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contact@simonabarbera.com

member of NBK/UKS, Norway – AWI Art Workers Italia, Italy

EDUCATION

1997 BFA, Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera, Academy of Fine Arts, Milano, Italy

UPCOMING 2022

K4 Oslo, w/Ronny Faber Dahl 2022

SOLO

2021  Between the translucent and the blue, Lydgalleriet, Bergen, Norway  

2019-2020  From dim to clear to curve, w/Ronny Faber Dahl, Office Project Room, Milan, Italy

2018  Welcome to the Anthropocene!, w/Debora Hirsch, Riss(e), Varese, Italy

2016  Ippocampo, Noplace, Oslo, Norway, supported by NBK Norway 

2015  If I just laid down, w/ Ronny Faber Dahl, LYNX, Oslo, Norway

2014  Daphne Cneorum. Something there needs to thrive!, CHAN Contemporary Art Association, Genova, Italy, supported by OCA, Norway

2010  Oh, my dark soul!, Space 4235 Tromsø, Norway

Saturn Over Sunset, Temporary Black Space, Bergamo, Italy

I walk into this garden, IIC, Oslo, Norway, The state of arts, Italian Pavilions in the world, 54° Venice Biennale Venice, Italy

2009 These stones will not dance or clap hands at the solstice, Federica Schiavo Gallery, Roma, Italy  

2007 The Shivering Cold Continues, Gallery 21:24, Oslo, Norway

GROUP

2022 Paradise is exactly like where you are right now only much, much better, Palazzo Franzone Spinola di Luccoli, Genova, Italy w/Flavia Albu, Sveva Angeletti, Simona Barbera, Thomas Berra, Jonny Briggs, Nicole Colombo, Daniele Costa, Gaia De Megni, Matteo De Nando, Inside Job(Ula Lucińska & Michał Knychaus), Rada Koželj, Davide La Montagna, Eleonora Luccarini, Agnieszka Mastalerz, Claudia Petraroli, Fabio Ranzolin, Nuvola Ravera, Jacopo Rinaldi, Davide Sgambaro, Marco Siciliano, Elio Ticca, Jonathan Vivacqua

2022 Synthesis, group show, Melk Gallery, Oslo, Norway w/ Kaya Wilkins / Admir Batlak / Simona Barbera / Nina Skarsbø / Farhad Kalantary / Mary N. Hasavari / Karen Nikgol

2021 Another world now! , urban actions, billboards and video projections, Genova curated by Anna Daneri, Francesca Guerisoli, Carlotta Pezzolo 

CHAN Contemporary Art Association, Genova w/Ronny Faber Dahl

Timeless (Between the translucent and the blue), Electropark, sound art festival, Genova, Italy supported by OCA, Norway

2020  Apnea, Monza Biennale, NEI sports centre, Monza, Milano, Italy

2019  Finart Festival International de Artes Graficas, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Iconografie dell’Indipendenza NESXT, public art project, Turin, Italy, w/Space4235

Iconografie dell’Indipendenza, Macro Museum, NESXT, Rome, Italy w/Space4235

Accesso Obliquo, Lato, Prato, Italy

2018  Parallels, Space4235, Genova, Italy

Walkabout #1, Fondazione La Fabbrica del Cioccolato, Arts Foundation, Cima Norma, Switzerland

Dialogos IV, Current space, Milan, Italy

2017 Camminare l’orizzonte. Deriva, Space4235, Genova, NESXT, Circuito spazi indipendenti, Turin, Italy

Cantiere in lento movimento, Riss(e), Varese, Italy

Il pittore e la modella. Il corpo che guarda, Assab One, Milano, Italy

Dialogos III, Olomouc, Vitrina Deniska, Czech Republic

LUCIA, curated by Kristian Skylstad, QB Gallery, Oslo, Norway

Spazi 2017, Edicola Radetzky, Milan, Italy

2016   I won’t do what you tell me, RAM Gallery, Oslo, Norway

Secrets in the carbon atom, curated by Angels Miralda Tena, Podium Gallery, Oslo, Norway

