Nicola Vinci

Biography

Nicola Vinci

Artwork

" I always worked focusing my attention on the elements that characterize the drama, that always, embraced our existence. "

Biography

Research

Nicola Vinci is to one of the most lyrical and narrative Italian photographers, internationally known and followed by more careful criticism. The Storie (Stories) are realized in 2013 and composed of ten environments of deep and disturbing poem, where two children are questioning the observer, asking in a gentle way the mystery of life, the feelings of the beginning and of the end of things.Questions that only children could make, with rooms full of suspended time, between objects that tell a story intimate and elusive, yet known to all: that the life of every day, full of spirituality and poetry.Each photo is made with true Giclèe print and mounted on dibond; another cycle is entitled Il Nodo (The Knot): the photographs are arranged in a composition of several pieces, to form landscapes as fragments of glances and places, once again intended to question the public on the significance of time and space through the vision of environments, the streets, the skies and details that we look and life every day.

Notes

Born in Castellaneta (Ta) 22 January 1975.
Live and work in Verona

Training
2001
Degree in Painting from Academy of Fine Arts of Bari.
 
Solo exhibitions
2012
"Crossroad #2" - Dittico, curate by Vittorio Parisi, Galleria Doppelgaenger, Bari.
Nicola Vinci, Hous Projects , New York (U. S. A.).
"Costruire des histories" curated by Clelia Belgrado, Genova, galleria VisionQuest

2011
"Transfert" curated by Martina Cavallarin, Roma, Galleria Emmeotto NEXT.

2010
"L’altro che mi guarda" curated by Luigi Meneghelli, Trento, Arte Boccanera contemporanea.

2007
"Moonlight" curated by Heidi Hermann. text by Heater Snider, Cape Town, Photographers Gallery ZA.

2005
"La cruna dell’ago" curated by Gianluca Marziani and Alessandro Riva, Mantova, Galleria Bonelli Arte
Contemporanea.

2003
"Quello che vedi è quello che sono" curated by Enzo Santese, Udine, Galleria Nuova Artesegno.
Personal exhibition inside of  Rassegna d’Arte Contemporanea “HicetNunc” curated by Guido Cecere, Cordovado (PN), Palazzo Cecchini.

2001/2002
Personal show, curated by Augusto Pieroni, Foggia, Galleria Paolo Erbetta.

Group exhibitions

2014
"Artsiders" curated by Fabio De Chirico e Massimo Mattioli, Perugia, Museo Nazionale dell’Umbria.
"New Ideal Photography pt. 2" curated by Sabrina Raffaghello, Milano, Sabrina Raffaghello Contemporary Art.
"Photography now" curated by Sabrina Raffaghello, Palazzo del Monferrato (Alessandria).

2012
"LookAtMe" curated by Adriana M. Soldini, Gaeta, Pinacoteca Comunale “Giovanni da Gaeta.
Chungmuro Photo Festival, curated by Sun Jung Kim, Chungmuro, Seoul (Korea).
"Di fronte e di schiena" curated by Elio Grazioli, Torino, Museo Regionale di Scienze Naturali.
"Dialoghi Est/Ovest" Fondazione Pino Pascali, curated by Rosalba Branà, Antonio Frugis e Maria Paola Spinelli, Palazzo Reale Cetinje, (Montenegro).
"Overture" Polignano a Mare (Bari), Museo Pino Pascali.

2011
"Ri_Tratti_Im_Perfetti" opere della Collezione di Palazzo Forti, curate by Patrizia Nuzzo e Paola Marini, Verona, Palazzo Forti,
"Tamburo di latta" curated by Alessandro Trabucco e Italo Bergantini, Latina (Italia), Romberg Arte Contemporanea.,
"Biennale di Alessandria" curated by Sabrina Raffaghello, Caserma Giletti ex Ospedale Militare, Cittadella di Alessandria.
"Memory Identity" curated by Alessandro Rolandi, MK2 Art Space, Pechino (Cina).

2009
"Creaty Identity - Portraits today" 21C Museum, Louisville, Kentucky (U.S.A.).
"Italian Calling" Canneto sull’Oglio (Mantova) (Italia), Bonelli LAB,
"Point of View" curated by J. Jarach, , Venezia, Galleria Jarach.

2008
"Junge Italienische Kunst" Galleria Binz & Kramer, Colonia (Germania).
"Biennale di Alessandria" curated by Fabrizio Boggiano, Roberto Borghi, Guido Cecere, Raffaghello Sabrina, Livia Savorelli, Laura Villani, Caserma Giletti ex Ospedale Militare, Cittadella di Alessandria.
"Fotografia Europea" curated by Elio Grazioli, , Reggio Emilia (Italia), Ex Ospedale Psichiatrico Giudiziario.
"Arrivi e partenze" curated by Alberto Fiz e Walter Gasperoni, Ancona (Italia), Mole Vanvitelliana.
"Allarmi" curated by Alessandro Trabucco, Ivan Quaroni, Alberto Zanchetta, Caserma De Cristoforis, Como (Italia).

2007
"Pena Corporale" curated by Francesca Baboni e Stefano Taddei, Bolzano, Galleria Goethe 2.

2006
"CAP-I-CUA" Galleria Mito, Barcellona (Spagna).
"Allarmi 2 Il cambio della guardia" curated by Cecilia Antolini, Norma "Mangione" Ivan Quaroni, Alessandro Trabucco, Caserma De Cristoforis, Como (Italia).
"V Biennale d’Arte Postumia Giovani – Camerae Pictae" curated by Paola Artoni e Antonella Grandini, ,
Gazoldo degli Ippoliti (Mantova), Museo d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea.

2005
"Premio Celeste" curated by Gianluca Marziani, San Gimignano (Siena) (Italia).
"Altre voci" altre stanze, curated by Alessandro Riva, Catania (Italia).

2003
"XIV Quadriennale di Roma" Anteprima-Napoli, Palazzo Reale, Napoli (Italia).

Awards

2009 - Kunstart 2009 Second Prize “The Glocal Rookie of the Year”, Borsa di studio presso la KunstArt di Merano.
2007 - Premio Fabbri Acquisizione opera.
2007 - Acquisizione opera presso il Museo d’Arte Contemporanea di Palazzo Forti, Verona.
2005 - Premio Celeste Primo premio Fotografia.
2004 - XXXVII Premio Vasto, Premio acquisizione opera.

Bibliografia

2010 - L’altro che mi guarda a cura di Luigi Meneghelli), Edizioni VanillaPocket.
2007 - Moonlight a cura di Heater Snider
2005 - La cruna dell’ago a cura di Gianluca Marziani ed Alessandro Riva, Ed. Paolini

Artwork