CURRICULUM VITAE EUGENIO VIOLA, PhD

 
AS SENIOR CURATOR - AT PICA (PERTH INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ARTS)

Cassils. Alchemic.
February – April 2019 (Upcoming)
Presented in partnership with Perth International Arts Festival
(curated with Anne Loxley, Felicity Fenner)

Marco Fusinato. Lower Power
February – April 2019 (Upcoming)
Presented in partnership with Perth International Arts Festival

HyperPrometheus
October – December 2018
AES+F, Tarsh Bates, Erich Berger and Mari Keto, Erin Coates, Thomas Feuerstein, Hayden Fowler,Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg, Heather Dewey Hagborg and Chelsea E. Manning, Sam Jinks, Olga Kisseleva, Daniel Lee, Kira O’Reilly, ORLAN, Nina Sellars, Justin Shoulder, Stelarc, Lu Yang
Presented in partnership with SymbioticA, The UWA
(curated with Oron Catts, Laetitia Wilson)

Khaled Sabsabi. A Self Portrait 
August – October 2018

Amalia PicaPlease open hurry
August – October 2018
Presented in partnership with Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane and The Power Plant, Toronto

KimsoojaZone of Nowhere
February – April 2018
Presented in partnership with Perth International Arts Festival and Wesfarmers Arts

I don’t want to be there when it happens
November – December 2017
Raqs Media Collective, Reena Saini Kallat, Raj Kumar, Sonia Leber & David Chesworth, Mithu Sen, Adeela Suleman, Abdullah M I Syed
Presented in partnership with 4A Center for Contemporary Asian Art
(curated with Mikala Tai, Kate Warren) 

CURATOR AT LARGE - AT MADRE MUSEUM                  

Gian Maria Tosatti. Seven Seasons of the Spirit
December 2016 - April 2017

Boris MikhailovI am not I am
November 2015 – February 2016
(curated with Andrea Viliani)

Daniel BurenAxer / Désaxer, work in situ, 2015, Madre, Napoli - #2
October 2015 – July 2016
(curated with Andrea Viliani)

Daniel BurenComme un jeu d’enfant. Work in situ, 2014-2015, Madre, Naples - #1
April – August 2015
Presented in partnership with MAMCS - Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain, Strasbourg
(curated with Andrea Viliani)

Francis AlÿsReel-Unreel (Afghan Projects, 2010-14)
June – September 2014
Presented in partnership with Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw
(curated with Andrea Viliani)

Vettor Pisani. Heroic /Antiheroic: a retrospective
December 2013 – March 2014
(curated with Andrea Viliani)

Giulia PiscitelliIntermedium
June – October 2013
(curated with Andrea Viliani)

Per_Forming a collection Project
2013 - 2016
(curated with Alessandro Rabottini)

Per_Forming #1: Carlo Alfano, Carl Andre, Nanni Balestrini, Gianfranco Baruchello, Joseph Beuys, Domenico Bianchi, Tomaso Binga, Alighiero Boetti, Sam Falls, Lino Fiorito, Allan Kaprow, Joseph Kosuth, Julian Beck and the Living Theatre, Tim Rollins & K.O.S., Marinella Senatore, Arrigo Lora Totino, Lawrence Weiner

Per_Forming #2: Vincenzo Agnetti, Robert Barry, Alighiero Boetti, Mattew Brannon, George Brecht, Jeremy Deller, Piero Gilardi, Emidio Greco, Douglas Huebler, Judith Hopf, Emilio Isgrò, Maria Lai, Gino Marotta, Giuseppe Penone, Gianni Pisani, Michelangelo Pistoletto, Mario Garcia Torres, Eulalia Valdossera, Andy Warhol, Gilberto Zorio

Per_Forming “Entr’acte”: Marisa Albanese, Vito Acconci, Henri Chopin, Tony Cragg, Robert Filliou, Cyprien Gaillard, Mark Manders, Marisa Merz, Dennis Oppenheim, David Robbins, Nam June Paik, Gianni Piacentino, Vettor Pisani, Katharina Sieverding

