Elena Damiani : Press

Elena Damiani at the Bienal de Cuenca

25 November 2016 - 05 February 2017

Selma Feriani Gallery is pleased to announce Elena Damiani’s participation to the XIII Bienal de Cuenca. The XIII Bienal de Cuenca, Impermanencia, proposes to bring together a geographically and stylistically diverse group of artists who share an interest in mirroring the frailties and follies of human existence relative to our fundamentally fleeting existence. In doing so, […]

AO On-Site – Venice: “All the World’s Futures” at the Giardini in Venice Through November 22nd, 2015

09 May 2015

© Copyright 2015 Art Observed. D. Creahan The Central Pavilion in Venice’s Giardini is the second site for All the World’s Futures, the main curatorial project around which the Biennale centers itself.  Featuring another series of artists spread out inside the exhibition space’s remarkable white facade, the exhibition continues its investigation of debris and late capitalism through a more playful, yet equally critical […]

Venice Power Brokers: Okwui Enwezor, Curator of “All the World’s Futures”

27 April 2015

© Copyright 2015 Blouin artinfo. Eric Bryant, Angela M.H. Schuster, Art + Auction   Since its founding 120 years ago as a single exhibition with an array of mostly European artists, la Biennale di Venezia has grown into a sprawling collection of shows and events taking place over more than six months. In fact, this year’s extravaganza — […]

Elena Damiani & Nidhal Chamekh at the 56th Venice Biennial: All the World’s Futures

09 May 2015 - 22 November 2015

Venice, Italy Biennale Dates | 09.05 to 22.11.2015 Curated by Okwui Enwezor Selma Feriani Gallery would like to congratulate both Elena Damiani and Nidhal Chamekh for their inclusion at the forthcoming 56th Venice Biennale. The 56th International Art Exhibition will form a unitary itinerary that starts at the Central Pavilion (Giardini) and continues at the […]

Elena Damiani at Marker Art Dubai 2015

18 March 2015 - 21 March 2015

Building Imaginary Bridges Over Hard Ground Group exhibition Madinat Jumeirah Dubai, UAE 18.03 to 21.03.15 Curated by Luiza Teixeira de Freitas www.artdubai.ae/marker/2015 Marker 2015 includes an exhibition that brings together works that in some way–whether intentional or not–build bridges and make connections between Latin America and the Arab World. The exhibition references Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis […]

Elena Damiani: Livre Imagine, Dans Cinquante ans d’Ici Curated by Niekolaas Lekkerkerk, Les Territoires, Montreal

12 March 2014 - 19 April 2014

The exhibition Dans Cinquante Ans d’Ici posits the book – as object, container and idea – against the backdrop of some recent and ongoing discussions that address the probable demise of the bound volume in conjunction with the emergence of digital reading devices. As the title of this exhibition already implies, a somewhat speculative approach […]

Elena Damiani: Project 35 Volume II, ICI Independent Curators International Touring Exhibition, Acadia University, Nova Scotia

03 March 2014 - 16 April 2014

In 2010 ICI launched PROJECT 35, a program of single-channel videos selected by thirty-five international curators who each chose one work from an artist they think is important for audiences around the world to experience today. The resulting selection has been presented simultaneously in more than thirty venues around the globe, inspiring discourse in places […]

Elena Damiani: 9th Bienal do Mercosul, Porto Alegre, Brazil

13 September 2013 - 10 November 2013

The promises of the 9th Bienal do Mercosul l Porto Alegre are to identify, propose and repurpose changing belief systems and appraisals of experimentation and innovation. It intends to raise ontological and technological questions through artistic practice, object making and nodes of experience. This edition of the biennial can be considered an environment in which […]

Elena Damiani: Ciclorama, Museo Tamayo, Mexico City

08 May 2013 - 22 September 2013

Curated by Andrea Torreblanca Cyclorama is an exhibition that looks into the practice of five artists interested in landscape and history as forms of representation and mediation. Through the appropriation of archives, photographs and old prints or the reconstruction of legendary histories, Matts Leiderstam, Salvatore Arancio, Elena Damiani, Cyprien Gaillard and Haris Epaminonda look into […]

Elena Damiani at Revolver Gallery, Lima

30 November 2012 - 20 January 2013

Revolver Gallery presents Elena Damiani’s “History Is Decomposed In Images, Not In Stories”, a collection of collages, sculptures and video, which evoke the experiences of the ‘wanderer’. Reworking images found in photographic archives, the exhibit is composed by a series of objects arranged in isolated landscapes. They invoke a certain solitude and longing, and yet […]

Elena Damiani, Reading Complex Act IV – Sans Titre, Government Art Collection, London

19 March 2012 - 05 April 2012

Curated by: Niekolaas Johannes Lekkerkerk, Catherine Serrano In the wake of the digital turn, in this era of iPads and Kindles, the book is becoming a sensual luxury artifact, a precious and extravagant superfluity and an aesthetic emblem, subject to new levels of fetishization and bibliomaniacal fancy. With the recent advent of digital reading devices […]

Elena Damiani, “Inside the Whale”, FaMa Gallery, Verona

13 January 2012 - 17 March 2012

Artists: Gabriele Beveridge, Elena Damiani, Koki Tanaka Curator: Matteo Pollini The exhibition Inside the Whale is an investigation on the experience of the everyday and the ordinary through objects, imagery and history. With their work, the artists in show explore, break, re-arrange and link various fragments of the world of phenomena triggering alternative visual and […]

Elena Damiani, “Cutting edge women”, Verbeke Foundation, Collage Museum, Antwerp

20 November 2011 - 20 May 2012

In the early 1990s Geert and Carla Verbeke began art collecting. After an initial interest in abstract art, the collection was reoriented into collages and assemblages of mainly Belgian artists. In recent years the collection was expanded to include contemporary art and bio art – living art. The core of the private collection consists of […]