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Natalia Saurin

Buenos Aires , RA 1976

Lives and works in Milano, Italy

 

Education

 

1997-2002    Degree in Architecture, Polytechnic of Milano, Italy

1999-2000    Fine Arts, Erasmus Exchange, Salamanca , Spain

2000-2002    University of Image, scholarship Industria, Milano, Italy

2000             Toscana Photography Workshop, with Amy Arbus, scholarship by ZoneAttive, Roma, Italy

 

Solo Exhibitions 

 

2021  IL LUOGO PIU' PERICOLOSO atto III con Silvia Levenson, a cura di Antonella Mazza, con il sostegno del Comune di Milano, maxi impianti Urban Vision, Roma e Milano

 

2021  IL LUOGO PIU' PERICOLOSO con Silvia Levenson, a cura di Zonta Club Finale Ligure, Fortezza di Castelfranco, Finale  Ligure

 

2020 IL LUOGO PIU' PERICOLOSO - l'arte ai tempi del Covid, da installazione ad azione, con Silvia Levenson, curated by Antonella Mazza, evento inserito nel palinsasto culturale il Talento delle Donne, Palazzo Reale, Milano

 

2020 NI UNA MENOS, con Silvia Levenson, curated by Manuela De Leonardis, Casa Argentina- Consolato Argentino, Roma

 

2019 IL LUOGO PIU' PERICOLOSO, con Silvia Levenson, curated by Sergio Risaliti e Museo del 900, special             project We Stand TogetHER, Palazzo Vecchio, Firenze

 

2019 THE KITCHEN, curated by Manuela De Leonardis, IILA/ Italo-Latin American Institute patronage,

         Castelnuovo Fotografia, Roma (c)

 

2019 LIBERAMI DA QUESTE PRIGIONI, Photofestival 14th edition, curated by Fiorenza Giovanna, with 

         Moondi Edizioni and Ballon Art Project, Prisons of the Castello Sforzesco Visconteo,Vigevano

 

2017  TAGLIO, artist bus, by STAV spa, itinerant installation around Europe

 

2014  LE DUE MADRI, curated by Giuseppe Mendolia Calella e Valentina Lucia Barbagallo/ Balloon Project,                  Fulvio Ravagnani, Catania 

 

2012   LA DOLOROSA, Muratcentoventidue Gallery, Bari, Italy

 

2010   MIRRORING, Gallery F6, Künstlerdorf  Schöppingen, Germany (c)

 

2009   FOREVER AND EVER, curated by Paolo Apolito,St.Apollonia, Salerno, Italy

 

2009   E VISSERO FELICI E CONTENTI, with Stefania Pedretti, Esposta Gallery, Verona, Italy

 

2009   WAITING FOR TRILOGY Making off, curated by TestaccioLab, Roma, Italy

 

2008   HAPPILY EVEN AFTER Fondamenta Jahier, Milano, Italy

 

2008   THE KITCHEN, with Silvia Levenson, Gallery Esther Montoriol, Barcelona, Spain (c)

 

2006   SOMETHING WRONG,with Silvia Levenson, Arthobler gallery, Porto, Portugal

 

 

Visiting Artist and teaching experiences

 

2021  Artist talk,  curated by Giuseppe Mendolia Calella, Harim Academy, Catania

 

2020  Artist talk, In the name of love, Elizabeth Aro/Silvia Levenson/Natalia Saurin conversation about art

           with Manuela De Leonardis

2020  Artist talk , Identikit, art meetings by Patrizia Varone

 

2019   Book presentation, “Natalia Saurin, between myth and everyday life”

           Museo MACRO, Roma

           Bologna University Art Department, Aula Magna, Bologna

           Piazza Ducale inside the Art Bus “Taglio” by Natalia Saurin, Vigevano

 

2018   Book presentation, “Natalia Saurin, between myth and everyday life”, book edited by Moondi Edizioni and curated by Balloon Art Project, Vicolo Stretto Library Catania and Colapesce Library, Messina. 

