Ludovica Carbotta, born in Turin in 1982, lives and works in Barcelona.

 

EDUCATION

2014-2015   

MFA Fine Art, Goldsmiths University, London, UK

2011-2012   

MA Fine Art, Central Saint Martins London, UK, Scholarship Ariane de Rothschild Prize, Milan, Italy

 

2008   

Advanced Course in Visual Arts – Yona Friedman Visiting Professor, Fondazione Antonio Ratti, Como, Italy

2005

BA in Painting, Academy of Fine Arts, Turin, Italy

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2020

Die Telamonen, Art Museum Graubünden, Chur, Switzerland

Objects of Defence, Galería Marta Cervera, Madrid, Spain

2019

Monowe (The powder Room), Special Project Forte Marghera / May You Live In Interesting Times, curated by Ralph Rugoff, The 58th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy

Faustine, curated by Xavi Ristol, David Bestué and Enric Farrés Duran, Pipistrello, Baix Empordà – Catalunya, Spain

Monowe, curated by Irene Calderoni, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy

Monowe (The residence, the lodge, the shelter), curated by Ilaria Gianni, SmART, Rome, Italy

 

2018

Present Future, curated by Chloé Perrone, Juan Canela, Myriam Ben Salah, Artissima, Turin, Italy

Inches, Feet, Verse, Metre, Ludovica Carbotta – Sara Enrico Marselleria, New York, USA (NY Prize)

 

2017

Falsetto, Galleria Marta Cervera, Madrid, Spain

Monowe, an interview, curated by Carlo Fossati, blank, Turin, Italy

 

2016

Monowe, Remnants from the future, produced by Gasworks (UK), Kiosko, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia

Monowe / On, curated by Martina Angelotti, Public project, Bologna, Italy

 

2014

A motorway is a very strong wind, curated by Martina Angelotti, Care Of, Milan, Italy

 

2013

Ludovica non abita più qui, studio presentation in collaboration with Simone Menegoi, Via Settala, Milan, Italy

Vitrine 270°, Ludovica Carbotta, curated by Stefano Collicelli Cagol, GAM, Turin, Italy

 

2011

Greater Torino. Ludovica Carbotta – Manuele Cerutti, curated by I. Calderoni, G. Bertolino, MT. Roberto, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy

 

2010

Contenuto ridotto, curated by Julia Trolp, NeroCuboProject, Rovereto, Trento, Italy

Il viaggio è andato a meraviglia. Ludovica Carbotta, Chan Arte, Genoa, Italy

campo volo. Il viaggio è andato a meraviglia, curated by Carlo Fossati, blank, Turin, Italy

 

2009 

Costruttore di mondi molto simili al nostro, Placentia Arte, Piacenza, Italy

 

2007 

Different Sea?, curated by Claudio Cravero, SuPalatu, Villanova Monteleone Sassari, Italy

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019

May You Live In Interesting Times, curated by Ralph Rugoff, The 58th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy

XV edition of Fotonoviembre, Myths of the Near Future, directed by Laura Vallés Vílchez, Museum TEA, Tenerife, Spain

Non-Places and the Spaces in Between, curated by Ylinka Barotto, Italian Cultural Institute of New York, New York, USA

What’s Love Got to Do with It? Open Sessions 12, curated by Rosario Guiraldes and Lisa Sigal, The Drawing Center, New York, USA

Tercero Ato: o Verso, curated by Jéssica Varrichio and Guilherme Giufrida, Museu do Louvre Pau Brazyl, Sao Paolo, Brazil

 

2018

Future Ruins, curated by Davide Daninos, Palazzo Fortuny, Venice, Italy

Te toca a ti, curated by Laura Vallés Vílchez, Espai d'art contemporani de Castelló, Spain

a…is alter(ed): Open Sessions 12, curated by Rosario Guiraldes and Lisa Sigal, The Drawing Center, New York, USA

