SB-biography

Born in Adria, 1966


education:

  • Accdemia di Belle Arti di Bologna 1992-94
  • Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera, Milan 1995-98
  • Advanced Course in Visual Arts, Fondaz. A. Ratti – visiting Prof. Joseph Kosuth, Como 1995
  • Kingston University – Mulimedia Department, London 1997

solo exhibitions

2008

  • Simone Berti, Galleria Vistamare, Pescara – IT;

2007

  • Copertine, a mbookstore, Milan – IT;

2006

  • Simone Berti, Base, Florence – IT;

2005

  • Riding the Specific Gravity Train, Galleria Massimo De Carlo, Milan – IT;
  • Personale, curated by Alessandro Rabottini, GAMeC – Galleria d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Bergamo – IT;

2001

  • La Folie, curated by Chiara Parisi, Villa Medici, Rome – IT;

2000

  • Simone Berti, Galleria Massimo De Carlo, Milan - IT;
  • On The Bubble,(#3, with Stefania Galegati and Italo Zuffi), curated by Luca Cerizza, Galleria Analix, Geneve – CH;

1999

  • Galleria Sales (with P. Pivi), curated by Laura Cherubini, Rome – IT;
  • On the bubble,(#2, with Stefania Galegati and Italo Zuffi), curated by Luca Cerizza, T19 Gallery, Wien – AT;
  • On the bubble,(#1, with Stefania Galegati and Italo Zuffi), curated by Luca Cerizza, Studio Massimo De Carlo, Milan – IT;

1998

  • Simone Berti, Galleria Massimo De Carlo, Milan - IT;

1996

  • Simone Berti, curated by Guido Molinari, Saletta Comunale, Castel San Pietro Terme (BO) - EN;

group exhibitions

2014

  • Non potendomi arrampicare sulle nuvole, presi per le colline, curated by Eva Fabbris Valdagno (VI) – IT;
  • Equilibri, a cura di Laura Cherubini, Galleria Erica Fiorentini, Rome – IT;
  • Visioni per un inventario, curated by Andrea Bruciati, Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice – IT;
  • Se di-segno, curated by Sergia Avveduti and Irene Guzman, Padiglione Esprit Nouveau, Bologna – IT;

2013

  • Le Lacrime degli Eroi – arte in movimento per una nuova idea di scultura, curated by Eva Comuzzi and Andrea Bruciati for ArtVerona, Verona – IT;
  • Visione Animale, curated by Giacinto Di Pietrantonio, within the review Visioni (Fortezza Internazionale d’Arte), Civitella del Tronto (TE) – IT;
  • Le ragioni della Pittura. Esiti e Prospettive di un Medium, curated by Laura Cherubini and Eugenio Viola, Fondazione Malvina Menegaz, Castelbasso (TE) – IT;
  • XXIV Biennale del muro dipinto (XXIV Biennial of the Painted Wall), curated by Fabiola Naldi, Dozza (BO) – IT;
  • La Biblioteca Fantastica, MAN Nuoro – IT;

2012

  • Fuoriclasse – 20 years of Italian Art in the courses of Alberto Garutti, curated by Luca Cerizza, GAM MIlan – IT;
  • Up/market, curated by Diana Marrone, ex Autofficina Porta Vercellina, Milan – IT;

2011

  • Agora Nao (Not Yet), curated by Filipa Ramos and Antonio Contador, Barber Shop, Lisboa – P;
  • Simone Berti / Margherita Morgantin / Elena Nemkova / Italo Zuffi, Casabianca, Zola Predosa (BO) – IT;
  • Scultura Lingua, curated by Barbara Meneghel, marselleria, Milan – IT;
  • Mina a mano amata, project by Giuseppe Pietroniro, Studio Geddes, Rome – IT;

2010

  • Temporaneo. Arte contemporanea nella città in evoluzione, curated by Cecilia Canziani and Ilaria Gianni, Casa del Jazz, Rome – IT;
  • Broken Fall, curated by Giovanni Iovane and Alessandra Pace, Galleria Astuni, Bologna – IT;
  • Pagine da un Bestiario Fantastico – disegno italiano nel XX e XXI secolo, curated by Silvia Ferrari and Serena Goldoni, Galleria Civica di Modena, Modena – IT;
  • Italy, young art at the embassy, ​​curated by Alessandra Pace and Marina Sorbello, Italian Embassy, ​​Berlin - DE;
  • 4th Biennial of Ceramics in Contemporary Art – Changing the world with a flower vase (travelling Exhibition), Italian Cultural Institute of Madrid – E / Pier Luigi and Natalina Remotti Foundation, Camogli (GE) – IT / mudac – Museum of Design and Contemporary Applied Arts, Lausanne – CH;

2009

  • Fare Mondi / Making Worlds…….. 53^ Biennale di Venezia, curated by Daniel Birnbaum, Venice – IT;
  • Italics, curated by Francesco Bonami, MOCA The Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago – USA;
  • Thanksgiving, Peep-Hole, Milan – IT;
  • Filmen – Opera Video #2 a screening, curated by Gigiotto Del Vecchio, Supportioco Lopez, Berlin – DE;
  • El tiempo del Arte, Fundación PROA, Buenos Aires – RA;
  • Esposizione Internazionale, curated by Giacinto di Pietrantonio, GAMeC, Bergamo – IT;