 

2017   Seminar, European Academy of Fine Arts and Media, Milano 

 

2016   Presentation, Chiesa di San Camillo ai Crociferi, Catania

 

2012   Residence for young artists Arte a Km0, Big Bang Projects, Invorio, Novara

 

2011    Workshop, Brera Accademy of Fine Arts, Milan, Italy

 

2010   Visiting Artist, University of Bologna, Department of Visual Arts, Bologna

 

2010   Teacher, video workshop at maximum security women’s prison, Italy

 

2010   Speaker at Pecha Kucha Night, Pordenone, Italy

 

2009  Teacher, photography workshop, at maximum security women’s prison, Italy

 

 

Artist in residence, stipends and awards

 

2021   Dummy workshop, curated by Charta Festival and Paolo Cardinali, La Legatoria,  Roma

 

2014   My Little House,  Artist in residence, by Fulvio Ravagnani, curated by Balloon Project, Catania - IT

 

2011   The Camargo Foundation, Artist in residence- stipend, Cassis - FR

 

2010   Künstlerdorf Schöppingen Foundation, Artist in residence - stipend, Schöppingen - DL

 

2010   Renaissance Arts Prize, first prize in videoart category, Italian Cultural Insitute, London - EN

 

2010   ForMe, video workshop with grant by GAI - Association for Young Italian Artist Circuit and Italia Creativa,

           Messina - IT

 

2009   Salerno Creativa, Artist in residence with grant, GAI - Association for Young Italian Artist Circuit and Italia Creativa, Salerno - IT

 

2008  Laguna Art Prize, Venice - IT

 

2008  Production grant, Le Maettlè, Alsace - FR

 

2001  Scholarship by Fondazione Industria, Milano - IT

 

2000  Toscana Photography Workshop, scholarship by Zone Attive, Roma - IT

 

 

(Selected) Group Exhibitions

 

2021

EXTRAMOON, curated by Manuela De Leonardis, Castelnuovo Fotofestival, Roma

 

2020

BIENNALE DELLA FOTOGRAFIA FEMMINILE, selected project "Rose e fiori", Bottiglieria Moderna , Mantova

 

2018

CONTEMPORANE_A, ARTISTE SI RACCONTANO, curated by Irene Finiguerra, Palazzo Ferrero e Palazzo La Mormora, Biella (c)

 

2017

AUTOBUS D'ARTISTA, curated by Fiorenza Giovanna, production by STAV spa, itinerant installation around Europe

OMAGGIO A SANT'AGATA, curated by Maria Teresa De Blasi, Chiesa di San Francesco Borgia, Catania

 

2016

MEDITERRANEO SGUARDO DI DONNE SULLE DONNE, fotografie tra terre e mare, curated by Patrizia Varone, Archivio di Stato, Napoli

BODY LANDSCAPES, Obliqua Mostra Internacional de Videoarte & Cinema Experimental, curated by Visual Container, Lisboa - Portugal 

8°CONTEMPO International Contemporary Art Festival, Visualcontainer, Varna, Bulgaria

 

2015

HIT PARADE the top biennial selection exhibit, Museo dell'automobile, Torino

ARType, curated by Guido Bartorelli, Paolo Granata, Silvia Grandi, Fabiola Naldi e Stefania Portinari,

Musma - Museo della scultura contemporanea, Matera

PARATISSIMA, ordine o caos?, Fiera d'arte contemporanea, Torino Esposizioni, Torino (c)

IDENTITà FLUIDE, a journey into contemporary art, curated by Silvia Grandi e Pierluca Nardoni. Auditorium Ex Chiesa di S. Matteo, Molinella/Bologna

VIE DI FUGA, a cura di Giovanna Fiorenza, Castello Sforzesco, Vigevano

 

2014

ARType - Archetipi della videoarte contemporanea, curated by Paolo Granata e Silvia Grandi, GCAM Palazzo Collicola, Spoleto

THE RAGE OF THE DRONE IN THE UNPREPARED DISCOTEQUE artworks coming somehow from Schoepingen, curated by Simona da Pozzo, Vegapunk, Milano

 

2013

ARType - Archetypes of contemporary video art, curated by Guido Bartorelli, Paolo Granata, Silvia Grandi, Fabiola Naldi, Stefania Portinari, Basilica Palladiana, Vicenza

PLAYTIME, curated by Cecilia Freschini, in collaboration with:Artverona - Area Cultura del Comune di Verona -VisualContainer - LabYit [.BOX] Videoart Project Space Milano

 

2012

PLAYTIME, by Cecilia Freschini, organized by Lab-Yit The Italian Contemporary Art Platform, Beijing

progect space, Beijing, China

TRANSITI, CACT Center for Contemporary Art of Ticino, Bellinzona, Switzerland

VERONA ARTFAIR, Playtime by Cecilia Freschini, Arte Fiera, Verona (c)

ARTE ACCESSIBILE, with VisualContainer, Spazio Eventiquattro Gruppo 24 Ore, Art Fair, Milan, Italy

ON VIDEOS for hours and hours, by VisualContainer, Arte Boccanera Gallery, Trento, Italy

E’VENTOGREEN, by Associazione Naeli  and Francesco Vitali, Spazio Seicentro, Milano, Italy

 

