Curriculum Vitae

     

  

 

Paolo Cavinato

 

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

Lives and works in Mantua

E-mail:   info.paolocavinato@gmail.com 

FB:   https://www.facebook.com/paolo.cavinato.39

 

  

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 

       

2021

Another Place, text by Davide Landoni, The Flat - Massimo Carasi, Milan

Limen - Sonografie, curated by Fondazione Palazzo Te and Eterotopie, Palazzo Te, Mantua 

  

2019

Vanitas, Civic Museum of Piero della Francesca, Sansepolcro

  

2017

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

 

2016   

Hidden Steps, text by Christian Caliandro, The Flat-Massimo Carasi, Milan

Altrove / Andetsteds, Italian Cultural Institute, supported by Grosserer L. F. Foghts Fondation and Gentofte Kommunes Kulturpulje, Copenhagen

Paolo Cavinato. Interni, curated by Andrea Dall’Asta SJ, Spazio Aperto San Fedele, Milan

 

2015

Spazio Visivo – Beyond Sight, Rosenfeld Porcini Gallery, London

Resonator, The Flat-Massimo Carasi, Milan  

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

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

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

 

2009   

Albedo, Fondazione Dominato Leonense, Dellearti Design Hotel, Cremona

Aleph, MAM, Gazoldo degli Ippoliti (IT)

 

2008   

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

Spazio Visivo, Festival eterotopie, Palazzo Te, Mantua

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

 

2007   

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

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

Echoes, Palazzo Gonzaga, Volta Mantovana (IT)

  

2006   

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

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

Intersezioni - Video e Installazioni, Interzona, Verona

 

2002

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

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

  

2001  

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

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

 

  

Group Exhibitions  

   

2022

Sensorama. The look, the things, the deceptions. From Magritte to augmented reality,

curated by Chiara Gatti and Tiziana Cipelletti, Museo MAN, Nuoro 

Biennale Light Art, curated by Vittorio Erlindo, Casa del Mantegna, Mantua

Art Rotterdam, Van Nellefabriek, Rotterdam

 

2021

RISCOPERTE, San Fedele Cultural Foundation: recent and ancient unpublished donationscurated by Andrea Dall’Asta SJ, Galleria San Fedele, Milan

WELCOME! 10 years of Swatch Art Peace Hotel, MAXXI Museum, Rome 

ArtRotterdam, Van Nellefabriek, Rotterdam 

The new art collections, Ducal Palace Museum, Mantua

Italian Art Collection, Consulate General of Italy, New York

 

2020   

Volta, Metroplitan West, New York

ArtRotterdam, Van Nellefabriek, Rotterdam 

 

2019   

Bienvenue, Cité internationale des arts, Paris

Opus Incertum, Corte Zavattini 31, Ravenna

Volta 15, Basel

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

 

2018   

Bienvenue, Cité internationale des arts, Paris 

Apparizioni, Kunsthalle West Eurocenter, Lana - Bolzano, (IT)

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

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

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

Birthmarks (Touched by an angel), The Flat - Massimo Carasi, Milan 

Dialoghi sull'arte contemporanea, curated by CasermArchelogica, Sansepolcro (IT)

Volta 14, Basel

 

2017  

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

Itinerari di arte e fede, San Fedele Museum, Milan

IN Contemporanea. Mats Bergquist, Gregorio Botta, Paolo Cavinato, curated by Virginia Monteverde and Stefania Giazzi, Spazio46, Palazzo Ducale, Genoa

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

Yia Art Fair, Le Carreau du Temple, Paris

Volta 13, Markthalle, Basel

Yia Art Fair, The Square Brussels Meeting Center, Brussels

 

2016  

La Galleria, Palazzo Ducale, Mantua

Yia Art Fair, Le Carreau du Temple, Paris

Volta 12, Markthalle, Basel

ArtRotterdam, Rotterdam

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

 

2015  

Out There, The Flat - Massimo Carasi, Milan

Nuove acquisizioni. Inediti e riscoperte dalla collezione della Galleria civica di Modena, curated by Gabriella Roganti, Palazzo Santa Margherita, Galleria Civica, Modena

Scope Art Show, Scope Pavilion, Miami Beach

Slick Contemporary Art Fair, Paris

Volta 11, Markthalle, Basel

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

Open Studios, The Swatch Art Peace Hotel, Shanghai

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

Scope Art Show, Scope Pavilion, Miami Beach

Volta 10, Markthalle, Basel

Scope Art Show, Moynihan Station, New York

Art Wynwood - International Contemporary Art Fair, Miami

The Metro Show – New York, New York

LA -Los Angeles Art Show, Los Angeles

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

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

Scope Art Show, Scope Pavilion, Miami

Slick Contemporary Art Fair, Paris

Art Verona, Quartiere Fieristico, Verona

Scope, Basel 

Art Brussels, 31 Contemporary Art Fair, Brussels 

Slick Contemporary Art Fair, Brussels

The Palm Spring Fine Art Fair, Palm Spring, USA

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

  

