Lunedì 17 Giu 2019
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ELENA TAGLIAPIETRA Artist – performance, photo, video, bodypaint

She works using perfomance, video, photography and body painting, to analyze the deep relationship between man and the world she has created.Her works were featured in the Vitraria Glass+A Museum in Venice, are part of the collection of Casoria Contemporary Art Museum in Naples and were sold in many Sotheby’s auction for charity . Her video W.Instinct won the Global Art Award 2017 in Dubai. Many of her works are about the human rights and violence against women; that’s why she is also supported by the Chelko Foundation of Atlanta and Venice For Arts of Venice. Her performance won a Special Price at ‘Arte Laguna Prize in 2012. The work of Elena Tagliapietra has become a symbol of Venice and the city’s struggles to keep its identity and integrity. Her major art performances A Rose for Venice and Being Venice received immense media attention from all around the world.

Lavora dipingendo corpi e utilizza performance, video e fotografia per analizzare il rapporto intimo tra l’uomo e il mondo che ha creato. I suoi lavori sono stati esposti nel Museo VITRARIA Glass A+ a Venezia, fanno parte della collezione del Casoria Contemporary Art Museum di Napoli e sono stati venduti a molte aste benefiche tra le quali quelle Sotheby’s a Milano. Vince nel 2017 il Global Art Award per la categ. Video Arte a Dubai. Molte delle sue opere trattano il tema della difesa dei diritti umani e contro la violenza sulle donne; per questo che è sostenuta dalla Fondazione Chelko di Atlanta e Venice For Art di Venezia. Una sua performance ha vinto il Premio Speciale al concorso ‘Arte Laguna’ nel 2012. Il lavoro di Elena Tagliapietra è diventato un simbolo di Venezia e delle lotte della città per mantenere la sua identità e l’integrità. Le sue performance collettive in piazza San Marco ‘Una Rosa per Venezia’ e ‘Essere Venezia’, hanno ricevuto immensa attenzione dei media di tutto il mondo.

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS / MOSTRE PERSONALI

2017 La pelle si fa tela - Photofestival , Studio Cernigliaro, Milan, Italy

2017 SmallPaintedSouls–Photofestival,StudioLevi-Battistini,MilanItaly

2015    Symbiodies - Photofestival ‘ Autumn session’, Studio Cernigliaro, Milan, Italy

La pelle si fa tela – Studio Maccabruni & partners, Palazzo Vittoria, Milan , Italy

W.Instinct - Photofestival ‘Dire, fare,mangiare’, Studio Cernigliaro, Milan, Italy

2014    Elena Tagliapietra - VillaSonne Art Gallery, Velden, Austria

A Rose for Venice -  Arsenal, Venice, Italy

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS / MOSTRE COLLETTIVE

2017  Bodypainting Film Festival – Living Art America – Greensboro, North Carolina

GASTALDI SARL Peinture & Décoration – Monaco

Open House Davide Casaroli – Beverly Hills, Los Angeles – California

2016 Contemporary Art _ Video Art in LOOP, Aiapi, Many locations in the world Cambiamenti, EneganArt, Palazzo dell’Abbondanza, Massa Marittima, Grosseto

Current New Media, International New Media Festival - Santa Fe - New Mexico Affordable Art Fair, Mostrami, Milan, Italy

Video Latino, Indie Gallery - Tel Aviv, Israele Curator Liliana Orbach

Video Raymi, Video Poetry Festival- Lima, Peru'

Art Beat Collection Fund – MostraMi - Yoroom, Milan, Italy

Art Beat Collection Fund – MostraMi - Yoroom, Milan, Italy

2015     ‘Emisferi Creativi – Art feeds the planet’ , Milan, Italy

Art on Iconic Shapes, House – place of Inspiration-Milan,Italy

Dialogo con la terra, Folli 50.0, Milan, Italy

La Memoria nutre il Pianeta – Mostra.Mi & Fondazione Bracco – Milan, Italy

MagmartInternational video art festival,  Casoria Contemporary Art Museum ( Na) curated by Enrico Tomaselli

La Neomudejar de Atocha - Centro de Artes de vanguardia- IVAM Madrid, Spain

Yo, la peor de Todas ( Nan Godwin paradigma) - Mondo Galeria, Madrid, Spain - curated by Helena Santiago

Adisco’s Auction – Sotheby’s Milan, Italy -  by Francesco Zanuso

2014   Vitraria Glass A + Museum - sept.’14/may ’15 Venice, Italy - curated by Ewald Stansty

Adisco’s Auction – Sotheby’s Milan, Italy - by Francesco Zanuso

Living Art America – Atlanta, Georgia

The Body – Merlino Bottega d’Arte, Florence, Italy

2013   Arte Accessibile Milano – M&D Art Gallery, Spazio Eventiquattro - Milan, Italy

Adisco’s Auction – Sotheby’s Milan, Italy -by Francesco Zanuso

FONLAD Festival –Montemor Velho, Portugal

Statement , Circoloquadro Milan, Italy - curated by Ivan Quaroni

Living Art Gallery – Atlanta, Georgia

Bodypainting, Parco Villa Carrara Bottagisio, Bardolino (Vr) , Italy

2012   Fonlad Festival – Web Art Center , Coimbra, Portugal

Arte Laguna – Arsenal, Venice, Italy - curated by Igor Zanti

The seven deadly sins – the seven virtues’– Arona (No), Italy - curated by Silvia Ceffa and Miriam De Nicolò

