The art video MORTALE by PAOLO BONFIGLIO is available for viewing on the IMPAKT CHANNEL

 

http://impakt.nl/channel-2/videos/paolo-bonfiglio-mortaleitaly-2009-0648-min/

 

 

 

Paolo BONFIGLIO

 

Was born on 1972 in the Langhe.

 

Selftrained, he has always been interested in drawing, art and cinema.

He worked in many ateliers and theatres as scene-painter in collaboration with Emanuele Luzzati.

He took part to various exhibitions of drawings and comics.

He started his film making activity in 2001.

He made live projections of the instant-art-movie "Putan CLUB" all over Europe.

In 2007, he carried out the animated film "MATER", based on the music by Mick Harris, one of the most important European musician of the past century.

The film "MATER" won the first prize of the international contest "Fiac Show Off: Arts Numériques" in Paris, 2007.

He collaborated with the musician Tommaso Rolando for the stage show "Il cane senza coda".

His videos are diffused by the organizations "68 Septante" and "Impakt".

 

Paolo Bonfiglio has shown his drawings and paintings all over Europe.

His films have been projected all over the world.

 

Filmography.

 

- "FRAGMENTS", 2004/05, 72 mins. 00 secs., mixed media, music by Mick Harris

 

- "MATER", 2007, 07 mins. 20 secs., animation (pencil on paper), music by Mick Harris

Produced by VIDEONERO.

 

- "ArsLongaVitaBrevis", 2009, 01 min. 00 secs., animation (pencil on paper)

Produced by VIDEONERO.

 

- "mortale", 2009, 06 mins. 48 secs., animation (pencil and cutter on paper), music by Mick Harris

 

- "Deus ex Machina", 2018, 05 min. 00 sec., animation (oil on canvas)

 

Solo exhibitions.

 

2005: "Fragments", "Leonardi V-Idea Gallery", Genoa; "Fragments in Berlin", "Contemporary Art Center Tacheles", Berlin

2006: "PlayARS", "Museo della Lanterna", Genoa

2008: "Cinemautonome", "Spazio Basaglia", Turin

2009: "Non rassegARTi", "CSC, Centro Stabile di Cultura", Schio

2010: "Ember Days", "Veronika Club", Parma; "mortale", "Museo Internazionale Luzzati", Genoa; "Agonia", "Grapefruitartbooks", Parma

2011: "Ember Days", "Lifeforms art studio", Genoa; "L'oblio e la barbarie", "Plastic Passion", Genoa

2012: "A Virtual Memorial", "Floating Art Gallery NOASS", Riga; "Zeitgeist", "La Trappe aux Etoiles", Paris

2015: "TEMPORA", "Officina Letteraria", Genoa

2016: "Obscura", "Cappella di San Sebastiano", Bergolo

2018: "Deus ex Machina", "Teatro della Tosse", Genoa

2018: "L'Orrore e l'Incanto", "Teatro della Tosse", Genoa
 

 

Group exhibitions.

 

2004: “Genova 5002”, Palazzo Tursi, Genoa

2005: “The best of Rebecca”,"Rebecca Container Gallery"

2007: “SHOW OFF: Art numériques”, "Le Studio Art and You", Paris; "V.I.T.R.I.O.L.”, "A+A Gallery", Venice; “Cross Over”, Palazzina S. Maria , Genoa

2008: “Oblio”, "Teatro della Tosse", Genoa

2010: “I want your skull”, "MF Gallery", Genoa

2011: “Subtitles II”, “Livebox Gallery”, Chicago; “CologneOFF”, "Waterpieces Contemporary Art", Riga; “SFC”, "OFFizyna", Szczecin

2012: “Gravures et dessins contemporains”, “Arting”, Paris; “Cartes Postales d'Artiste”, "Goethe Institut", Lion; “VIP”, "Galerie 59", Paris