2008

  • Wath is my name?, curated by Lorenzo Bruni, HISK – Higher Institute for Fine Arts, Ghent – BE;
  • Italics, curated by Francesco Bonami, Palazzo Grassi, Venice – IT / MOCA The Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago – USA;
  • Een lek in het zwigjen: noise, curated by Giacinto Di Pietrantonio, Watou – BE;
  • Leftovers, curated by Luca Cerizza and Jennifer Chert, Micamoca Berlin, Berlin – DE;
  • La collezione permanente, MAMBo, Bologna – IT;
  • The Road to Contemporary Art / Cose mai viste, curated by Achille Bonito Oliva, Terme di Diocleziano, Rome – IT;

2007

  • In Cima alle Stelle, curated by Antonella Crippa, Forte di Bard, Bard (AO) – IT;
  • Apocalittici Integrati, curated by Paolo Colombo, MAXXI, Rome – IT;
  • Camera con vista, curated by Claudia Gianferrari, Palazzo Reale, Milan – IT;
  • Invito a palazzo 2007, Chiostro di Santa Marta (Banca Popolare di Bergamo), Bergamo – IT;
  • Supermegadrops 3. Acqua, curated by Francesco Bernardelli, Mario Gorni and Francesco Poli, CRAC, Cremona – IT;

2006

  • Idea, curated by Cherubini and Giorgio Verzotti, Istituto Nazionale per la Grafica, Rome – IT;
  • Il Bel Paese, curated by Giacinto Di Pietrantonio, Marella Gallery, Beijing – CN;
  • Young Italian Artists At The Turn Of The Millennium, Galleria Continua, Beijing – CN;
  • Giardino – Luoghi della piccola realtà, curated by Lóránd Hegyi, Pan – Palazzo delle Arti Napoli, Naples – IT;

2005

  • Generation of Art, 10 years at FAR, curated by Giorgio Verzotti, ex chiesa di S. Francesco, Como – IT;
  • Domicile: Privè/Public, curated by Lóránd Hegyi and Cloe Piccoli, Musee d’Art Moderne, Saint Etienne – FR;
  • Light Sculpture, curated by Simone Menegoi, 503 Mulino, Vicenza – IT;
  • Verso una collezione internazionale, Trevi Flash Art Museum, Trevi (PG) – IT;
  • Report, Villa delle Rose, curated by Lucia Farinati, Chiara Parisi, Marina Sorbello, Bolgna - IT;
  • Bidibidobidiboo: Works from Collezione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, curated by Francesco Bonami, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo , Turin – IT;
  • BYO. Bring Your Own, curated by Patrizia Foglia and Chiara Gatti, MAN – Museo d’Arte della provincia di Nuoro, Nuoro – IT;

2004

  • Vernice, Sentieri della giovane pittura italiana, curated by Francesco Bonami and Sarah Cosulich Canarutto, Villa Manin, Passariano (Udine) – IT;
  • I nuovi mostri: Una storia italiana, a project of Fondazione Nicola Trussardi, curated by Massimiliano Gioni, Milan / Venice – IT;
  • Dollhouse, curated by Tatjana Doll and Tim Trantenroth, New York – USA;
  • 7 K nights, Studio Stefania Miscetti, Rome – IT;

2003

  • L’épreuve de l’étranger, Nuit Blanche, École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris – FR;
  • Assenze/Presenze: Una nuova generazione di artisti italiani, curated by Emmanuel Lambion, Le Botanique, Bruxelles – BE;

2002

  • ExIt, curated by Francesco Bonami, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin – IT;
  • Polyphonix 40, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris - FR;
  • Group Exhibition, Galleria Massimo De Carlo, Milan - IT;
  • Verso il futuro: Identità nell’arte italiana 1990-2002, curated by Ludovico Pratesi and Costantino D’Orazio, Museo del Corso, Rome – IT;
  • Video Lounge, curated by Maria Rosa Sossai, Fondazione A. Olivetti, Rome – IT;
  • There is a light that never goes out / C’è una luce che non si spegne mai, curated by Sonia Rosso within City loop, Pordenone – IT;

2001

  • Egofugal Istanbul Biennial, curated by Yuko Hasegawa, Istanbul – TR;
  • Dinamiche della vita dell’arte, curated by Giacinto di Pietrantonio, G.A.M.C., Bergamo – IT;
  • Visioni a catena, curated by Francesco Bonami, Hara Museum, Tokyo – J;
  • A Sense of Wellbeing, curated by Marco Scotini, Palace of the Imperial Thermal Baths, Karlovy Vary – CZ;
  • Magic And Loss, Recent Artists’ Videos from Italy, curated by Luca Cerizza and Cristiana Perrella, Pandaemonium Festival, Lux Centre – London Electronic Arts Gallery, London – GB; CAC Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania – LT;
  • Artistinvetrina Fendissime, Rome; MAN Museo d’Arte di Nuoro, Nuoro – IT;
  • Espresso: Arte oggi in Italia, curated by Luca Cerizza and Gianfranco Maraniello, within Boom!, Manifattura Tabacchi, Florence – IT;
  • Play, curated by Gigiotto Del Vecchio, Open-Space, Milan – IT;

