FRANCESCO BERTOCCO

CV

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Biography

Francesco Bertocco is a visual artist and filmmaker. Solo exhibitions include: la rada – spazio per l’arte contemporanea (solo screen), Locarno; Through a glass darkly – BACO, Bergamo; Allegoria (con Alberto Grifi) – Viafarini DOCVA, Milan; Eclissi-MAGA Museo Arte, Gallarate; Focus Group – ROOM Gallery, Milan; Role Play – Lucie Fontaine, Milan. Group exhibitions and screenings include: 13th Bienal de Artes Mediales – Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes Santiago, Chile; Stuttgarter Filmwinter – Festival for Expanded Media, Stuttgarter; Glitch. Interferences between art and cinema in Italy, PAC – Padiglione d’Arte Contemporanea, Milan and OCAT, Shanghai; Lo schermo dell’Arte  Villa Romana, Florence; Kino der Kunst, Munich; Artevision – Museo del 900‘, Milan; Visions du Réel 2014 International Documentary Festival, Nyon; Mediterranea 16 Errors Allowed, Ancona; Luigi Pecci Center of Contemporary Art in Prato; Fondazione Merz, Turin; Festival International Filmmaker, Milan.

Works

Fotografia,inkjet print, frame - Francesco Bertocco
Francesco Bertocco, Fotografia,inkjet print, frame, 2018, inkjet print, frame, 40.5 x 27
Fotografia,inkjet print, frame - Francesco Bertocco
Francesco Bertocco, Fotografia,inkjet print, frame, 2018, inkjet print, frame, 40.5 x 27
Fotografia,inkjet print, frame - Francesco Bertocco
Francesco Bertocco, Fotografia,inkjet print, frame, 2018, inkjet print, frame, 40.5 x 27
Fotografia,inkjet print, frame - Francesco Bertocco
Francesco Bertocco, Fotografia,inkjet print, frame, 2018, inkjet print, frame, 40.5 x 27
Fotografia,inkjet print, frame - Francesco Bertocco
Francesco Bertocco, Fotografia,inkjet print, frame, 2018, inkjet print, frame, 40.5 x 27
Fotografia,inkjet print, frame - Francesco Bertocco
Francesco Bertocco, Fotografia,inkjet print, frame, 2018, inkjet print, frame, 40.5 x 27
Fotografia,inkjet print, frame - Francesco Bertocco
Francesco Bertocco, Fotografia,inkjet print, frame, 2018, inkjet print, frame, 40.5 x 27
SETTING:Fotografia, Stampa Giclée, frame - Francesco Bertocco
Francesco Bertocco, SETTING:Fotografia, Stampa Giclée, frame, 2015, Stampa Giclée, frame, 36 x 27

CV

EDUCATION
2008 | BA – Modern Literature, University of Milan, IT.
2011 | MFA – Visual Arts and Cinema, Art Academy of Brera, Milan, IT
2011 | Residence/workshop
2015 | Feature Expanded, HOME Manchester, UK & Lo Schermo dell’Arte.
2014 | VISIO European Workshop on Artists’ Moving Images, Lo schermo dell’Arte, Florence, IT.
2014 | Fondazione Spinola Banna per l’Arte, Poirino (TO)(visiting professor Alberto Garutti).
2011 | Fondazione Spinola Banna per l’Arte, Poirino (TO)(visiting professor Leigh Ledare).

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2019 | MAC Santiago, Chile. (upcoming)
2017 | Index ( solo screening), la rada – spazio per l’arte contemporanea, Locarno, CH.
2015 | Through a glass darkly, BACO, Bergamo, IT. Curated by Mauro Zanchi e Stefano Raimondi.
2014 | Allegoria (with Alberto Grifi), ViaFarini DOCVA, Milan, IT.
2014 | Eclissi, Museo MAGA – project room, Gallarate, IT.
2013 | F, with Alessandra Messali. Curated by Simone Frangi, MAC, Lissone.
2012 | Role-Play, Lucie Fontaine, Milan, IT.
2011 | Focus Group, Galleria ROOM, Milan, IT.