2014: “Les Lumières des Ombres”, “Galerie 59”, Paris; “59”, "La fabbrica del Vapore", Milan; “Arte nel Borgo”, "Ex Macelleria", Spigno Monferrato

2015: “Xposition 1”, “La Comedia”, Paris; “Xposition 2”, "Galerie 59", Paris; “A la PaGe, "Galerie 59", Paris

2016: “Xposition 3”, “Tattooed Lady Gallery”, Paris

2016: “Cologne OFF”, “Torrance Contemporary Art Museum”, Los Angeles

2017: “Xposition 4”, “Le Cirque Eléctrique”, Paris

2017: “Collettiva”, “Bergolo Spazio Arte”, Bergolo

2018: “Xposition 5”, “Black Market”, Digion

 

Artistic residencies.

 

2012: "59 Rivoli Aftersquat", Paris

2017: "La forma e il colore della pietra" (curatorship), Bergolo

2018: "Second home", Hvar

2018: "La forma e il suono della pietra" (curatorship), Bergolo

 

International fairs.

 

2007: "Fiac: Show Off", Paris

2010: "Art Beijing - Contemporary Art Fair", Beijing

 

 

Retrospectives.

 

2010: "Le Grand Salon de la Microédition", Lyon

2010: "Noize Festival", Genoa

 

 

Screenings.

 

2005: "videodecoder", "Laboratorio d'Arte Buridda", "Università di Lettere", Genoa, curated by Eleonora Chiesa

2007: "i_City", Loggia della Mercanzia, Genoa, curated by Elisabetta Rota; "La Nuit Blanche: SHOOT OFF", "Espace Canopy", Paris; "Fragments", "Teatro Espace", Turin

2008: "disguardi dislocati, conversione#1", "Cava di Croce Santa", Rosolini,curated by "malastrada.film";

"CologneOFF", "MACZUL Contemporary Art Museum", Maracaibo, curated by Wilfried Agricola de Cologne; "Play/1", "Zelle Arte Contemporanea", Rutino, curated by Federico Lupo; "La Nuit Blanche: Optica Review", "Instituto Cervantes", Paris, curated by "Paris Victoria Production"; "Después del Silencio", "Entresuelo", Granada, curated by Silvio Uruss; "10m2 gallery", Sarajevo

2009: "THE FRAGILE", "The 4th annual Carnival of e-Creativity", Bhimtal, curated by Sergio Zavatteri; "Human Emotion Project", "La Sala", Cigüñuela, curated by Debbie Douez; "Sguardi Sonori", Villa D'Este, Tivoli, curated by Carlo Fatigoni; "Human Emotion Project", "Brancaleone", Rome, curated by Carlo Fatigoni; "Rencontre asymetrique", "Accademia di Francia di Villa Medici", Rome, curated by Raphaelle Paupert-Borne; "Sguardi Sonori", Rocca dei Rettori, Benevento, curated by Carlo Fatigoni; "Periscope #004", "Vaudeville Theatre", Charleroi, curated by "Orbitale", "Human Emotion Project", "AFA Portuguese Bookshop Gallery", Macau, curated by José Drummond; "Sguardi Sonori", Scuderie Aldobrandini, Frascati, curated by Carlo Fatigoni; "H. E. P.", "Valby Kulturhus", Copenaghen, curated by John Benneth

2010: "Fuori circuito", "ZO", Catania, curated by Giuseppe Spina; "Human Emotion Project", "AFA Contemporary Art Centre", ''Centre for Visual Studies Peking University'', Beijing, curated by José Drummond; "700IS Reindeerland", "Reykjavik Art Museum", "CIA Center of Icelandic Art", "LHI Iceland Academy of the Arts", "Nes Artist Residency", Iceland, curated by Kristín Scheving; "Hot Flowing Pixel Festival", "Centro Lomax", Catania, curated by Federico Lupo; "Sguardi Sonori", "Museo della civiltà romana", "Planetario", "Museo astronomico", Rome, curated by Faticart; "Cercle Vidéo #3", "Jacques Franck Cultural Center", Bruxelles, curated by "68Septante"; "Semaine Asymetrique du Cinéma", "Polygone Etoilé", Marseille,  curated by Film Flamme; "Nomadica", Mexico, curated by Giuseppe Spina

