Filippo Berta

Born in Treviglio (1977)

Lives and works in Milan, Italy 

 

training, workshops and residences

Graduated Academy of Fine Arts in Carrara, Bergamo

2012

XVIII Advanced Course in Visual Arts: Are We Really Free?, Ratti Foundation, Como

2011 

Officine dell’arte, curated by Chiara Agnello and Milovan Farronato, Careof, Milan

2010 

Lago Studio Art Workshop 2010, curated by Silvia Ferri de Lazara, March Foundation, Padua

2009 

Artist Residence, curated by Gail Cochrane, Spinola Banna Foundation, Poirino, (Turin)

Back to the Present, curated by Elisa Del Prete, Networking 2009, Livorno 

 

solo exhibition

2016 

Lichte Momente, double solo exhibition Filippo Berta - Jan Tichy, curated by Valérie Schwindt-Kleveman, Heger-Tor; Osnabrück Museum, Osnabrück

Una sola moltitudine, double solo exhibition Filippo Berta - Calixto Ramirez, curated by Saverio Verini, polo per l’arte contemporanea, Rome

Sulla retta via, curated by Alberto Zanchetta, MAC, Lissone

2014 

The Impossibility of Balance, curated by Claudia Löffelholz, Augeo Art Space Gallery, Rimini

2013
Homo Homini Lupus
, curated by Adriana Rispoli, Naples

Forma Mentis, curated by Stefano Raimondi and Mauro Zanchi, Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore, Bergamo

2012
Allumettes
, curated by Eugeio Viola and Adriana Rispoli, MADRE, Naples

Hapens everyday, curated by Saverio Verini, Chiesa di Santa Chiara, Sansepolcro

Istruzioni d’uso, curated by Daniele Capra, Dolomiti Contemporanee, Casso (Piacenza)

2010
Canzonette, curated by Pietro Gaglianò, Teatro Studio di Scandicci, Florence

Eliseo Cannone Alessandro Pelicioli Anna Coppola Greta Agresti, curated by Alessandra Pioselli, Galleria Placentia Arte, Piacenza

2009
Assenze, curated by Fabiola Naldi, NT Art Gallery, Bologna

 

group exhibitions 

2017 

Violenti Confini, curated by Magonza Editore, Pietro Bellasi and Saverio Verini, Pinacoteca di Città di Castello (Perugia)

Arte contro la corruzione, curated by Davide Dall’Ombra, Casa Giovanni Testori, Milan 

Enjoy Forgetting, curated by Adriana Rispoli, Palazzo Ducale, Massa

Bergamo Film Meeting 2017, curated by The Blank Contemporary Art, Porta Sant’Agostino, Bergamo

Cinema per l’arte, Il sublime tecnologico e il rapporto tra arte, natura e tecnologia, curated by Federica Patti, CUBO Unipol, Bologna

2016 

Here I see, curated by Adriana Rispoli, MSU Museo di Arte Contemporanea, Zagreb

Morphology of Archive, curated by Sabith TP and Lina VIncent, MOG, Goa

Eat, Piacenza and Vigevano Foundation, Piacenza

L’intru Invaders,  curated by Ana Mendes, Errant Bodies Art Space, Berlin

It’s the political economy, sptupid, curated by Oliver Ressler and Gregory Sholette, DAAP Galleries, Università di Cincinnati, Ohio

Casa Futura Pietra, curated by Giusy Caroppo, Palazzo Tupputi di Bisceglie, Barletta

2015 

Siderare Festival 2015, curated by Volume! Foundation, Rome

Pop Up Kino Festival #4, curated by Claudio Ongaro, Alfonso Pretelt e Hernan Bayon 

Berlin; Buenos Aires

Embodied Resilience, curated by Peninsula, Italian Embassy, Berlin

Open Mia, curated by Stefano Raimondi and Mauro Zanchi, MIA Foundation, Bergamo

Who makes Europe?, curated by Susanne Hinrichs, Civic Gallery of Gdan%u0301ska (Poland)

2014 

Biennial of Drawing, Rimini

Performance Allumettes Live presso, curated by Pietro Gaglianò, SUC - LE MURATE, Florence

Tradition-Reversal, 30th International Festival of Sarajevo, curated by Katerina Koskina and Yannis Bolis, Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki

Objects: Memory and addiction, curated by Giovanni Viceconte, Museum of Architecture and Design, Ljubljana

The Human Behaviour, MARS Artist Run Space, Milan

2013 

New Performance Festival, Turku, Finland 

Thessaloniki, Performance Festival, curated by Eirini Papakonstantinou, Thessaloniki

International Konst Film, curated by Tim Reed, Vandalorum Museum and Jonkopings Lans Museum (Sweden)