GROUP EXHIBITION AND SCREENING
2018 | Cinemateca Boliviana – Bienal Internacional de Arte SIART, La paz, Bolivia.
2018 | That’s IT! On the newest generation of artists in Italy and one meter eighty from the border. Curated by Lorenzo Balbi, MAMbo, Bologna, IT.
2018 | Disegno interno, Rita Urso, Milano, IT.
2018 | Patafísica italiana – jovens videoartistas. Curated by Da Luz Collective, Lisbon, P.
2017 | 13th Bienal de Artes Mediales – Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes Santiago, Chile.
2017 | Réplicas, cineteca national de Chile, Santiago, Chile.
2017 | Global Learning, MA*GA, Gallarate, IT. Curated by Alessandro Castiglioni, Francesca Chiara, Lorena Giuranna.
2017 | Notes on Italian Videoart, Palazzo Valmarana Braga, Vicenza, IT. Curated by Andrea Bruciati.
2017 | Stuttgarter Filmwinter-Festival for Expanded Media, Stuttgarter, DE.
2016 | Art on film 2016, Casa Masaccio, San Giovanni Valdarno, IT. Curated by Desdemona Ventroni
In collaboration with Lo Schermo dell’Arte (Florence).
2016 | Helicotrema – Recorded Audio Festival, Centrale Fies, Dro, IT.
2015 | Lo schermo dell’arte Film Festival, Florence, IT.
2015 | Desiderio, Museo Arca, Teramo, IT. Curated by Arianna Rosica e Damiano Gullì.
2015 | Kino der Kunst 2015, Munich, DE
2015 | ArteVisione, Museo del 900, Milan, IT. Curated by Chiara Agnello e Marta Bianchi.
2015 | OCAT, Shanghai, CN.
2014 | Lo schermo dell’arte Film Festival, Villa Romana, Florence, IT.
2014 | Diamanti, Careof Docva, Milan, IT. Curated by Martina Angelotti e Chiara Agnello.
2014 | GLITCH. Interferenze tra arte e cinema in Italia, PAC – Padiglione Arte Contemporanea, Milan, IT. Curated by Davide Giannella.
2014 | Festival Internazionale Filmmaker 2014, Milan, IT.
2014 | Longlake Festival, Lugano, CH.
Visions du Réel 2014, International Documentary Festival, Nyon, CH.
2014 | Anomali, Oratorio dei Battuti, Bologna, IT. Curated by Valerio Borgonuovo and Silvia Franceschini.
2013 | Mediterranea 16, Errors Allowed, Ancona, IT.
2012 | CAREOF, Documentation Center for Visual Arts Milano, VideoZero 2012, curated by Francesco Ballo.
2012 | Ti racconto, CRAC, Cremona, IT. Curated by UnDo.Net.
2011 | CAREOF, Documentation Center for Visual Arts, Milano, IT. “Okay, I have had enough, what else can you show me?”. Curated by Barbara Meneghel.
2012 | Centro per l’arte contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato, IT.
2012 | Videominuto 2010 “Diario dall’epoca del presente permanente”. (first prize).
2012 | VIDEO.IT 2010, Fondazione Mario Merz, Turin, IT; CAREOF, Documentation Center for Visual Arts, Milano, IT. Curated by Francesco Poli, Francesco Bernardelli, Mario Gorni.
2010 | Festival Internazionale Filmmaker DOC15, (production prize) Sect. Passaggi Milano, Milano, IT.

LECTURES
2016 | Lecture with Enrico Terrone. Collective people – Progetto Diogene, promoted by Progetto Diogene and curated by Clara Madaro, is a series of meetings in which relationships are intertwined while discussing some pressing issues concerning artistic and philosophical research. The last edition of the project dealt with the methods of direct relationship with the world, interweaving the artists’ and philosophers’ research on emotion, affordance, illusion, and ecology
2016 | Workshop. Laboratorio di percezione: spazi, luoghi e misure, coordinato dalle Prof.sse Rosanna Guida e Donata Lazzarini, Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera, Milano.
2014 | A Natural Oasis – Katalogos, in collaboration with the Ufficio Creatività Giovanile and Fabbrica del Vapore of Milan, the Little Constellation Network of San Marino and the Organization for the Promotion of Contemporary Art, Documentation Center on Visual Arts Viafarini DOCVA, Milan, IT.
2014 | Arts therapies and expressive therapies between rules, protocols and creativity, University of Bologna, IT. Curated by Stefano Ferrari.

SPECIAL PROJECT
ArteVisione, in collaboration with Sky per il sociale and Careof DOCVA (with Zimmerfrei, Giuseppe Fanizza, Yuri Ancarani).

AWARDS & GRANTS
2016 | MOVIN’UP – International mobility for young Italian artists, Ministry for Assets and Cultural Activities.
2015 | Feature Expanded, grant, Manchester, UK & Florence, IT.
2015 | KINO DER KUNST Project Award (shortlisted), Munich, DE.
2014 | Lo schermo dell ́arte 2014, grant for workshop, Florence, IT.
2013 | ArteVisione, production grant, Milan, IT.
2010 | Festival Internazionale Filmmaker DOC15, production prize, Milan, IT.
 
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