Ineditos 2018 Regreso al futuro, curated by Rafael Barber Cortell, La Casa Encendida, Madrid, Spain

That’s IT, curated by Lorenzo Balbi, MAMBO, Bologna, Italy

Open Studios, ISCP, New York, USA

Open Studios, Jan Van Eyck Academy, Maastricht, the Netherlands

 

2017

Thinking Songs of Things, curated by Stefano Collicelli Cagol, 8th edition curated by_vienna, Mario Mauroner Gallery, Vienna, Austria 

Trigon 67/17, curated by Jürgen Dehm and Sandro Droschl, Künstlerhaus , Halle für Kunst & Medien, Graz, Austria

A house, halfway, curated by Andrew de Brún, Inês Geraldes Cardoso, Kateryna Filyuk, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy

 

2016

Premio ITALIA - MAXXI 2016, curated by Giulia Ferracci, MAXXI Museum, Rome, Italy

There is no place like home, curated by Stanislao Di Giugno, Giuseppe Pietroniro, Daniele Puppi, Marco Raparelli and Alessandro Cicoria, Houseboat Project, Rome, Italy

Urban Mining / Rigenerazioni Urbane, curated by Michele Dantini, Carolina Italiano, Adachiara Zevi, Emma Zanella, Alessandro Castiglioni, Lorena Giuranna e Alessio Schiavo, MAGA Gallarate, Milan, Italy

If I were you, I’d call me Us, curated by Elisa Strinna and Elena Forin, Galleria Massimo De Luca, Mestre Venice, Italy

Art Situacions, curated by Ilaria Gianni, Maria De Corral, Vicente Todolì and Lorena Martínez de Corral, Matadero Madrid, Spain

2015

Susy Culinski & friends, a project by Beatrice Marchi, Fanta Spazio, Milan, Italy

Art Situacions, curated by Ilaria Gianni, Maria De Corral, Vicente Todolì and Lorena Martínez de Corral, Villa Croce Genova, Macro, Rome, Italy

SPIN-OFF, Centro de Arte Contemporanea de Quito, Ecuador, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo

Ce l’ho, mi manca, Museo Mandralisca, Cefalù, Sicily, Italy

Degree Show, MFA Goldsmiths University, London, UK

Patientes Politicos, Espai Colona, Barcelona, Spain / Galeria Metropolitana, Santiago, Chile

Cura, Camec, La Spezia, Italy

Grand Domestic Revolution, curated by Martina Angelotti e Silvia Simoncelli, in collaboration with  Casco - Office for Art, Design and Theory, Utrecht - Yolande van der Heide, Careof, Milan, Italy 
Arte in Memoria 8, curated by Adachiara Zevi, Sinagoga di Ostia Antica, Ostia, Rome, Italy

 

2014

Panta rei, tutto si trasforma, curated by Federica Forti, Museo Civico del Marmo, Carrara, Italy

DIVERSI MURI. UN OMAGGIO A N.O.F.4 - Oreste Fernando Nannetti, curated by Egija Inzule and Cesare Pietroiusti, Istituto Svizzero di Roma, Rome, Italy

What’s cooking, curated by Anne Koskiluoma & Tanja Trampe, Museum Bärengasse / Gasthaus zum Bären, Zurich, Switzerland

No music was playing, curated by Daniele Balit, Instants Chavirés, Montreuil, Paris, France

Killing Floor, studio / A motorway is a very strong wind, curated by Carlo Fossati, blank - e/static, Turin, Italy

Non potendomi arrampicare sulle nuvole, presi per le colline, curated by Eva Fabbris, Galleria Civica Valdagno, Vicenza, Italy

 

2013

Vitrine Alle radici della democrazia, curated by Stefano Collicelli Cagol, GAM Galleria Civica d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Turin, Italy

Osmosis, a project by Luiss Master of Art, Stazione Tiburtina, Rome, Italy

Artists' Film Club: Walking Sideways, curated by Elsa Coustou, Lucia Garavaglia and Alana Kushnir, ICA, London, UK