Per_Forming #3: Francis Alÿs, Antonio Biasiucci, Lawrence Carroll, Roberto Cuoghi, Giulio Delvè, John Henderson, Shirin Neshat, Mimmo Paladino, Mario Schifano, Pádraig Timoney

Per_Forming #4: Marina Abramović, Getulio Alviani, Giovanni Anselmo, Richard Artschwager, Renato Barisani, Bill Beckley, Bianco-Valente, Agostino Bonalumi, James Lee Byars, Pier Paolo Calzolari, Capri. Un pretesto, Carter, Danilo Correale, Tony Cragg, Riccardo Dalisi, Berlinde De Bruyckere, Giuseppe Desiato, Bruno Di Bello, Gabriele Di Matteo, Jimmie Durham, Falso Movimento, Lucio Fontana, Gilbert&George, Liam Gillick, Dan Graham, Gruppo XX, Judith Hopf, Thomas Houseago, Mimmo Jodice, Ilya&Emilia Kabakov, William Kentridge, Anselm Kiefer, Christian Leperino, Nino Longobardi, Francesco Lo Savio, Léa Lublin, Urs Lüthi, Luigi Mainolfi, Piero Manzoni, Giuseppe Maraniello, Raffaela Mariniello, Allan McCollum, Fausto Melotti, Mario Merz, Hidetoshi Nagasawa, Roman Ondák, Luigi Ontani, Operazione Vesuvio, Gina Pane, Luca Maria Patella, Manfred Pernice, Pino Pinelli, Robert Rauschenberg, Paolo Scheggi, Markus Schinwald, Lorenzo Scotto Di Luzio, Cindy Sherman, Ettore Sottsass, Ettore Spalletti, Haim Steinbach, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Superstudio, Ernesto Tatafiore, Eugenio Tibaldi, Andy Warhol, Franz West

PROJECT ROOM CURATOR - AT MADRE MUSEUM                         

Corpus. Art in Action, third edition: The Italian scene
December 2011 – February 2012
Site specific performances by: Davide Balliano, Filippo Berta, Cristian Chironi, Francesca Grilli, Jacopo Miliani, Luigi Presicce, Rosy Rox
(curated with Adriana Rispoli)

Andreja Kulunčić. Are you Optimistic about the Future?
December 2011 – February 2012
Presented in partnership with The Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb
(curated with Adriana Rispoli)

Transit 4 
Madre Museum / State Museum, Thessaloniki, Greece
May - September 2010
Eugenio Tibaldi | Dimitri Kotsaras, Jennifer Nelson
Presented in partnership with The State Museum of Thessaloniki
(curated with Katerina Gregos, Adriana Rispoli) 

Moio& SivelliNaked Lunch
December 2010 – January 2011
(curated with Adriana Rispoli)

Corpus. Art in Action. II edition: women artists from Latin America
June 2010
Site specific performances by: Maria Josè Arjona, Tania Bruguera, Regina Josè Galindo, Teresa Margolles
(curated with Adriana Rispoli)

 Donatella Di Cicco. Very visible secretly hidden
April - May 2010
(curated with Adriana Rispoli)

Transit 3 
Madre Museum / CCA , Tel Aviv, Israel
October – November 2009
Raffaella Crispino | Eden Bannet 
Presented in partnership with CCA – Center for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv
(curated with Adriana Rispoli, Mayaan Sheleff)

Roberto AmorosoA Piece of my Art
September – October 2009
(curated with Adriana Rispoli)

Transit 2
Madre Museum / PiST, Istanbul, Turkey
July – September 2009
Danilo Correale | Didem Özbek and Osman Bozkurt
Presented in partnership with PiST///Interdisciplinary Project Space, Istanbul
(curated with Adriana RIspoli, Pelin Uran)