Different Pulses, Festival of Immaterial Art, curated by Eva Comuzzi, Cividale del Friuli

Thessaloniki Biennale 4, State of Contemporary Art and Center for Contemporary Arts, Thessaloniki

Who makes Europe?, curated by Susanne Hinrichs, Galleria Civica di Brema

It’s the political economic, stupid, curated by Oliver Ressler and Gregory Sholette, 400 Gallery, Chicago; Pori Art Museum (Finland)

Kriza, i alternative, curated by Oliver Ressler, CZKD, Belgrade

Who makes Europe?, curated by Susanne Hinrichs, Matadero Centro de Creación Contemporánea, Madrid

Ogni cosa a suo tempo, curated by Stefano Raimondi and Mauro Zanchi, BACO, Bergamo

La crisi della fiducia, curated by Lino Baldini and Marta Barbieri, Victoria Art Center, Bucharest

Performance Voyage 3, curated by Timo Soppela, MUU Gallery, Helsinki

Refuse, curated by Roberto D’Onorio, Ex Mattatoio di Testaccio, Rome

2012 

Romaeuropa Festival - Digital Life 2012, curated by Daniele Spanò and NUfactory, MACRO, Rome

Moscow Biennale for Young Art, 3rd Edition, curated by Kathrin Becker and Elena Selina, National Centre for Contemporary Arts; Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow

It’s the political economic, stupid, curated by Oliver Ressler and Gregory Sholette, CACT, Thessaloniki

De rerum natura, curated by Daniele Capra, Lab 610 XL, Sovramonte (Belluno)

Pixel, curated by Giovanni Viceconte, Pala Riviera, San Benedetto del Tronto

25 Frames/Second, curated by Simone Kraft, International Video Art, Mannheim

Storytellers, curated by Caterina Benvegnù, Padua

2011 

After the fall, TULCA Festival of Visual Arts, curated by Megs Morley, Galway

Invasion One, curated by Giovanni Viceconte, Festival Euromediterraneo of Altomonte, Cosenza

European Performance Art Festival, curated by Waldemar Tatarchuk and Paulina Kempisty, Warsaw

International Festival of Digital Arts and New Media, VII Edizione, Athens

Controcorrente, Zoom VI Edition, curated by Pietro Gaglianò, Florence

Focus Italia: La crisi della fiducia, curated by Lino Baldini and Marta Barbieri, Prague Biennial, V Edition, Prague

Intervalli, curated by Eugenio Viola and Enrico Valentini, Palazzo Mezzopreti, Teramo

Fratelli d’Italia, curated by Lino Baldini and Marta Barbieri, Palazzo Farnese, Piacenza

The human dimension of contemporary, curated by Giovanni Viceconte, National Gallery, Cosenza 

Random Access Memory, curated by Tatjana Fell and Andrzej Raszyk, Mica Moca, Berlin

PixelPops - Performance from Far Away, curated by Philip Tonda, TPTP Platform, Gallery Nouvel Organon, Paris

Danno d’immagine, curated by Cecilia Freschini, Zajia Lab, Beijing

Matter of Action, curated by Giorgio Maffei, Sara Serighelli and Samuele Menin, O’ Art Space, Milan

The Wall (Archives), curated by Pietro Gaglianò, Reload, Rome

Playing with Borders,  curated by Cecilia Freschini, PSM art gallery, Pokhara (Nepal)

2010 

Premio Città di Treviglio, curated by Sara Fontana and Tullio Leggeri, ALT, Bergamo

My favourite things, curated by Sottobosco - Art Platform, Contemporaneo Gallery, Mestre Venice

2009

F.A.B.S. Four italian Artists, curated by Eleonora Faina, National Gallery Brukenthal, Sibiu

Mostra conclusiva della residenza, Spinola Banna Foundation, Torin

Dialoghi d’artista, Viamoronisedici Gallery, Bergamo

2008 

Same Democracy, curated by Marinella Paderni and Elvira Vannini, Neoncampobase Gallery, Bologna

Storie, Viamoronisedici Gallery, Bergamo 

Mod. C/3, curated by Stefano Romano, Palazzo della Regione, Bergamo

 

prizes and special projects

2017
Work experience on collective performance: the performance between anthropology and sinestetic orientation, a project in cooperation with: Angel Moya Garcia and Massimo Vitangeli, Urbino Academy Fine Arts

2016
Talk @ PAC, Pavilion of Contemporary Art, moderators: Michela Casavola, Diego Sielo, Giacomo Zaza, Milan

2015 

Winner of the MIA Foundation Award, curated by Stefano Raimondi and Mauro Zanchi, Bergamo

