CV

b. Italy, 1988

working in Milan

 

Education

Goldsmiths, University of London, MFA Fine Art. London, UK, 2014-2016

Università degli Studi di Parma, BA in Artistic, Theatre, Cinema and New Media Heritage Studies. Parma, Italy, 2007-2011

 

Solo and Two-person Exhibitions

New Blabs on Clouds and Planes, Spazio Leonardo w/ UNA, Milano, 2018

Hyper-faded Ordinary Life. Lucia Cristiani and Simone Monsi, curated by Carlo Sala, TRA Treviso Ricerca Arte, Treviso, 2018

Spero Che Questo Trasloco Sia L'ultimo, Placentia Arte, Piacenza, 2017

Like Mops on the Beach, Green Ray, London, 2016

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

Pendaison de Crémaillère, CampoBase, Torino, 2019 (upcoming)

La veranda e il periscopio, Luogo_e, Bergamo, 2018

Colore semprevivo – Premio Città di Treviglio 2018, curated by Sara Fontana, Museo Civico Ernesto e Teresa Della Torre & Spazio Sanpaolo Invest, Treviglio, 2018

Refresh02 – #LAYERS. Contemporary Art in the Digital Era, curated by Fabio Paris, produced by Link Art Center and organised by iMAL, La Raffinerie, Brussels, 2018

You Can Meet Me Anywhere, curated by Thea Lazăr and Lorena Cocioni, Aici Acolo Pop Up Gallery, Cluj-Napoca, 2017

Premio Francesco Fabbri per le Arti Contemporanee, curated by Carlo Sala, Villa Brandolini, Pieve di Soligo, 2017

Deposito d’Arte Italiana Presente, curated by Ilaria Bonacossa and Vittoria Martini, Artissima, Torino, 2017

Utopias are more or less fascistic, curated by Roxane Bovet, Nicolas Krupp, Basel, 2017

Premio Combat Prize, Museo Civico G. Fattori & Fortezza Vecchia, Livorno, 2017

A Christmas Carol, Placentia Arte, Piacenza, 2016

Refresh01 – #LAYERS, curated by Fabio Paris, Spazio Contemporanea, Brescia, 2016

Cyphoria, curated by Domenico Quaranta, 16a Quadriennale d'arte Altri tempi, altri miti, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Roma, 2016

We're Having a Great Time ☺︎, curated by ::MK-DOS::, ROCKELMANN &, Berlin, 2016

MFA Fine Art Degree Show, Goldsmiths, London, 2016

I don't wanna curate anymore, I just wanna accumulate content, not curated by Angels Miralda, Chalton Gallery, London, 2016

Magic Hour, Area 51, London & #6PMEU, Link Art Center, Brescia, 2015

MFA Fine Art Interim Show, Goldsmiths, London, 2015

 

Projects, Commissions and Curatorial

Piemonte – Land of Perfection, Artissima, Torino, 2018

Regione Piemonte – Istituto del Vermouth di Torino at Bocuse d'Or, Oval Lingotto, Torino, 2018

Can't Wait For The Weather To Get Warmer, Art Tracker project, curated by Gabriele Tosi, Lucca Art Fair, Lucca, 2018

Piemonte Pavilion – Regione Piemonte in collab. with Artissima, 52nd Vinitaly, Verona, 2018

Cosmos Carl feat. Simone Monsi, cosmoscarl.co.uk, 2016

Binoculars Hands Emoji, Window & Logo commission, Green Ray, London, 2016

Feeling The Walls, Instagram Weekend Project 2.0, The Breeder, Athens, 2015

Cali Gold Rush, Lucie Fontaine, Milan, 2014

GIF Wrapping, netartnet.net, 2013

Site-specific installation, Vetrina Flash, Parma, 2010

 

Selected Awards, Residencies and Workshops

Premio Città di Treviglio 2018 – Concorso Giovani Talenti (Shortlisted), Treviglio, Italy, 2018 (a)

Regione Piemonte at 52nd Vinitaly in collab. with Artissima (Winner), Torino - Verona, Italy, 2018 (a)

Premio Francesco Fabbri per le Arti Contemporanee (Winner), Pieve di Soligo, Italy, 2017 (a)

CARIOCA KIDS Prize (Special Mention), Artissima, Torino, Italy, 2017 (a)

Premio Combat Prize - Art Tracker prize (Winner), Livorno, Italy, 2017 (a)

Nothing To Prove - Printmaking workshop with Tettina, Forte Marghera, Italy, 2014 (w)

Neverending Studio, London, UK, 2012 (r)

Nintendo Rivista Ufficiale - Pokémon Contest (Winner), Italy, 2011 (a)

 

Speaking and Teaching

Visiting lecturer at Nuovi Media course, Biennio di Fotografia e Nuovi Media, Cfp Bauer, Milan, 2018

Hot Artists For Hot Times, Lecture at Multimedia Communication course, Department of New Technologies of Art, Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera, Milan, 2018

MEDIASCAPES Roundtable, curated by Caterina Molteni, The Others Art Fair, Torino, 2017

Marcello Maloberti's assistant at BA Painting and Visual Arts, NABA, Milan, 2014

 

Selected Publications, Media and Press

222 Emerging artists worth investing in / 2019, curated by Cesare Biasini Selvaggi, Exibart edizioni, Roma 2019

I (never) explain #12 – Simone Monsi, curated by Irene Sofia Comi, ATPdiary, 2018

Premio d'arte "Città di Treviglio" e Concorso Giovani Talenti 2018, Exhibition catalogue, Publi Paolini, Mantova 2018

New Blabs on Clouds and Planes, Exhibition catalogue, UNA galleria (Cur), Piacenza-Milano 2018

Simone Monsi: Capitolo finale, interview by Zizhuo Zhang, in VADA01 - Proxy Lovers, Link Editions, Brescia 2018

Quelle sculture di stoffa, by Silvia Bonomini, Cara Val Stirone #25, Parma 2018

132. SIMONE MONSI. Capitolo Finale, by Andrea Lerda, Platform Green.org, 2018

Simone Monsi. Continuare a porsi domande, interview on TalkingArt.it, 2018

Premio Francesco Fabbri per le Arti Contemporanee, Exhibition catalogue, Fondazione Francesco Fabbri Onlus, Pieve di Soligo 2017

Che bello mettersi seduti sopra un "tramonto", by Pietro Corvi, LIBERTÀ, Piacenza 2017

Premio Combat Prize 2017, Exhibition catalogue, Sillabe, Livorno 2017

Simone Monsi, la casualità che diventa ragione di vita, by Fabio Bianchi, LIBERTÀ, Piacenza 2017

Interview with Simone Monsi | Placentia Arte, by Marco Arrigoni, ATPdiary, 2017

Simone Monsi a Piacenza. La radicalità di quel che resta, by Ginevra Bria, Artribune.com, 2017

Dall'Archivio Viafarini. Intervista con Simone Monsi, by /77, Artribune.com, 2017

REFRESH01 - #LAYERS, Fabio Paris (Ed), Link Editions, Brescia 2016

Ultime da Viafarini DOCVA, curated by /77, Artribune #34, Roma 2016

16a Quadriennale d'arte - Altri tempi, altri miti, Exhibition catalogue, NERO, Roma 2016

Back to art school: Grayson Perry and Gillian Wearing meet tomorrow's stars, by H. Ellis-Petersen and N. Groves, The Guardian, London 2016

Fuzziest Innovators That Remembers a Time Before the iPhone, Alternative Art List, 2016

6PM Your Local Time Europe - The Book, Link Art Center (Ed), Link Editions, Brescia 2015

The Standard Model, Edited by N. Aarne, L. Lopez, A. Smythe, Hato Press, London 2015

♞ CALI GOLD RUSH, ATPdiary, 2014