2011

ITALIAN CHARACTER A NATIONAL ART MOLESKINE curated by Mario Gorni and Giorgio Fedeli, Arad Art Museum, Arad, Romania

FASE between arts and technology, Centro Cultural Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Argentina

VIDEOLANDIA,ALT Arte Contemporanea Alzano Lombardo, Bergamo, Italy

CORPI E SPAZI DELLA CONTEMPORANEITA’: video art visions, curated by Giorgio Fedeli and Visual Container, MAAAC Nociano Contemporary Art Museum (Pe), Italy

ARTISTAINVITARTISTA, curated by Big Bang and Red Nomad, Centre d'ART Villa Eugenia,Valencia, Spain

ITALIAN CHARACTER A NATIONAL ART MOLESKINE curated by Mario Gorni and Giorgio Fedeli,Arteles Creativity Center, Tampere, Finlandia

GEIST IST GEIL!, artist in resident exhibiton, Künstlerdorf  Schöppingen, Germany

 

2010

ITALIAN CONTAINER, The emerging Italian video art, a cura di Carolina Lio, ACCEA Armenian Center for Contemporary Experimental Art, Yerevan, Armenia

LET'S PLAY, by Alessandra Borgogelli, Paolo Granata, Silvia Grandi, Fabiola Naldi, Palazzo Pretorio, Cittadella (Pd), Italy

HAPPILY EVEN AFTER, Cell63 Gallery, Berlin, Germany

VIDEOART YEARBOOK, by Visual Arts Department University of Bologna, Chiostro di Santa Cristina, Bologna, Italy

FLASHFORWARD, [.BOX] Videoart Project space by Visualcontainer, Milano

-5 MINUTES, 3rdVideo Biennal, Jakopic Gallery ,Ljubljana, Slovenia (c)

BORDER-LESS, curated by Gabriela Gavrilas, Museo Tarii, Oradea, Romania

 

2009

QUOTIDIANA09 curated by Teresa Iannotta e Stefania Schiavon, Padova (c)

THE EXPERIMENT, curated by Paolo Apolito, Villa Comunale, Salerno

L'UOMO E IL SUO DESTINO Premio San Fedele, Gallery San Fedele,  AA.VV, Milano (c)

LOVE NEST spazio Revel, Milano (c)

FRAMES FROM THE REAL, LAZNIA Centre for Contemporary Art, in collaboration with VisualContainer and Michal Brzezinski, Gdask, Polonia

 

2008

DELICARTESSEN7, Gallery Esther Montoriol, Barcellona, Spain

ART LAGUNA, curated by Carlo Sala, Romanian Cultural Institute, Venezia (c)

LES ARTS AU VERT, Le Maettlè, Alsace, France (c)

BODY LANGUAGE The Workshop Gallery, Bialystok, Poland

 

2007

GROUP SHOW NO.19 by Jon Feinstein, Humble Arts Foundation, New York, U.S.A.

ART FIRST Artefiera , with Caterina Tognon Arte ContemporaneaBologna (c)

 

2006

ALGO ANDA MAL, Argentina embassy in Italy, Roma

TALK TO THE CITY C/O Careof, Fabbrica del vapore, Milano

RIPARTE, International Contemporary Art Fair with Traghetto Gallery, Roma (c)

LA VIA DI ANTIGONE, Gallery Daniela Rallo, Cremona

CONVITE  in collaboration with Arthobler gallery, Passos de Silgueiros, Portugal

 

2005

SOTTO LA SUPERFICIE, curated by M.Mojana and G.Montrasio, Fabbrica del  Vapore, Milano (c)

DARK LADIES- three artist in the tower, curated by G.Fiorenza, Torre del castello, Vigevano

 

2003

VIE DI FUGA installations in the city,  Borderline Gallery, Vigevano

 

2001
VISUAL-E , Comune di Milano / 6 locations in the city, Milano

 LJUBLJANA INDIPENDENT FESTIVAL, Ljubljana, Slovenia

 

2000
ENZIMI art festival, Testaccio, Roma

 

 

(Selected) film/video screening

 

2021 IL LUOGO PIU' PERICOLOSO atto III, con Silvia Levenson, a cura di Antonella Mazza, maxi proiezione su monitor Urban Vision, Milano e Roma

GLASS MEET THE FUTURE FILM FESTIVAL, North Lands Creative Center, Scotland, UK

HO VISTO UN GENIO, curated by Fiorenza Giovanna, Sala dell'Affresco, Castello Sforzesco, Vigevano

