Elena Damiani

Born 1979. Lima, Peru
MA in Fine Arts Practice Goldsmiths University of London. London, UK
BA in Fine Arts Escuela Superior de Bellas Artes Corriente Alterna. Lima, Peru
Urban Video Workshop Centro Cultural Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos. Lima, Peru
Architecture Degree Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas UPC Lima, Peru
Lives & Works London, UK & Lima, Peru


Selected Solo Exhibitions

2016
  • Flow Structures. Francesca Minini Gallery. Milan, Italy
  • Impact Structures. Nordenhake Gallery. Stockholm, Sweden
  • The Observatories. Nordenhake Gallery. Stockholm, Sweden
  • Testigos; Un Catalogo de Fragmentos Sediments; An Assemblage of Remains. Museo Amparo, Puebla. In collaboration with MUAC. Puebla, Mexico
2015
  • Testigos: Un Catalogo de Fragmentos, MUAC Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo. Mexico City, Mexico
  • Sediments. An Assemblage of Remains. MUAC Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo In collaboration with Museo Amparo. Mexico City, Mexico
2014
  • Elena Damiani. Baro Galeria. Sao Paulo, Brazil
2013
  • All the Pieces Back Together (In collaboration with Frauke Dannert) Curated by Niekolaas Lekeerkerk. Selma Feriani Gallery. London, UK
2012
  • History Decomposes Into Images, Not Into Narratives. Revolver Galeria. Lima, Peru
2011
  • The Second Treasury of Stanleth. Selma Feriani Gallery. London, UK
  • Duo Show (In collaboration with Alois Godinat) Elaine Levy Project. Brussels, Belgium
  • Vanishing Point Vantage Point (In collaboration with Magali Lefebvre) Dohyang Lee Galerie. Paris, France
2007
  • Sites. Vertice Gallery. Lima, Peru
2005
  • Prints and Motion. 1st International Print Biennale. Escuela Superior de Bellas Artes Corriente Alterna. Lima, Peru
  • Geo. Sala Luis Miró Quesada, Garland Gallery. Lima, Peru
2003
  • Moción Animal. Espacio La Culpable. Lima, Peru

