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Federico Solmi currently lives and works in Brooklyn, New York
Email address:
federico_solmi@yahoo.com
Website: www.federicosolmi.com

FELLOWSHIP, AWARDS, TEACHING

- Visinting Professor, Yale University School of Art, New Haven CT, (2016 -2017)
- Awarded in the year 2015 with the BEN Prize Frankfurt B3 Biennial of Moving Images
- Awarded in the year 2009 with the John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship for Video and Audio

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017

COUNTERFEIT HEROES - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo del Zulia - Maczul, curated by Kelly Gordon, Maracaibo - Venezuela, March 8 - June 4

2016

The Brotherhood - Luis De Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, June 4 - July 9

American circus - Haifa Museum of Art, Israel, curated by Hadas Yossifon, December 15, 2015 - June 26. 2016

2015

The Great Dictator - Dino Morra Arte Contemporanea, Naples Italy, from October 16, 2015 to January 8, 2016

The Brotherhood - Postmasters Gallery, New York, September 7 - October 17, 2015

Federico Solmi: A SONG OF CELEBRITIES, POLITICIANS, AND DICTATORS - Centro Cultural Matucana 100, Santiago, Chile, curated by Paco Barragan, August 25 - September 23

CHINESE DEMOCRACY AND THE LAST DAY ON EARTH "- Gleichapel Paris, March 25 - 28

2014

CHINESE DEMOCRACY AND THE LAST DAY ON EARTH " - Vernon Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic, November 28, 2014 - January 10, 2015

2013

a song of tyranny - Italian Cultural Institute of Madrid, Spain, November 7, 2013 - January 31, 2014

CHINESE DEMOCRACY AND THE LAST DAY ON EARTH - Postmasters Gallery, New York, February 16 - March 16

2012

CHINESE DEMOCRACY AND THE LAST DAY ON EARTH - Luis De Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, September 8 - October 20

2011

THE SWINE PHILOSOPHY - Galerie Zimmermann Kratochwill, Graz, Austria November 19, 2011 - January 7, 2012

2010

Douche bag City - Conner Contemporary, Washington D.C., October 30 - December 18, 2010

DOUCHE BAG CITY - Czech Center, Prague, July 22 - August 29

A confederacy of villains - Jerome Zodo Contemporary. Milan, Italy, September 23 -December 11

FROM UTERUS TO GRAVE WITH NO HAPPY ENDING - LMAK Projects, New York, New York, January 9 - February 14, 2010

2009

walking with the devil - NOT Gallery Contemporary Art Factory, Naples, Italy, May 14 - June 12

2008

The Evil Empire - LMAK Projects/Elga Wimmer PCC Gallery, New York, New York, March 20 - April 19

the Evil Empire - ADN Gallery, Barcelona Spain, March 27 - May 3

THE EVIL EMPIRE- Pascal Vanhoecke Gallery, Paris, France, March 27 - May 3

2007

The Evil Empire - Gallery s.e, Bergen, Norway, December 2007 - January, 2008

2006

King Kong and The End of the World - ADN Gallery. Barcelona, Spain, May 6 - June 21

2005

THE GIANT- NOT Gallery Contemporary Art Factory, Naples, Italy, May 12 - July 12

ROCCO NEVER DIES - Gallery Boreas, Brooklyn, New York, February 25 - March 27

ROCCO NEVER DIES - Fabio Paris Art Gallery, Brescia, Italy February 24 - March 24

 

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS / BIENNIALS

2017

oN dESIRE, Frankfurt B3 Biennial Of Moving Image - November 28 - December 3, Frankfurt, Germany

citizens - Petach Tikva Museum of Art, Israel, curated by Neta Galazmon, April - June

2016

XVI QUADRIENNALE DI ROMA - Palazzo delle Esposizioni, curated by Domenico Quaranta, Rome, Italy, October 2016 - January 2017

ACTS OF SEDITION - White Box New York, curated by Raul Zamudio and Juan Puntes October 19 - November 9

Ethics of Technology - Beijing Media Art Biennale - CAFA Art Museum of China Central Academy of Fine Art, in collaboration with B3 Moving Image Biennial, curated by Fei Jun, Sept 25 - Oct 9, 2016

Punk. Its traces in contemporary art - MACBA, Museum Of Contemporary Art Barcelona, curated by David G Torres, May 13 - September 25,

Artium Museum-Centre of Contemporary Art in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Basque Country, October 10, 2015 to January 31, 2016, CA2M Centro De Arte Dos De Mayo, Madrid, March 25 - October 4, 2015