 

2012

Young London, curated by Tara Cranswick, V22 The Biscuit Factory, London, UK

Sotto la strada, la spiaggia, curated by Benoit Antille, Michele Fiedler, Andrey Parshikov, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy

MA Fine Art 2012 Central Saint Martins INTERIM SHOW, V22 The Biscuit Factory, London, UK

Take The Leap, Peep-Hole Annual Benefit, Peep Hole, Milan, Italy

Neve chimica, curated by Lorenzo Balbi, organized by Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo Casa Olimpia, Sestriere, Italy

Silverstein annual, invited by Alberto Salvadori, Bruce Silverstein Gallery, New York, USA

 

2011

Aghilysti, Gum Studio, Artissima Lido, Torino, Italy

Dublin Contemporary 2011, Terrible Beauty - Art, Crisis, Change & The Office of Non-Compliance, curated by Jota Castro, Christian Viveros Fauné, Dublin, Ireland

Ariane de Rothschild Prize 2011, Palazzo Reale, Milan, Italy

Terre vulnerabili, curated by Chiara Bertola, Andrea Lissoni, Hangar Bicocca, Milan, Italy

Emerging talents 2011, Centro di Cultura Contemporanea Strozzina (CCCS), Palazzo Strozzi, Florence, Italy

 

2010

Argonauti, curated by Andrea Bruciati, ArtVerona, Verona, Italy

Fort/Da, curated by Alis/Filliol, Cars, Omegna, Italy

Il migliore dei mondi possibili, Conduits, Milan, Italy

Un archivio storico: quattro interpretazioni, curated by Francesca Pagliuca, Unicredit Studio, Milan, Italy

21x21:21 artisti X il 21° secolo, curated by Francesco Bonami, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy

Titolo grosso, Cripta 747, Turin, Italy

 

2009

Opening. Il Balletto dell’ Esperia incontre l’arte contemporanea, curated by Lisa Parola, Cavallerizza Reale / Manica Corta, Turin, Italy

00 processo espositivo, Ludovica Carbotta – Alis/Filliol, Via Artisti, Turin, Italy

Usine de reve, curated by Cecilia Casorati, Sabrina Vedovotto, 26 cc, Rome, Italy

 

2008

Public Improvisations, curated by Luca Cerizza, Anna Daneri, Fabbrica del Vapore, Milan, Italy

Corso Aperto, curated by Luca Cerizza, Anna Daneri, Cesare Pietroiusti, Fondazione Ratti, Como, Italy

No Location Relocation, curated by Milovan Farronato, A.T. Kearney, Milan, Italy

Superfici Sconnesse, curated by Lisa Parola, Palazzo Barolo, Turin, Italy

Germinazioni - A new breed, curated by Norma Mangione, Chiara Canali, Alberto Zanchetta, Palazzo della Penna, Perugia, Italy

 

2007

Leap into the Void. Proposte XXII, curated by a.titolo, Accademia Albertina Turin, Italy

GRANTS

2018

New York Prize, IIC, New York, USA

2016

Special Mention Finalist Premio ITALIA, Museo MAXXI, Rome, Italy

Winner Prize Gallarate, MAGA, Gallarate, Milan, Italy

2012

Finalist Talent Prize, Talarico Editore, Rome, Italy

2011

1° Prize Ariane de Rothschild Prize, Rothschild Foundation, Milan, Italy

Finalist Talenti Emergenti, Strozzina Museum, Florence, Italy

RESIDENCIES / WORKSHOPS 

2018

New York Prize residency at ISCP, Brooklyn, New York, USA

2017-2018

Jan Van Eyck Academy, Maastricht, the Netherlands

2016 

Gasworks International Fellowship, Triangle Network, Kiosko, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia

2014

Database Carrara Residency program, curated by Federica Forti, Carrara, Italy

Hommage to Nannetti, workshop run by Cesare Pietroiusti organized by Istituto Svizzero, Rome, Italy