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016
  • Bienal de Cuenca | Impermanencia. Cuenca, Spain
  • INVIDEO. Milan, Italy
  • 11th Gwangju Biennale. The Eight Climate (What Does Art Do?) Gwangju, South Korea
  • Everyday Alchemy. Curated by Andrea Hinteregger De Mayo. Von Bartha. Basel, Switzerland
  • Metadata. Twenty Years of Culture, Art & Technology. CC Ricardo Palma. Lima, Peru
  • Ocho Ensayos de Aproximación a la Realidad Peruana. Contemporary Photography. FOLA Fototeca Latinoamericana. Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • San Juan Triennial. Displaced Images / Images in Space. San Juan, Puerto Rico
2015
  • Project 35 | The Last Act. Garage Museum of Contemporary Art Moscow, Russia
  • The Devil is in the Details. KaBe Contemporary Miami, U.S.A.
  • En y Entre Geografias. MAMM Museum of Modern Art of Medellin. Medellin, Colombia
  • All the World's Futures. Curated by Okwui Enwezor. 56th International Art Exhibition. La Biennale di Venezia. Venice
  • Ideas for Change, Future Light. MAK Museum of Applied Arts. Vienna Biennale. Vienna, Austria
  • Theorem: You Simply Destroy the Image I Always Had of Myself. Mana Contemporary. Jersey City, U.S.A.
  • Akakor. Curated by Kiki Mazzucchelli & Maria do Carmo M.P. de Pontes. Baro Gallery. Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Siempre el Horizonte. Galeria Max Estrella. Madrid, Spain
  • Preto e Branco. Baro Gallery. Sao Paulo, Brazil
2014
  • A Journey to Avebury. KARST. Plymouth, United Kingdom
  • Dans Cinquante Ans d’Ici. Curated by Niekolaas Lekeerkerk. Les Territoires. Montreal, Canada
  • Project 35 Volume II, ICI Independent Curators International Touring Exhibition. Arcadia University. Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Project 35 Volume II, ICI Independent Curators International Touring Exhibition. Sri Lanka Archive of Contemporary Art, Architecture & Design. Jaffna, Sri Lanka
  • Idea of Fracture Opinione Latina II. Curated by Jacopo Crivelli Visconti. Galleria Francesca Minini. Milan, Italy
  • Focus Latinoamerica. Curated by Magali Arriola. ARCO Solo Projects. Madrid, Spain
2013
  • Laboratorium. Curated by Jose Roca. ArtBO Project Rooms. Bogotá, Colombia
  • Weather Permitting. Curated by Sofia Hernandez Chong Cuy. 9 Bienal do Mercosul. Porto Alegre, Brasil
  • La Chambre (In collaboration with Steven Baelen) Elaine Levy Project. Brussels, Belgium
  • Project 35: Volume II, ICI Independent Curators International. Touring Exhibition: Anderson Gallery, Virginia, USA; Art Gallery of Windsor, Ontario, Canada; Kunstlerhaus, Stuttgard, Germany; Fresh Milk, St. George; Zoma Contemporary Art Centre, Addis Ababa; NLS, Kingston; Alice Yard, Port of Spain; Centro de Fotografia, Montevideo; Readytext Gallery, Paramaribo; Platform 3, Bandung; DeVos Art Museum, Northern Michigan University, USA; MAC Museum of Contemporary Art, Lima
  • Materia Prima. Curated by Maria del Carmen Carrion. Centro de Arte Contemporaneo. Quito, Ecuador
  • Cicloramas. Museo Tamayo. Mexico City, Mexico
  • 9th Bienal do Mercosul. Porto Alegre, Brazil
  • Video Group Show. MAC Museum of Contemporary Art. Lima, Peru
  • Parc Peru Arte Contemporaneo. Mac Museum of Contemporary of Art. Lima, Peru
  • Bajo el Sol de la Muerte. Galeria Espacio Minimo. Madrid, Spain
  • U-turn Arteba Project Rooms. Revolver Galeria. Bogota, Colombia
  • Nada Ny. Elaine Levy Project. New York, USA
  • Bajo el Sol de la Muerte. Espacio Minimo. Madrid, Spain
2012
  • Sleeping Upright presents Reception Area. Nottingham, UK
  • Materia Prima, Centro de Arte Contemporaneo de Quito. Quito, Ecuador
  • Fronteras, Un Lugar Comun. Centro Cultura de España. Santiago, Chile
  • The Unethical Anthropologist. FOLD Gallery. London, UK
  • Dias Negros. Revolver Galeria. Lima, Peru
  • In Forward-Reverse. Schwartz Gallery. London, UK
  • Reading Complex Act IV. Sans Titre Government Art Collection. London, UK
  • Back to the Future. Breese Little Gallery. London, UK
  • P’s Correspondence. Selma Feriani Gallery. London, UK
  • Inside the Whale. Fama Gallery. Verona, Italy
  • Project 35 Volume 2. SH Contemporany. Shanghai, China
2011
  • Materia Prima. 8th Biennale do Porto Alegre. Porto Alegre, Brasil
  • Cutting Edge Women. Verbeke Foundation. Antwerp, Belgium
  • Duo Show. Elaine Levy Project. Brussels, Belgium
  • Difraccion. Arroniz Arte Contemporaneo. Mexico City, Mexico
  • Site of Flesh and Stone. Simotas Binasi. Istanbul, Turkey
  • On the Brink. SW1 Gallery. London, UK
  • Vanishing Point. Duo show. Dohyang Lee Galerie. Paris, France
  • Mind Over Matter. Mind. London, UK
2010
  • Show One. Art First Gallery. London, UK
  • Mash-Up. Spanish Cultural Centre. Lima, Peru
  • 24 Imágenes por Segundo. Latin American Film Festival. CCPUCP Gallery. Lima, Peru
  • Goldsmiths MFA Degree Show. Goldsmiths College. London, UK
  • The Dictionary of Received Ideas. London, UK
  • Pause and Eject II. Shoreditch Town Hall. London, UK
  • KNSTHS FMR # 2. YBL Palace. Hungary
  • Videografias de Peru. Fundacion Hispanica Alianza. Madrid, Spain
  • Des-habitables. Architecture Biennale of Medellin. Spanish Culture Centre. Medellin, Colombia and Lima, Peru
  • Video Arte Peruano II. Spanish Cultural Centre. Lima, Peru
2009
  • Des-habitables. Espacio OTR. Madrid, Spain
  • Transito al Paraiso. Imaginarios de la Migracion. Vertice Gallery. Lima, Peru
  • Pause and Eject. Rag Factory. London, UK
  • Peruvian Video Art. Peruvian Embassy. London, UK
  • Nostalgia of Future. Tribute to Josep Renau. Museum of Fine Arts Centro del Carmen. Valencia, Spain
2008
  • The Spectacle’s Generation: Contemporary Peruvian Art. Kiosko Gallery. Santa Cruz, Peru
  • 1st Iberoamerican Videoart Festival. Spanish Cultural Centre. Lima, Peru
  • Pasaporte para un Artista. 10 Years Later. Luis Miró Quesada Garland Gallery. Lima, Peru
  • La Construcción del Lugar Común. MAC Museum of Contemporary Art. Lima, Peru
  • Transito al Paradiso. Imaginario de la Migracion. Veritce Gallery 360. Lima, Peru
2007
  • Ultramar. Hispano-American Video Art Cycle. Cervantes Institute of Brasilia. Brasilia, Brazil
  • Godard. Spanish Cultural Centre. Lima, Peru
  • Zona de Desplazamientos Contemporary Peruvian Video Art. MAMBA Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires. Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Looks of Women. Video-artists Ibero-American. Spanish Cultural Centre General San Martín (Culture and Media). Montevideo and Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 2do Ciclo de Video Arte Latinoamericano. IVAM Modern Art Institute of Valencia. Valencia, Spain
2006
  • 3 Escuelas. Tres, Felipe Cossio del Pomar Gallery. Lima, Peru
  • Videokunst aus Sudamerika. Bonn Videonale. Kunstmuseum. Bonn, Germany
  • Pintura Fresca. British Cultural Centre / John Harriman Gallery. Lima, Peru
2005
  • VAE9. International Video / Art / Electronics Festival. Spanish Cultural Centre. Lima, Peru
  • Experimenta Colombia. Latin American Electronic Arts Festival. Bogotá, Colombia
  • Arte Joven. Praxis Gallery. Lima, Peru
  • Aproximaciones a lo Cotidiano. Enlace Sur Gallery. Lima, Peru
  • 2nd Peruvian Contest of Video and Electronic Arts. Spanish Cultural Centre. Lima, Peru
  • Video Zone 2. Video Biennale. Telaviv, Israel