Video Remakes Talk: Exposure artistic research at La Fabbrica del Vapore, moderator: Daniele Capra, Venice

Exposure artistic research, in collaboration with Luca Panaro, Brera Academy of Fine Arts, Milan

2014 

Winner of the Maretti Editor Award, La Habana, Cuba 

Finalist of Talent Prize, Inside Art, Guido Talarico Editore, Rome 

2011

The Interaction of Science, Politics and Colonialism in Modern Paradox, in collaboration with Ebru Yetiskin, Technical University of Istanbul

Absences, Random Access Memory, in collaboration with Andrzej Raszyk, Mica Moca, Contemporary Art Space in Berlin

2010 

Finalist of the Prize Città di Treviglio, Bergamo

2008 

International Prize of Performance IV Edition, winner of 2° prize, Civic Gallery of Contemporary Art, Trento
Arte e Luogo, in collaboration with Salvatore Falci, University of Yaounde, Cameroon

2007 

Winner of the Young Artistic Research, First Edition, Milan

Filippo Berta

Homo Homini Lupus

2011 

hd video 

2’ 43’’ 

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

Filippo Berta

Homo Homini Lupus

2011 

hd video 

2’ 43’’ 

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

Filippo Berta

Homo Homini Lupus

2011 

hd video 

2’ 43’’ 

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

Filippo Berta

Bandiera

2011

Flag used in the video Homo Homini Lupus 

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

Filippo Berta

Allumettes #2

2013

Performance, HD Video 5’ 17’’

Photo Diasec©

Winner of the MIA Foundation Award, Bergamo, 2015

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

 

Filippo Berta

Allumettes #2

2013

Performance

HD Video 5’ 17’’

Photo

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

Filippo Berta

Allumettes #2

2013

Performance

HD Video 5’ 17’’

VIdeo still

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

Filippo Berta

Sulla retta via (On the straight and narrow) 

2014

HD Video 1 '43''

Photo Diasec ©

Talent Prize Finalist Artwork, Inside Art, Guido Talarico Publisher, Rome, 2014

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

Filippo Berta

Sulla retta via (On the straight and narrow) 

2014

HD Video 1 '43''

Video-still

Talent Prize Finalist Artwork, Inside Art, Guido Talarico Publisher, Rome, 2014

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

Filippo Berta

Sulla retta via (On the straight and narrow) 

2014

HD Video 1 '43''

video-still

Talent Prize Finalist Artwork, Inside Art, Guido Talarico Publisher, Rome, 2014

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

Filippo Berta

Just One

2017 

Performance

HD Video 10’ 00’’

Video-still

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

Filippo Berta

Just One

2017 

Performance

HD Video 10’ 00’’

Photo Diasec© 

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

Filippo Berta

De%u0301ja%u0300 vu

2008

Performance

Video 0’ 37’’ Loop

Photo Diasec©

Performance awarded at the International Performance Prize, IV Edition, Civic Gallery, Trento, 2008

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

Filippo Berta

Isole

2011 

Performance

HD Video 1’ 07’’

Photo Diasec© 

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

Filippo Berta

Concerto per solisti

2015 

Performance

HD Video 2’57’’

Video-Still 

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

Filippo Berta

Concerto per solisti

2015 

Performance

HD Video 2’57’’

Video-Still 

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

Filippo Berta

Presente! (Here!)

2015 

Performance

HD Video 1’33’’

Photo Diasec© 

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

Filippo Berta

Presente! (Here!)

2015 

Performance

HD Video 1’33’’

Video-still

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

Filippo Berta

Presente! (Here!)

2015 

Performance

HD Video 1’33’’

Video-still

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

Filippo Berta

Territori

2015

HD Video, 3’ 04’’

Video-Still

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

Filippo Berta

Territori

2015

HD Video, 3’ 04’’

Video-Still

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

Filippo Berta

Territori

2015

HD Video, 3’ 04’’

Video-Still

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

Filippo Berta

Instructions for use

2012 

Performance

HD Video 1’ 57’’

Stampa Fotografica Diasec© 

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

Filippo Berta

Instructions for use

2012 

Performance

HD Video 1’ 57’’

Video-Still 

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

Filippo Berta

Cheeese!

2013

Performance

HD Video 1’ 13’’

Video-Still

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

Filippo Berta

For Sale

2012 

Public spaces installation

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

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Vice Versa

2011 

Performance

HD Video 2’ 29’’

Video-Still 

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

Filippo Berta

Vice Versa

2011 

Performance

HD Video 2’ 29’’

Video-Still 

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

Filippo Berta

No Harmony

2007

Installation

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

Filippo Berta

Form

2007

Installation

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

Filippo Berta

Form

2007

Installation

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca