Biography

Silvia Giambrone 

Silvia Giambrone was born in Sicily 1981. Lives and works between Rome and London.

She works with Richard Saltoun Gallery in London,  Stefania Miscetti Studio in Rome and with Galleria Marcolini in Forlì.

Education 

2002-2006 Academy of Fine Arts, Rome

Awards / Workshops / Residencies / Conferences

2019

Vaf Prize, Museo d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto,  Vaf Foundation

2019

Swatch Art Peace Hotel Residency, Shanghai, China

2017

Special Prize  Ars Nova 100, Winner, Arte Laguna Prize,  Beijing

Arte, reaction and resistence. Conference chaired by Carla Subrizi with Laura Iamurri, Michela Becchis, Silvia Giambrone, Maria Antonietta Trasforini,  Macro Museum, Rome.

2016

Donne (non più) anonime, confronto sul femminicidio, conference, Albumarte, Rome

Premio Level 0, Winner, ArtVerona

Premio Smartup Optima, Winner, Naples

2015

Residency, ISCP, New York

2014

Francesco Fabbri Prize, Mention BIM winner, Pieve di Soligo

Collector for Celeste Prize, Winner, ArtVerona

Premio Level 0, Winner, ArtVerona

“The sense of a detonation”, theatre laboratory by Silvia Giambrone and Davide Enia, Teatro Valle Occupato, Rome

2013

Main Prize, Winner, Kaunas Biennale

Residency in Tenuta Vallefredda, Tenuta Antonello Colonna, curated by SACS, visiting professor: Nari Ward. Labico, Rome

Nel segno di Carla Lonzi, Festival dei saperi e delle pratiche delle donne, Bari

2012

Autoritratto: un libro e un metodo, Galleria Nazionale di Arte Moderna, Roma

2011

Residency, Palazzo Riso Museum, Palermo

Residency V International art “Alanica 2011”, Vladikavkaz, Republic Noth Ossetia-Alania

Carla Lonzi: a portrait, Arcibellezza, Milano, curated by Francesca Guerisoli

2010

Residency, Upload Art Project, Trento

Residency, Torre Coccaro, Bari

2009

Advanced course in visual arts, Visiting Professor Walid Raad – Antonio Ratti Foundation, Como

Epson Prize, winner, Bevilacqua la Masa Foundation, Venice

2008

Young Artist Award, selected, Agnelli Foundation, Turin

Solo exhibitions

2019

Around an idea of new Italian Feminism, Richard Saltoun Gallery, curated by Paola Ugolini, London

La Correzione,  Marcolini Gallery, Forlì (FC)

La Correzione,  Paolo Maria Deanesi Gallery, Trento

2018

Il danno, Studio Stefania Miscetti, Rome

Atto unico per mosche, Rossini Foundation, curated by Francesca Guerisoli, Briosco (MB)

Silvia Giambrone|Marco Gobbi, Alti Piani, curated by Roberto Farneti, Van Der and Di/Da, Bozen

Una Vetrina, The Indipendent, Rome, curated by Benedetta Carpi De Resmini

2016

Gina Pane – Silvia Giambrone, the expanded action;  Crearte Studio, curated by Carlo Sala, Oderzo (TV)

Say it with flowers, Studio Stefania Miscetti, Roma

Archeologia domestica Vol. I, Italienisches Kulturinstitut Köln, Deutschland

2015

Archeology of the domestic Vol. I, Create Studio, Oderzo (TV)

Silvia Giambrone: A terrible love of war, 10th Kaunas Biennale, National Museum of M. K. Čiurlionis, Kaunas, Lithuania

2014

Sound Corner, Auditorium Parco della Musica, Rome

Ciò che non siamo ciò che non vogliamo, Alto Garda Museum, Trento, curated by Federico Mazzonelli and Denis Isaia

Due o tre cose che so di lei, Teatro delle Esposizioni #5, Villa Medici, Academie de France, Rome, curated by Claudio Libero Pisano and Giovanna Zapperi

2013

Silvia Giambrone, MAR Museum, Ravenna, curated by Silvia Cirelli

2012

The empire’s free slaves, Galleria Doppelgaenger, Bari

Parallel Borders, Rome, curated by Mark Mangion

2011

Poetics of relation – Silvia Giambrone Liliana Moro – Paolo Maria Deanesi Gallery, Rovereto

Out of myself, Spazio Ferramenta, Turin, curated by Susanna Sara Mandice, Raffaella Bassi, Gene Urciuoli

