Federico Solmi  (Italian, 1973) 

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Federico Solmi Biography
1973   Born in Bologna, Italy
2009   THE JOHN SIMON GUGGENHEIM MEMORIAL FOUNDATION for the united states and canada - Awarded in the year 2009, with the fellowship in the category Video & Audi
  Lives and works in New York
Selected Exhibitions
2011   The Swine Philosophy, Galerie Zimmermann Kratochwill, Graz, Austria (solo)
2011   Play/Start, Museo per l'Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Milan (Italy)
2011   Italians Do It Better! , curated by Matteo Bittanti and Domenico Quaranta, Sala dei Laneri, Venice, June 1– November 27 (collateral show of 54th Venice Biennial)
2011   Analog to digital , LACDA – Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA
2011   Armory Show, New York, NY
2010   Conner Contemporary Art (CCA), Washington, DC , from 30th October to 18th December (solo)
2010   A Confederacy of Villains at Jerome Zodo Contemporary, September 23 – December 11, 2010 (solo)
2010   Chinese Democracy and the last day on earth – ADN Gallery, Enric Granados, 49, Barcelona, Spain, September – October, 2010 (solo)
2010   FROM UTERUS TO GRAVE WITH NO HAPPY ENDING – Vernon Galerie, Janovskeho, Prague, dates to be scheduled. (solo)
2010   FROM UTERUS TO GRAVE WITH NO HAPPY ENDING – Gallery s.e, Sandbrogaten 3, 5003 Bergen, Norway, dates to be scheduled (solo)
2010   Douche Bag City – Jerome Zodo Contemporary, Via Lambro 7, Milan, Italy, April – May, 2010 Italy (solo)
2010   Volta show New York – Presented by ADN Gallery Barcelona, 7 West 34th Street, New York, March 4 – 7, 2010 (solo)
2010   FROM UTERUS TO GRAVE WITH NO HAPPY ENDING – LMAK Projects, 139 Eldridge street, New York, January February, 2010 (solo)
2010   Santa Fe biennal – SITE Santa Fe, Eighth International Biennial exhibition, curated by Sarah Lewis and Daniel Belasco –, 1606 Paseo de Peralta Santa Fe, New Mexico, from June 18, 2010 to January 2, 2011
2009   The Rencontres Internationales - Centre Pompidou, curated by Nathalie Hénon Jean-François, Place Georges Pompidou, Paris, France, November 28 – December 7, 2008, traveling to CA2M der Welt, Berlin, Germany, from June 30 to July 5, 2009
2009   walking with the devil – NOT Gallery Contemporary Art Factory, P.zza Trieste e Trento, Naples, Italy, from May 14 to June 12, 2009 (solo)
2009   THE BEST IS YET TO COME.... – Gallery Glance, Via San Massimo, 45 Turin, Italy, from June 30 to August 8, 2009
2009   usine des reves – 26cc space for contemporary art, curated by Sabrina Vedevotto, Via Castruccio Castracane, 26 Rome, Italy April 4 – May 10, 2009
2009   The Practice of joy before death; it just would not be a party without you – Scaramouche c/o Fruit and Flower Deli Gallery, 53 Stanton Street, New York February 28 – April 19, 2009
2009   trickle-down theory; curated by Riiko Sakkinen Judas Arrieta, Korjaamo gallery, toolonkatu 51b, Helsinki, Finland, opens on April 17, 2009
2009   I MOSTRI – Galerie Van Der Stegen, curated by Yann Perol, 4 rue de Trévise, Paris, France, January 13 - February 15, 2009
2008   COLORING BOOK – LMAK Projects, 60 North 6th Street, Brooklyn, New York, September 20 - 5, 2008
2008   WORKS ON PAPER – Gallery s.e, Sandbrogaten 3, 5003 Bergen, Norway, September 27, October 12, 2008
2008   The Evil Empire – LMAK Projects/Elga Wimmer PCC Gallery, 526 West 26th Street, # 310, New York, March 20 – April 19, 2008 (solo)
2008   IMPAKT HIGHLIGHTS: YOURSPACE – National Center for Contemporary of Nizhny Novgorod, 11 Piskunova Street, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, – December 17, 2008
2008   SUPERMODERN – NOTHING IS WHAT IT SEEM - National Center for Contemporary Art Moscow, curated by Lee Wells, Zoologicheskaya st., 13, build. 2, Moscow, Russia, November 12-26, 2008
2008   XVI QUADRIENNALE DI ROMA – Palazzo Delle Esposizioni, curated by Lorenzo Canova, Via Nazionale 194, Rome, Italy; June 19 – September 14, 2008
2008   experimenta – Italian Minister of Foreign Afairs, curated by Maurizio Calvesi, Lorenzo Canova, Marco Meneguzzo e Marisa Vescovo, Collezione Farnesina, Piazzale della Farnesina 1, Rome Italy – July 2008
2008   The Evil Empire – ADN Gallery, Enric Granados, 49, Barcelona, Spain. March 27 – May 3, 2008 (solo)
2008   The Evil Empire – Pascal Vanhoecke Gallery, 21, rue des Filles du Calvaire, 21, Paris, France, March 8 - April 5, 2008 (solo)
2008   Art Tech Media 2008 – curated by Blanca De La Torre, Cordoba, Spain, November 26 – 28, 2008
2008   VIDEO ART FESTIVAL #003 – Harvestworks digital media arts center, curated by Nicole J. Caruth, 596 Broadway #602, New York, September 24-26, 2008
