About / CV

 

Visual artist Eva Frapiccini lives and works between the United Kingdom and Italy. Her research experiments the language and its invisible ways of expression using 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

2018

(upcoming) ARCHIVIO DI STATO, Palermo (IT) Il pensiero che non diventa Azione avvelena l’Anima, a cura di Anna Detheridge e Costanza Meli

(upcoming) ISTITUTO ITALIANO DI CULTURA, Bruxelles (B), Il pensiero che non diventa Azione avvelena l’Anima, a cura di Anna Detheridge e Costanza Meli

(upcoming) MUSINF, Senigallia (IT), Il pensiero che non diventa Azione avvelena l’Anima, a cura di Anna Detheridge e Costanza Meli

2017

(upcoming) MA*GA Gallery of Modern Art of Gallarate, Milano (IT)

2016

CONTEMPORARY LOCUS XI, Eva Frapiccini, Carmine Monastery, Bergamo (IT), curated by Paola Tognon

YORKSHIRE SCULPTURE PARK, Wakefield (UK), Dreams’ Time Capsule, curated by Damon Waldock

BOZAR, PALAIS DES BEAUX ARTS, Brussels (B), Eva Frapiccini, Golden Jail | Discovering Subjection / Pasqua Vorgia, Traces” (double solo show)

SIKKA ART FAIR, Dubai (UAE), Dreams’ Time Capsule, curated by Alexandra Helen MacGilp

AL QASBAH, MARAYA ART CENTRE, Sharjah (UAE), Dreams’ Time Capsule, curated by Alexandra Helen MacGilp

2015

ALBERTO PEOLA GALLERY, Torino (IT), Eva Frapiccini. Selective Memory | Selective Amnesia, text by Cristina Baldacci

2013

KIM? CONTEMPORARY ART SPACE, RIGA (LV), Dreams’ Time Capsule, curated by Zane Onckule

2012

ARKITEKTURMUSEET, Stockholm (SE), Dreams’ Time Capsule, curated by E. Tosoni, M. Ericson

THE TOWNHOUSE GALLERY, Cairo (EG), Dreams’ Time Capsule, curated by Alexandra Stock, Ania Szremski

GOETHE INSTITUTE, Torino (IT), Essere deboli è umano e perciò deve cessare ( double solo show)

2011

ALBERTO PEOLA GALLERY, Torino (IT), Museo Caneira | La fisica del possibile (Museum Caneira | the physics of the possible), curated by E. Tosoni

NAC FOUNDATION, Rotterdam (NL), Thank you for coming!, curated by T. Iannotta

2008

UNICREDIT PROJECT ROOM, Milano (IT), Muri di Piombo (Walls of Lead), curated by W. Guadagnini [cat.]

MUSEO DELLA RESISTENZA, Torino (IT), Muri di Piombo (Walls of Lead)

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS (selected)

2016

TRIENNALE DI MILANO, Milano (IT) L’ altro Sguardo. Fotografe Italiane 1965-2015, curated by Raffaella Perna [cat]

ALBERTO PEOLA GALLERY, Torino (IT), A Trilogy, curated by Francesca Comisso

2015

MUSEO CANONICA (Villa Borghese), Roma (IT) Talent Prize – Inside Art

VILLA OLMO, Como (IT), Com’è viva la città. Art & the City 1913-2014, curated by G. di Pietrantonio [cat.]

2014

CASTELLO DI RIVOLI MUSEO D’ARTE CONTEMPORANEA, Rivoli (IT), Ritratto dell’artista da giovane | Portrait of the artist as young (Wo)man, curated by Marcella Beccaria

SANDRETTO RE REBAUDENGO FOUNDATION, Torino (IT), Altro dalle immagini, curated by Filippo Maggia [cat.]

FACT, Liverpool (UK), Science & Fiction: New Death

2013

MAMBO – GALLERIA D’ARTE MODERNA DI BOLOGNA (IT), La Grande Magia. Opere scelte dalla collezione UniCredit“, curated by Walter Guadagnini

PALAZZO REALE, Monza (IT), Biennale Giovani Artisti

2012

CASTELLO DI RIVOLI MUSEO D’ARTE CONTEMPORANEA, Rivoli (IT), La Storia che non ho vissuto. Testimone indiretto (The History I never lived through (indirect witness), curated by Marcella Beccaria

2011

NEDERLANDS FOTOMUSEUM, Rotterdam (NL), Angry, joung and radical, curated by Iris Sikking / Paradox

2010

THE 12TH INTERNATIONAL ARCHITECTURE EXHIBITION, Venice (IT), Italian Pavillion, “AILATI”, curated by L. Molinari [cat.]

