ELENA DAMIANI

 

 

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ELENA DAMIANI
b. 1979, Lima
Lives and works in London


EDUCATION:
2008 - 2010 MFA in Fine Arts Goldsmiths University of London, London
2000 - 2005 BA in Fine Arts Escuela Superior de Bellas Artes Corriente Alterna, Lima
1997 - 1999 BA Architecture Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas UPC, Lima

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:
2015 Sediments: an assemblage of remains, MUAC Museo Universitario Arte Contemporaneo, Mexico City
2014 Excavaciones, Solo Projects ARCO, Madrid
2013 All The Pieces Back Together, Damiani & Dannert, curated by Niekolaas Lekkerkerk, Selma Feriani, London
2013 La Chambre, Baelen and Damiani, Elaine Levy Project, Brussels
2012 La Historia Se Descompone En Imagenes No En Historias, Revolver Galeria, Lima
2011 Elena Damiani and Alois Godinat, Elaine Levy Project, Brussels
2011 The Second Treasury of Stanleth, Selma Feriani Gallery, London
2011 Vanishing Point - Vantage Point, Dohyang Lee Galerie, Paris
2007 Sites, Galería Vértice, Lima
2005 Prints and Motion, 1st International Print Biennale, Lima
2005 GEO, Sala Luis Miroquesada Garland, Lima
2003 Moción animal, Espacio La Culpable, Lima

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2015
Was it a car or a cat I saw, curated by Vladimir Vidmar, Škuc Gallery, Ljubljana
4th Poly-Graphic Triennial de San Juan, America Latina y el Caribe, Displaced Images/Images in Space, curated by Gerardo Mosquera, Alexia Tala, Vanessa Hernandez, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Ocho ensayos de aproximación a la realidad peruana, FOLA Fototeca Latinoamericana, Buenos Aires
United States of Latin America, curated by Jens Hoffmann and Pablo León de la Barra, MOCAD Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Detroit, MI
The Devil is in the details, curated by Jesus Fuenmayor, KaBe Contemporary, Miami
In and In Between Geographies, curated by Emiliano Valdés, MAMM Museo Arte Moderno de Medellin, Medellin
Project 35: The Last Act, Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow
Future Light: Escaping Transparency, curated by Maria Lind, Vienna Biennale, MAK Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna
56 Venice Biennale, All the World’s Futures, curated by Okwui Enwezor, Venice
Theorem, You Simply Destroy the Image I Always Had of Myself, curated by Octavio Zaya, Mana Contemporary, New Jersey
Akakor, curated by Kiki Mazzucchelli and Maria do Carmo M. P. de Pontes, Baro Galeria, Sao Paulo
Building Imaginary Bridges Across Hard Ground, curated by Luiza Teixeira de Freitas, Marker 2015, Dubai
Siempre el Horizonte, curated by Iciar Sagarminaga, Galería Max Estrella, Madrid
Branco e Preto, curated by de João Azinheiro, Baro Galeria, Sao Paulo, Brazil

2014
BIM Bienal de la Imagen y Movimiento, Video arte peruano del ultimo quinquenio, una mirada desde las artes visuales, curated by Jose-Carlos Mariategui, Alianza Francesa, Buenos Aires
Spatial Acts: Americas Society Commissions Art, curated by Gabriela Rangel, Americas Society, New York
Arte para +arte, Fundación FLORA ars+natura, Cámara de Comercio sede de Chapinero, Bogota
A Journey to Avebury, KARST, Plymouth
Concreto/Concreto, Solo Projects ArtRio, curated by Julieta Gonzalez & Pablo Leon de la Barra, Rio de Janeiro
Image Chain Project, curated by Thom O'Nions & Luiza Teixeira de Freitas, The Mews, London
Idea of Fracture - Opinione Latina 2, curated by Jacopo Crivelli Visconti, Francesca Minini, Milan
Revolver Cajamarca, Revolver Galeria, Lima
Livre Imagine - Dans Cinquante Ans D’ici, curated by Niekolaas Lekkerkerk, Les Territoires, Montreal

2013
Laboratorium, ArtBO Projects Rooms, curated by Jose Roca, Bogota
9th Bienal do Mercosul, Weather Permitting, curated by Sofia Hernandez Chong Cuy, Porto Alegre
Project 35 Volume 2, ICI Independent Curators International, touring exhibition, Art Gallery of Windsor, Ontario; VCUarts Anderson Gallery, Virginia; Kunstlerhaus Stuttgart, Stuttgart; Fresh Milk, St George; NLS, Kingston; Alice Yard, Port of Spain; Zoma Contemporary Art Centre, Addis Ababa; Centro de Fotografia, Montevideo; Readytex Art Gallery, Paramaribo; Platform 3, Bandung; DeVos Art Museum, Northern Michigan University, Michigan; Sri Lanka Archive of Contemporary Art, Architecture & Design, Jaffna
Videoarte 01- Reopening the blackbox of technology, MAC Museum of Contemporary Art, Lima
U-Turn Project Rooms, ArteBA, curated by Abaseh Mirvali, Buenos Aires
Materia Prima, curated by Maria del Carmen Carrion, CAC Centro de Arte Contemporaneo, Quito
Ciclorama, curated by Andrea Torreblanca, Museo Tamayo, Mexico City
Video Arte Peruano Contemporáneo, curated by Jose-Carlos Mariategui, MAC Museum of Contemporary Art, Lima
Bajo el Sol de la Muerte, Espacio Minimo, Madrid