L’aperto, public art group project, Rocca Vignale, Italy

2014   Formations, Transart Festival, S. Vigilio Mountain, Bolzano, Italy

2013   On a Perilous Absence, Møllebyen Litteratur Festival, Moss, Norway

Entering land where nobody has been before seeing what nobody has seen owning what nobody has owed, No Place Gallery, Oslo, Norway 

2010   25 hours a day, Villa Romana, Florence, Italy

From the liberty square to the independence square, Lodz Biennale 2010, Lodz, Poland

This is the end, 91mq, Berlin, Germany

 Candy Hell!, Su de Coucou, Berlin, Germany

Bloom Art Fair/Temporary Black Space, Cologne, Germany

Lissone Award, Lissone Contemporary Art Museum, Lissone, Italy

Bologna Art Fair/ Federica Schiavo Gallery, Rome, Italy

2009  Looming over the darkest black, Henie Onstad Art Center, Høvikodden, Norway

2007   Stenerseen Museet, Master Degree Exhibition, Oslo, Norway

Rekord Gallery, Happy Festival, Oslo, Norway

BROWSER-BASED INTERNET WORKS, SOUND DIFFUSION, PERFORMANCE

2020  Noi fuori nella notte, online, ISG 

2019  Delay delay delay, w/Ronny Faber Dahl, online  ISG

2017  Video Open II, Bergen Kjøtt, Bergen, Norway

Landescape Festival, Giardino Botanico, Palermo, Italy

2016  Oslo Open 2016 satellittprogram, Atelier Nord ANX, Oslo, Norway

Helicotrema, World Breakers, DRODESERA XXXVI Centrale Fies, Dro, TN, Italy supported by OCA, Norway

Papay Gyro Nights, Skodul Gondul video program Orkney, Scotland

2009  Progetto Centaura, Orto Botanico, Bergamo, Italy

2008  Acid Landscapes, Netmage ’08, International Live Media Festival, Bologna, Italy  

2007  Rekord Gallery, Happy Festival, Oslo, Norway

Stark Vision of the Morning, Crossover, Genoa, Italy

GRANTS

2021  NBK, Prosjektstøtte group show Melk Galley 2022, Oslo  

OCA, Office for Contemporary Art, Norway / project Between the translucent and the blue, Timeless, Electropark, Genova, Italy

2016  OCA, Office for Contemporary Art 2016, project If I just laid down, Helicotrema, Centrale Fies, Dro, Trento, IT

2016  NBK Prosjektstøtte, project Ippocampo Noplace, Oslo Norway

2014  OCA, Office for Contemporary Art 2014, Daphne Cneorum, Something there needs to thrive! CHAN Contemporary Art Association, Genova, IT

PRESS, INTERVIEWS

Agency in every word, interview by Ina Hagen, Kunstkritikk, 2021

Review of ‘Between the translucent and the blue’ at Bergen Tildende, 2021

måg | issue five 2011

RESIDENCY

2011 Nes Artist Art Residency, SIM, Skagaströnd, Iceland, August

2010 GlogauAIR Berlin

LECTURES, WORKSHOPS, PANELS, ARTIST TALK

2021  UKS, Artists organising artists, 100 years of conviviality

The recorded sound and voice: online communities across data networks, workshop and 3Dsound, Après la Nuit art association, Savona, Italy 

How music and performing art are moving forward gender equality and reduced inequality, with Dafne Boggeri, Fafi Abdel Nour, Timeless, Electropark, June 2021

Artist Talk, Between the translucent and the blue, KMD, Faculty of Fine Art, Music and Design, Bergen, Norway 

2013 Posso non, w/ Mauro Folci, Villa Croce Museum of Contemporary Art, Genova, Italy

2010 Artist Talk, Tromsø Academy of Contemporary Art and Creative Writing, University of Tromsø Norway

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2009 – current Professor of Multimedia Studies and Installation, Academy of Fine Arts, Genova, Italy

 

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