Davide Savorani (1977) lives and works in Italy.

EDUCATION

2011

  • The Mountain School of Art, Los Angeles, CA

2002

  • BA, Ravenna Academy of Fine Arts, Italy

1996

  • MFA, Art Institute for Ceramic, Faenza, Italy

GRANTS

2014

  • Danish International Visiting Artist (DIVA)

RESIDENCIES

2014

  • Overgaden, Copenhagen, Denmark

2013

  • Galveston Artist Residency, Galveston, US

2012

  • CPH AIR, Copenhagen, Denmark

2011

  • FDV Residency Program, Careof/DOCVA, Milan, Italy

SOLO EXHIBITIONS (SELECTED)

2016

  • Noi non siamo fiume, Kunsthalle Eurocenter, Lana, Italy (upcoming)
  • Stressed Environment, Marsèlleria, Milan, Italy

2014

  • Banana Days Are Over, White Cubicle Toilet Gallery, London, Great Britain

2011

  • Spettro, Marsèlleria Permanent Exhibition, Milan, Italy
  • Green Room, CareOf, Milan, Italy

2008

  • Gallisterna, Brown Project Space, Milan, Italy
  • Parade, Artopia, Milan, Italy

GROUP EXHIBITIONS (SELECTED)

2017

  • 40° Sopra La Performance, Palazzo Magnani, Bologna, Italy
  • The News on Betty, Betty Nansen Teatret, Copenhagen, Denmark

2016

  • People in a building without the building, Ex-Guarmet, Milan, Italy
  • Trigger Parties, Marselleria, Milan

2015

  • Island Time, CAMH, Houston, US
  • Altrimenti che essere, Galleria Più, Bologna, Italy

2014

  • Revisit: Musikerne maler, malerne musicerer og ingen holder kæft, Overgaden, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Codalunga, Foro Italico, Rome, Italy

2013

  • Urban Bodies, Villa Croce Contemporary Art Museum, Genoa, Italy
  • GAR Residents Exhibition, Galveston Artist Residency, Galveston, US
  • Do It: Houson, Alabama Song, Houston, US

2012

  • Giornata del Contemporaneo, Raum, Bologna, Italy
  • A Prune in the Sky, Toves Galleri, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Nuovo, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Faenza, Italy
  • Not just an image, but a whole world, Kunstraum, Wien, Austria

2011

  • The Inadequate, Spanish Pavilion, 54th Venice Biennale, Italy
  • Luna Palace, Elfo/Puccini Theatre, Milan, Italy
  • The Guest Room, Kunsthuis SYB, Beetsterzwaag, the Netherlands

2010

  • Against Gravity, ICA, London, Great Britain
  • HaVE A LoOk! HAve a Look!, Form Content, London, Great Britain
  • Zero Budget Biennial, various locations, Milan, Italy
  • Mal d’Archive, La Frice La Belle de Mai, Marseille, France

2009

  • And yet it moves, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy
  • Studio Visit, GC.AC. Monfalcone, Italy 39th Santarcangelo Festival, Italy

2008

  • Astratto, Teatro Comandini, Cesena, Italy

2007

  • Fire makes the house grow, Dena Foundation, Paris, France
  • Work_Show, CareOf, Galleria Civica, Trento, Italy

2006

  • Neverending Cinema, Galleria Civica, Trento, Italy

BIBLIOGRAPHY / INTERVIEWS / CATALOGUES (SELECTED)

2016

2015

  • Island Time/Galveston Artist Residency – The First Four Years, ed. Contemporary Arts Museum Houston (catalogue)
  • General Booty of Work: TOVES reporting from the Venice Biennale (interview)

2014

  • A script for Dick, by Diego Marcon, Cura.books (commissioned writing)
  • Daphne, a record of a year through affection, ed.by Catherine Borra, La Grande Fuite

2013

  • Banana Days Are Over, D.Savorani, H.Heilmann, self-published
  • Artisti in viaggio: Davide Savorani in Texas, by Riccardo Conti, artribune.com (interview)

2012

  • Prune in the Sky, ed. Toves Galleri (catalogue)
  • Nicht Nur Ein Bild, Sonder Eine Ganze Welt, ed.Kunstrau Niederoesterreich (catalogue)
  • Stato dell’Arte, by Francesco Tenaglia, Blow Up #173 (interview)
  • 20 talents, by Eva Fabbris, Kult n°6/7
  • Voci Narranti – la performance in Italia oggi, by Marinella Paderni, Flash Art Italia n.301

2011

  • Green Room, by Emanuela De Cecco, Flash Art Italia n.297 (review)

2010

  • videoREPORT Italia 2008_09, ed GC.AC. Monfalcone (catalogue)
  • Luogotenente: Davide Savorani, by Romeo Castellucci, Flash Art Italia n.281
  • Davide Savorani, by Julia Klaring, Cura.artmagazine n.03, (interview+commissioned artwork)

2009

  • Danger to fall in the sea, ed. Fond. Sandretto Re Rebaudengo/Fond. Garrone (catalogue)
  • Nuovi! Nuovi! Nuovi!, by Milovan Farronato, Exibart n.75

2008

  • La minima deviazione di una goccia di pioggia, by Claudia Castellucci, Art’o b.25 (review)
  • Revival, ffwd_mag #05 (commissioned artwork)
  • Annie, are you OK?, Cross n.08 (commissioned artwork)

2007

  • I didn’t hear you calling, Kaiserin Magazine (commissioned artwork)

LECTURES / TALKS

2013

  • You need to begin 20’ ahead, w Hannah Heilmann, Green is Gold, Copenhagen, Denmark

2012

  • Funen Art Academy, Odense, Denmark

2011

  • Spanish Pavilion, a conversation w D.García and B.Casavecchia, 54th Venice Biennale, Italy
  • Bozen Free University, talk series curated by E.De Cecco, Bozen, Italy
  • NABA, Visual Arts Department, Milan, Italy

OTHER

2015

  • performer, Settlement House, by Will Rawls, Abrons Arts Center, NY

2010

  • co-director w. C. Guidi/Socìetas Raffaello Sanzio, Bestione, Teatro Comandini, Cesena, Italy

2008
2009

  • performer, Purgatorio, by Romeo Castellucci/Socìetas Raffaello Sanzio, Avignon, France

2007

  • performer, Uh!, by Kinkaleri, Netmage, Bologna Italy

2006

  • performer, Nerone, by Kinkaleri, 36th Santarcangelo Festival, Italy
  • performer, Nero, by Kinkaleri, CanGo, Florence, Italy
  • actor, Panorama Bologna, by ZimmerFrei, Bologna, Italy
  • actor, Panorama Venezia, by ZimmerFrei, Venice, Italy

2005

  • actor, Panorama Roma, by ZimmerFrei, Rome, Italy
  • curator, Neanche, various locations, Faenza, Italy

2002
2005

  • co-founder, Open, an autonomous working area, Bologna/Prato, Italy

1999
2001

  • performer + company manager , Fanny&Alexander, Ravenna, Italy