Curriculum Vitae

     

  

 

Paolo Cavinato

 

Born in Gazoldo degli Ippoliti, Mantua (Italy) in 1975

Lives in Mantua and Copenhagen

E-mail:   info.paolocavinato@gmail.com

  

  

  

Education

  

2001 – 2003   Assistent set-designer, Studio Ezio Frigerio, Paris/Rome

1999 – 2000   Course of cinematography, School of Cinema, Milan

1994 – 2000   Graduated in Set Design, Brera Art Academy, Milan

1998 – 1999   Workshop of photography, conducted by Guido Guidi, Gonzaga (IT)

1989 – 1994   Art high school (architecture and furnishing), Giulio Romano Art Institute, Mantua

  

 

 

Solo Exhibitions 

      

2017   Your Place or Mine, curated by Peter Assmann, Ducal Palace Museum, Mantua

 

2016   Hidden Steps, text by Christian Caliandro, The Flat, Milan

2016   Altrove / Andetsteds, Italian Cultural Institute, supported by Grosserer L. F. Foghts Fondation

            and Gentofte Kommunes Kulturpulje, Copenhagen

2016   Paolo Cavinato. Interni, Spazio Aperto San Fedele, Milan

 

2015   Spazio Visivo – Beyond Sight, Rosenfeld Porcini Gallery, London

2015   Resonator, The Flat, Milan  

2015   Reflections, curated by Manuela Zanelli, ex Church of San Cristoforo, Mantua

 

2013   Paolo Cavinato, Volta, An invitational solo project fair for contemporary art, Soho, New York

 

2012   Spazio Visivo – Souvenir de Voyage, Mario Mazzoli Galerie, Berlin

2012   Behind the Curtains, text by Elisabetta Bolasco, The Flat - Massimo Carasi, Milan

 

2011   Constellation, text by Ian Hunt, Royal British Society of Sculptors, London

 

2010   An Intelligent Design, text by Alberto Mugnaini, The Flat - Massimo Carasi, Milan

2010   Spazio Visivo - Linie, text by Ilaria Bignotti, Mario Mazzoli Galerie, Berlin

 

2009   Albedo, Fondazione Dominato Leonense, Dellearti Design Hotel, Cremona

2009   Aleph, text by Paola Artoni, MAM, Gazoldo degli Ippoliti (IT)

 

2008   Spazio Visivo, Festival della Creatività, Fortezza da Basso, Florence

2008   Spazio Visivo, Festival eterotopie, Palazzo Te, Mantua

2008   Spazio Visivo, Palazzo Libera, curated by Antonio Cossu and PromArt, Villa Lagarina (IT)

 

2007   Spazio Visivo, Festival della Creatività, Fortezza da Basso, Florence

2007   Spazi Vuoti, Spina Festival, Palazzo Bellini, Comacchio (IT)

2007   Echoes, Palazzo Gonzaga, Volta Mantovana (IT)

  

2006   Paolo Cavinato, curated by Umberto Branchini, Visual Display, Treviso 

2006   Benim Sultanahmetim, curated by Umberto Branchini with Associazione Palatina Istanbul and

            supported by the Ministero Italiano degli Affari Esteri, Istituto Veneto di Scienze Lettere ed Arti,

            Palazzo Cavalli Franchetti, Venice

 

2005   passaggioininterno, curated by Nadia Melotti, Galleria Testoni, Verona

2005   Intersezioni - Video e Installazioni, Interzona, Verona

 

2002   Di-Stanze, curated by Francesco Bonazzi, Black-Cube-Project, Verona

2002   eterotopie, Assessorato alla Cultura della Provincia di Mantova, Casa di Rigoletto, Mantua

  

2001   Lo Spazio Vuoto – Suoni Immagini Elementi, Villa Balestra, Rodigo (IT)

2001   Labyrinth, curated by Enrico Comi, Centro Arte Contemporanea Spazio Umano, Milan

 

 

 

Group Exhibitions  

   

