Alfredo ACETO

Born in 1991, lives and works in Geneva (Switzerland)

Professor at ECAL (Ecole Cantonale d’Art de Lausanne)

 

EDUCATION

 

2016

MSA^, The Mountain School of Art, Los Angeles, US

 

2014

ECAL, Switzerland

 

 

SOLO SHOWS

 

2017

-  “Endemisms”, with an essay by Cédric Fauq, Andersen’s Contemporary, Copenhagen, Denmark

-  “Unreachable Turtles”, Lateral Art Space, Cluj-Napoca, Romania (Upcoming)

 

2016

-   “Something Between Posthistoria and Prehistoria”, Associazione Barriera, Turin curated by Stéphanie Serra, Albert Stiftung Foundation, Pro Helvetia

-   “Modesty or Surprise”, curated by Pier Paolo Pancotto, Museo Canonica Villa Borghese, Rome, Italy

-        “Everyone stands alone at the heart of the world, pierced by a ray of sunlight, and suddenly it’s evening”, Galerie Bugada & Cargnel, Paris, France

 

2015

-        Refaire le Portrait, Acte #1, curated by Andrea Bellini, Kunsthalle Geneva, Centre D’Art Contemporain, Switzerland

-        Refaire le Portrait, Acte #2, Kunsthalle Geneva, Centre D’Art Contemporain, Switzerland

 

2014

-        “HARAM”, Frutta Gallery, Rome

-        “Prophétie et Croque-Monsieurs”, Happy Baby Gallery, Crissier, Switzerland

 

2013

-        “iii-ooo”, BLANCPAIN ART CONTEMPORAIN, with Peter Hutchinson, Geneva, Switzerland

 

2011

-         “Lullabies for obsessions”, curated by Massimo Sgroi, Changing Role Gallery, Rome, Italy

 

2010

-        “Format à l’italienne”, Espace le Carré, Ville de Lille, Lille, France

 

 

SELECTED GROUP SHOWS

 

 

2017

-        “Normung und Wohnun”, Levy Delval, Bruxelles, Belgium

-        “Terrasse 2017”, Silicon Malley, Prilly, Switzerland

-        “Mementos”, curated by Piper Marshall and Jens Hoffmann, Art Brussels, Belgium

-        “Greffes”, curated by Pier Paolo Pancotto, Villa Medici, Rome, Italy

-   “Happiness is a Fiat 500”, White Cuib, Cluj, Romania

-   Alfredo Aceto, Nicola Martini, Lionel Maunz, DITTRICH & SCHLECHTRIEM, Berlin, Germany

-   Prix MAIF pour la Sculpture 2017, MAIF Social Club, Paris

-   Premio Moroso, Museo Etnografico, Udine, Italy

-        “Solidi Platonici”, La Rada, Locarno, Switzerland  

-   National Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucharest (Upcoming)

-   General Audition, curated by Samuel Gross and Stéphane Kropf, Galerie l’ELAC, Renens, Switzerland

2016

-        “The Milky Way”, Giò Marconi, Milan, Italy

-        “In Mostra – corpo, gesto, postura”, curated by Simone Menegoi, Artissima, Turin

-        “Mémoires d’été”, with Yuri Ancarani, Lupo Borgonovo, Alberto di Fabio, Nicola Martini, Arcangelo Sassolino, Francesco Simeti, Nico Vascellari, curated by Pier Paolo Pancotto, Villa Medici, Rome, Italy

-        “Il Principio è solo un centro spostato verso il centro”, with Giorgio Andreotta Calò, Lupo Borgonovo, Andrea Kvas, Nicola Martina, Nico Vascellari, Galerie Bugada & Cargnel, Paris,

-        Kiefer-Hablitzel, Swiss Art Awards, Basel, Switzerland

-        I Would’ve Done Everything For You / Gimme More!,curated by Cedric Fauq,  Flat 7, 22 Westland Place, N1 7JR, London, UK

-        All the Lights We Cannot See, curated by Anna Hugo and Sandino Scheidegger, Random Institute, Pyongyang, North Korea

-        Texture and Liquidity, curated by Vincenzo Della Corte, The Workbench International, Milan, Italy

 

2015

-        PAZIOLI, Avenue de la Gare 34, Renens, Switzerland

-        “Death of the Shambls”, Silicon Malley, Prilly, Switzerland

-        16e nuit des musées, Musée Jenisch, Vevey, Switzerland

-        “Lavorare lavorare lavorare, preferisco il rumore del mare”, Kunsthalle Geneva, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Switzerland

-        Kiefer-Hablitzel, Swiss Art Awards, Basel, Switzerland

-        “L’heure qu’il est”, Centre d’Art Contemporain (CACY), Yverdon Les Bains, Switzerland

-        Club of Matinée Idolz, Co2, Turin, Italy

-        Junge Schweizer Kunst XI, Kiefer Hablitzel Preis 2015, Kunsthaus Glarus, Glarus, Switzerland

 

2014

-        “The Go-Between”, Museo di Capodimonte, Naples

-         “The Arcades Project”, Galerie Bugada&Cargnel, Paris

-        “Jump”, Art-O-Rama, Gasconade, Marseille

-        “Partis Pris”, BLANCPAIN ART CONTEMPORAIN, Geneva, Switzerland

-        “World Wide”, WALLRISS, Fribourg Switzerland

 

2013

-        “One Thousand Four Hundred and Sixty Peep-Hole”, Peep-Hole Milan

-         “Sol LeWit Loves Pancakes”, ZIP, Basel

-        “ARI MORTIS”, curated by Milovan Farronato and Roberto Cuoghi, Museo del 900, Milan

 

2012

-        “There is a difference between a shaky or out-of-focus photograph and a snapshot of clouds and fog banks”,curated by Philippe Decrauzat,  ECAL, Renens, Switzerland

 

2011

-        “Fforfake”, curated by Massimo Sgroi, Belvedere di San Leucio, Caserta, Italy

-        “This is Tomorrow”, Alfredo Aceto, David Ostrowski, Trisha Baga, Aaron Angel, Ben Schumacher, Galleria Annarumma, Naples

 

 

Prix Bourses Residences

 

2017

-        MAIF, Prix pour la Sculpture, Paris

-        Premio Moroso, Udine, Italy

2016

-        MSA^, Mountain School of Art, Los Angeles

-        Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris

 

2015

-        Centre D’Art Contemporain, Genève

-   Residency Unlimited (RU), New York

 

2013

-        “Full Scale”, by Piero Golia, Museo del 900, Milan

-        “Fontaine, School of”, by Lucie Fontaine, Artport, Tel Aviv

 

2010

-        Residency la Malterie, Ville de Lille, Lille

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

-        “Something Between Posthistoria and Prehistoria”, Barriera, Texts by Tristan Lavoyer and Stéphanie Serra. Supported by Albert Friedrich His-Stiftung Foundation, Basel (CH)

-        Alfredo Aceto | Andrea Bellini. First Monograph HAPAX. JRP Ringier 2015

-        “Unter 30 XI Junge Schweizer Kunst Kiefer Hablitzel Preis”. Kunsthaus Glarus 2015

-        “L’heure qu’il est”, Centre d’Art Contemporain Yverdon Les Bains (CACY) 2015

-        “TEXTSCORE”, ECAL

-        “De Generation of Painting” , Fondazione 107

-        “The Go In Between”, Museo di Capodimonte

-        “KM011” Umberto Allemandi editore

-        Interview Julien Previeux avec Jean Bourgois, ECAL