Born in Catania, Italy
Lives and works in London
2000 – 2002 Goldsmiths University, London, MA Fine Art
1996 – 1999 Central St Martins college of Art & Design, London, BA Fine Art
Awards and Residencies
2013 Wysing Arts Centre, Bourn, Cambridge, UK
2012 Artist in residence, Belvedere and Augarten Contemporary, Vienna, Austria
2003 ACAVA First Base award
(C) denotes that a catalogue was published in conjunction with the exhibition.
2021 Glee, Ridley Road Project Space, London
2020/2021 - Vauxhall Ever Green, Hudson Yards, New York
2017 RE-MASTER, Beaconsfield Gallery, London
Vorrei Regnare, Palazzo Vigo, Riposto (CT), Italy
2016 solo presentation SP Arte Sao Paulo, Brazil
2015 As Unreal as Everything Else, Museo Civico, Castelbuono, Palermo, Italy (C)
2014/2015 Abdomen, Fonti, Naples
2013 The Foreigners Stand Still, Fondazione Giuliani, Rome (C)
2011 Year of The Corn, China Art Objects, Los Angeles
Entrano il Coro e gli Attori, Galleria Fonti, Naples
La Kunsthalle Mulhouse, Mulhouse, France, (C)
2009 Maureen Paley, London
Art Statements, Art Basel, Basel
2008 So this song kills fascists, Art Now, Tate Britain, London
China Art Objects Galleries, Los Angeles
2007 Violenza D’Avanguardia, Fonti, Naples
Live in Pankow, REC., Berlin
2006 Maureen Paley, London
Imperial, Bureau, Manchester
2004 Ha Loo Sin Nation, Lawrence O’Hana Gallery, London
2003 Christiane, Shoreditch Electricity Showrooms, London (site specific sound installation)
Group Exhibitions (selection) (C) denotes that a catalogue was published in conjunction with the exhibition.
2023 MELTDOWN, Ridley Road Project Space, London
2021 Intermezzo Strumentale, Fonti, Naples
2019-2020 Pushing paper: Contemporary Drawing from 1970 to now, British Museum, London; Glynn Vivian Gallery, Swansea (travelling) (C)
2019 ME TWO, Opere dalla collezione di Ernesto Esposito, Museo Ettore Fico, Turin, Italy
2018 Bumped Bodies; Works from the Iself Collection, Whitechapel Gallery, London
2017 Collections on display: Rituals, Migros Museum, Zurich
The map is more interesting than the territory, Hamburg Kunstverein, Hamburg, Germany
Colloquio Mitico, Fonti, Naples, Italy
2015 Sweet Sixteen, China Art Objects Galleries, Los Angeles
2014 The influence of furniture on love, Wysing Arts centre, Bourn, Cambridge, UK
Portrait of the artist as a young (wo)man, Castello di Rivoli, Rivoli, Italy
Annals of the twenty ninth century, Wysing Arts Centre, Bourn, Cambridge,UK
2013 Girls Can Tell, GAK, Gesellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst, Bremen, Germany (C)
new work, Sprovieri, London
Cara Domani, works from the Ernesto Esposito collection, Mambo, Museo d’arte Moderna di Bologna, Italy
Cosmic Laughter, timewave zero, then what?, Ursula Blickle Stiftung Kraichtal-Unteröwisheim, Germany (C)
2012 History I never lived through (Indirect Witness), Castello di Rivoli, Rivoli, Italy
Utopia Gesamtkunstwerk, 21er Haus, Vienna, Austria (C)
2010 Le Dernier Roman Du Monde, Supportico Lopez, Berlin, Germany
No New Thing Under The Sun, Royal Academy of Art, London
Performative Attitudes, Kunsthaus Glarus, Glarus, Switzerland, (C) SI-Sindrome Italiana, Magasin – Centre National d’Art Contemporain,Grenoble, France
2009 Compass in Hand: Selections from the Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawing Collection, Museum of Modern Art, New York, (C)
The Object of The Attack, David Roberts Art Foundation, London
2008 2008-1999, China Art Objects Galleries, Los Angeles
Archeology of Mind, touring exhibition: Malmö Art Museum, Malmö, Sweden; Kuntsi, Museum for Contemporary Art, Vasa, Finland.
Italia Italie Italien Italy Waochy, Museo Arcos, Benevento.
Wunderkammer: A Century of Curiosities, Museum of Modern Art, New York
Yours Mine Ours, University of Essex, Colchester.
2007 Salon Nouveau, Engholm Engelhorn Galerie, Vienna.
REC.OLLECTION, REC, Berlin.
Nueva Dimension, Hats/Plus, London.
2006 While Interwoven Echoes Drip into a Hybrid Body, migros museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich (C)
Beck’s Futures, touring exhibition: ICA, London, CCA (off site), Glasgow, Arnolfini (off site), Bristol, (C).
Figure of the Player, The Paradox of the actor, Collection Lambert En Avignon, France.
2005 Prague Biennial 2, Karlin Hall.
2004 The Black Album, Maureen Paley, London
Contrapop, Vamiali’s , Athens, November 2003 Kick it till it breaks, VTO Gallery, London
Pretty Little Things , The Ship, London Bootleg, Spitalfields Market, London
Sound and Vision, Royal Festival Hall, London
2001 Penny Dreadfuls, VTO Gallery, London
Unchaperoned, Aroma Project Space, Berlin
2000 Self Service, 5 Years Gallery, London
1998 Glossy, Milch Gallery, London
Exhibitionists Festival, Institute of Contemporary Art, London