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biography

Vittorio Santoro lives and works in Paris and Zurich.
           
           

solo exhibitions (from 2000) >>back

2016
Galerie Thomas Bernard–Cortex Athletico, Paris, Pulleys & The Supposed Half of a Day & [cat.]
Counter Space, Zurich, Pulleys [cat.]

2015
MoCA Pavilion, Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai, 108 Minutes A Day (Gagarin) [cat.]
Peter Bichsel Fine Books, Zurich, Vittorio Santoro : Imagine. You Are Landing. Publications, Artist Books, Work on Paper, Editions
Oonagh Young Gallery, Dublin, In/Voluntary Movement Diagram (Josef K.) And Related Works [cat.]

2014
Galerie Jérôme Poggi, Paris, Le grand paysage (pour un jour) [cat.]
Counter Space, Zurich (CH), 3 July 1913: Unexpectedly Arrested By Two Unidentified Agents From An Unspecified Agency On Unspecified Charges [cat.]

2013
Paillard Centre d'art contemporain, Poncé-sur-le-Loir (F), Defamiliarizing Tactics
Fondazione Musica Roma, Auditorium Parco della Musica, Sound Corner (May 2013), Vittorio Santoro: Audio Work #1

2012
Centre Pompidou, Paris (screening, Cinema 2), Vittorio Santoro: Filmic Works
Galerie Jérôme Poggi, Paris, C'était le contraire d'un voyage/It Was The Opposite of a Voyage
Oonagh Young Gallery, Dublin, Ever / Until (with Alejandro Casarco)
Fondation d'Entreprise Ricard, Paris, Owls Move Their Entire Head to Change Views [cat.]

2011
Irish Museum of Modern Art, Prospect Room, Dublin, Visionaries&Voyeurs
Galerie Campagne Première, Berlin, Les vingt-quatre heures
Rosascape, Paris, Que tout le monde vive comme si personne « ne savait » : some script works

2010

La BF15, Espace d'art contemporain, Lyon, Man Leaving Harbour on a Ship (in a Room)
Galerie ColletPark, Paris, Visionaries&Voyeurs II and other works

2009
Galerie Xippas, Paris, "La chambre de Marlow"

2008
Les Complices*, Zürich, Three Attempts to Avoid the Inevitable
Galerie 5213, Berlin, You Are Still Here

2007
Galerie Cortex Athletico, Bordeaux,The Truth About Your Own Tolerance for Cruelty
FIAC, solo presentation with Galerie Cortex Athletico, Cour Carré du Louvre, Paris, Echoes / Responses

2006
Galerie Cortex Athletico, Bordeaux, Immortalité Provisoire
Kunstmuseum Thun, Everything's Not Lost – NB, New York/ Berlin [cat.]

2005
GalerieStore 52'31'522'',13'22'52'', Berlin, There is something you should know

2003
Galerie Yvon Lambert, Project Room, Paris, It’s All In Your Mind / C’est tout dans ma tête [cat.]

2002
Kleines Helmhaus, Zürich, Split (Fragment 1 – 4) [cat.]
o.T Raum für aktuelle Kunst, Luzern, Preview / Event, (with Jos Näplin)

2001
Centro d’Arte Contemporanea, Bellinzona, Split (Fragment 1 & 2)

2000
Espace Libre, PasquArt, Biel, Endgames
Galerie Brandstetter&Wyss, Zürich, Heute, Morgen / Today, Yesterday

           
           

group exhibitions (from 2000) >>back

2017
Helmhaus, Zürich, Werk- und Atelierstipendien der Stadt Zürich
6, rue des Entrepôts, F-93400 Saint-Ouen, We Dance Round in a Ring and Suppose [cat.]
GreyNoise Gallery, Dubai (UAE), Ghosting of Beings and Worlds
Musée National de l'immigration, Palais de la Porte Dorée, Paris, Ciao Italia

2016
Galerie Thomas Bernard–Cortex Athletico, Paris, The Past is The Past [cat.]
Galerie Thomas Bernard–Cortex Athletico, Paris, The Future is The Future [cat.]
Annex14, Zurich (presented by),Gasträume 2016–Art in Public Space
IAC Villeurbanne / ADIAF, Le temps de l'audace et de l'engagement – De leur temps (5) [cat.]
Galerie Martine Aboucaya, Quelques manuscrit trouvés dans une cervelle...

