Giusy Pirrotta

 

Born in Reggio Calabria (1982)

Lives and works in London

 

training, workshops and residences

2017

Phd in Film Studies, UCA University of Creative Arts, Farnham

2013

Internship for film restoration and preservation, PresTech Film Laboratories, London

2012

Artist in residence as a film 16 mm film specialist, Film and video department, Central Saint Martin College of Art & Design, London

2011

Master in Fine Arts, Central Saint Martin College of Art & Design, London

Residency Award, promoted by Red Mansion Art Foundation, Beijing 

2010

Performing media lab, workshop with Massimo Cittadini, curated by Genera Comunicazioni, TRART Contemporary Art, Casa Masaccio, Arezzo

2009

Postgraduate Diploma in Fine Art, Academy ofFfine Arts, Firenze

2008

Real presence 2008, residency awards, curated by Biljana Tomic e Dobrila Denegri, MKM e / and Galleria 063, Beograd- Castello di Rivoli, Torino

2006

BA in Fine Art, Academy, Academy of Fine art, Firenze 

 

solo exhibitions

2017

Between the Glimpse and the Gaze, curated by Richard Hylton, James Hockey Gallery, UCA University for the Creative Arts, Farnham

2014

Tanto tempo fa, quando la Terra era piatta, curated by Alice Ginaldi, Galleria Massimodeluca, Mestre - Venezia

 

group exhibitions

2017

Why analogue?, curated by Giusy Pirrotta and Richard Hylton, screening UCA University for the Creative Arts, Cinema, Farnham

Boccioni 100, Modernolatria, curated by Valentina Tebala, Gemma Anais Principe and Melissa Acquesta, Galleria Nazionale di Cosenza, Polo Museale Palazzo Arnone, Cosenza

2016

Immateriality: Possibilities and Experiences, UCA Research Student Exhibition, Herbert Read Gallery, Canterbury

Substance Rift, curated by Gala Bell, Vans Gallery, London

2015

Analogue Recurring Double Vision, screening curated by Bea Haut Lo & Behold Gallery, London

The Upcoming Art - Part_2, from an idea by Alessandro Marena, Salone delle Feste Hotel Principi di Piemonte, Torino

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

2014

15° Premio Cairo, finalists exhibition, Museo della Permanente, Milano

Esercizi di Stile, curated by Marina Bastianello, Andrea Bruciati, Maurizio Nobile, Galleria Maurizio Nobile, Bologna

2013

Nothing About Trees, Unit 2C, Elthorne Studios, London

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

Pubblic Issue Mass Independent Fractionation, Open studio Show Gallery, Art Verona, curated by Sofia Touboura, Verona

Analougue recurring, Lo & Behold Gallery, London

Young at Art 2013, Maca Museo Arti Contemporanea, Cosenza

Future Lumen, Mars, Milano

Lumen, curated by Lorenza Boisi, Mars, Milano

Journey to the centre of my mind, curated by Gala Knorr, Bunkhouse, Madrid

Le figlie di Eva, curated by Andrea Bruciati, Fama Gallery, Verona

2012

Red Mansion Art Prize 2012, curated by Eliza Bonham Carter and the Read Mansion Foundation, Royal Academy of Art, London

2011

Lab.it, Italian contemporary art platform in China, curated by Cecilia Freschini, Beijing 

Cross Over, Nova Award finalist , Lethabay Gallery, curated by Lisa Painting, London

Women at Work, curated by Lino Baldini, Placentia Art Gallery, Piacenza

MAFA final show, Central Saint Martin College of Art and Design, London

Life is Elsewhere, curated by Oliver Guy Watkings, Crypt Gallery, London

2010

Confondere, VI Biennale Giovani Artisti, curated by Lorenzo Mazza and Clara Faroldi, Pisa

The new pretenders, curated by Alex Landrum and Susan Trangmar, Bargehouse Gallery Oxo Tower, London

Post monument, does the sculpture need a camera?, XIV Biennale Internazionale di Scultura di Carrara, workshop with Grzegorz Kowalski, curated by Fabio Cavallucci, Istituto del marmo Pietro Tacca, Carrara

Real Presence 10, curated by Dobrila Denegri, Italian Culture Institute, Belgrade

Videomintuo, curated by Raffaele Gavarro, Controradio e Grav., Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato

2009

Startpoint, Casa della creatività Mediateca regionale, Accademia di Belle Arti, Firenze