FONDAZIONE FOTOGRAFIA CASSA DI RISPARMIO DI MODENA, Modena (IT), Tre“, curated by F. Maggia [cat.]

2009

PALAZZO RE REBAUDENGO, Guarene d’Alba (IT), GE09, Da Guarene all’ Etna, 1999-2009, curated by F. Maggia [cat.]

PALAZZO DUCALE, Genova / Palazzo Rebaudengo, Guarene (IT), Eppur si muove, curated by Inti Guerrero, Julia Klaring, Pieternel Vermootel

MUSEO FOTOGRAFIA CONTEMPORANEA, Cinisello Balsamo, Milano, Il racconto di un luogo, Premio internazionale di fotografia Riccardo Pezza

2008

MAMBO, MODERN MUSEUM OF BOLOGNA (IT), Focus on Contemporary Italian art, curated by Gianfranco Maraniello

2007

MUSEUM AUF ABRUF, Wien (A), Mutation I [cat.]

MUSEO BILOTTI, Rome (IT), Mutation I [cat.]

HOUSE OF PHOTOGRAPHY, Moskva, Russia (RUS), Mutation I [cat.]

2006

MEP – MAISON DE LA PHOTOGRAPHIE, Paris (F), Mutation I [cat.]

MARTIN GROPIUS BAU, Berlin, Germany (D), Mutation I [cat.]

CASINO LUXEMBOURG, Luxembourg (L), Mutation I [cat.]

PALAZZO RE REBAUDENGO, Guarene d’ Alba (IT), Ge06 Da Guarene All’ Etna, curated by F. Maggia [cat.]

MUSEO di ROMA TRASTEVERE, Roma (IT), Festival Internazionale di Fotografia di Roma, curated by Marco Delogu [cat.]

2005

ALBERTINA ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS, Torino (IT), Nuovi Arrivi 11, curated by Olga Gambari [cat.]

 

SCREENINGS

2013

[.Box] Video Art project Space, Milano (IT) curated by Maria Cristina Ferraioli

LYS I GAMLE HUS, Dale, NO, organized by NKD, Nordic Artists’ Centre Dale (NO)

2012

KUNSTHAUS TACHELES, Berlin (D), curated by Judmilla Socci

2011

KIM? CONTEMPORARY ART CENTRE SPIKERI, Riga (LV), curated by Simone Menegoi

MKHITAR SEBASTATSI EDUCATIONAL COMPLEX, Yerevan (ARM), curated by Aria Spinelli

 

AWARDS / BURSARIES / RESIDENCIES

2017

Italian Council Bursary / upon invitation of Connecting Cultures, Milano and Isole Association, Palermo

2016

MARAYA ART CENTRE, Sharjah, (UAE) – Artist in residence

FONDAZIONE FOTOGRAFIA 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 (BIH) – Artist in residence

2013

Moroso Award for Contemporary Art, nominated

Rottapharm Madaus Prize, Monza

2012

Reso’ program, by the Piedmont and CRT Foundation (IT)

THE TOWNHOUSE GALLERY, Cairo (EG) – Artist in residence

2011

NAC FOUNDATION, Rotterdam (NL) – Artist in residence

2010

FONDAZIONE FOTOGRAFIA MODENA – Special Italia Prize

2009

FOAM – Paul Huf Award, nominated

2006

SI FEST (IT) – Pesaresi / Contrasto Prize

2005

UNICREDIT & ART (IT) – Passport for Art Prize

 

MUSEUM COLLECTIONS

CASTELLO DI RIVOLI MUSEO D’ARTE CONTEMPORANEA, Rivoli

UNICREDIT & ART COLLECTION – Milano

SANDRETTO RE REBAUDENGO FOUNDATION – Torino

MONZA CIVIC COLLECTIONS – Monza

GAM MODERN ART GALLERY, Fondazione Torino Musei (Turin Museums Foundation), Torino

FONDAZIONE FOTOGRAFIA DI MODENA, Modena