2012
How to Solve Problems In The Office, Trade Gallery, Nottingham
ICI Project 35 Volume 2, SH Contemporary, Shanghai
The Unethical Anthropologist, curated by Erica Shiozaki, Fold Gallery, London
Accidental Purpose, QUAD, Derby
Culturas en transito. Panoramica del Videoarte en Peru, CCE, Santiago and Montevideo
Sleeping Upright presents Reception Area, Nottingham
Dias negros, Revolver Galeria, Lima
In Forward Reverse, Schwartz Gallery, London
Reading Complex Act IV: Sans Titre, curated by K. Serrano & N. Lekkerkerk, Government Art Collection, London
Revolver Galeria, Nueveochenta Arte Contemporaneo, Bogota
BCC Contemporaries Cologne. Cologne
Back to the future, Breese Little Gallery, London
P’s Correspondence, curated by Thom O'Nions & Luiza Teixeira de Freitas, Selma Feriani Gallery, London
Inside the Whale, curated by Matteo Pollini, FaMa Gallery, Verona

2011
Cutting Edge Women, Verbeke Foundation, Collage Museum, Stekene
Materia Prima, 8 Bienal do Mercosul, Atelier Subterranea, Porto Alegre
Ciudadano expandido el futuro es hoy, Fundacion Telefonica, Lima
Difraccion, Arroniz Arte Contemporaneo, Mexico City
Site of Flesh and Stone, Simotas Binasi, Istanbul
On the Brink, SW1 Gallery, London

2010
Show One, Art First Gallery, London
Mash Up arte en choque-fuga, Spanish Cultural Centre, Lima
24 imágenes por segundo, 14th Annual Latin American Film Festival, Galería CCPUCP, Lima
The Dictionary of Received Ideas, London
Goldsmiths MFA Degree Show, Goldsmiths College, London
Videografías de Perú, Fundación Hispánica Alianza, Madrid
Des-habitables, Architecture Biennale of Medellín, Spanish Cultural Centre, Medellín and Lima
Video Arte Peruano II, Spanish Cultural Centre, Lima
Pause and Eject 2, Shoreditch Town Hall, London
Photo-shop, Galería Vértice, Lima

2009
KNSTHS MR #2, YBL Palace, Budapest
Des-habitables, Espacio OTR, Madrid
Pause and Eject, The Rag Factory, London
Peruvian Video Art, Peruvian Embassy, London
Tránsito al Paraíso: Migrantes Imaginarios, Galería Vértice, Lima
Nostalgia de Futur, Centro del Carmen, Valencia
La generación del Estectáculo: Contemporary Peruvian Art, Galería Kiosko, Santa Cruz
1st Ibero-American Video Art Festival of Lima, Spanish Cultural Centre, Lima
10 Años Despues Pasaporte para un Artista, Sala Luis Miroquesada Garland, Lima

2008
Retrovanguardia, 2nd International Print Biennale, Escuela Superior Corriente Alterna, Lima
La Construcción del Lugar Comun, MAC Contemporary Art Museum, Lima

2007
Ultramar, Hispano-American Video Art Cycle, Instituto Cervantes, Brasilia
Zona de Desplazamientos, Contemporary Peruvian Video Art, MAMBA Museum of Modern Art, Buenos Aires
Las Ciudades Invisibles, Colegio de Arquitectos de la Comunidad Valenciana, Espacio Fundación Telefónica, Spanish Cultural Centre Córdoba, Valencia, Buenos Aires and Córdoba
Miradas de Mujer, Ibero-American Video Artists, Spanish Cultural Centre, Cultural Centre General San Martín, Montevideo and Buenos Aires
2nd Latin-American Video Art Cycle, IVAM Modern Art Institute, Valencia

2006
Videokunst aus Sudamerika, Bonn Videonale, Kunstmuseum, Bonn
3 Escuelas Tres, Sala de Arte Felipe Cossio del Pomar, Lima
Omnívoros 2, VAE10 International Video-Art-Electronics Festival, Spanish Cultural Center, Lima
Pintura Fresca, British Cultural Center, Lima

2005
VAE09, International Video-Art-Electronics Festival, Spanish Cultural Center, Lima
Experimenta Colombia, Latin American Electronic Arts Festival, Bogotá
Arte Joven, Galería Praxis, Lima
Aproximaciones a lo Cotidiano, Galería Enlace, Lima
Inmaterial, British Cultural Center, Lima
VideoZone, International Video Biennale, Telaviv

AWARDS AND DISTINCTIONS:
2014 Americas Society’s Commission for David Rockefeller Atrium, Americas Society, New York
2011 Shortlisted, Bloomberg New Contemporaries, London
2006 Video Creation Special Mention , 12th International Arts and Digital Cultures Festival of Gran Canaria Canarias Media Fest, Gran Canaria
2006 Second Prize, French-Peruvian Contest of Visual Arts 'Pasaporte para un Artista', Lima
2005 Gold and Silver Medal BA Honours, Escuela Superior de Bellas Artes Corriente Alterna, Lima
2004 Production Prize, 2nd Peruvian Video and Electronic Arts Contest, Lima
2001 Philips Award, Finalist, MALI Museum of Art, Lima

COLLECTIONS:
PAMM Perez Art Museum Miami
Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporaneo, Mexico City
Americas Society Collection, New York
Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Collection CPPC, Caracas and New York
Kadist Art Foundation, San Francisco and Paris
Kamel Lazaar Foundation, Geneva
Sayago & Pardon Collection, California
FOLA Fototeca Latinoamericana, Buenos Aires