Nicola Pecoraro

Born in 1978, Rome
lives and works in Rome and Vienna

education

1997-1998
Chelsea College of Art & Design, London, UK
1998 – 2001
BA - Central St Martins College of Art & Design, London, UK
2002-2003
MA - Middlesex University, London, UK

solo exhibitions

2016
Dimane è festa, Baba Vasa’s Cellar, Shabla, BG
goldfish, Ermes-Ermes, Rome, IT
2015
Lost Form (with Christoph Meier), Ermes - Ermes at Fonderia Battaglia, Milan, IT
Baio, Project Room, Fondazione 107, Torino, IT
Soft architecture (with Christoph Meier), Charim Galerie Events, Vienna, AT
2014
Tendril, Ve.Sch, Vienna, AT
2013
Society, galleria collicaligreggi, Catania, IT
2012
La Tombe des Hommes-Scorpiones, curated by Luca Lo Pinto, Galleria S.A.L.E.S., Rome, IT 2011
Premio Selezione New York, Italian Cultural Institute, New York, USA
2010
The Wandering, Galleria S.A.L.E.S., Rome, IT
2008 (no) vacancy, curated by Luca Lo Pinto, Galleria Maze, Torino, IT
Bad Couples, Fette’s Gallery, Los Angeles, USA

group shows

2015
Wax, Francesco Pantaleone Arte Contemporanea, Palermo, IT
OUTRO, Giorgio Galotti, Turin, IT
Taverna – We are open, curated by Ilaria Gianni, Arezzo, IT
Destination Wien, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, AT
La scrittura degli echi – a project by NERO , MAXXI, Rome, IT
2014
Ciao!, galleria collicaligreggi, Catania, IT
There Is No Place Like Home, via Aurelia Antica 425, Rome, IT
Syllabus #1 talking about art and life,galleria collicaligreggi, Catania, IT
Arte Coni 100, curated by Maria Alicata and Bartolomeo Pietromarchi, various locations, Rome, IT
Wildwuchs: in the streets and in the bodies, Kunsthaus Muerz, Muerz, AT
To Continue. Notes towards a Sculpture Cycle, curated by Cecilia Canziani and Ilaria Gianni, Nomas Foundation, Rome, IT
2013
The Volume of Air, Serra dei Giardini, Venezia, IT
2012
Le associazioni libere. A project by the Dena Foundation for Contemporary Art, La Maison Rouge, Paris, FR
Reality Show, curated by Stanislao Di Giugno, Galleria Tiziana Di Caro, Salerno, IT
ElementS, LU MI project, Rome, IT
Re-generation, curated by Maria Alicata and Ilaria Gianni, Macro Testaccio, Rome, IT Smeared with the Gold of the Opulent Sun, curated by Chris Sharp, Nomas Foundation, Rome, IT
Golf Sale, Bowery Hotel, New York, USA
D’après Giorgio, curated by Luca Lo Pinto, Fondazione Giorgio e Isa de Chirico, Rome, IT 2011
When In Rome: Thirty Works of Art Between Now and Then, curated by Luca Lo Pinto and Valerio Mannucci, IIC, Hammer Museum and Laxart, Los Angeles, USA
Biennale Giovani 2011, Villa Reale, Monza, IT
2010
My Generation, Museo Pietro Canonica, Rome, IT
2009
Roommates, curated by Luca Lo Pinto and Cecilia Canziani, Macro, Rome, IT Zweckgemeinschaft, curated by ArtAtWork, MicaMoca Berlin, Berlin, D
HOW TO (skip a dead end street), AKA curatorial project, Istanbul, TK
Premio Lum 1a Edizione, Teatro Margherita, Bari, IT
Senza Rete, curated by Caroline Corbetta, SS. Spirito in Sassia, Rome, IT
Emerging Talents, Palazzo Strozzi, Florence, IT
2007
Bellavita, curated by Denis Isaia and Mario Ybarra Jr., New Chinatown Barbershop Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
9 or 10 Works I Used to Like, curated by Luca Lo Pinto, Monitor, Rome, IT
Second Nature, Fette’s Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
2004
Cattedrale, Fondazione Adriano Olivetti, Rome, IT
2003
TraMonti 2003, Rione Monti, Rome, IT

awards & grants

2011
Premio Selezione Istituto Italiano di Cultura New York, USA
2009
Premio LUM per l’arte contemporanea, 1st Edition, Bari, IT(finalist)

residencies

2016
NUOVE//Residency, La Prima Plastics, Isola Vicentina, Vicenza, IT
2015
Birch Creek Residency, CUAC, Salt Lake City, USA
2014
Fonderia artistica Battaglia, Milano, IT
Museo Lucio Piccolo, Ficarra, IT
2013
Sammlung Lenikus, Vienna, AT
2011
Kadist Foundation(with Nero magazine), San Francisco, USA
2009
Villa Arson, Nice, FR

other projects

NERO magazine, art director & publisher (2008-2014)

publications/press

2014
A Metaphysical Interior, catalogue, edited by Luca Lo Pinto, Published by BOA books,
Black Pages, n. 49
2013
Le associazioni libere, catalogue, La Maison Rouge & Dena Foundation
2012
Triton, published by Nero
2011
La Tombe Des Hommes-Scorpiones, published by Nero
My Generation, catalogue, published by cura.books
2010
Artforum no. 10, Summer 2010
Kaleidoscope, April-May 2010
2009
Premio Lum, catalogue, published by Kaleidoscope Press Roommates
Emerging Talents, CCCS Palazzo Strozzi,
Bad Couples, Nieves books
2008
Won Magazine, issue 3,
Mousse, issue 12, january 2008
Paperback Magazine, Vol I issue no. 1 & 2
2007
9 or 10 works I used to like (in no order), catalogue, Monitor
Dazed & Confused Vol I issue no. 128