Corpus. Art in Action. First edition: the extreme and the electric body.
June 2009
Site specific performances by: Ron Athey, Angela Barretta, Tobias Bernstrup, Andrea Cusumano, Kira O’Reilly, Gabrijel Savic Ra, Jamie Shovlin and Lustfaust, Milica Tomic
(curated with Adriana Rispoli)

Focus on Corpus. Art in Action
June 2009
video screening about the “extreme body”, presented in collaboration with the Live Art Development Agency, London

Transit 1
Madre Museum / Townhouse Gallery, Cairo
March /April 2009
Domenico Antonio Mancini, Sherif El-Azma | Nermine El Ansari
Presented in partnership with The Townhouse Gallery, Cairo
(curated with Adriana Rispoli, William Wells)

Giuseppe StellatoDo not Touch
May 2009
(curated with Adriana Rispoli)

Mariangela Levita. Empathy
2009-2011
(curated with Adriana Rispoli)

AS GUEST CURATOR (SELECTION)              

       

 Jaanus Samma. Outhouse by the Church
September – December 2018
Nomas Foundation, Rome, Italy

Mithu Sen/Andrea Cusumano. Embodied Language
January 2017
India International Centre, Delhi, India

Sui Generis. Festival of performance about gender
2016
Site specific performances by: Pauline Boudry and Renate Lorenz, Miguel Gutierrez, Ruben Montini, Carlos Motta, Eddie Peake, Alexandra Pirici and Manuel Pelmuş, Luigi Presicce, Karol Radisziewski, Rosy Rox, Yan Xing
Tenuta dello Scompiglio, Lucca, Italy

Regina José Galindo. Mechanisms of Power 
February 2016
Frankfurter Kunstverein, Germany

Giuseppe Stampone – Sarnath Banerjee.The Third Meaning
January 2016
Italian Embassy Cultural Centre, New Delhi, India

Gian Maria Tosatti. Seven Seasons of the Spirit
2013-16
1_The plague
2_Summer
3_Lucifer
4_Coming back home
5_The foundations of light
6_Miracle
7_Land of the last heaven

Jaanus Samma. Not Suitable For Work. A Chairman’s Tale
May – November 2015 / April - July 2016
Estonian Pavilion at the 56th Venice Biennial.Palazzo Malipiero, Venice, Italy / Museum of the Occupations, Tallinn, Estonia      

Regina José GalindoEstoy viva
April - June 2015/March – June 2014
PAC (Contemporary Art Pavilion), Milan/ ZAC (Contemporary Art Zone), Palermo,Italy
(curated with Diego Sileo)

The Go-Between. A selection of international emerging artists from Ernesto Esposito Collection:
December 2014
Joshua Abelow, Alfredo Aceto, Kenneth Alme, Hector Arce-Espasas, Conor Backman, Domenico Balsamo, Jean-Baptiste Bernadet, Charlie Billingham, Alain Biltereyst, Sebastian Black, Andy Boot, Mike Bouchet, Andrew Brischler, Alice Browne, Salvino Campos, Etienne Chambaud, Julian Charrière, Claire Fontaine, Graham Collins, Nico Colón, Ethan Cook, Andrew Dadson, Nick Darmstaedter, Robert Davis, Simon Denny, Detanico & Lain, Jens Einhorn, Olivia Erlanger, Ryan Estep, Sam Falls, Leo Gabin, Piero Golia, Greg Gong, Jack Greer, May Hands, John Henderson, Benjamin Horns, Nathan Hylden, Parker Ito, Henrik Olai Kaarstein, Kika Karadi, Kiluanji Kia Henda, Maxim Liulca, Israel Lund, Brendan Lynch, Erica Mahinay, Michael Manning, Ana Manso, Helen Marten, Hugo McCloud, Adam McEwen, Adrien Missika, Evan Nesbit, Amir Nikravan, Ben Wolf Noam, Wes Noble, Alek O., Jebila Okongwu, Oliver Osborne, Grear Patterson, Zoë Paul, Marco Perego Saldana, Nicholas Pilato, Kour Pour, Josh Reames, Scott Reeder, Dan Rees, Joe Reihsen, Bert Rodriguez, Emanuel Röhss, Julia Rommel, Christian Rosa, Vincenzo Rusciano, Gabriele De Santis, Ryan Conrad Sawyer, Hugh Scott-Douglas, Luca Sidro, Travess Smalley, Lucien Smith, Kasper Sonne, Martin Soto Climent, Kate Steciw, Chris Succo, Eugenio Tibaldi, Keith J. Varadi, Ned Vena, Yonatan Vinitsky, Dan Walsh, Garth Weiser, Jordan Wolfson. Artists displayed in the historical collection of the museum: 
John Baldessari, Howard Hodgkin, Thomas Houseago, Jannis Kounellis, Robert Rauschenberg, Mario Schifano, Cindy Sherman, Thomas Struth
National Museum of Capodimonte, Naples, Italy

