Davide Grassi

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[I/SLO]

media artist

* 1970, Bergamo [I]
lives and works in Ljubljana [SLO]

Davide Grassi graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Milan in 1994. Since 1995 he has lived and worked in Ljubljana, where he has collaborated with various artists and institutions. Grassis artistic work has a strong social connotation and is characterized by an intermediatic approach taking advantage of the widest range of communications possibilities offered by new digital technologies. His videos, performances, documentaries, installations and new media works have been presented worldwide in the context of festivals and exhibitions.
Since April 2002 Grassi directs the Institute for Contemporary Art production, Aksioma based in Ljubljana.

Awards | Performances | Solo Exhibitions | Group Exhibitions | Festivals | Recommended Links

 

Awards ::
[selected]

2002
Nomination for the \\international media\art\award 2002, ZKM Karlsruhe and SWR Baden Baden [D]

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Performances ::
[selected]

2003
»Problemarket.com«, (co-author: Igor Stromajer), Gallery A+A, Venice [I]

2002
»Problemarket.com«, ARCO 2002, Madrid [E]
»Problemarket.com«, Cankarjev dom, Ljubljana [SLO]
»Brainscore«, (co-author: Darij Kreuh), Cankarjev dom, Ljubljana [SLO]

2001
»Brainscore«, Media Centre Lume, Helsinki [FIN]
»Problemarket.com«, Cyberpipe, Ljubljana [SLO]

2000
»Brainscore«, Cankarjev dom, Ljubljana [SLO]

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Solo Exhibitions ::
[selected]

2003
»machinaZOIS – Your Electromechanical Patron«, Cultural and Congress Centre Cankarjev dom, Ljubljana [SLO]
Gallery A+A, Venice [I]

1999
Meduza Gallery, Koper [SLO]
Alkatraz Gallery, Ljubljana [SLO]
Centro Cultural Recoleta, Buenos Aires [RA]
O.K. Gallery, Rijeka [HR]

1997
KJB Gallery, Velenje [SLO]
Cultural Artistic Society Priuli agli Scalzi, Venice [I]

1996
Kapelica Gallery, Ljubljana [SLO]

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Group Exhibitions ::
[selected]

2003
»Zero Visibility«, Ljubljana [SLO]/Estonia/Italy

2002
»Wild 2002«, TMAG - Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart, Tasmania [AUS]
»Manifesta 4. European Biennial of Contemporary Art«, Frankfurt-on-Main [D]
»Bound/less Borders«, first outdoor touring Balkan project 2002 / 2003 (organized by Goethe Institute Belgrade [YU])
»Break 21: Dead or Alive«, Ljubljana [SLO]

2001
»Body as Byte«, Kunstmuseum Luzern, Lucerne [CH]
»The Eye and Its Truth. Spectacle and Reality in Slovene Art 1984 -2001, Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana [SLO[
»First International Biennial of Buenos Aires«, Cabildo Historico de Cordoba, Cordoba [AR]

2000
»Lights«, Rog factory, Ljubljana [SLO]
»First International Biennial of Buenos Aires«, (video art section), Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires [AR]

1999
»MIR - Art in Space«, Bolzano [I]
»Homo.Sapiens.3000«, Kibla Gallery, Maribor [SLO]

1997
»the bodily product to the body«, anti-atomic shelter, Ljubljana [SLO]

1996
»Compositions«, Metelkova complex, Ljubljana [SLO]
Alkatraz Gallery, Ljubljana [SLO]

1995
»Compositions«, Metelkova complex, Ljubljana [SLO]

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Festivals ::
[selected]

2002
»Out@night«, Solar Circuit 2002, Hobart, Tasmania [AUS]
Mikrokino FEST 2002, Belgrade [YU]
Urban Festival, mama- net culture club, Zagreb [HR]
Vidarte 2002 - International Festival, Mexico City [MEX]
Medi@terra 2002: New Platforms, (organized by the Fournos Center, Athens), old east Airport, Athens [GR]

2001
e-phos 2001. 3rd International Festival of Film and New Media on Art: Body Kinesis -Anamorphosis in the Digital Era, Athens [GR]
g-niale 2001, Stralsund [D]
Microwave International Media Art Festival 2001, Hong Kong City Exhibition Hall, Hong Kong [HK]
E. European Media Festival, (curated by Carol J. Hobson, CRCA/UCSD) [USA]
Scanline. Digital Moving Image Festival, Moderna galerija Ljubljana, Ljubljana [SLO]

2000
13th Stuttgart Filmwinter, Stuttgart [D]
Netmage, Bologna [I]

1999
»Beauty of Extreme II«, Congress and Cultural Centre Cankarjev dom, Ljubljana [SLO]
Break 21, Ljubljana [SLO]
6th Annual Chicago Underground Film Festival, Chicago, IL [USA]
Split Festival of New Film, Split [HR]
34th International Sorrento Meetings of Cinema, Sorrento [I]
Rencontres Arts Electroniques.05, Rennes [F]
Medi@terra 99, Fournos Center, Athens [GR]

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Recommended Links ::

- > Aksioma, Ljubljana [SLO] ::
http://www.aksioma.org/

- > further information on Darij Kreuh's and Davide Grassi's work »Brainscore«, 2000 ::
  - website : http://www.brainscore.org/
  - description : http://dpa.ntu.ac.uk/dpa_search/result.php3?Project=232

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