Selected by Jimmie Durham for 5x5Castellò 2013, EACC, Castellon, SP
2011 - Atelier. Grant of an atelier for one year, Bevilacqua La Masa Foundation, Venice, IT

Education

2009 - IUAV, Venice - Faculty of Arts & Design - Master’s Degree in Visual Arts Production and Design
2006 - Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera, Milano - Bachelor’s Degree in Didactics of Arts

Teaching

2015 - 2016
Co-teacher of Maha Maamoun at International Summer Academy of Fine Arts, Salzburg, AT