Face to face - A selection from the Ernesto Esposito collection, Palazzo Fruscione, Salerno, Italy, March 19 - April 30

PIGS - Artium Museum-Centre of Contemporary Art in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Basque Country, Spain, curated by Blanca De La Torre open on February 2016

MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN - White Box, curated by Raul Zamudio, Juan Puntes, Co-curated by Blanca De La Torre, New York, February 1 - 21

RECYCLING RELIGION - White Box, curated by Marat Guelman

2015

expanded senses, Frankfurt B3 Biennial Of Moving Image - October 7 - 11, Frankfurt, Germany

ha ha! business - Luis De Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, June 27 - August 15, 2015

WOMAN CRUSH WEDNESDAY #WCW - Postmasters Gallery, New York, July 22 - August 15

Intimate Strangers, Politics as celebrity, celebrity as politics - Centro Cultural Matucana 100, Santiago, Chile, curated by Paco Barragan,

July 29 - September 29

PRAESTIGIUM CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS FROM ITALY - Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo di Torino, May 19 - June 21

BLACK MIRROR - École Supérieure d'Art et Design, Toulon, France, February 17 - April 4

2014

LUMINOUS FLUX - Digital and Geometric Art from the Thoma Foundation, Santa Fe, New Mexico, September 24, 2014 - March 21, 2015

The Armory Show - presented by Postmasters Gallery, pier 94, New York, March 6 - 9

Circle 1 platform for arts & culture - Berlin, Germany, January 11 - February 15

2013

OTHER PEOPLE'S PROBLEM Conflicts and Paradoxes - Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Arts, Israel, curated by Doreet Levitte Harten, Dalia Levin, September - October

premio cairo - Museo della Permanente Milan, Italy, October 25-28

EXPO VIDEO - Expo Chicago, curated by Dean Otto - Chicago, September 19 - 22

the GARDEN OF THE FORKING PATHS: EXPLORING INDEPENDENT ANIMATION - OCT Contemporary Art Terminal Shanghai, curated by Mariagrazia

Costantino, Wang Chunchen from May 3 to July 28

2012

PARTY HEADQUARTERS: ART IN THE AGE OF POLITICAL ABSURDITY - Pratt Manhattan Gallery, curated by Eleanor Heartney, New York, September 25 - November 9

THE PERSISTENCE OF MEMORIES SELECTIONS FROM THE MOSQUERA COLLECTION - Broward College, curated by John Kaufman and Harumi Abe, Miami, Florida. August 27 - October 10

UNDER THE INFLUENCE: THE ART OF POWER AND PERSUASION - Kianga Ellis Projects, Brooklyn, New York, May 16- 20

FIRST SHENZHEN INDEPENDENT ANIMATION BIENNIAL - The World of Soul: As Artistic Virtual Engineering Animation Biennial, curated by Wang Chunchen, Zhang Xiaotao, He Jinfang, Shenzhen Overseas Chinese Town (OCT) B10 Art Center, from December 22, 2012 to March 22, 2013

7TH BERLIN BIENNIAL: ARTWIKI -digital venue of the 7th Berlin Biennale, curated by Artur Zmijewski and Pit Schultz, Berlin, Germany

2011

54TH VENICE BIENNIAL - International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale - Neoludica Art is a game 20111966, Italians do it better, Venice Italy, official collateral event of the 54th Venice Biennial, from June 4 to November 27, 2011

SITE santa fe biennIal - The Eighth International Biennial exhibition, curated by Sarah Lewis and Daniel Belasco, Santa Fe New Mexico, from June 18, 2010 to January 2, 2011

The Armory Show - presented by Conner Contemporary, pier 94, New York, March 6 - 9

ICONOCLASTS & ICONODULES - Religare Art Gallery, New Delhi, India, Curated by Ombretta Agro’ January 15 to February 6

2010

inversion of the ideal - Galerie Zimmerman Kratochwill, Graz, Austria, October 29 - November, 27

Impresa pittura - CIAC, Centro Internazionale D'Arte Contemporanea Gennazzano , Roma March 15 - September 26

(EX) COMMUNICATE - Jerome Zodo Contemporary, Milan, Italy, January 21 - February 24

2009

tHE BEST IS YET TO COME - Gallery Glance, Turin, Italy June 30 - August 8

The Practice of joy before death; it just would not be a party without you - Scaramouche Gallery, New York, February 28 - April 19