2010

Ottobrata, Galleria Bonomo, Torre Coccaro, Bari, curated by Lino Sinibaldi and Antonella Spano

Invito all’opera, Galleria Il ponte contemporanea, curated by Achille Bonito Oliva

More to come, Upload art project, curated by Federico Mazzonelli, Silvia Conta, Julia Trolp, Trento

2008

Speaking your language I learnt how to hate you, NextDoor Gallery, Rome, curated by Lorenzo Benedetti

Selected group exhibitions

2019

Italia. I racconti (in)visibli, Gyumri, Armenia, Styles Regional Gallery

Italia. I racconti (in)visibli, Santiago del Cile, Museo Cultural Las condes, Cile

Wall-eyes. Looking at Italy and Africa,  Keynes Art Mile, Johannesburg

Around an idea of new Italian Feminism, Richard Saltoun Gallery, London

VII VAF Foundation Prize, Mart Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto

Donne. Corpo e immagine tra simbolo e rivoluzione, Galleria d’Arte Moderna, Rome

2018

Young Italians 1968 – 2018, Italian Institute of Culture, curated by Ilaria Bernardi, New York City

SHE DEVIL Remix, Pecci Museum, curated by Cristiana Perrella, Prato

Men at work/ Women work better, Bibo’s Place Gallery , Rome

Il corpo è un indumento fragile, Museo del 900, curated by Paola Ugolini, Florence.

MAGMA. Il corpo e la parola nell’arte delle donne tra Italia e Lituania dal 1965 ad oggi, Istituto Centrale per la Grafica di Roma, a cura di Benedetta Carpi De Resmini, Rome

Mottenwelt, Galleria Marcolini, Forlì

Notturno Domestico, Spazio Y, a cura di Fabrizio Pizzuto, Rome

Ada Advisor, Palazzo Doria Pamphilj, Rome

2017

Time is out of Joint, National Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art, Roma

Body to body, National Gallery of Modern Art, curated by Paola Ugolini, Rome

She Devil on tour – Vilnius, National Gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania,  curated by Benedetta Carpi De Resmini.

Terra mediterranea: in action, NiMAC, Nicosia, Cyprus

2016

Left to Right, Copperfield gallery, London

Che ci faccio qui?, MLAC, La Sapienza, Rome, curated by Fabrizio Pizzuto

Beneath Our Feet And On The Surface Of ThingsNew Rochelle BID and Residency Unlimited, curated by Livia Alexander

W. Women in Italian design, IX Triennale Design Museum, Milan

She Devil 8 – She Devil in the mirror, Stefania Miscetti Studio, selected by Paola Ugolini, Rome

Precarious BalanceArt Film Night, CoCA Museum, Christchurch, New Zealand

2015

Chaotic Passion, Museo Villa Croce, Genova

‘Suite Rivolta’, Carla Lonzi’s feminism and the art of revolt, Museu de Electricidade, Doclisboa’s Passage programme, curated by Anna Daneri and Giovanna Zapperi

The Body as Language: Women and Performance, Richard Saltoun Gallery, Londra, curated by Paola Ugolini

Private view 2, Städtische Galerie, Villingen-Schweningen ‘Lovis-Kabinet’, Stadtbezirk Schwenningen, Germania

2014

Diversi muri, an homage to NOF4, Swiss Institute of Contemporary Art, Rome

Sound Corner, Auditorium di Roma, curated by Anna Cestelli Guidi 

Parallel Borders 1, Monuments and Shrines to Capitalism, Forum Stadtpark, curated by Mark Mangion, Graz

Apulia Land Art Festival, a cura di Francesca Guerisoli, Bosco di Cardigliano, Specchia (LE)

Seminaria III, Festival d’arte ambientale, a cura di Isabella Indolfi, Fabrizio Pizzuto, Marianna Fazi, Maranola

Vice Veritatis, Walk with the artist, Bergamo, curated by Art&Tours

Here, There and Far, Upload Art Project, Trento,curated by Federico Mazzonelli

Togli il fermo, Palazzo Riso Museum, Palermo, curated by SACS

2013

Let it go, American Academy in Rome, curated by Nari Ward and SACS

NOW! Giovani artiste italiane, Ex Refettorio del Complesso San Paolo, Ferrara, curated by Lola G. Bonora and Silvia Cirelli

KAUNAS BIENNAL UNITEXT ’13, National Museum of M. K. Čiurlionis, Lithuania

ReMap4, Parallel Borders / Monuments & Shrines to Capitalism curated by Mark Mangion with Natalia Avlona, Athens

