exhibitions

VITTORIO BIANCHI: WOVEN MEMORY

Curated by Domenico de Chirico and Nataša Radojevi?
16 June – 28 August, 2023
Italian Cultural Institute of Belgrade, Serbia

Woven Memory

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Photo credit: Nebojsa Babic

The work of Italian artist Vittorio Bianchi (b.1982) revolves primarily around an element that manifests itself as a duality, more precisely described as an inventive and authentic gesture that is expressed in a dogmatic manner, sometimes through meticulous torn parts, and other times through vigorous ruptures. Furthermore, the two-dimensionality of the materials used by Bianchi is fundamentally questioned by interventions that create absences and open passages to other possible and imperishable dimensions, simultaneously highlighting both fragility and maximalism, characteristics that often elegantly distinguish everything that is deliberately torn or ripped: the fabrics used by the artist to create his works are the result of diligent and targeted research that encompasses Taiwanese silks, Italian lampas, monochromatic textures, and intricate prints, while also including technological fabrics with futuristic characteristics. Undoubtedly, his artistic exploration establishes multiculturalism as its foundation, closely linked to the historical context of the materials used, the processing of which magnifies the echoes of time. Based on these principles, “Woven Memory” emerges as a new exhibition chapter in Vittorio Bianchi’s artistic production. The cycle of works, presented at the premises of the Italian Cultural Institute in Belgrade, particularly celebrates the beauty of the renowned Italian lampas, a traditional fabric that evokes the products of local artisans, symbolizing a highly identitarian and noble traditional craftsmanship. On one hand, it embodies a sort of transposition of the “Canticle of the Creatures”, featuring floral motifs and fauna that, without temporal distance, point to life. On the other hand, it represents an artistic gesture that deeply tears or swiftly ruptures this fabric. Furthermore, the significant transformation of the lampas is dedicated to highlighting the current distress of the human condition in all its nuances, echoing the words of Saint Francis of Assisi regarding the aforementioned canticle: Blessed are those who endure it calmly, for they will be rewarded by the Most High.
Domenico de Chirico

The exhibition Woven Memory is held in collaboration with Drina Gallery
Partner: The Apartment by KDA
Thanks to Confindustria Serbia, ID Consultants


Fifteen Leaves

Prisma Art Prize group show | Artworks by Simon Foxall, Vittorio Bianchi, Simon Kubik, Alessandro Giampaoli, Yanqing Pei, Lucia Dibi, Calin Dumitrascu, István Bába, Arthur Hengeli, Eleonora Rinaldi, Francesca Miotto, Mitko Karakolev, Silvia Rosa, Sara Pacucci and Prisca Baccaille
18 – 28 July, 2023
Contemporary Cluster, Rome

Prisma Art Prize is pleased to announce “Fifteen Leaves”, the exhibition of the third edition of the prize to be held at the Contemporary Cluster in Rome from 18 to 28 July 2023. This exhibition presents the works of the 15 artists selected during the four calls of this edition of the award.
Curated by Domenico de Chirico, with the artistic direction of Marco Crispano, the Prisma Art Prize exhibition at the Contemporary Cluster offers a wide variety of artistic styles and backgrounds. 23 pictorial works are exhibited, the result of the creativity and inspiration of artists from different parts of the world.


TRIALOGUE – Delicate Strength

Vittorio Bianchi, José Gomes, Beate Höing
13 January – 25 February, 2023
Galerie Biesenbach, Cologne

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BIENVENUE Art Fair, Paris

StudyForArtPlatform [Stockholm], CHAMBRE N.16, featuring works by Vittorio Bianchi, Fabian Bergmark Näsman, Lukas Göthman, Matisse Mesnil, Mateas Pares
5 – 11 April, 2022 HÔTEL LA LOUISIANE, Paris

Philippe Lhomme, “I’M NOT A ROBOT”, Bienvenue Art Fair Production
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StudyForArtPlatform with Vittorio Bianchi, Fabian Bergmark Näsman,
Lukas Göthman, Matisse Mesnil, Mateas Pares
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Vittorio Bianchi, R #1, ripstop nylon, polyester and polyurethane, 69×99 cm, 2019

Exhibitors: Atelier Tchikebe, Le Confort Moderne, Galerie Biesenbach, Galerie Chloé Salgado, Galerie DIX9, Galerie Emmanuel Hervé, Galerie l’Inlassable, Galerie Intervalle, Galerie PIXI – Marie Victoire, Poliakoff, Galerie PJ, Galerie Vis-à-Vis, ISSMAG Gallery, Lily Robert, Mouches Volantes, Raffaella De Chirico, StudyForArtPlatform

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Panorama #03, Galeria Fran Reus, Palma de Mallorca

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Galeria Fran Reus, December 2019
Photo credits: Bartomeu Sastre
Images courtesy of the artists and Galeria Fran Reus


Open Studio 2, VIR-Viafarini, Milan

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VIR Viafarini, December 2019
Photo credits: Valerio Eliogabalo Torrisi


Open Studio 1, VIR-Viafarini, Milan

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VIR-Viafarini, Open Studio 2, July 2019


Vetrina, Vehicle Projects, Pietrasanta, 2018

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Vetrina, April 27 – 18 May, 2018
Supported by Vehicle Projects
Photo credits: Silvio Pennesi