I MOSTRI - Galerie Van Der Stegen, curated by Yann Perol Paris, France, January 13 - February 15

2008

IMPAKT HIGHLIGHTS: YOURSPACE - National Center for Contemporary of Nizhny Novgorod Novgorod, Russia, - December 17

SUPERMODERN - NOTHING IS WHAT IT SEEM -National Center for Contemporary Art Moscow, curated by Lee Wells, Moscow, Russia, November 12- 26

XVI QUADRIENNALE DI ROMA - Palazzo Delle Esposizioni, curated by Lorenzo Canova, Rome, Italy; June 19 - September 14

OPLA’_VIDEOANIMATION FROM ITALY - Galerie Vanessa Quang, curated by Raffaele Gavarro, Paris, France, March 15 - April 17

ART BRUSSELS - Presented by ADN Gallery, Brussels, Belgium, April 18 - 21

FLICKER FUSION - Diverse Work Art Space, curated by Diane Barber, Houston, Texas, January 11 - February 23

2007

EXTREMES & IN-BETWEENS - Dorsky Curatorial Program, curated by Joshua Altman, Long Island City, New York, November 18, 2007 - January 27, 2008

DRAWING OUT - Galleria Biagiotti, Curated by Lorenzo Giusti, Firenze, Italy, December 2007 January 2008

POETIC TERRORISM - Festival Edicion Madrid, Curated by Elga Wimmer, Madrid, Spain, October 18 - 30

SAISON VIDEO 2007 - Espace Croisé, Contemporary Art Centre, Roubaix, France, March 13 - 31

On the edge of vision - Victoria Memorial Museum of Kolkata; National Gallery of Modern Art New Delhi; and National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai, India - curated by Lorenzo Canova, February - September

SEX AND CONVENIENCE - Pascal Vanhoecke Gallery, Paris, France, January 13 - February 3

2006

Napoli Presente - Palazzo delle Arti di Napoli, curated by Lorand Hegyi, Naples, Italy November 25, 2005 - February 26, 2006

Statick Dancing 2006 - New Image Art Gallery, Los Angeles, 7908 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood, CA, October 28, 2006

Escape from New York - Curators Without Borders, Berlin, Germany, September 30 - November 28

Celebrity - Gallery Sixtyseven, New York, July 6 - August 12

2005

Vidéo & Electro Mix Live - Galleria Parisud, Paris, France. May 14 - June 25

2004

Da lontano era un’isola - Fabbrica del Vapore, Milan, Italy, September 8 - 22

2003

25th Small Works - New York University East Gallery, curated by Barbara Millstein New York, February 2 - March 8

Reaction - Exit Art Gallery, New York, curated by Jeanette Ingberman and Papo Colo, New York, January 12 - March 30

 

 

SCREENINGS

2017

LES RENCONTRES INTERNATIONALES PARIS/BERLIN - Gaîté Lyrique, curated by Nathalie Hénon and Jean- François Rettig, Paris, France, March 14 - 19; Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin Germany, June 13 -18

2016

EMAF - European Media Art Festival, Osnabruck Germany, April 20 - 24

2015

MOVING IMAGE - Gaîté Lyrique, curated by Nathalie Hénon and Jean- François Rettig, Paris, France - February, 4, 2015

2014

MOSTRA INTERNAZIONALE DEL NUOVO CINEMA DI PESARO - Pesaro, Italy, June 23 - 29

2013

DALLAS VIDEO FEST 26 - Dallas, Texas, United States, October 9 - 13

INCUBATE FESTIVAL - curated by Jantien Borsboom, Tilburg, the Netherlands, September 10 - 16

OK VIDEO FESTIVAL - National Nasional, Jakarta, Indonesia - September 5 - 15

MOVING IMAGE - Gaîté Lyrique, curated by Nathalie Hénon and Jean- François Rettig, Paris, France, July 10 - 12

LES RENCONTRES INTERNATIONALES PARIS/BERLIN/MADRID - Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin Germany, June 25 - 30

2012

Les Rencontres Internationales PARIS/BERLIN/MADRID - Palais De Tokyo, November 30 - December 8

AIVA FESTIVAL - International video art Festival, Angelholm Sweden, April 26 -28

2011

PLAY START - selection of videos curated by Start Milano, Pecci Contemporary Museum of Art Milan, Italy, September 17

ANALOG TO DIGITAL - LACDA, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art. New York, New York, July 14 - August 28

