Graziano Folata

 

Born in Rho (1982)

Lives and works in Milano

 

education, workshops and residences

2013

Artist in residence at Remont, Indipendent and Contemporary Art Association, Belgrade

2012

L’autonomia dell’artista, workshop curated by Bernard Rudiger, ENSBA: Ecole Nationale des Beaux Arts de Lyon, Lyon

Viafarini in residence, Milano

Master in Fine Arts, Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera, Milano 

 

solo exhibitions

2017
Graziano Folata – Parabola, curated by Marina Bastianello, Galleria Massimodeluca, Mestre - Venezia 

2016

LE TIGRE, Duo show with Matteo Cremonesi, curated by Umberto Chiodi, Studi Festival #2, Milano

2015

Souvenir di Milano 2015, graphic video performance, curated by Sky Arte HD, Piazza Affari, Milano

2014

Graziano Folata, La pelle della tigre, curated by Giovanna Manzotti, Galleria Massimodeluca, Mestre - Venezia

Lavazza Art Cafe, curated by Antonio Arévalo, MIA, Milano Image Art Fair, Milano

2013

I BACI PIU' DOLCI, Remont nezavisna umetnicka asocijacija, curated by di Miroslav Karic and Marija Rados, Belgrade

AQUEMINI, AplusBcontemporaryArt, Brescia

 

group exhibitions

2016

Passaggi, promoted and organized by Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera and Bice Bugatti Club, Museo della Permanente, Milano

Premio Francesco Fabbri per le Arti Contemporanee – Quinta edizione, finalists exhibition, curated by Carlo Sala, Villa Brandolini, Pieve di Soligo, Treviso

Turn on, curated by Giorgia Quadri, Studi Festival #2, Milano

Entrare nell'opera, curated by Daniele Capra based on an idea of Marina Bastianello, Galleria Massimodeluca, Mestre – Venezia

2015

Praestigium - Contemporary Artists from Italy, curated by Luca Beatrice, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Torino; Fondazione Cini, Venezia

Souvenir di Milano 2015, curated by Sky Arte HD, Piazza Affari, Milano

2014

Museo MA*GA project Level 0 Belvedere. Paesaggi e visioni nella collezione del MA*GA

Exercises in Style, curated by Marina Bastianello, Andrea Bruciati, Maurizio Nobile, Galleria Maurizio Nobile, Bologna

2013

Premio Francesco Fabbri per le arti contemporanee, Pieve di Soligo, Treviso

Oltre il pensiero, quattordici ricerche oltre la materia, A B Contemporary Art, Palazzo Guaineri delle Cossere, Brescia

Incontro/Incontre, Refectoire des Nonnes, Lyon

Selezione Premio Combat, finalists exhibition, Museo di Storia Naturale, Livorno

Studi Aperti, Arts Festival, Asilo Bianco, Ameno, Novara

RISS(E), artistic project curated by Cecilia Guida, Ermanno Cristini, Alessandro Di Pietro, Spazio Risse(e), Varese

2012

NI DIEU NI MAÎTRE, curated by Andrea Bruciati, Galleria Massimodeluca, Mestre - Venezia

L’intimità dell’immagine come spazio comune, curated by Gianni Caravaggio and Viafarini staff, Viafarini Milano-Academy Awards, Milano

Giorni felici a Casa Testori, curated by Giovanni Frangi and Davide Dall’Ombra, Casa Testori, Novate Milanese

Carpaccio - Event Milano, curated by Caroline Corbetta, Viafarini, Milano

V.I.R. Viafarini-in-residence, curated by Simone Frangi, Viafarini, Milano

 

prizes and special projects

2013

Special mention for the emerging art section, Premio Francesco Fabbri per le arti contemporanee, Pieve di Soligo, Treviso

Selected in RawZone - Art Verona by Emma Zanella for MAGA museum in Gallarate

Special mention at Premio Celeste scultura

Premio Combat, Special Award, Artist Under 35

Graziano Folata

Deriva / All the sounds that you can hear / Time float 

2017

fiber-reinforced mortar, sand, brackish water, tens of thousands of jellyfish

550 x 169 cm 

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

Graziano Folata

Deriva / All the sounds that you can hear / Time float 

2017

fiber-reinforced mortar, sand, brackish water, tens of thousands of jellyfish

550 x 169 cm 

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

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Ronin / Extra-fort

2017

wetsuit, sea water, remains of sea, plaster dust, barrel

140 x 60 x 35 cm 

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

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With VSVRA

2017

the sky of Giotto desaturated by vsvra

fine art print from negative, frame
114 x 114 cm (with frame) 

