Bio & Cv

 

2017_2_10_CV_Short_BIO_ELENA_TAGLIAPIETRA

Elena Tagliapietra was born in Venice and lives in Milan and Venice.Elena graduated at the University of Verona, taking a degree in Physical education. She has been a national athlete of Italian federation of Gymnastic, contemporary and modern-jazz dancer, choreographer and bodypainting world award ‘s winner.

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 . 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.

Elena Tagliapietra nasce a Venezia e vive tra Milano e Venezia. Laureata in Scienze Motorie all’università di Verona. E’ stata atleta azzurra della Federazione Ginnastica d’Italia, danzatrice contemporanea e modern-jazz, coreografa e vincitrice di titoli mondiali di body painting.

Lavora dipingendo corpi e utilizza perfomance, 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. 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.

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Main exhibition & performance

SOLO EXHIBITIONS / MOSTRE PERSONALI

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

2017      SmallPaintedSouls – Photofestival, Studio Levi-Battistini, Milan, Italy

2015     Symbiodies –  Photofestival ‘Dire , fare, mangiare, Studio Cernigliaro, Milan, Italy

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

………….La pelle si fa tela – Palazzo Vittoria , Milan, Italy

2014     Elena Tagliapietra – VillaSonne Art Gallery, Velden, Austria,  curated by Harald Walter Azmann

               A Rose for Venice – Arsenal, Tesa 94, Venice, Italy

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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 Visions_Video Art in LOOP – Aiapi – Many locations in the world

…….. .DIBF Daegou International Bodypainting Festival– Daegou, South Korea

……….Cambiamenti – EneganArt – Palazzo dell’Abbondanza, Massa Marittima, Grosseto

……….Current New Media – International New Media Festival – Santa Fe – New Mexico, USA

……….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

2015    Faces – finalists EneganArt art contest –  exhibition at ‘Sala della Musica dell’Oratorio dei Filippini -ex Tribunale in Piazza San’ Florence – curated by Ileana Mayol

……….Paratissima –  Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Turin curated by Francesca Canfora e Cristina Marinelli

……….Recondite Armonie -L’arte della Bellezza – CDI Centro Diagnostico Italiano, Milan

. ……..Art on Iconic Shapes –  curated by Mostrami  via watt 37, Milan  curated by Mostrami

. ……..Art on Iconic Shapes –  Sala Muriat, Bari curated by Mostrami

……….Emisferi creativi – Art feeds the planet – Mostrami, Folli.50.0 , Milan

          Dialogo con la terra,  Mostra.Mi & Fondazione Bracco, Milan, Italy

………..La Memoria nutre il pianeta ,  Mostra.Mi & Fondazione Bracco, Milan, Italy

           Magmart – International video art festival, Casoria Contemporary Art Museum ( Na) curated by Enrico Tomaselli

             La Neomudejarde 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 Palazzo Nani Mocenigo, 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

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PERFORMANCES AND INSTALLATIONS

2017 THE GAME OF DEADLY SINS – Installation Art Award – Wbpf -Klagenfurt, Austria

………UTOPIA – Uv Bodypainting World Award – Wbpf -Klagenfurt, Austria

2016  DIBF Daegou International Bodypainting Festival– Daegou, South Korea

…… ..Ophelia’s death _ Installation Art Award – Wbpf -Porstchach, Austria

………. Venezia Rivelata per l’Ateno Veneto – Venice, Italy

2015   ‘Symbiodies ‘ public performance in Sforzesco Castel, Milan

          Essere Venezia -Being Venice ‘ – collective performance in St Marco Square, Venice

            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 – Venezia rivelata – 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

             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

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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

2013-2016 Venezia Rivelata- Venice Revealed – Artistic Director

2010-2015 Italian Bodypainting Festival – Artistic Director

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AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS/ PREMI E RICONOSCIMENTI

2016   Ophelia’s death _ Installation Art Award – Wbpf -Porstchach, Austria – 2rd pl.

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

2015   Art on Iconic shapes – Mostrami – 2nd pl.

2014    Justice in light _ 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

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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

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VIDEO & PRESS INTERVIEW/ INTERVISTE VIDEO E STAMPA

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

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

2015_09 ‘Burano cambia pelle’ – by Vera Mantegoli- PhotoGallery Repubblica.it

2015_06 Rai Top – Rai Uno, by Clizia Fornasier- Italian television

2015_05 ‘Cara Venezia’ RTVS En portada – by Esther Vazquez – Spanish documentary

2013_11/12 ‘Sono..saranno famosi’ – by Vania Elettra Tam -Frattura scomposta – Art web magazine

2013_07 Interview web- Mappatura artisti Venezia – by University of Venice

2012_10 ‘L’anima tra le griglie di Elena Tagliapietra’ – Vitapicta.com- by Michela Papavassiliou Ferraris

2011_06 ‘Corpo, colore ed emozioni’ – Reyerzine – by Chiara Grandesso – Venetian magazine

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