2011: "Sguardi Sonori", "CLAC Centro Labicano Arte Contemporanea", Rome, ''Palazzo Orsini'', Bomarzo, curated by Faticart; "La notte dei musei", "RISO Museo d'Arte Contemporanea", Palermo, curated by Zelle; "Rencontres", "Centro Culturale Italiano", Marseille,  curated by Film Flamme; "Periscope #002", "Recyclart", Bruxelles, curated by "68Septante”;  “CologneOFF”, "Waterpieces Contemporary Art", Riga; “SFC”, "OFFizyna", Szczecin; "SFC", "UAM -  Universidad", Mexico City, curated by Wilfried Agricola de Cologne; "Semaine Asymetrique du Cinéma", "Polygone Etoilé", Marseille,  curated by Film Flamme;  "Nomadica", Mexico, curated by Giuseppe Spina

2011: "Sguardi Sonori", "CLAC Centro Labicano Arte Contemporanea", Rome, ''Palazzo Orsini'', Bomarzo, curated by Faticart; "La notte dei musei", "RISO Museo d'Arte Contemporanea", Palermo, curated by Zelle; "Rencontres", "Centro Culturale Italiano", Marseille,  curated by Film Flamme; "Periscope #002", "Recyclart", Brussel, curated by "68Septante"

2012: "A  Virtual Memorial", "Riga Ghetto and Latvian Holocaust Museum", Riga; "Freedom of memory", "META House Cultural Center", Phnom Pehn, curated by Wilfried Agricola de Cologne

 

 

Festivals.

 

"FRAGMENTS"

2006: "Les Inattendus", Lyon

 

"MATER"

First prize of the international contest "Fiac Show Off: Arts Numériques", Paris 2007

2007: "SENEF", Seoul ; "LUFF", Lausanne; "Optica", Gijón; "Yasujiro Ozu", Sassuolo; "I Castelli Animati", Cinecittà; "Animateka", Ljubljana; "BigScreen Festival", Kunming

2008: "Les Inattendus", Lyon; "CologneOFF", Cologne; "Dieci Minuti Film Festival", Ceccano; "Les Inattendus", Beijing; "Un festival c'est trop court", Nice; "Les Inattendus", Yerevan; "San Gio' Video Festival", Verona; "Cartoon Club", Rimini; "Fantaspoa", Porto Alegre; "ANIMEST", Bucarest; "IAFF", Amsterdam; "Séquence",Toulouse; "Oslo Screen Festival", Oslo

2009: "Human Emotion Project", Paris, Cordoba, Madrid; "F.I.F.E.", "Florean Museum", Baia Mare

2010: "700IS Reindeerland", Egilsstadir, "NewMediaFest", Cologne

 

"ArsLongaVitaBrevis"

2009: "One Minute Film Collection", Cologne; "One Minute Film & Video Festival", Aarau

2010: "Les Inattendus", Lyon

 

"mortale"

2010: "Les Inattendus", Lyon; "NewMediaFest", Cologne; "Cartoon Club", Rimini; "Shoa Film Collection", Cologne; "ANIMEST", Bucarest; "Impakt", Utrecht; "Animateka", Ljubljana

2012: "Warsaw Jewish Film Festival", Warsaw

2014: "MUMIA Festival", Belo Horizonte

 

Live shows.