Adisco Auction – Sotheby’s Milan, Italy -by Francesco Zanuso

Tagliapietra - Peria, Bardolino (Vr) , Italy

 

PERFORMANCES

2016 DIBF Daegou International Bodypainting Festival, Daegou , South Korea Ophelia’s death – WBF World bodypainting Festival - Poertchach, Austria

Venezia Rivelata per l’Ateno Veneto – Venice, Italy

Ophelia’s death _ Installation Art Award – Wbpf -Porstchach, Austria – 2rd pl.

2015  Being Venice - ‘Venice revealed’ project, St. Mark square , Venice , Italy

Symbiodies – Strà Festival , Sforzesco Castle, Milan, Italy

Augmented body painting – ‘Venice revealed’ project , Auditorium Santa Margherita, Venice, Italy

Venice and the turks – ‘Venice revealed’ project – Ateneo Veneto , Venice, Italy

2014  BlackHole ,Vitraria Glass A + Museum, Venice curated by Ewald Stansty

Venice and its islands - ‘Venice revealed’ project ,Burano, Venice, Italy

Corruption as the plague – Mose, Venice , Italy

Venice and the Biennal/Movie Festival ‘Venice revealed’ project, Lido of Venice , Italy

Venice and the Sea – ‘Venice revealed’ project, Arsenal, Venice , Italy

A Rose for Venice – ‘Venice revealed’ project’, St. Mark square , Venice , Italy

Pa(i)nted heart – ‘Venice revealed’ project – Gran Theatre La Fenice , Venice , Italy

Pa(i)nted heart – Velden castle , Velden, Austria

Infrared & Gold – ‘Venice revealed’ project –Telecom Future Center , Venice , Italy

2013  BlackHole -  MIFF Milan International Film Festival Gala – Pirelli Building, Milan, Italy

Venice and the Gondola- ‘Venice revealed’ project, Squero of San Trovaso , Venice , Italy

The plague/BlackHole – ‘Venice revealed’ project – Rialto fish Market, Venice, Italy

San Martino – Venezia rivelata – Forte Marghera, Venice, Italy

2012  Venice Art Night 2012 – Chiostro of San Trovaso – Venice, curated by Igor Zanti

Numbers in motion , Arte Laguna – Arsenal, Venice, curated by Igor Zanti

The seven deadly sins – the seven virtues– Arona (No), Italy curated by Silvia Ceffa and Miriam De Nicolò

THEATRE & FESTIVAL COLLABORATIONS / COLLABORAZIONI TEATRALI E FESTIVAL

2016   TheBlue Bird by M. Maeterlinck, directed by Mattia Sebastian,SCOT – Toga, Japan

2014   The Architect and the Emperor of Assyria by F.Arrabal, directed by Mattia Sebastian,SCOT – Toga, Japan

2013   Medea Material by H. Muller, directed by Mattia Sebastian,  Out Off Theatre, Milan

2015-2010 Italian Bodypainting Festival – Artistic Director

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS/ PREMI E RICONOSCIMENTI

2017 Global Art Awards- Dubai, UAE, Video Art Winner

2015  The Chelko Foundation – Atlanta, Georgia, USA - grant

2015   Art on Iconic Shapes – Mostrami , Milan, Italy – 2nd pl.

2014   Installation Art Award - Wbpf -Porstchach, Austria - 3rd pl.

2012   Arte Laguna Prize, Venice Italy Special price and finalist

2011   World Bodypainting Festival, Seeboden , Austria -  3rd pl.

2007   Italian Bodypainting Festival, Bardolino (Vr), Italy - Winner

BIBLIOGRAPHY / BIBLIOGRAFIA

Human canvas: the world’s best body paintings – text: Karala B - 2014, Impact

Champions at heart – text: Karala B – 2013, Wba

Body Art Fashion – text: Karala B – 2012, Wba

TV-WEB-PRESS

2016_09 ‘Dentro Casa’ –by Fabio Brontesi –Italian Magazine

2016_07 ‘Venezia_Made in Veneto’- by Federica Repetto – Venetian magazine

2015 ‘Burano cambia pelle’ Repubblica.it - photogallery

2015 ‘Cara Venezia’ RTVS En portada  - documentary

2015 Rai Top – Rai Uno , special guest

2013 Inteview magazine online - Frattura Scomposta

2013 Interview - Mappatura artisti Venezia

2012 L’anima tra le griglie – ExpoArtFestival – online review

2011 Inteview tv – Rete Veneta