Karol Radziszewski.The Prince and Queens
November 2014
CoCA. Center of Contemporary Art, Torun, Poland

Sven Marquardt. Götterdämmerung – The Twilight of the Gods
November 2014
Crypts of the former cemetery of San Pietro in Vincoli/ ManorHouse of Palazzo Saluzzo Paesana, Turin, Italy
(curated with Enrico Debandi)

Alberto Di Fabio.Mind Landscapes
June – September 2014
Menegaz Foundation, Teramo, Italy
(curated with Laura Cherubini)

Rome during the Sixties:
June – September 2013
Franco Angeli, Nanni Balestrini, Umberto Bignardi, Mario Ceroli, Claudio Cintoli, Tano Festa, Giosetta Fioroni, Jannis Kounellis, Sergio Lombardo, Francesco Lo Savio, Renato Mambor, Gino Marotta, Fabio Mauri, Pino Pascali, Mimmo Rotella, Salvatore Scarpitta, Mario Schifano, Cesare Tacchi, Cy Twombly, Giuseppe Uncini.
Menegaz Foundation, Teramo, Italy
(curated with Laura Cherubini)

Mark RaidpereThe Damage
August – September 2013
EKKM- Contemporary Art Museum of Estonia, Tallinn
(curated with Andres Härm)

The Reasons of Painting:
June – September 2013
Salvatore Arancio, Hernan Bas, Simone Berti, Michael Bevilacqua, Matthias Bitzer, Peter Linde Busk,Davide Cantoni, Carter, Matthew Chambers, Benny Chirco, Fabrizio Cotognini, Alberto Di Fabio, Patrizio Di Massimo, Giulio Frigo, Stefania Galegati Shines, Paolo Gonzato, Uwe Henneken, Haavard Homstvedt, Mariangela Levita, Birgit Megerle, Damir Očko, Donato Piccolo, Luigi Presicce, Tanja Roscic, Dan Shaw-Town, Rob Sherwood, Jamie Shovlin, Diego Singh, Ian Tweedy. 
Menegaz Foundation, Palazzo de Sanctis, Teramo, Italy
(curated with Laura Cherubini)

Mimmo PaladinoVarious and Actions
June – September 2013
Menegaz Foundation, Teramo, Italy
(curated with Laura Cherubini)

Carlos MartielThe Vanishing Point
March – April 2013
Hermann Nitsch Museum, Naples, Italy

Mark RaidpereNapoli. Ok
October - December 2012
Morra Greco Foundation, Naples, Italy

Roots. Memory, identity and change in the art of today: 
June – September 2012
Marina Abramović, Jota Castro, Sam Durant, Regina Josè Galindo, Carlos Garaicoa, Alfredo Jaar, Mariangela Levita, Moataz Nasr, Giulia Piscitelli, Bert Rodriguez, Santiago Serra. 
Menegaz Foundation, Palazzo de Sanctis, Teramo, Italy

Marina Abramović.The Abramović Method
March – June 2012
PAC - Contemporary Art Pavilion, Milan, Italy
(curated with Diego Sileo)