Academy of Asociality, Utopian Communities. Refusal, Participation and Anarchistic Practice, run by Francis Cape, steirischer herbst, Graz, Austria

But does it float?, summer school curated by Margarida Mendes, The Barber Shop, Lisbon, Portugal

FDV Residency Program, curated by Careof, Milan, Italy

 

2013

The Harder You Look, curated by Nicoletta Lambertucci and Pieternel Vermoortel, David Roberts Art Foundation, London, organized by Collecting Matters (DRAF, Kadist Art Foundation, Nomas Foundation) and CAHF (S.M.A.K, Mu.ZEE,M HKA&Middelheimmuseum), London, UK

 

2011-2012

Residency Central Saint Martins University, London - Ariane de Rothschild Prize 2011 (winner), UK

 

2008

Advanced Course in Visual Arts – Yona Friedman Visiting Professor, Fondazione Antonio Ratti, Como, Italy

Workshop with Milovan Farronato Fondazione Spinola Banna per l’ Arte, Poirino, Italy

Workshop with A Constructed World Greenwashing Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy

Workshop with Tobias Rehberger Fondazione Spinola Banna per l’ Arte, Poirino, Italy

 

2007

Workshop Artelier, collaboration between artists and mental health patients, Il Bandolo, Turin, Italy

Workshop with Stalker, Osservatorio Nomade, ProposteXXII, Turin, Italy

 

2005

Workshop with Alberto Garutti, Fondazione Spinola Banna per l’ Arte, Poirino, Italy

 

COLLECTIVE / CURATORIAL PROJECTS

2017 

The Institute of Things to Come, co-founded with Valerio Del Baglivo, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy www.theinstituteofthingstocome.com

2009 

00 processo espositivo, exhibitions program, different venues, Turin, Italy

 

2007-2012

Founder of Progetto Diogene, since 2007. Progetto Diogene, a program of international residencies, workshops and projects experimental education and self-education, run by artists in the public space of Turin Italy. www.progettodiogene.eu

 

2011 

Solid Void, curated by Progetto Diogene, editors: Gian Antonio Gilli and Roberto Cuoghi, Turin, Italy

Guide Straordinarie by Progetto Diogene, curated by Marcella Beccaria, Castello di Rivoli Museum, Italy

Saverio Adamo Tonoli “Selbstbildnis”, curated by Progetto Diogene, blank, Turin, Italy

 

2010 

Solid Void, curated by Progetto Diogene, visiting professors: Gian Antonio Gilli and Giovanni Morbin, Turin, Italy

Giovanni Morbin “Lid”, curated by Progetto Diogene, blank, Turin, Italy

 

 

TALKS AND WORKSHOPS 

 

2017

Chiribiri / Iribirihc, workshop, Fondazione Merz, Turin, Italy 

Piazza+, workshop on public art, Padova, Italy

2011

Le correzioni, workshop with Ludovica Carbotta and Manuele Cerutti, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy

DIOGENE VS DIOGENE, Galleria Franco Soffiantino, Turin, Italy

Reading Room #10 PROGETTO DIOGENE, Nomas Foundation, Rome, Italy

Sentimento Nuevo, invited by Antonio Grulli and Davide Ferri, Mambo, Bologna, Italy

Progetto Diogene with Ludovica Carbotta and Graham Hudson, Central Saint Martins, London, UK

Arte e sfera pubblica, workshop curated by Pietro Gaglianò and Progetto Diogene, Teatro Studio, Scandicci, Florence, Italy

2010

senza linea - come lavoro (ammesso che sia un lavoro), with Luca Bertolo, Alis/Filliol, Ludovica Carbotta, Festival Faenza, Faenza, Italy

2009

Diogenebivaccourbano_ICEBERG GAP-Giovani, per l’Arte PubblicaSpazio gAP, Bologna, Italy