2018   Apparizioni, Kunsthalle West Eurocenter, Lana - Bolzano, IT

2018   Farnesina Collection, The Ministry of Foreign Affair and International Co-operation, Rome

2018   Natura ad Artem, curated by Manuela Zanelli, Parco delle Bertone, Goito (IT)

2018   NoPlaceSpace #4, Ex Ceramica Vaccari, Santo Stefano di Magra (IT)

2018   Birthmarks (Touched by an angel), The Flat, Milan 

2018   Incontri in CasermArcheologica - dialoghi sull'arte contemporanea, curated by Ilaria Margutti,

           CasermArchelogica, Sansepolcro (IT)

2018   Bienvenue, Cité internationale des arts, Paris

2018   Volta 14, Basel

 

2017   Chronos, curated by Angela Madesani, Palazzo Barbò, Torre Pallavicina (IT) 

2017   Itinerari di arte e fede, San Fedele Museum, Milan

2017   IN Contemporanea. Mats Bergquist, Gregorio Botta, Paolo Cavinato, curated by Virginia Monteverde

           and Stefania Giazzi, Spazio46, Palazzo Ducale, Genoa

2017   Segrete. Tracce di Memoria, Alleanza di Artisti in memoria della Shoah, IX, Palazzo Ducale, Genoa

2017   Yia Art Fair, Le Carreau du Temple, Paris

2017   Volta 13, Markthalle, Basel

2017   Yia Art Fair, The Square Brussels Meeting Center, Brussels

 

2016   La Galleria, Palazzo Ducale, Mantua

2016   Yia Art Fair, Le Carreau du Temple, Paris

2016   Volta 12, Markthalle, Basel

2016   ArtRotterdam, Rotterdam

2016   Arte Fiera Bologna, Fiera Internazionale d'Arte Contemporanea, Bologna

 

2015   Out There, The Flat, Milan

2015   Nuove acquisizioni. Inediti e riscoperte dalla collezione della Galleria civica di Modena, curated by

            Gabriella Roganti, Palazzo Santa Margherita, Galleria Civica, Modena

2015   Scope Art Show, Scope Pavilion, Miami Beach

2015   Slick Contemporary Art Fair, Paris

2015   Volta 11, Markthalle, Basel

2015   London Art Fair, Dialogues, Business Design Centre, London, UK

 

2014   Faces & Traces, a tribute to freedom, creativity and vision, The Swatch Art Peace Hotel, Shanghai

2014   Open Studios, The Swatch Art Peace Hotel, Shanghai

2014   Urban Agriculture Survival Kit, Fuorisalone, The Flat – Massimo Carasi, Milan

2014   Scope Art Show, Scope Pavilion, Miami Beach

2014   Volta 10, Markthalle, Basel

2014   Scope Art Show, Moynihan Station, New York

2014   Art Wynwood - International Contemporary Art Fair, Miami

2014   The Metro Show – New York, New York

2014   LA -Los Angeles Art Show, Los Angeles

2014   ArtRotterdam, Rotterdam

  

2013   Travel, Paolo Cavinato, Ditte Ejlerskov and Anne Skole Overgaard, supported by Kgs. Enghave

            Local Committee and Copenhagen’s Arts Council, Sydhavn Station, Copenhagen

2013   Paolo Cavinato and Peter Ogilvie, William Siegal Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico

2013   Scope Art Show, Scope Pavilion, Miami

2013   Slick Contemporary Art Fair, Paris

2013   Art Verona, Quartiere Fieristico, Verona

2013   Scope, Basel 

2013   Art Brussels, 31 Contemporary Art Fair, Brussels 

2013   Slick Contemporary Art Fair, Brussels

2013   The Palm Spring Fine Art Fair, Palm Spring, USA

2013   Arte Fiera Bologna, Fiera Internazionale d'Arte Contemporanea, Bologna

  

2012   Sinestetica, curated by di Primo Marella, Primae Noctis Art Gallery, Lugano (CH)

2012   Memory, contemporary international sculpture, PAN, Naples

2012   Segni e (non) Sogni, curated by Giorgio Verzotti, Miart, Milan

2012   geometrie perfettibili/ perfectible geometries, The Flat – Massimo Carasi, Milan

2012   Arte Fiera Off, Raum, Bologna

2012   Scope, Scope Pavilion, Miami

2012   Slick Contemporary Art Fair, Le Garage, Paris 

2012   Art Copenhagen, Forum, Copenhagen

2012   Scope, Pavillion Kaserne, Basel

2012   Miart, Fiera Milano City, Milan

2012   Drawing Now Paris, Le Salon du Dessin Contemporain, Carrousel du Louvre, Paris

2012   Scope, New York

2012   Arte Fiera Bologna, Fiera Internazionale d'Arte Contemporanea, Bologna

 