2000

  • Talentum, tolerare: Giovani artisti italiani, Querini-Furla Prize, curated by Chiara Bertola, Giacinto Di Pietrantonio and Angela Vettese, Fondazione Querini Stampalia, Venice – IT;
  • Over the Edges, curated by Jan Hoet and Giacinto Di Pietrantonio, S.M.A.K. Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Gent – BE;
  • Borderline Syndrome: Energies of Defence, Manifesta 3, curated by Francesco Bonami, Ole Bouman, Mária Hlavajová and Kathrin Rhomberg, Ljubljana – SL;
  • Atmosfere Metropolitane, curated by Roberto Pinto, Open-Space, Milan – IT;
  • M2, curated by Luca Cerizza, Fondazione Teseco per l’Arte, Pisa – IT;
  • Zeitwenden / Outlook, Kunstmuseum, Bonn - DE;

1999

  • Examining Pictures: Exhibiting Paintings, curated by Francesco Bonami and Judith Nesbitt, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, UK; MOCA The Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; A. Hammer Museum – UCLA, Los Angeles, USA;
  • Perchè/?, curated by Giacinto Di Pietrantonio; Magazzino Arte Moderna, Rome/Fossa dei Serpenti, Milan – IT;
  • SMAK Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Gent – BE;
  • International Studio Program P.S.1, Selected Artists, Cittadellarte Fondazione Pistoletto, Biella – IT;
  • Bestiario, Studio Massimo De Carlo, Milan – IT;

1998

  • Mostrato – Fuori Uso, curated by Giaginto Di Pietrantonio, Pescara – IT;
  • Estetiche Cannibali: Un’altra sceneggiatura, curated by Daniele Pittèri e Christoph Radl, Palazzo della Triennale, Milan – IT;

1997

  • Gingle Bells’, curated by Uwe Schwarzer, Galleria Massimo De Carlo, Milan – IT;
  • Guarene Arte 97, curated by Francesco Bonami, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Guarene (CN) – IT;
  • Mercato globale, Fuori Uso in Provincia, curated by Laura Cherubini, ex Colonia Stella Maris, Montesilvano, Pescara – IT;

1996

  • Depot. Hip hop gallery, curated by Guido Molinari, Bologna – IT;
  • 1° Premio Trevi Flash Art Museum, Palazzo Lucarini, Trevi (PG) – IT;
  • June Trailers, curated by Gianni Romano and A&M Bookstore, L’Atlantique Cafè, Milan – IT;
  • Panorama Italiano 1, Trevi Flash Art Museum, Trevi (PG) – IT;
  • Operat 96, Palazzo Rasponi, Ravenna - IT;

1995

  • Transatlantico, curated by Alberto Garutti and Giacinto Di Pietrantonio, Viafarini, Milan – IT;
  • Located Work, end of the course exhibition, Advanced Course in Visual Arts, Fondazione Antonio Ratti, Como – IT;

1994

  • We are moving, curated by Roberto Daolio and Alberto Garutti, Viafarini, Milan – IT;

Workshops and Events

2013

  • La Biblioteca Fantastica, Workshop in collaboration with Cherimus, various venues Sulcis Sardinia – IT
  • Workshop connected with I quadri di Annibale – Marco Colombaioni, Museo di Storia Naturale, Milan – IT;

2012

  • Ospiti – Simone Berti, a project by Alessandro Sarra, “Casale”, Rome – IT;

2011

  • …e vi solleverà il mondo, curated by Simone Berti, Sergio Breviario, Samuele Menin e Alessandro Roma, O’, Milan – IT;
  • 100 di 50 – solo performance solo per una sera, curated by Giacinto Di Pietrantonio e Marco Scotini, NABA, Milan – IT;
  • Matter of Action – La performance nelle fotografie, libri, video e dischi d’artista, O’, Milan – IT;
  • Let’s Circus, project by Marco Colombaioni and Claudio Madia, Piccola Scuola di Circo, Milan – IT;

2010

  • Simone Berti, Giulio Di Gropello private home, Rome – IT;

2008

  • Sfide, curated by Giacinto Di Pietrantonio and Luca Cerizza, Rotonda della Besana, Milan – IT;

2001

  • Tune Up, Clip On, Plug In, curated by Luca Cerizza, Scandicci (FI) – IT;
  • Hops, festival of visual and performing arts, Link, Bologna – IT;

1999

  • Simone Berti, Galleria Massimo De Carlo in Art Dealers 1999 – le salon d’art contemporain, Marseille – FR;
  • Simone Berti, workshop, curated by Enrico Comi, Centro Arte Contemporanea Spazio Umano, Milan – IT.