2015
Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich, Europa–Die Zukunft der Geschichte [cat.]
Museum Haus Konstruktiv, Werkschau Kt. ZH [brochure]
Maison des Arts de Malokoff, Malakoff (F), Jusqu'à ce que rien n'arrive [cat.]

2014
The Swiss National Library Gallery, Bern, Unikat – Unicum, Künstlerbücher/Artist Books
Counter Space, Zurich, Research Materials
Art International Istanbul, Istanbul
Galerie Jérôme Poggi, Paris, Sans titre (je suis là), Ouvres de la collection de Thibault Poutrel
Sobering Galerie, Paris, Pourquoi écrire ?

2013
Galerie Campagne Première, Berlin, Archaelogies of the Future 2
1aSpace and Burger Collection, Hong Kong, Quadrilogy 2: I Think It Rains
Galerie Jérôme Poggi, Paris, How High the Moon
Espace cultural Louis Vuitton, Paris, Correspondances
CNEI – Centre d'art national Art Image, Chatou (Paris), Courtesy the Artist – Le projet LIBELLE/Rosascape
District, Berlin, (Dis)playing paper, hours and constellations #2, VOLUME as score

2012
Fondation Hippocrene, Paris, La Plasticité du language
Frac Aquitaine, Bordeaux, Les feux de l'amour
Centre Pompidou, Paris, Le Nouveau Festival

2011
Galerie Edgar Frei/Project Madonna-Fust, Bern, Komposition des Zufalls – Eine Versuchsanordnung
Galerie Martine Aboucaya, Paris, Mr. Memory
CGP London, London, Personal Use
Yvon Lambert, New York, The Unbearable Lightness of Being

2010
FRAC-Collection Aquitaine, Bordeaux, Somewhere Over the Rainbow – Itinéraire d'une collection particulière, 1980 – 2010 [cat.]
Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Press Art – Die Sammlung Annette und Peter Nobel [cat.]
Museum der Moderne, Salzburg, Press Art – Die Sammlung Annette und Peter Nobel [cat.]
Helmhaus Zürich, Zurich, Werk- und Atelierstipendien der Stadt Zürich

2009
Eric Stephany's Location/Paris, 1 69 A2
Burger Collection in Berlin, Berlin, Conflicting Tales
Contemporary Art Centre (CAC), Vilnius, Lithuania, Shifting Identities
Egbert Baqué Contemporary Art, Berlin, Portfolio

2008
Fondation d'Entreprise Ricard, Paris, Phoenix vs. Babel
Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern, Ego Documents – The Autobiographical in Contemporary Art [cat.]
Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich, Shifting Identities – (Swiss) Art Now [cat.]
Frac-Collection Aquitaine / CAPC Musée d'art contemporaine Bordeaux, Nouvelles Acquisitions 2007
Anne+ Art Projects Factory, Ivry/Paris, A Listening Room
Immanence, Paris, Extérieur jour

2007
Art Forum Berlin, Berlin, House Trip
CAPC musée d’art contemporain de Bordeaux, Collection
Palazzo Casali, Cortona, (I), L’Ottava Tavola/Etymology of contemporary codes
Tate Modern, London, Learn To Read
Tina B, Festival of Contemporary Art (Billboard Project), Prague, Czech Republic
IrmaVepLab, Lieu de création contemporaine, Châtillon-sur-Marne (F), Phases Of The Moon
Galerie5213, Berlin, Turning Pages
K3 Project Space, Zürich, Trans K3 Express