C’è una piccola radice che, se la masticate, vi spuntano le ali immediatamente, MAC – Lissone Museum of contemporary art, curated by Cecilia Guida

MEDITERRANEA 16, Biennial of Young Artists from Europe and the Mediterranean (BJCEM), Ancona

SUBJECTIVE MAPS/ DISAPPEARENCES, Parallel Borders 1 / Monuments & Shrines to Capitalism curated by Mark Mangion for Malta Contemporary Art, National Gallery of Iceland

Autoritratti. Iscrizioni del femminile nell’arte italiana contemporanea, MAMbo, curatorial coordination by Uliana Zanetti, Bologna

La Mala Educacion, Biagiotti Gallery, Florence, curated by Pietro Gaglianò

2012

Intell-ego, Bilotti Museum, Rome, curated by Roberto Iotti D’Onorio

Vetrinale, Rome, curated by Cecilia Casorati, Micol di Veroli and Yuri Elena

Re-Generation, MACRO Testaccio, Rome, curated by M. Alicata and I. Gianni

Flyers, la Fortaleza de La Cabaña, Oncena Bienal de la Habana

2011

Video in progress 3, Fields of the Performative, Koroska galerija likovnih umetnosti Slovenj Gradec, Slovenia

Ente Comunale di Consumo, curated by Claudio Libero Pisano, Complesso del Vittoriano Museum, Rome

Hear me Out, CIAC Musem Castello Colonna, Genazzano, curated by Cecilia Casorati e Claudio Libero Pisano

Cosa si prova ad avere un suono in testa? Prima traccia: Spostamenti e ridefinizioni, Ex-Romberg, Roma, curated by Elena Abbiatici e Valentina G. Levy

WO_MEN points of view, 91mQ art project space, Berlin, curated by Francesca Referza

Ogni donna sono io, Pinacoteca Provinciale, Potenza, curated by Sara Errico e Antonella Viggiani

Ente Comunale di Consumo, curated by Claudio Libero Pisano, National Gallery of Cosenza, Palazzo Arnone

Protest!, Careof, Milano, curated by 1:1 project

Condotto C per Reload, Reload, Rome, curated by Fabrizio Pizzuto

Achtung!Achtung!, Ex Gil, Rome, curated by Micol di Veroli

2010

Video in progress 3, Fields of the Performative, Cultural & Educational Centre – Vortex, Skopje, Macedonia

Premio Razzano per giovani artisti 2010, Museo del Sannio, Benevento

Ente Comunale di Consumo, curated by Claudio Libero Pisano, C.I.A.C, castello Colonna, Genazzano, Rome

Qui vive, Moscow International Biennale for Young Art, Russia

EMERGEANDSEE Media arts festival, Berlin

Videoprogetto, Grand Union, curated by Cheryl Jones e Helen Brown, Birmingham

Il Cimitero della memoria, Accademia dello Scompiglio, curated by Angel Moya Garcia and Cecilia Bertoni

Platform Translation I/F, Museo Laboratorio d’Arte Contemporanea, Università La Sapienza di Roma, curated by Barbara D’Ambrosio and Silvano Manganaro

2009

Video in Progress 3, Photon Gallery, Ljubljana

Video in Progress 3, Laznia Contemporary Art Centre, Gdansk

Cross Talk Video Art festival, Budapest

Festival Miden, Kalamata

Qui è altrove, Castelbasso Culture Project, curated by Francesco Poli and Francesca Referza

A camel is a horse designed by a committee (attempts at rewriting the wor(l)d), curated by Stefano Coletto, Anna Daneri, Cesare Pietroiusti,  Bevilacqua la Masa Foundation, Venice

Pandora’s boxes, BAC!10.0, Cientro de cultura contemporanea de Barcelona

2008

Eurasia. Geographic cross-overs in art, MART, Rovereto curated by A. Bonito Oliva, L.Benedetti, I. Boubnova, C. Casorati, Hu Fang, C. Rekade, J. Trolp

Streams of consciousness, Palazzo Grassi, Chioggia curated by C. Casorati

Art Film Festival, Bratilslava, curated by Nomadspace

Nitrafest, Nitra, Slovack Republic, curated by Nomadspace

4 zivly , Banska Stiavnica , Slovack Republic curated by Nomadspace

2007

Uncorrect spaces, Pastificio Cerere, Rome, curated by Lorenzo Benedetti