2011   Memory, contemporary international sculpture, Rosenfeld Porcini Gallery, London

2011   Start, The Flat - Massimo Carasi, Milan

2011   Hear Me Out, curated by Cecilia Casorati, CIAC Museum, Genazzano (IT)

2011   Quarta dimensione - Visioni Plastiche del tempo e del cambiamento, curated by Mimmo Di Marzio

           and Nicoletta Castellaneta, Banca Akros, Milan

2011   Contemporary Art Istanbul, Istanbul

2011   Slick Contemporary Art Fair, Palais de Tokyo, Paris

2011   Art Verona, Quartiere Fieristico, Verona

2011   Preview Berlin, Tempelhof, Berlin 

2011   Scope Art Fair, Kaserne, Basel

2011   Art Athina, Faliro Pavilion, Hellenic Olympic Properties, Athens

2011   Art Amsterdam, Amsterdam

2011   the road to contemporary art, Ex Mattatoio, Rome

2011   Arte Fiera Bologna, Fiera Internazionale d'Arte Contemporanea, Bologna

  

2010   Lo Spazio del Sacro, curated by Marco Pierini, Palazzo Santa Margherita, Galleria Civica, Modena

2010   Sonorizzazioni e  Soundscape, Indie Summer Festival, Spazio Gerra, Reggio Emilia

2010   Art in the City, Egmont Park, Brussels

2010   Slick Contemporary Art Fair, Palais de Tokyo, Paris

2010   Art Brussels, 28 contemporary art fair, Brussels

  

2009   L’Uomo e il suo Destino, Galleria San Fedele, Milan

 

2008   Premio Arte Laguna, curated by Igor Zanti, Fondazione Benetton, Treviso

2008   simmetria personale, curated by Andrea Gaspari, Fabbrica Borroni, Bollate (IT)

2008   chora = spazio, Sentieri nell’arte, curated by Nadia Melotti, Valle del Tasso, Pazon (IT)

2008   Premio Fondazione Arnaldo Pomodoro, International Competition for Young Sculptors,

             second edition, curated by Angela Vettese, Fondazione Arnaldo Pomodoro, Milan

2008   The word is yours, curated by Margherita Salmaso, Fabbrica Borroni, Bollate (IT)

 

2007   BigScreen Italia, the Italian Culture Festival in China, Kunming (CN)

2007   Lo spirito dei luoghi, curated by Elisa Gusella, Fabbrica Borroni, Bollate (IT)

  

2006   Quaranta per Quaranta, circa, curated by Francesco Bonazzi, PAD, Verona 

2006   Melting House, Festival della Creatività, Fortezza da Basso, Florence

2006   Intimate Spaces, CVB Gallery, New York 

2006   Camerae Pictae, curated by Paola Artoni, MAM, Gazoldo degli Ippoliti (IT)

2006   Cromatismi, Museo Carlo Zauli, Ravenna

2006   BigScreen Italia, the Italian Culture Festival in China, Kunming (CN)

2006   Salone Satellite, 9° edition, Salone Internazionale del Mobile, curated by Marva Griffin Wilshire,

            Rho (IT)

2006   Lavoro ad Arte, MuVi, curated by Afro Somenzari, Viadana (IT)

  

2005   Home, private collection exhibition (Istanbul Biennal 2005), curated by Charles Esche and

            Vasif Kortun, Asli Tunca Atelier, Istanbul

2005   Salone Satellite, 8° edition, Salone Internazionale del Mobile, curated by Marva Griffin Wilshire,

            Milan

 

2004   IV Biennale d’Arte Postumia Giovani, MAM, Gazoldo degli Ippoliti (IT)

 

2003   Linee di Confine, video, a cura di Chiara Agnello, C/O Care of, Milan

2003   Fabbrica delle Idee, Fabbrica Cometti, a cura di Nadia Melotti, Caprino Veronese ( IT)

 

2002   San Giò Video Festival, Cortile Mercato Vecchio, Verona

 