2008   Miaf – , Melbourne International Animation Festival – Australian Centre for the Moving Image, Federation Square, Flinders Street, Melbourne Australia, June 16 – 22, 2008
2008   ImpakT Festival 2008 – Theater Kikker and Filmtheater‘t Hoogt, Utrecth, Netherland, May 7-11, 2008
2008   Cortoons – Teatro Palladium, piazza Bartolomeo Romano 8, Rome, Italy; March 27 – 30, 2008
2008   5 IS JUST A NUMBER – ADN Gallery, Enric Granados, 49, Barcelona, Spain, May 6 – July 31, 2008
2008   OPLA’_VIDEOANIMATION FROM ITALY – Galerie Vanessa Quang, curated by Rafaele Gavarro, 7, rue des Filles du calvaire, Paris, France, March 15 April 17, 2008
2008   MACO MEXICO – presented by LMAK projects Gallery, Centro Banamex, Av Conscripto 311, Lomas de Sotelo, Mexico City, April 23-27, 2008
2008   ART BRUSSELS presented by ADN Gallery, Brussels Expo - Halls 11 & 12, Place de Belgique, 1 BE 1020 Brussels, Belgium, April 18 – 21, 2008
2008   FLICKER FUSION – Diverse Work Art Space, 1117 E. Freeway, Houston, Texas, curated by Diane Barber, January 11 – February 23, 2008
2007   EXTREMES & IN-BETWEENS – Dorsky Curatorial Program – curated by Joshua Altman, With Cecily Brown, Robert Breer, Martha Colburn, Brent Green, Ezra Johnson, David Shrigley, Naoyuki Tsuji, 11-03 45th Avenue Long Island City, NY – November 18, 2007 – January 27, 2008
2007   DRAWING OUT – Galleria Biagiotti, curated by Lorenzo Giusti – Via delle Belle Donne 39/ r, Firenze, Italy December 2007 – January 2008
2007   POETIC TERRORISM – FEM 2007 – Festival Edicion Madrid – curated by Elga Wimmer, with Jeremy Blake, Martha Colburn, – Madrid, Spain, October 18 – 30, 2007
2007   NUIT BLANCHE 2007 – Espace des Blancs Mateaux, Association Les Puces de l’Art 19, Rue Jules Romain, 75019 Paris, France, October 6-7, 2007
2007   Art BrusselS – presented by ADN Gallery, Brussels Expo - Halls 11 & 12, Place de Belgique, 1 BE 1020 Brussels, Belgium, April 20 – 23, 2007
2007   F.E.M 2007 – Festival Edicion Madrid – curated – Madrid, Spain, October 18 – 30, 2007
2007   The Evil Empire – Gallery s.e, Sandbrogaten 3, 5003 Bergen, Norway, December 2007 – January, 2008 (solo)
2007   Cartoons, COMICS IN CONTEMPORARY ART – Museum of Castel Sant’Elmo, Largo S. Martino, 1, Naples, Italy, April 27 – May 5, 2007
2007   SAISON VIDEO 2007 – Espace Croisé, Contemporary Art Centre, Rouboix, Grand Place, 59100 Roubaix, March 13 – 31, 2007
2007   On the edge of vision – Victoria Memorial Museum of Calcutta; National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi; and National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai, India – curated by Lorenzo Canova, February September 2007
2006   Emerging Animators Screening – Drawing Center New York, 35 Wooster Street, New York, March 15, 2006
2006   Napoli Presente – Palazzo delle Arti di Napoli, curated by Lorand Hegyi, Via dei Mille, 60, Naples, Italy, November 25, 2005 – February 26, 2006
2006   King Kong and The End of the World – ADN Gallery, Enric Granados, 49, Barcelona, Spain, May – June, 2006 (solo)
2006   viedeomedeja 06 - 10th International Video Festival, the Museum of Voivodina, Novi Sad, Serbia, December 15 – 17, 2006
2006   Cineambiente – International Environmental Film Festival, Corso Regina Margherita 73, Turin, Italy, October 27 – 31, 2006
2006   Emerging Filmakers – Moving Image Centre, 17 Galatos St, Newton, Auckland, New Zealand, October 5, 2006
2006   Miaf – Australian Centre for the Moving Image, Federation Square, Flinders Street, Melbourne Australia, June 20 – 25, 2006
2006   Outvideo 2006 – Russia International Video Art Festival, St. Petersburg, Volgograd, Voronezh, Irkutsk, Kaliningrad, Krasnodar, Russia, June 5 – July 5, 2006
2006   Of Loop Festival – Barcelona International Video Festival, Barcelona, Spain, May 10 – 21, 2006
2006   IndieLisboa – Lisbon International Independent Film Festival 2006, Lisbon, Portugal, April 20 – 30, 2006
2006   Independent Exposure Film Festival – The Axiom Theatre, Houston, Texas, March 11, 2006
2005   The Giant – NOT Gallery Contemporary Art Factory, P.zza Trieste e Trento, Naples, Italy, May 12 – July 12, 2005 (solo)
2005   Rocco Never Dies – Gallery Boreas, 133-A Roebling Street, Brooklyn, New York, February 25 – March 27, 2005 (solo)
2005   Rocco Never Dies – Fabio Paris Art Gallery, Via Alessandro Monti 13, Brescia, Italy, February 24 – March 24, 2005 (solo)
2005   Impakt Film Festival 2005 – Theater Kikker, Utrecht, Holland, December 7 – 11, 2005
2005   DIVA Bruxelles – Digital and Video Art Fair, The Warehouse 2, Tour & Taxis, Avenue du Port / B, Bruselles, Belgium, April 15, 2005
2005   DIVA New York – Digital and Video Art Fair, Embassy Suites Hotel, New York, March 11-13, 2005