2010

Les Rencontres Internationales PARIS/BERLIN/MADRID - Reina Sofia Museum National, Madrid, April 19

ATOPIC FESTIVAL - International Festival of Machinima, Paris, France, November 14-15

2009

KAssel Documentary Film & Video festival - Kasseler Kunstverein, Kassel, Germany November 10 -15

TINA B. NEW ERA - The Prague Contemporary Art Festival, the Threshold of Noosphere, curated by Blanca De La Torre, Prague October 8 - 25

ImpakT Festival - Theater Kikker and filmtheather't Hoogt, Utrecth, Netherland, October 14 -18

2008

THE RENCONTRES INTERNATIONALES - Centro de Art Dos de Mayo, Madrid, Spain, traveled to Centre Pompidou, Paris and Haus der Kulturender Welt, Berlin

Art Tech Media 2008 - curated by Blanca De La Torre, Cordoba, Spain, November 26 - 28

VIDEO ART FESTIVAL #003 - Harvestworks digital media arts center, curated by Nicole J. Caruth, New York, September 24 -26

Miaf - Melbourne International Animation Festival - Australian Centre for the Moving Image Melbourne Australia, June 16 - 22

Cortoons - Teatro Palladium. Rome, Italy; March 27 - 30

2007

F.E.M 2007 - Festival Edicion Madrid - Spain, October 18 - 30

2006

viedeomedeja 06 - 10th International Video Festival, the Museum of Voivodina, Novi Sad, Serbia, December 15 - 17

Emerging Filmakers - Moving Image Centre, Auckland, New Zealand, October 5

Outvideo 2006 - Russia International Video Art Festival, St. Petersburg, Volgograd, Voronezh Irkutsk, Kaliningrad, Krasnodar, Russia, June 5 - July

Off Loop Festival - Barcelona International Video Festival, Barcelona, Spain, May 10 - 21, 2006

IndieLisboa - Lisbon International Independent Film Festival, Lisbon, Portugal, April 20 - 30

2005

Impakt Film Festival 2005 - Theater Kikker, Utrecht, Holland, December 7 - 11

DIVA New York - Digital and Video Art Fair. New York, New York, March 11 - 13

 

 

LECTURES/PANELS/PUBLIC PRESENTATION

2017

lA bIENNALE DI vENEZIA - NEXUS PAVILION oF sCIENCE tECHNOLOGY AND aRT - February 2 - 3, Ca’ Giustinian Venice, Italy

2016

CAFA ART MUSEUM OF CHINA CENTRAL ACADEMY OF FINE ART - Beijing China, Keynote speaker for the BMAB Beijing Media Art Biennale, November 29

2015

YALE UNIVERSITY - New Haven, Connecticut, moderator Professor Johannes DeYoung - March 27

2014

IEEE 2014 - International Games Innovation Conferences (IGIC), Toronto, Ontario, Canada, October 22-24, 2014

CATTOLICA UNIVERSITY - Milan, Italy, moderator Professor Andrea Cioffi, September 29,2014

YALE UNIVERSITY - New Haven, Connecticut, moderator Professor Johannes DeYoung, April 25

2013

YALE UNIVERSITY - New Haven, Connecticut, moderator Professor Johannes DeYoung, September 30

2012

NEW YORK STUDIO RESIDENCY PROGRAM - New York, moderator Dominique Nahas

2011

ACCADEMIA DI BRERA - Milan, Italy, moderator Andrea Cillo, June 6

2010

BLOOMFIELD COLLEGE - Bloomfield, New Jersey, moderator, Laura Nova, April 14

2009

SCHOOL OF VISUAL ARTS - New York, moderator Michael Alan, July 21

2008

SCHOOL OF VISUAL ARTS - New York, moderator Alexander Reyna, October 13

SCHOOL OF VISUAL ARTS - New York, moderator Elga Wimmer, September 26

IMPAKT Festival - Utrecht, The Netherlands, moderator Chris Keulemans, May 8

2005

ACCADEMIA DELLE BELLE ARTI DI NAPOLI - Naples, Italy, moderator Francesca Romana Morelli, May 11

 

 

PUBLIC COLLECTION

 

21 C Museum Hotel, Louisville, Kentucky

OCAT, Oct Contemporary Art Terminal Shanghai, China

Thoma Foundation, Chicago Santa Fe

Collezione Farnesina Experimenta Rome, Italy

Collezione Bologna Fiere Spa, Italy

 

 
 
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