Maria Jose Arjona.All the others in Me
March – June 2012
Riad El-Fen - Official Parallel Event of 4th Edition of the Marrakech Biennale, Morocco

Francesco Jodice.Babel
November 2011
Muzej Suvremene Umjetnosti Zagreb | The Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb, Croatia
(curated with Adriana Rispoli)

Pure Water Visions:
March - April 2011
Antonio De Pascale, Michele Guido, Stephen Mallon, Dacia Manto, Isola e Norzi, Valerio Rocco Orlando, Luciano Romano, George Sachinis (ohipezoume performing arts company), Stefano Scheda, ZimmerFrei
Auditorium Conciliazione, Rome, Italy
(curated with Laura Cherubini, Alfredo Cramerotti)

Maretti Prize
March- April 2011
Mariangela Levita, Giulia Piscitelli, Giuseppe Stampone, vedovamazzei
PecciMuseum, Prato, Italy

ORLANORLAN Aaka Orlan
November 2010 - January 2011
San Matteo Church, Lucca, Italy

Through the Looking Glass
May- June 2009
David Casini, Goran Despotovski, Biljana Durdević, Nicola Gobbetto, Mihael Milunović, Petar Mirković, Valerio Rocco Orlando, Vladimir Perić, Giuseppe Stampone, Marco Zezza
Villa Italia. Italian Cultural Institute, Belgrade, Serbia
(curated with Adriana Rispoli)

A Room with a View. A glance on the video art in Naples
October 2008 /January 2009
Guido Acampa, Betty Bee, Bianco-Valente e Mass, Sebastiano Deva, Donatella Di Cicco, Maurizio Elettrico, Iabo, Francesco Jodice, Giovanni Calemma / Mariangela Levita, Mara M, Antonello Matarazzo, Moio&Sivelli, Raffaella Nappo, Pasquale Pennacchio & Marisa Argentato, Giulia Piscitelli, Franco Scognamiglio, Lorenzo Scotto di Luzio, Marinella Senatore, vedovamazzei
P.A.N - Palazzo delle Arti, Naples, Italy / Villa Italia. Italian Cultural Institute, Belgrade, Serbia / Student Center, Zagreb, Croatia
(curated with Adriana Rispoli)

Binary System#1
May-June 2008
Afterall, Marcello Cinque, Raffaella Crispino, Federico del Vecchio, Maria Adele Del Vecchio, Sebastiano Deva, Maurizio Elettrico, Corrado Folinea, Anna Fusco, Iabo, Mariangela Levita, Christian Leperino, Domenico Antonio Mancini, Walter Picardi, Rosy Rox, Vincenzo Rusciano, Gian Paolo Striano, Moio&Sivelli, Eugenio Tibaldi.
Railway and Underground Stations of Mergellina, Naples, Italy
(curated with Adriana Rispoli)

Binary System #2
July 2008
Maria Adele Del Vecchio, Sebastiano Deva, Corrado Folinea, Anna Fusco, Iabo, Mariangela Levita, Domenico Antonio Mancini, Walter Picardi, Moio&Sivelli, Eugenio Tibaldi + diSTRUKTURA, Bojana Lukic, Petar Mirkovic, Milorad Mladenovic, Maja Radanovic, Marija Simeunovic, Sasa Tkacenko.
BELEF Festival, Railway Station of Belgrade, Serbia
(curated with Adriana Rispoli, Saša Janjić)

 ORLANPost-Identity Strategies
April-May 2008
Tallinn Kunsthalle, Tallinn, Estonia
(curated with Reet Verblane)

Carlos Garaicoa
December 2007 - February 2008
Complesso Monumentale of Santa Sofia, Salerno, Italy

