BRUNA ESPOSITO

Studio Stefania Miscetti | Contemporary Art Rome | Current exhibition: She Devil X: Resisters

biography.

BRUNA ESPOSITO was born in Rome in 1960, where she lives and works. In 1979 she graduated from the IV Liceo Artistico in Rome, where she studied with Carmengloria Morales. In 1980 she attended the Faculty of Architecture at La Sapienza University, Rome, and later studied aerial dance in New York with Batya Zamir. In 1984 she was selected to take part in the Whitney Museum of American Art’s Independent Studio Program. In the late 1980s she moved to West Berlin, where she was awarded two scholarships by IBA Berlin in 1987 and 1988, for the project and feasibility study for Two public biotoilets.

She has worked with artists, poets and musicians including Paola d’Agnese, Federico Fusi, David Hammons, Enzo De Leonibus, Stefano Maria Longobardi, Kristine Lovejoy, Progetto Neola, Annie Ratti, Andries van Rossem, Barbel Rothaar, Stalker-Osservatorio Nomade and Penelope Wehrli.

Her work draws on numerous material and sensorial elements, such as our sense of smell and hearing, and tends to be made using simple materials and techniques. Her practice includes drawing, photography and collage, as well as sculpture, video, installations, live performance, artistic actions and site-specific projects.

Awards and recognition for her work: In 1999 she was awarded a Golden Lion at the Venice Biennale, for the Italian Pavilion dAPPERTutto, created with other Italian female artists, as well as the Italian Studio Program PS1 Award in New York. In 2000 she was awarded the Premio per la giovane arte italiana, (the Young Italian Artist Prize) by the Centro nazionale per le Arti Contemporanee (National Centre for Contemporary Art) in Rome. In 2011 she was shortlisted for the Italian Chamber of Deputies Award for the 150th Anniversary of the Unification of Italy at the Palazzo Montecitorio in Rome.

International biennials include: XIII Havana Biennial, Cuba (2019); XIII International Biennial of Cuenca, Ecuador (2016); Prospect 1, New Orleans, USA (2008); Rome Quadriennale (1996 – 2008); Gwangju Biennial, South Korea (2004); Istanbul Biennial (2003); Venice Biennale (1999 – 2005); Sonsbeek9 in Arnhem, the Netherlands (2001); and Documenta X in Kassel (1997).

Solo exhibitions: ¿Qué puede el humo hacerle al hierro?, MUNTREF, Buenos Aires (2020);  Perle Rare, Fondazione San Fedele, Milan (2019); inconveniente, Fondazione Raccolta Cardinale Lercaro, Bologna (2018); Allegro non troppo, Studio Stefania Miscetti, Roma (2017); Bruna Esposito. e così sia…, MAXXI, Roma (2017); davvero, FL Gallery, Milan (2016); inconveniente, FL Gallery, Milan (2014); Out of the Blue, Olnick Spanu Art Program, Garrison, USA (2013); Alla turca, FL Gallery, Milan (2006); Tulipano Nero, Z33 Hasselt, Belgium (2004); Passiflora, Museolaboratorio Ex Manifattura Tabacchi, Città Sant’Angelo (2003); Madre Patria, Castel Sant’Elmo, Naples (2002); Bruna Esposito, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea del Castello di Rivoli (2002).

Selected group exhibitions:  Classic Reloaded. Mediterranea, Bardo National Museum, Tunis, Villa Audi Mosaic Museum, Beirut, and Villa des Arts in Rabat (2018-19); Intuition, Palazzo Fortuny, Venice (2017); The Raft. Art is (not) Lonely, Mu.Zee, Ostend, Belgium (2017); L’altro sguardo. Fotografe italiane 1965-2015, Triennale di Milano, Milan (2016); ArtClub#5, I Giovedì della Villa, Académie de France at Rome, Villa Medici, Rome (2016); Start up. Quattro agenzie per la produzione del possibile, Fondazione Baruchello, Rome (2016); Lallazioni. Bruna Esposito e Annie Ratti, Auditorium Parco della musica, Rome (2015); Au rendez-vous des amis, Fondazione Palazzo Albizzini Collezione Burri, Città di Castello (2015).

exhibitions.

all exhibitions by BRUNA ESPOSITO with STUDIO STEFANIA MISCETTI.

Studio Stefania Miscetti | Exhibitions: Bruna Esposito, Altri venti - ostro

BRUNA ESPOSITO

altri venti - ostro
october 22th, 2020 - january 2021

Studio Stefania Miscetti | Contemporary Art Rome | Exhibition: Bruna Esposito - Allegro ma non troppo

BRUNA ESPOSITO

allegro non troppo
march 9th - september 23rd, 2017

CURRICULUM OF BRUNA ESPOSITO

AWARDS AND ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

1999
Golden Lion for “dAPPERTutto”, Italian Pavillion at the Venice Biennale, among with other female artists
PS1 Italian Studio Program, New York

2000
Premio per la giovane arte italiana, National Center of Contemporary Arts, Rome.

2011
Chamber of Deputies Award, 150°Anniversary of Italy’s Unity, Montecitorio, Rome.

INTERNATIONAL BIENNIALS

2019
XIII Havana Biennial, Cuba

2016
XIII International Cuenca Biennial, Ecuador (2016)

2008
Prospect 1, New Orleans

2008/1996
Quadriennale di Roma

2005/1999
Venice Biennial

2004
Biennale di Gwangju, South Korea

2003
Istanbul Biennial

2001
Sonsbeek9, Arnhem, Holland;

1997
Documenta X, Kassel

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019
Perle Rare, Centro culturale San Fedele, Milan

2018
inconveniente, Fondazione Raccolta Cardinale Lercaro, Bologna

2017
Bruna Esposito. e così sia…, MAXXI, Rome

2016
davvero, FL Gallery, Milano

2013
Out of the Blue, Olnick Spanu Art Program, Garrison, Usa

2004
Tulipano Nero, Z33 Hasselt, Belgium

2002
Bruna Esposito, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea del Castello di Rivoli

SELECTED RECENT GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018-2019
Classic Reloaded. Mediterranea, Bardo National Museum, Tunisi, Villa Audi Mosaic Museum, Beirut, e Villa des Arts de Rabat

2017
Intuition, Palazzo Fortuny, Venice
The Raft. Art is (not) Lonely, Mu.Zee, Ostende, Belgium

2016
ArtClub#5, I Giovedì della Villa, Académie de France à Rome, Villa Medici, Rome (2016)

2015
Lallazioni. Bruna Esposito e Annie Ratti, Auditorium Parco della musica, Rome
Au rendez-vous des amis, Fondazione Palazzo Albizzini Collezione Burri, Città di Castello

selected works.

selected works by BRUNA ESPOSITO shown at STUDIO STEFANIA MISCETTI.

 

catalogues.

all catalogues by BRUNA ESPOSITO with STUDIO STEFANIA MISCETTI.

Studio Stefania Miscetti | Bruna Esposito | Altri venti

BRUNA ESPOSITO
altri venti 

exhibition catalogue
multiprint, rome 2015