Courtesy the artist and private collection

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Ezra

2017

laurel from the tomb of the poet Ezra Pound, gold tempera 

Courtesy the artist 

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Romolo / A imperium desire

2017

shavings sphere obtained from the production scraps of an oar, wood, beeswax
ø 18 cm c.ca 

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

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Figli della forma (Teti)%u200B 

2017

posidonia, bronze lightning
40 x 40 x 20 cm c.ca 

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

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Double catching / Dexteira Day%u200B

2017

fishing pot, dreamcatcher, wood, bamboo, feathers, wire, bronze lightning casting in cuttlefish bone 

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

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Un numero inde nito di orbite prima di allinearsi / Satellite%u200Bs

2017

copper, kiwido (bolas)
100 x 33 cm

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

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I'mago

2017

mirror, cotton

Ø 65 cm mirror
Ø 70 cm embroidery 

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

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Untitled (All Things Must Pass) %u200B

2017

site specific

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

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Bird / Flame 

2017

Folata’s engraving oil bar, papier satin 115 x 43,5 cm

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

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Eminence / Cinnamon 

2017

Folata’s engraving
oil bar, papier satin
220 x 150 cm 

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

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Eminence / Big Pink %u200B

2017

Folata’s engraving
oil bar, papier satin
220 x 150 cm 

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

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Seppur tu non mi guardi. 

(Poseidonia) 

2015 

7 liters of jellyfish and gypsum powder 

Approximately 40 x 20 cm 

Pedestal: Posidonia oceanica root 

Approximately 35 x 20 cm 

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca 

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Inner vision

2017

blown glass, beeswax, tonic water

120 cm length
6l c.ca capacity

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

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Minerve

2017

jelly sh among the poppies 
fine art print from negative
50 x 50 cm

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

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Breathless or not / Respiri 

2015-2016 

Velella velella jellyfishes, etching paper, japanese paper 

Dry prints made with printing press 

60 x 80 cm each 

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca 

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Folgore (così facevan gli dei presi da amore)

2014

Bronze, opuntia ficus indica

Courtesy the artist and Massimodeluca Gallery

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Naked forest eyes close 

2014

Leather, ping pong balls burned, false eyelashes

Courtesy the artist and Massimodeluca Gallery

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Dolme 

2014

Photographic print, jellyfish’s column 

Courtesy the artist and Massimodeluca Gallery

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Enigma

2014

Photographic print from a negative, Emmenthal, latex

Courtesy the artist and Massimodeluca Gallery

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Slow Distance

2013

Digital photo printing from analog negative 

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

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Rising star

2012

Photographic Print (star formed by bubbles, water on bottom of glass)

40 x 40 cm, edition 1/5

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

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Onda 

2012

Carrara marble, tracing paper

Variable size

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

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Persistenza d'ombra

2012

Marble, oil color

40 x 40 cm

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

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Serenade (di tutto quello che non ti ho detto)                                             

2014

Abrasive millstone, silk

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

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Die sechste Elegie (Eroe)

2014

White marble, marzipan

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

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Orsa maggiore

2013

Bronze, egg

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

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Anam

2014

Black clay, licorice

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

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Thunder (Always my caresses)

2014

Sandpaper, cocoa butter, enamel, gold foil

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

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Thunder (Always my caresses)

2014

Sandpaper, cocoa butter, enamel, gold foil

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

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Maree

2013

Engaving paper, jellyfish

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

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Distanze

2013

Engraving paper ink, ink, chewingum (subtracion)

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

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Distanze

2013

Engraving paper ink, ink, chewingum (subtraction)

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

Graziano Folata

Distanze

2013

Engraving paper ink, ink, chewingum (subtraction)

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

Graziano Folata

Distanze

2013

Engraving paper, ink, chevingum (subtraction)

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

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Chain

2014

Photographic print from negative film

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

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Cadeaux per un celebre pittore

2014

Photographic print from negative film

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

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Untitled

2011

Photographic print from negative film

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

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Dettaglio del sogno

2014

Photographic print from negative film

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

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La pelle della tigre (su un piatto d

Photographic print from negative film

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

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More light

2014

Photographic print from negative film

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

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Untitled

2014

Photographic print from negative film

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

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Regioni di sabbia

2014

Photographic print from negative film

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

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Regioni di sabbia

2014

Photographic print from negative film

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

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Sharkbanana

2013

Photographic print from negative film

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

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Prism

2012

Photographic print from negative film

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

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DMRG

2014

Photographic print from negative film

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

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Blooming

2013

Photographic print from negative film

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca