chiaramu

site/situation-specific art

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Born in Rome, Italy in 1974, based in U.K. from 2002 till 2012 then in Rome until 2016, today she lives in London and works between both countries.

Education

  • 2008-09 – MA Fine Art, Chelsea College of Art and Design, London UK
  • 2006 – Post Graduate Diploma Fine Art, Chelsea College of Art and Design, London UK
  • 2001-02 – Foundation Course B/W Photography, E.Rolli School, Rome Italy
  • 1996-01 – Degree in Stage Design, Academy of Fine Arts, Rome Italy

Author

  • Performance Art: Traiettorie ed Esperienze Internazionali
    curated by Chiara Mu and Paolo Martore, Castelvecchi editore, Roma, Italia 2018. Anthology of essays based on performance art written by non-Italian art critics and artists (1966-2016)

Teaching / Lecturer

  • 2018 – Training in Performance Art for the Educational Department of Palazzo Strozzi, in occasion of Marina Abramovic’s exhibition The Cleaner, Florence
  • 2018 –“10 = Shí. Exercises in cultural translation between Italy and China”, Relational Art workshop, Academy of Fine Arts, Florence
  • 2017 –“I cercatori d’oro”, artist-led residency and workshop for 4 ‘under-35’ artists based on relational art, Monterchi / San Sepolcro (Arezzo), Kilowatt Ass. And Tuscany region
  • 2015 –“Performance. Time and Space in Site-Specific pratices”, MuWorkshop, Academy of Fine Arts, Bologna (Dipartimento di Progettazione e Arti Applicate)
  • 2014 –“Installations & Performances. A Site-Specific pratice”, MuWorkshop, Academy of Fine Arts, Bologna (Dipartimento di Progettazione e Arti Applicate)
  • 2013 – J.Cabot University, Rome. Installation Art – Lecture
  • 2013 – Rufa, Rome University of Fine Arts, Rome. Installation Art / Performance Art – Lectures
  • 2011 – University of Arts, Kunming, Yunnan, China. Installation / Performance Art – Lectures

Visiting Artist / Tutoring at

  • 2018 – Academy of Fine Arts, Bologna, Italy
  • 2017 – Academy of Fine Arts, Bologna, Italy
  • 2016 – Talk at Roma Tre University in collaboration with MAAM, “the artist’ skin/the space of the art”, first encounter, Research for a possible specificity of female art, Rome, Italy
  • 2016 – Contemporary Art and Architecture Course, Milano Bicocca University, Milan, Italy
  • 2016 – Performance & Installation Course, SACI Studio Art Centers International, Florence, Italy
  • 2015 – 24/6 Talk: 25Anni Libro dei Fatti / ADNKronos – InsideArt
  • 2015 – Performance & Installation Course, SACI Studio Art Centers International, Florence, Italy
  • 2015 – Art Class, Sole24ore Business School, Rome Italy
  • 2014 – Art Class, Academy of Fine Arts Catania, Italy
  • 2014 – Painting Course, AAP Cornell University, Rome, Italy
  • 2014 – Contemporary Art and Architecture Course, Milano Bicocca University, Milan, Italy
  • 2014 – Art Department, John Cabot University, Rome, Italy
  • 2013 – Academy of Fine Arts, Bologna, Italy
  • 2013 – Secondary School A.Bafile, L’Aquila, Abruzzo Italy
  • 2011 – Royal College of Art, Architecture Department, London, UK
  • 2010 – Academy of Fine Arts, Scenography Department,  Rome, Italy
  • 2010 – Nescot (North Est Surrey College of Technology), Fine Art Department, Surrey, UK

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2019 – “Listen To Me” relational project and installation for Macro Asilo, in collaboration with Centro Regionale Sant’Alessio in Rome – Macro Museum, Rome
  • 2016 – “dis-placement: 3.30pm” Site-specific Sound
    Installation,  Auditorium – Fondazione per la Musica, Rome
  • 2016 – “Esercizio di Fuga: Il salice” Site-specific Installation, Fondazione Pietro e Alberto Rossini, Briosco Brianza (MI), Italy
  • 2015 – “Esercizio di Fuga” Site-specific Installations, Fondazione Pietro e Alberto Rossini, Briosco Brianza (MI), Italy
  • 2015 – “From Here to Eternity” Site-specific Performative Installation, AlbumArte, Rome Italy
  • 2014 – “Infinity watching” –  Novella Guerra Residency, Imola, Italy
  • 2014 – “P&V” and “Stigma” – Video screening, Motel B Gallery, Brescia, Italy
  • 2013 – “Vendetta” Site-specific installation, CIAC Museum, Contemporary Art International Centre at Colonna Castle, Genazzano, Rome, Italy
  • http://www.bcomeblog.com/workshop/prodotto/25/Prescription-Box  BcomeBlog Internet project– Rome, Italy
  • 2012 – “Mi dimentichero’ di te tutti i giorni”- The Exhibition, Edieuropa Gallery, Rome, Italy
  • 2012 – 8 March: Video Screening “ChiaraMu VS Guy Hilton”, Casa delle Donne / Esthia, Rome, Italy
  • 2011 – “Your Land” – Studio 943 Kunming, Yunnan China
  • 2011 – “Mi dimentichero’ di te tutti i giorni” – The Performance, Venice Council, Italy
  • 2011 – “Not there anymore” – Closet, Rome, Italy
  • 2010 – “Back Home” – Condotto C, Rome, Italy
  • 2009 – “Chiara Mu vs Guy Hilton”- Guy Hilton Gallery, London, UK
  • 2008 – “Per Una Volta”- Lift Gallery, Rome, Italy
  • 2008 – “In-Sights Series” – Cambridge ArtSpace, Cambridge, UK
  • 2005 – “Voi siete qui” – Monteleone di Orvieto, Italy

Selected Group Exhibitions

    • 2017 – “L’oro in bocca”, performative installation in I cercatori d’oro , Kilowatt Festival and Tuscany Region, Monterchi (AR)
    • 2016 – “Mimesis”, site-specific performance  in Confluenze, Classic Art Museum, La Sapienza University, Rome
    • 2016 – “Reality”, site-specific performance  for Wine&theCity, Underground stop Municipio, Naples
    • 2015 – “Apparato di Cattura” site-specific performance in In che senso Italiano, Bibo’s Place, Todi, Italy
    • 2015 – “Tea encounters”, videoinstallation in Italia-Cina Biennale – III Edition, Mastio della Cittadella, Torino, Italy
    • 2015 – “FARECASA” performative installation for Ca’ Publique – Art Interventions in private houses, Bologna, Italy
    • 2015 – “6 1/2” site-specific performance in Seiemezza – le periferie dell’Arte – Business School Sole24ore, Rome Italy
    • 2015 – “Untitled”, photographic project for The Wall (Archives) / Pietro Gagliano’ Project, Assab One, Milan Italy
    • 2014 – VideoNotte / Casa dell’Arte Trieste – Video Screening at  Spazio 5, Trieste
    • 2014 – “Abbracciare lungo la linea” and “Esercizio di Cura” in AltreMemorie –  Land Art residency and exhibition, Malborghetto Valbruna (Udine), Italy
    • 2014 – “Resurrectio” – for Resurrectio, DiStUrb Art Scafati at Abbazia Badia a Ruoti (Arezzo) Italy
    • 2014 – “Rosso/are you there?” – for Perfect number, Casa Sponge, Pergola (Pe), Italy
    • 2014 – “Underneath” – for Picnic alla casa dei fantasmi, MuseoTeo, Gavirate (Va), Italy
    • 2014 – “Tempo Rotto” – for Nuvole, an excursus through the Indipendent Art, Scicli (Rg), Sicily
    • 2014 – “Frammenti d’Italia” – Video Screening at: DISTURB Arte, Scafati (Na) / VideoBox in Milan, Sala Dogana (Palazzo Ducale) in Genova
    • 2014 – “From head to toe” – curated by JCU students at LungoTevere Fitness Gym, Rome Italy
    • 2014 – “ReAzione” – ConTatto Video and Performance, Fabbrica delle Candele, Forli’ Italy
    • 2014 – “Glocal tales II” Video Exhibition, Motel B, Brescia, Italy
    • 2013 – “Antonello Bulgini: Notizie lievi 2” – CIAC Museum, Contemporary Art International Centre at Colonna Castle, Genazzano, Italy
    • 2013 – “The Apartment”: “C’e’ una piccola radice che…” Screening, MAC-Contemporary Art Museum of Lissone, Italy
    • 2013 –  Roma3 Film Festival, VIII year – RUFA section / Palladium Theatre, Rome
    • 2013 –  Polvere negli occhi, nel cuore sogni – A.Bafile Secodary School / MIBAC – L’Aquila, Italy
    • 2013 –  Nonostante Tutto – OltreDimore Gallery – Bologna, Italy
    • 2012 –  Con i tuoi occhi – Milan Council – Milan, Italy
    • 2012 –  Vetrinale – Contemporary Art Festival in extraordinary shops, I year – Rome
    • 2012 –  Seminaria Sogninterra – Contemporary Art Festival, II year – Maranola di Formia, LT Italy
    • 2012 –  L’Origine – Baldo Diodato and Chiara Mu – Bibliothe’, Rome
    • 2012 –  Passeggiata di Primavera – Edieuropa – Qui Arte Contemporanea Gallery, Rome
    • 2012 –  Decresce Project – Exhibition, Casa della Cultura/Villa De Sanctis, Rome
    • 2011 –  Decresce Project – Video Screening, Officina Dinamo, Rome
    • 2011 –  Lab-Yit Official Opening – Zajia Lab, Beijing China
    • 2011 –  chiara VS chiara – Edieuropa – Qui Arte Contemporanea Gallery, Rome
    • 2011 –  “On the road” – Galerie Umakart, Brno, Czech Republic
    • 2011 –  Reload, “Untitled – Condotto C”, Rome
    • 2010 –  T-Shirt-Art Limited Edition – Indossa l’arte – Porta Blu Gallery, Rome
    • 2010 –  Festarte VideoArt Festival, Sezione Off /Spazio Monitor – Macro Testaccio la Pelanda, Rome
    • 2010 –  The Scapegoat Society – Yinka Shonibare Guest Projects Space, London
    • 2010 –  The Dondon Lungeon – CosmicMegaBrain, London
    • 2009 –  MA’s Final Show 09 – Chelsea College of Art and Design, London
    • 2009 –  “It is not me, it is you” – Galleria 291 Est, Rome
    • 2009 –  “Sensualita’/Sessualita’” – Condotto C, Rome
    • 2009 –  “Police and violence” – Sassoon Gallery, London
    • 2009 –  “Yes, yes I know, free school, I know” –  Five Years Gallery, London
    • 2009 –  “Condensation ’09” – Bodhi Gallery, London
    • 2009 –  “Propeller Island”, London
    • 2008 –  “Private View” – Cambridge ArtSpace, Cambridge
    • 2006 –  “I’ll show you mine” – Chelsea College of Art and Design, London
    • 2005 –  “Exxperiment 001” – Cineclub Detour, Rome
    • 2004 –  “Dividing Lines” – Numbers Gallery, London
    • 2004 –  “Biennale in Transito 04” – Castel S.Angelo, Rome
    • 2004 –  “Stay in T-Une” – T-Une Gallery, Milan
    • 2003 –  “Sguardo di Donna” – Spazio Immagine Gallery, Orvieto /Bolsena /Roma, Italy
    • 2002 –  “FotoEsordio 2002”– Termini Railway Station, Rome
    • 2001 –  “Visti in Superficie 2” – E-Loft Gallery, Rome

Art Residencies

  • 2017 – “I cercatori d’oro” –  Associazione Kilowatt, Monterchi/ San Sepolcro (Arezzo), Italy
  • 2014 – “AltreMemorie” –  Associazione Modo, Val Saisera / Malborghetto Valbruna (Udine), Italy
  • 2014 – Novella Guerra / Annalisa Cattani, Imola, Italy
  • 2014 – “Concerto per quattro mani”, at ‘Nuvole’, Scicli (Rg), Sicily
  • 2013 – Esthia, Artist Studio, Rome, Italy
  • 2012 – Seminaria Sogninterra Festival, Maranola Italy
  • 2011 – Studio 943, Kunming Yunnan, China
  • 2005 – Monteleone di Orvieto, Umbria Italy