2017 SENSITIVE & DIGITAL LANDSCAPES, selection by Visualcontainer, VisualContainerTV.

2016 META CINEMA Festival delle Audiovisioni Ibridanti, curated by Piero Deggiovanni, Accademia di Belle Arti, Bologna
SENSITIVE & DIGITAL LANDSCAPES,  8° CONTEMPO International Contemporary Art Festival,

selection by Visualcontainer, Varna, Bulgary

2015 ARType - Archetipi della videoarte contemporanea, curated by Guido Bartorelli, Paolo Granata, Silvia Grandi, Fabiola Naldi e Stefania Portinari, Cinémathèque québécoise, Montréal (Canada)

IDENTITA' FLUIDE un percorso nell'arte contemporanea, a cura di Silvia Grandi e Pierluca Nardoni. Auditorium Ex Chiesa di S. Matteo, Molinella (Bologna)

2013 ART4.un aperitivo con il meglio della videoarte, Palazzo Righini-Fossano, Cuneo

2012 VIDEO IS WOMAN Languages and expressive forms in artistic contemporary communication, by Silvia Grandi, Sala delle Bandiere, European Parliament, Rome, Italy

VIDEOART EVENTS, by VisualContainer, Villa Pomini, Castellanza, Varese, Italy

2011 VYB Video Yearbook, CRAC Centro Ricerca Arte Contemporanea, Cremona, Italy

MIA, Milano Image Fair, with Studio Maffei, SuperstudioPiù,Art Fair, Milano, Italy

ART AGAINST MEDIACRACY, Video Roma Art Festival, by Visual Container and C.A.R.M.A Centro d'Arti e Ricerche Multimediali Applicate,Cinema Teatro Occupato Volturno, Rome, Italy

VIDEOART YEARBOOK, curated by Renato Barilli, Alessandra Borgogelli, Paolo Granata, Silvia Grandi, Fabiola Naldi, Paola Sega, University Department of Visual Arts, Chiostro di Santa Cristina, Bologna, Italy

ITALIAN CHARACTER, A NATIONAL ART MOLESKINE, curated by Mario Gorni and Giorgio Fedeli, a progect by CologneOff international videoart festival, Arad Art Museum, Arad, Romania and Arteles, Tampere, Finland

FASE between arts and technology, Centro Cultural Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Argentina

CORPI E SPAZI DELLA CONTEMPORANEITA’: visioni della video arte, curated by Giorgio Fedeli and Visual Container, MAAAC Museo di Arte Contemporanea di Nocciano (Pe)

FLASHFORWARD, [.BOX] Videoart Project space, Milano

BAFF film festival, screening by Visual Container, Busto Arsizio, Milano

2010 VIDEOART YEARBOOK, by the University Department of Visual Arts, Chiostro di Santa Cristina, Bologna

VERONA ARTFAIR, with the Bologna University Department of Visual Arts, Art Fair, Verona

SCOPE BASEL  with Micaela Gallery, Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland

THE SCIENTIST International videoart festival, by Visual Container, Sala Estense, Palazzo del Municipio, Ferrara

LIFE STRATEGIES, Micaela Gallery, San Francisco, USA

2009 ITALIAN VIDEO EMERGENCIES, curated by VisualContainer, Milano

FRAMES FROM THE REAL, LAZNIA Centre for Contemporary Art, in collaboration with VisualContainer and Michal Brzezinski, Gdask, Poland

FIATICORTI, Istrana, Treviso

VISIONARIA, international video festival, Siena (c)

OPTICA, videofestival, (differents locations) (c)

La casa Encendida ,Madrid_Spain

CCAI_Centro de Cultura Antiguo Instituto, Gijon_Spain

Colegio español,Parigi_France

Cinemateca boliviana,La Paz, Bolivia

Art Factory y Biblioteca Nacional, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Filmoteca dell' Andalucia, Còrdoba, Spain

GIFFONI FILM FESTIVAL Valle della Piana, Salerno

FEMALE CUT, video art festival, CS Brancaleone, Roma

2008 ENPEINVIDEO,  EnPleinArt contemporary art, Torino

VIDEA2, videoart festival, FRAC Baronissi, Salerno (c)

VIDEA2,  videoart festival, Palazzo Strozzi, Ferrara (c)

VIDEODIALOGHI, curated by W.Darko e O.Gambari, Torino

2007 2VIDEO, UnDo.Net , curated by Francesca di Nardo

ITALIAN WAYS in contemporary craft, Cheongju, Korea (c)

2006 COOKING ART, curated by Paola Tognon e Laura Nozza , Berchidda (c)

2005  I SEE YOU ARE A BIT NERVOUS, Bullseye Connections Gallery,Portland (OR) USA (c)

 

(c) denotes that a catalogue or a publication was published in conjunction with the exhibition or the festival.