2006
Helmhaus, Zurich, Was macht die Kunst – Ankäufe der Stadt Zürich 2001-2006 [cat.]
Tate Modern, London, Contemporary Swiss Video Art
Spazio Culturale Svizzero di Venezia, Video svizzeri contemporanei
Mediamatic Groundfloor, Amsterdam, Le Mépris or [Contempt]

2005
Public >, Espace d’art contemporaine, Paris, Inherent Discrepancy [cat.]
ARTeast Foundation, Fortress Gallery, Tirgu Mures, Romania, A Swiss Video Selection
Art Forum Berlin, Berlin, Temporary Import [cat.]
Galerie carlier|gebauer, Berlin Ticker 9 [cat.]
Academy of fine Arts, ICA, Institute of Contemporary Art, Vienna, Contemporary Swiss Videos [cat.]
Galerie Bunkier Sztuki, Krakaw (Poland), Contemporary Swiss Videos [cat.]

2004
ParisPhoto, Project Room / CCS Paris, Carrousel du Louvre, Paris, Vidéo Suisse contemporaine [cat.]
Haus für Kunst Uri, Altdorf, Geschiebe – Landschaft als Denkmal [cat.]
11th Biennial of Visual Arts, Pancevo/Belgrad, Values [cat.]
K3/Project Space, Zürich, New Videos

2003
Môtiers 2003, art en plein air, Môtiers [cat.]
Galerie Elisabeth Kaufmann, Zürich, PARA...SIGNS

2002
Supermarket, Mediamatic exhibition space, Amsterdam 'is reading becoming as classical as listening to jazz?
the dreadful threat of folklore'
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New Museum of Contemporary Art, Museum Store, New York, Frenetic Interferences [newspaper]

2001
Kunsthalle Palazzo, Liestal, Inverse Probability [cat.]
Messe Basel, Basel, Eidgenössischer Wettbewerb für Freie Kunst [cat.]
Galerie Brandstetter&Wyss, Zürich, Position Report
Künstlerhaus Boswil, Boswil, von Fern

2000
Kunstraum Walcheturm, Zürich, Missing

           
           

commissioned projects >>back

Sept. 2011
Palais de Tokyo, Paris, In Addition to / If Not Actually More Than an audio work by Vittorio Santoro for "Le Répondeur",
link to Palais de Tokyo website audio work podcast

           
           

awards & grants & residencies >>back

2015
China Academy of Arts (Hangzhou/Shangai), Pro Helvetia (Residency)

2014
Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin (Residency)

2013
Paillard Centre d'art contemporain, Residence d'artistes, Poncé-sur-le-Loir (Residency)

2011

Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin (Residency)

2010-11
APT, New York (Residency)
Werkstipendien der Stadt Zürich

2008
Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris (Residency)

2007
Werkstipendien der Stadt Zürich

2006
Atelier Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, Kanton Zürich (Residency)

2004
Werkstipendien Kanton Zürich
Berlin Atelier (2004/2005), Bundesamt für Kultur, Bern (Residency)
Prize, „Die schönsten Schweizer Bücher 2003“ (for „It’s all in your mind....“), Bundesamt für Kultur, Bern

2001
Swiss Art Award, Bundesamt für Kultur, Bern

1996
Watermill Art Center, Long Island, N.Y. (Summer program), Migros Kulturprozent Zürich

           
           

public collections >>back

Zurich, Kunsthaus Zürich
Paris, Musée National d'art moderne, Centre Pompidou
Bern, Kunstmuseum Bern
Paris, FNAC (Fonds national d'art contemporain)
Bordeaux, CAPC, Musée d'art contemporain
Hong Kong, Burger Collection
Bordeaux, FRAC Collection-Acquitaine,
Zurich, Sammlung Nobel
Bern, Graphische Sammlung der Schweizerischen Nationalbibliothek (NB)
Bern, Kunstsammlung der Eidgenossenschaft, Bundesamt für Kultur, Bern
Zurich, Kunstsammlung der Stadt Zürich
Zürich, Kunstsammlung Kanton Zürich