 

"Fragments" instant-art-movie in collaboration with the musician Mick Harris

2005: Amiens (F), "La lune des Pirates"; Dunkerque (F), "Les 4 écluses"; Rennes (F), "L'Antipode"; Vendome (F), "Figures Libres"; Tulle (F), "Des Lendemains qui Chantent"; Pau (F), "L'Ampli"; Castres (F), "Lo Bolegason"; Perpignan (F), "Médiator", Festival TILT; Livernon (F), "Trasporti Marittimi" Festival; Gap (F), "Live Café"

 

"Putan Club" instant-art-movie in in collaboration with the musician François Cambuzat

2005: Genoa (I), "Barfly"; Schio (I), "Centro Stabile di Cultura"; Nova Gorica (SLO), "Kulturni Center Mostovna"; Kranj (SLO), "Izbruhov Kulturni Bazen"; Zelezniki (SLO), "Lenti Podn"; Ljubljana (SLO), "Menza"; Zagreb (HR), "ZKC"; Beograd (SR), "Belgrade Student Cultural Centre"; Sarajevo (BiH), "Bock"; Mostar (BiH), "Omladinski Kulturni Centar Abrasevic"

2006: Rome (I), "Zero", "Linux"; Perugia (I), "Island"; Terni (I), "Tinakilly"; Fano (I), "Bachelor"; Cosenza (I), "Filorosso"; Lamezia T. (I), "Banshee"; Francavilla F. (I), "Arci"; Monza (I), "Boccaccio"; Abbiategrasso (I), "Folletto"; Turin (I), "United Club"; Genoa (I), "MAGA1"

2008: Genoa (I), "MAGA1"; Rocca Grimalda (I), "Casa Trulot"; Nice (F), "Le Volume"; Reignier (F), "Perce-Oreille"; Metz (F), "Pink Bar"; Lille (F), "La Malterie"; Bruxelles (B), "Magazin 4"; Namur (B), "Belvédère"; Bordeaux (F), "Le Fiacre"; Barcelona (E), "Heliogàbal"; Tarragona (E), "Animat"

2009: Barcelona (E), "Heliogàbal"; Perpignan (F), "El Mediator"; Marseille (F), "Polygone Etoilé"; Savona (I),

"Raindogs"; Mondovì (I) "Condorito"; Turin (I), "Spazio Basaglia"; Ljubljana (SLO), "Menza"; Parma (I), "Veronika";Copertino (I), "I Sotteranei"; Taranto (I), "Gabba Gabba"; Alessano (I), "San Franciscu"; Reggio Calabria (I), "La Sosta"; Imperia (I), "Teatro Bajazzo"; Paris (F), "Mains d'oeuvres"

 

"ARS" live screening in collaboration with the musician Cosmic Patch

2006: Milan (I), "Magazzini Generali"

 

"VU" performance in collaboration with the group Katatonistan

2007: Turin (I), "Teatro Espace"

 

"VIDEONERO" live screening

2007: Genoa (I), Loggia della Mercanzia; Genoa (I), Porto Antico; Genoa (I), "Condometic"

 

"Flow of Ichor" live painting in collaboration with the musician Julien Omeyer

2012: Paris (F), “59 Rivoli Artersquat”

 

"ZUNZURU de Luxe" performance video in collaboration with the musician Stoni

2016: Tarbes (F), “CelticPubIsNotApuB”; Barcelona (E), “Magia Roja”; Perpignan (F), "L'Anthropo"; Marseille (F), “Casse-Tête”; Marseille (F), “Asile 404”

2018: Hvar (HR) “Second home”

 

"Improland" performance video in collaboration with the artist Gregorio Giannotta

2016: Genoa (I), “Teatro Hop Altrove”

 

"In the Penal Colony" multimedia animation, music by Philip Glass

2016: Genoa (I), “Teatro della Tosse”

 

"Sympathy for the Devil" performance video in collaboration with the musician FiloQ

2018: Genoa (I), “La Claque”

 

"Il cane senza coda" stage show

2018: Genoa (I), “Teatro della Tosse”

 

"Deus ex Machina" animation video for the stage show “Il maestro e Margherita”

2018-2019: Genoa (I), “Teatro della Tosse”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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