About / CV

Visual artist Eva Frapiccini lives and works in the United Kingdom and Italy. Her practice experiments a variety of media and methodologies: slide projections, video & sound installations, film, photography, narrative fictions staged, performance. Her works are included in a number of institutional collections such as the Castello di Rivoli, Sandretto Re Rebaudengo Foundation; MAMbo, Museum of Modern Art of Bologna, Fondazione Fotografia di Modena, the Monza Civic Collections. From 2011, she is Associate Lecturer at the Fine Art Academy of Bologna, Fine Art Academy of Ravenna. From October 2015, she is attending to the practice-based Ph.D. in Fine Art, History of Art & Cultural Studies at the University of Leeds, United Kingdom.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS 

2019

  • (upcoming) Modern Museum of Photography, Senigallia, Italy (12th December 2018 – 3rd March 2019) [cat]

2018

  • (upcoming) IIC, Brussels, Belgium (9th – 24th November 2018)  
  • Il Pensiero che non diventa Azione avvelena l’Anima, curated by Connecting Cultures and Isole Association, Municipal Historical Archive, Palermo (15th June – 30th August 2018)
  • Scratched Surfaces, text by A. Musini, IIC London, The United Kingdom, 9th February – 2nd March.

2017

2016

2015

  • Eva Frapiccini. Selective Memory | Selective Amnesia, Alberto Peola Gallery, Torino, Italy, text by C. Baldacci

2013

  • Dreams’ Time Capsule, curated by Dr. Catalina Quijano, University of Art & Design, Bogotà, Colombia
  • Dreams’ Time Capsule, curated by Zane Onckule, Kim? Contemporary Art Space, Riga, Latvia

2012

  • Dreams’ Time Capsule, curated by E. Tosoni, M. Ericson, Arktekturmuseet, Stoccolma, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Dreams’ Time Capsule, curated by Alexandra Stock, Ania Szremski, Townhouse Gallery, Cairo, Egypt
  • Essere deboli è umano e perciò deve cessare, Goethe Institute, Torino, Italy (double solo show)

2011

  • Museum Caneira | the physics of the possible, curated by E. Tosoni, Alberto Peola Gallery, Torino
  • Thank you for coming!, curated by Teresa Iannotta, Nac Foundation, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

2008

  • Muri di Piombo (Walls of Lead), curated by Walter Guadagnini, UniCredit project room, Milano (IT) [cat.]
  • Muri di Piombo (Walls of Lead), The diffused Museum of resistance, war, rights and Freedom, Torino, Italy

GROUP EXHIBITIONS (selected)

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

  • La Storia che non ho vissuto. Testimone indiretto (The History I never lived through (indirect witness), curated by Marcella Beccaria, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli, Italy

2011

2010

  • The 12th International Architecture Exhibition, Venice (IT), Italian Pavillion, curated by L. Molinari [cat.]
  • Tre, curated by F. Maggia, Fondazione Fotografia Cassa di Risparmio di Modena, Modena, Italy

2009

  • GE09, Da Guarene all’ Etna, 1999-2009, curated by F. Maggia, Palazzo Re Rebaudengo, Guarene d’Alba, Italy [cat.]
  • Eppur si muove, curated by I. Guerrero, J. Klaring, P. Vermootel, Palazzo Ducale, Genova / Palazzo Rebaudengo, Guarene, Italy
  • Il racconto di un luogo, Museo Fotografia Contemporanea, Cinisello Balsamo, Milano, Italy

2008

2007

  • Mutation I, European Month of PhotographyMUSA Museum auf Abruf, Wien, Austria [cat.]
  • Mutation I, European Month of Photography, Museo Bilotti, Roma, Italy [cat.]
  • Mutation I, European Month of Photography, House of Photography, Moskva, Russia [cat.]

2006

  • Mutation I, European Month of PhotographyMEP Maison de la Photographie, Paris, France [cat.]
  • Mutation IEuropean Month of Photography, Museu Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin, Germany [cat.]
  • Mutation I, European Month of Photography, Casino Luxembourg, Luxembourg [cat.]
  • Ge06 Da Guarene All’ Etna, curated by F. Maggia, Palazzo Rebaudengo, Guarene d’Alba, Italy [cat.]
  • Festival Internazionale di Fotografia di Roma, curated by Marco Delogu, Museo di Roma in Trastevere, Roma, Italy [cat.]

2005

  • Nuovi Arrivi 11, curated by Olga Gambari, Albertina Academy of Fine Arts, Torino, Italy [cat.]

SCREENINGS

2014

  • Al Riwaq Contemporary Art Space, Manama, Bahrain, curated by Alexandra Stock

2013

  • [.Box] Video Art project Space, Milano, Italy, curated by Maria Cristina Ferraioli
  • Lys I Gamle Hus, Dale, organized by NKD, Nordic Artists’ Centre Dale (NO)

2012

  • Kunsthaus Tacheles, Berlin, Germany, curated by Ljudmilla Socci
  • Townhouse Gallery, Cairo, Egypt, curated by Alexandra Stock

2011

  • kim? Contemporary Art Centre, Riga, Latvia, curated by Simone Menegoi
  • Mkhitar Sebastatsi Educational Complex, Yerevan, Armenia curated by Aria Spinelli

AWARDS / BURSARIES / RESIDENCIES

2017

2016

  • Maraya Art Centre, Sharjah, UAE, Sharjah, (UAE) – Artist in residence in collaboration with FARE, Milano
  • Fondazione Fotografia Cassa di Risparmio di Modena, Premio Fotografia Italiana Under40 / Italian Photography Award Under40, finalist

2015

  • INSIDE ART – Talent Prize, finalist

2014

  • International Award of Public Art, Hong Kong, nominated
  • Al Riwaq contemporary art space, Manama, Bahrain – Artist in residence

2013

  • Moroso Award for Contemporary Art, nominated
  • Rottapharm Madaus Prize, Monza

2012

  • Reso’ program, by the Piedmont and CRT Foundation (IT)
  • Townhouse Gallery, Cairo, Egypt – Artist in residence

2011

  • NAC Foundation, Rotterdam, Holland – Artist in residence

2010

  • Fondazione Fotografia Cassa di Risparmio di Modena – Special Italia Prize

2009

  • FOAM – Paul Huf Award, nominated

2006

  • SI FEST, Savignano, Italy – Pesaresi / Contrasto Prize

2005

  • UniCredit & Art – Passport for Art Prize

PERMANENT COLLECTIONS

SELECTED TALKS / TEACHING

2018

  • Associate Lecturer at the Fine Art Academy of Bologna, Italy (since 2011)
  • Associate Lecturer at the Fine Art Academy of Ravenna, Italy (since 2016)
  • Teacher assistant at the University of Fine Art, History of Art & Cultural Studies, Leeds, UK

2017

2016

2015

  • Collecting People | L’arte di pensare, Diogene Bivacco Urbano, Turin, Italy
  • Associate lecturer at the IED European Institute of Design (since 2012), Turin, Italy

2014

  • Al Riwaq Contemporary Art Space, Manama, Bahrain

2013

  • ADEPAC Association, Bogotà, Colombia

2012

  • Townhouse Gallery, Cairo, Egypt

2011

  • Visiting Artist at the Workshop Palestra d’Arte Pubblica, Bologna, Italy
  • Fittja Open, upon invitation of Botkyrka Konsthall, Fittja, Sweden

2010

  • Italian Senate Library, Rome, Italy

2009

  • MAMbo, Museum of Modern Art Bologna
  • Eva Frapiccini Artist talk, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Roma, Italy