Art and Homosexuality. From von Gloeden to Pierre et Gilles:
October 2007 - January 2008
Assume Vivid Astrofocus, Aubrey Beardsley, Franko B., James Bidgood, Gary Lee Boas, Jeff Burton,Larry Clark, Ryan Mc Ginley, Nan Goldin, Keith Haring, David Hockney, Bruce Labruce, David LaChapelle, Mark Leckey, Ma Liuming, Philip Lorca DiCorcia, Robert Mapplethorpe, Bas Meerman, Pierre Molinier, Yasumasa Morimura, Erwin Olaf, Luigi Ontani, Paul P., Philip Pearlstein, Pierre et Gilles, Jack Pierson, Terry Richardson, Herb Ritts, Terry Rodgers, Ugo Rondinone, Mario Testino, Tom of Finland, Ikè Udè, Wilhelm von Gloeden, Wilhelm von Pluschow, Andy Warhol, Bruce Weber, Joel Peter Witkin, etc. 
Royal Palace of Santa Maria Novella, Florence, Italy

ORLANLe Récit
June 2006 - May 2007
Musée d’Art Moderne de Saint Etienne Métropole, France
(curated with Lóránd Hegyi)

David LaChapelleV.I.P.-Very Important Portraits
February – June 2006
Capodimonte National Museum, Naples, Italy
(curated with Adriana Rispoli)

PUBLIC COMMISSIONS       

2009 – 2011
Member of the jury for the acquisition of 12 permanent artworks installed in the city of Portici, Italy (Law 717/49).

 April 2009
Curatorial project for 24 permanent artworks installed in the regional underground Stations (linea Napoli-Giugliano- Aversa, Italy)(artists: Maddalena Ambrosio, Daniel Canogar, Santiago Cucullu, Nunzio De Martino, Alberto Di Fabio, Enzo Distinto, Christian Flamm, Nicola Gobbetto, Steven Gontarski, Gonzalez And Russom, Kevin Francis Gray, Kiluanji Kia Henda, Anneè Olofsson, Giulia Piscitelli, Todd Pavlisko, Jaume Plensa, Marco Raparelli, Eugenio Tibaldi, Vedovamazzei).

May 2008
Curatorial project for 2 permanent artworks by Italian artists Mariangela Levita and Moio&Sivelli, installed in the Underground Station of Mergellina (line 6, Naples)

AS CONTRIBUTING EDITOR                 

 

2014 to present                                    Contributing editor for “Arte” (Italy)                     

2013 to present                                    Contributing editor for “artforum” (U.S.A.)                       

2007 to present                                    Contributing editor for “artforum.com” (U.S.A.)                        

2006 to 2013                                       Contributing editor for “Flash Art” (Italy)                

2009 - 2011                                         Contributing editor for “Exit Express” (Spain)

2002 - 2008                                        Contributing editor for “Segno. Attualità internazionali d’Arte Contemporanea” (Italy)

 

 EDUCATION AND TRAINING

 2006 - 2010                                        
PhD in “Methods and Methodologies of archaeological and historical-artistic research”, Università degli Studi di Salerno. Tutor Prof. Angelo Trimarco, co-tutor Prof Stefania Zuliani. Vote: 110 /110 cum laude. Research’s project “Post-Human: experiences and questions of art criticism”. It will be shortly published

 2003 - 2004                                        
Masters post degree: Leonardo da Vinci Project held at “North London College”, London, UK. The internship related with the project held at the White Cube, 48 Hoxton Square London N1 6PB, UK.

2002 - 2003                                        
Masters post degree in “Organization and Communication of Visual Arts (“Organizzazione e Comunicazione delle Arti Visive”). Brera Fine Art Academy, Milan. The internship related with the master held at the cultural department of Milan City Council, Milan, Italy.

1996 - 2001:                                      
 Suor Orsola Benincasa University, Naples. Degree in “Preservation of the Cultural Heritage” (“Conservazione dei Beni Culturali”). Dissertation in Contemporary Art History: “Orlan, Art Corporel, Art Charnel”, supervisor Prof. Angelo Trimarco, Vote: 110/110 cum laude. Published