Selected Awards and Recognitions

2016
  • CIFO Grants and Commissions Program. Miami, U.S.A.
2011
  • Bloomberg's New Contemporaries (Short-listed) London, U.K.
2006
  • Canariasmediafest (Special Mention for Video Creation Category) 12th International Arts and Digital Culture Festival. Las Palmas of Gran Canaria, Spain
  • Pasaporte para un Artista. Second Prize at 9th French-Peruvian Contest of Visual Arts. Cultural Centre Pontificia Universidad Católica PUCP. Lima, Peru
2005
  • Gold and Silver Medal Class of 2005. Escuela Superior de Bellas Artes Corriente Alterna. Lima, Peru
2004
  • Production Prize. 2nd Peruvian Contest of Video and Electronic Arts, Spanish Cultural Centre and Realidad Visual. Lima, Peru
2001
  • Phillips Award. Finalist. MALI Museo de Arte. Lima, Peru

Collections

PAMM Museum of Miami. Miami, U.S.A.

Colección Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporaneo. Mexico City, Mexico

Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Collection CPPC. New York, U.S.A. and Caracas, Venezuela

Kamel Lazaar Foundation. Geneva, Switzerland

Americas Society Collection. New York, U.S.A.

Kadist Art Foundation. San Francisco, U.S.A. and Paris, France

Sayago & Pardon Collection. California, U.S.A.

FOLA Fototeca Latinoamericana. Buenos Aires, Argentina

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