Free your festival, festival della creatività, curated by Erika Gabbani, Fortezza da Basso, Firenze

Linguaggi, festival nazionale della performance, curated by Gabriella Di Censo, Museo delle genti d’Abruzzo, Pescara

2008

Networking_Gececondu, curated by Giacomo Bazzani, Cango Cantieri Teatro Goldonetta, Firenze

Impact Art, curated by Ilaria Bignotti and Cecilia Cordoni, Galleria Studio Guido Iemmi, Milano

2007

Segni, curated by Delia Gianti, Cavalleriza Reale, Torino

Il giardino segreto, curated by Dores Sacquegna, Primo Piano Living Gallery, Lecce

Piemonte Share Festival 2007 Digital Affinity, Accademia Albertina, Torino

2006

Video.it 8 “con acqua senz’acqua”, curated by Francesco Poli, Mario Gorni and Francesco Bernardelli, Accademia Albertina, Torino

Arte tempo attivo, curated by di Fiammetta Strigoli, Plasma Video Gallery, Firenze

Dams Festival Prize ‘06, curated by Renato Barilli, Pinacoteca Nazionale di Bologna, Bologna

 

prizes and special projects

2013

Francesco Fabbri Prize for Contemporary Art, shortlisted emerging art’s section

Combat Prize 2013, Video section’s winner

2011

Red Mansion Art Prize, Red Mansion Art Foundation, London, winner

2008

Real presence 2008, residency awards, curated by Biljana Tomic e Dobrila Denegri, MKM e / and Galleria 063, Belgrado - Castello di Rivoli, Torino

2006

La fotografia come arte, l’arte come fotografia, recidency award, curated by Fiammetta Strigoli, Daniel Spoerri Foundation, Grosseto

Giusy Pirrotta

Lusterware

2015

Glazed ceramic, luster enamel, metal pedestal, RGB rotating lights

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

Giusy Pirrotta

Lusterware

2015

Glazed ceramic, luster enamel, metal pedestal, RGB rotating lights

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

Giusy Pirrotta

Botany

2015

Glazed ceramic sculptures, RGB rotating light LED strip light, wallpaper

installation view realized for the shooting of Botany, KN film studio UCA Farnham

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

Giusy Pirrotta

Botany

2015

Glazed ceramic sculptures, RGB rotating light LED strip light, wallpaper

Detail

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

Giusy Pirrotta

Botany

2015

Glazed ceramic sculptures, RGB rotating light LED strip light, wallpaper

Detail

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

Giusy Pirrotta

LightSign_Rainbow

2014

Steel box, 99 light bulbs, adhesive sticker, spray painting

120x50x15 cm

Installation view at Premio Cairo, Museo della Permanente, Milan

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

Giusy Pirrotta

LightSign_Rainbow

2014

Steel box, 99 light bulbs, adhesive sticker, spray painting

Detail

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

Giusy Pirrotta

RGB

2014

3 channels slide projection, 240 slides loop 16mm film colour, no sound, 7’15’’, loop, 16mm film projector with looping table, plexiglass

Installation view detail

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

Giusy Pirrotta

RGB

2014

3 channels slide projection, 240 slides loop 16mm film colour, no sound, 7’15’’, loop, 16mm film projector with looping table, plexiglass

Installation view detail

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

Giusy Pirrotta

Vanishing Point%u200B

2012

B&W film  projected on pvc and black paper, 10'39'', loop

Installation view detail, Royal Academy of Art, London

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

Giusy Pirrotta

A Disruption in Linear Thinking%u200B

2014

 4 channels slide projector show with synchronized sound 20’59’’, loop

Size variable

Installation view at Crypt Gallery London and at Lethaby Gallery London

Giusy Pirrotta

A Disruption in Linear Thinking%u200B

2014

 4 channels slide projector show with synchronized sound 20’59’’, loop

Size variable

Installation view at Lethaby Gallery London

Giusy Pirrotta

Blue Variations

2014

analogue print

30,5 x 25,5 cm

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

Giusy Pirrotta

Blue Variations

2014

analogue print

30,5 x 25,5 cm

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

Giusy Pirrotta

Reversed Light

2013

light box

67 x 9 x 7 cm

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca

Giusy Pirrotta

Reversed Light

2013

Light box, medium format glass slides

69x9x7cm

Detail

Courtesy the artist and Galleria Massimodeluca