2012   

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

Memory, contemporary international sculpture, PAN, Naples

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

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

Arte Fiera Off, Raum, Bologna

Scope, Scope Pavilion, Miami

Slick Contemporary Art Fair, Le Garage, Paris 

Art Copenhagen, Forum, Copenhagen

Scope, Pavillion Kaserne, Basel

Miart, Fiera Milano City, Milan

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

Scope, New York

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

 

2011   

Memory, contemporary international sculpture, Rosenfeld Porcini Gallery, London

Start, The Flat - Massimo Carasi, Milan

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

Quarta dimensione - Visioni Plastiche del tempo e del cambiamento, curated by Mimmo Di Marzio and Nicoletta Castellaneta, Banca Akros, Milan

Contemporary Art Istanbul, Istanbul

Slick Contemporary Art Fair, Palais de Tokyo, Paris

Art Verona, Quartiere Fieristico, Verona

Preview Berlin, Tempelhof, Berlin 

Scope Art Fair, Kaserne, Basel

Art Athina, Faliro Pavilion, Hellenic Olympic Properties, Athens

Art Amsterdam, Amsterdam

the road to contemporary art, Ex Mattatoio, Rome

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

  

2010   

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

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

Art in the City, Egmont Park, Brussels

Slick Contemporary Art Fair, Palais de Tokyo, Paris

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

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

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

Premio Fondazione Arnaldo Pomodoro, International Competition for Young Sculptors, second edition, curated by Angela Vettese, Fondazione Arnaldo Pomodoro, Milan

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

 

2007   

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

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

  

2006   

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

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

Intimate Spaces, CVB Gallery, New York 

Camerae Pictae, MAM, Gazoldo degli Ippoliti (IT)

Cromatismi, Museo Carlo Zauli, Ravenna

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

Salone Satellite, 9° edition, Salone Internazionale del Mobile, curated by Marva Griffin Wilshire, Rho (IT)

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

  

2005   

Home, private collection exhibition (Istanbul Biennal 2005), curated by Umberto Branchini, Charles Esche and Vasif Kortun, Asli Tunca Atelier, Istanbul

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

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


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

Civitavideo, Arena La Barcaccia, Civitanova Marche (IT)

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

Salon I I999, Museo della Permanente, Milan

  

1998   

I Giardini di Lilith, Parco Paleotto, Bologna

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

 

1997   

Generazione Media, Palazzo della Triennale, Milan

   

    

Awards and Pubblic Collections 

  

2021   

Renovatio Mundi, Finalist, Giordano Bruno Foundation, Naples

Italian Art Collection, Consulate General of Italy, New York

 

2018

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

 

2017  

Ducal Palace Museum Collection, Mantua

San Fedele Museum Collection, Milan

  

2016   

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

Boghossian Foundation, Villa Empain, Brussels 

Artphilein Foundation, Vaduz, Liechtenstein

  

2015  

Marino Golinelli Collection, Bologna

Galila Barzilai-Hollander’s Collection, Brussels

     

2014  

The Swatch Art Peace Hotel's Collection, Shanghai

 

2011   

Premio Aletti, Second Prize, ArtVerona, Verona

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

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 

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

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

 

  

Events, Residencies, Talks and Workshops

   

2022

Paolo Cavinato. Talk, Sacro Cuore Foundation, Milan

 

2021

Paolo Cavinato. Limen, presentation of the catalogue, with Stefano Baia Curioni and Davide Landoni, Spazio Te, Palazzo Te, Mantua

Art Residency Program, Villa Empain, Fondazione Boghossian, Brussels

10 years of Swatch Art Peace Hotel,Talk,with Hou Hanru and Carlo Giordanetti, MAXXI Museum, Rome

Arte e Gioco, Talk, curated by Collezione Farnesina and Lucca Comics, Comics and Games, La Feltrinelli, Milan

  

2018

Workshop, Luce in prospettiva, CasermArcheologica, Sansepolcro (AR)

Talk, Incontri in CasermArcheologica - dialoghi sull'arte contemporanea, CasermArchelogica, Sansepolcro (IT)

 

2016

Altrove / Andetsteds, Talk, Copenhagen art-week, Italian Cultural Institute, Copenhagen

Mise en Abyme, billboard in Sydhavn Station, supported by The Danish Arts Foundation and the City of Copenhagen (August - September)

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

   

2015

Beyond Sight, Talk, Rosenfeld Porcini Gallery, London

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

 

2014

M Art Talk, M on the Bund, Shanghai 

Art residency Program, Swatch Art Peace Hotel, Shanghai

 

2013

Residency in the exhibition space Sydhavn Station,  supported by Kgs. Enghave Local Committee and Copenhagen’s Arts Council, Sydhavn Station, Copenhagen

Talk at Aarhus Art Academy, Aarhus (DK)

Talk at Jutland Art Academy, Aarhus (DK)

  

2011

Talk, Royal British Society of Sculptors, London

 

2010

Music for Image, Workshop, Lab.Com, Mantua 

An Intelligent Design, Talk, The Flat-Massimo Carasi, Milan

 

2007

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

 

2005

Residency, Asli Tunca Atelier, Istanbul

    

1998

Residency, Europa Creativi, Nevers (FR)