2000  Videozero 2000, curated by Francesco Ballo, PAC, Milan

 

1999   17° Torino Film Festival, Video Zero, Turin


1999   Gonzaga Fotografia ’99, curated by Guido Guidi and Manuela Zanelli, Gonzaga (IT)

1999   Civitavideo, Arena La Barcaccia, Civitanova Marche (IT)

1999   Artech, Associazione Cinematografica Pandora e Sambers, Smau 99, Milan

1999   Salon I I999, Museo della Permanente, Milan

  

1998   I Giardini di Lilith, Parco Paleotto, Bologna

1998   Quattro giorni di disordine visuale, C.S.O.A. Forte Prenestino, Roma

 

1997   Generazione Media, Palazzo della Triennale, Milan

   

   

 

Awards and Pubblic Collections 

 

2018   Farnesina Collection, The Ministry of Foreign Affair and International Co-operation, Rome

 

2017   Ducal Palace Museum Collection, Mantua

2017   San Fedele Museum, Milan

  

2016   Premio Isabella d’Este, Villa Mirra, Cavriana (IT)

2016   Boghossian Foundation, Villa Empain, Brussels 

2016   Artphilein Foundation, Vaduz, Liechtenstein

 

2015   Galila’s Collection, Brussels

 

2014   Swatch Art Peace Hotel's Collection, Shanghai

 

2011   Premio Aletti, Second Prize, ArtVerona, Verona

2011   Premio Ettore Fico, Finalist, the Road Contemporary Art Fair, Rome

 

2009 - 2011  ARBS, Membro della Royal British Society of Sculptors, London

 

2010   Art in the City, Finalist, Egmont Park, Brussels

2010   Solo@108 Exhibition, Royal British Society of Sculptors, London

  

2008 - 2010   Member of the Italo-Turkish Dialogue Forum, organized by the Italian Ministry

                      of Foreign Affairs, UniCredit Group, limes and SAM (Center for Strategic

                     Research of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Turkish)

 

2009   Premio Artivisive San Fedele 2008-2009, Second Prize, Galleria San Fedele, Milan 

2009   Twister. Museums in Lombardy for Contemporary Art, First Selection

 

2008   Premio Fondazione Arnaldo Pomodoro, International Competition for Young Sculptors,

            second edition, Third Prize, Fondazione Arnaldo Pomodoro, Milan

2008   Premio Arte Laguna, finalist in the Sculpture Section, Fondazione Benetton, Treviso

 

2005   Salone Internazionale del Mobile, selected for Salone Satellite 2005, Milan

 

2001   Visual Arts City of Caprino Veronese, First Prize, Verona

 

1999   Salon I° 1999, Special Award, Adolfo Pini Foundation, Museo della Permanente, Milan

 

 

 

Residencies, Talks, Workshops and Special Events

  

2018   Talk, Incontri in CasermArcheologica - dialoghi sull'arte contemporaneaCasermArchelogica,

            Sansepolcro (IT)

 

2016   Talk, Altrove / Andetsteds, art-week, Copenhagen

2016   Mise en Abyme, billboard in Sydhavn Station, supported by The Danish Arts Foundation 

            and the City of Copenhagen (August - September)

2016   Open Studio, event curated by Palazzo Ducale, Mantova Capitale della Cultura 2016, Mantua

   

2015   Talk,Beyond Sight, Rosenfeld Porcini Gallery, London

2015   Talk, Reflections, curated by Marco Tonelli, Mantova Creativa, Mantua

 

2014   M Art Talk, M on the Bund, Shanghai 

2014   Swatch Art Peace Hotel Guest Artist Program, Shanghai

 

2013   Residency in the exhibition space Sydhavn Station,  supported by Kgs. Enghave Local Committee

           and Copenhagen’s Arts Council, Sydhavn Station, Copenhagen

2013   Talk at Aarhus Art Academy, Aarhus (DK)

2013   Talk at Jutland Art Academy, Aarhus (DK)

  

2011   Talk at the RBS, London

 

2010   Talk, An Intelligent Design, The Flat, Milan

 

2007   Residency at the Spina Festival, Palazzo Bellini, Comacchio (IT)

 

2005   Residency, Asli Tunca Atelier, Istanbul

    

1998   Residency, Europa Creativi, Nevers (FR)