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, Swizterland

 

SOLO SHOWS

 

2017

“As If We Never Said Goodbye” with Nicola Martini and Linnéa Sjöberg, DITTRICH & SCHLECHTRIEM, Berlin (cat.)

“Unreachable Turtles”, Lateral Art Space, Cluj-Napoca

“Endemisms”, Andersen’s Contemporary, Copenaghen

 

2016

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

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

 

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

 

2010

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

 

SELECTED GROUP SHOWS

 

2017

“Shivers Only”, with Iván Argote, Mohamed Bourouissa, Antoine Donzeaud, Julien Goniche, Angélique Heidler, Thomas Mailaender, Hubert Marot, and Noki Sutter-Shudo, La Paix, Paris

National Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucharest

“La Norme Idéale”, Levy-Delval, Bruxelles

“Terrasse 2017”, Silicon Malley, Prilly, Switzerland

“Greffes”, with Mohamed Namou and Achraf Touloub, Villa Medici, Rome, Italy

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

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

Premio Moroso, Museo Etnografico, Udine, Italy

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

“Solidi Platonici”, La Rada, Locarno, Switzerland

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

 

2016

“The Milky Way”, Gio Marconi, Milan

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

Villa Borghese, Rome

Kiefer-Hablitzel, Swiss Art Awards, Basel

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

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

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

 

2015

PAZIOLI, Avenue de la Gare 34, Renens, Switzerland

Silicon Malley, Prilly, Switzerland

16e nuit des musées, Musée Jenisch, Vevey

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

Kiefer-Hablitzel, Swiss Art Awards, Basel

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

Club of Matinée Idolz, Co2, Turin

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

 

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”, ECAL, curated by Philippe Decrauzat

 

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

Premio Moroso, Udine, Italy

MAIF, Prix Pour la Sculpture, Paris

 

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

 

  • Premio Moroso, edizione 2017
  • “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