GIADA OLIVOTTO - (*1990, Switzerland) Is an independent curator based in Lugano, her research oscillates between community phenomena and feminist collectives.

 

EMAIL          olivotto.giada@gmail.com

MOBILES     +41797285603 // +393454374553

LINKS           www.diesonnenstube.ch

                     www.lumpenstation.art/canalemilva

                     www.residenzalafornace.com

                     www.plattformplattform.ch

                     www.laregionale.ch

                     www.souvenirsouvenir.ch

 

IN THE LAST YEARS

2022 -today- founder of Souvenir Souvenir, Visual Art Residency in Lugano

2021 -today- artistic duo Fattucchiere, with Marta Margnetti

2021 -today- founder of the Association Magica Opalini, Locarno

2021 -today- founder of ACxSI, for a Regionale for Italian speakers in Switzerland

2020 -today- founder and curator for CANALE MILVA, a sound exhibition space, Radio Lumpen          Station, Bienne

2020 -today- board team of PlattformPlattform, Zurich

2017 -today- founder e curator of the project Residenza La Fornace, Milan

2017 -today- co-director Sonnenstube off space, Lugano

RESIDENCIES

2021-22         Swiss Institute in Rome (9 months)

2021               Cité International des Arts, Paris (6 months)

AWARDS

2021               WINNER Swiss Art Awards (Sonnenstube Collective), Category: Art, Critic, Editions

CURATORIAL/ARTISTIC PROJECTS

2022

Curator of CE N’È E CE NE SARÀ PER TUTT3 with Lisa Lurati, Sonnenstube, Lugano

Switch the witch, with Fattucchiere, larada, Locarno

Sweet Dreams Foundation, with Fattucchiere, Curated by Lesia Kulchinska, Nida Art Colony, Nida

La casa ispirata, with Fattucchiere, Swiss Institute, Rome

Spazi Aperti, with Fattucchiere and Charlie Aubry, Romanian Academy, Rome

RⱯDURⱯ an event curated by Fattucchiere, Swiss Institute, Rome

RACCONTO GROSSO, with Fattucchiere, Spazio Lateral, Rome

2021

Curator of VITA-MINE, Sonnenstube, Lugano

Curator of Blues House, Blues House, Milan

Curator of From Submersion to Subversion with Camilla Paolino, PALAZZINA, Basel

Curator (Plattform collective) Plattform21 at MASI, Lugano

Curator of FOTOROMANZA with Camilla Paolino at Le Commun, Geneva

Curator of Regattatata with Gregory Hari, on-sight exhibition, Paris

2020

Curator of IT'S MY PARTY: DEEP END with Regaida Comensoli, Bagni Pompeiani, Arzo

Curator of UNIVERSO 25: l'odore della convivenza with Camilla Paolino at Sonnenstube, Lugano

Curator of Une histoire d’amour with Camilla Paolino at One gee in fog, Geneva
Curator of EMO at Schwobhaus, Berna

2019

Curator of CRASH TEST at Sonnenstube, Lugano
Curator of Rapsodia Botanica at Sonnenstube, Lugano
Curator of BLIND DATE#6 presso Sonnenstube, Lugano
È un momento difficile tesoro at Kunst Halle di San Gallo, a show proposed by Sonnenstube during Protect me from what I want 

    curated by Giovanni Carmine
Curator of INSONNE- La grande mostra di scultura at Sonnenstube, Lugano

Curator of BLIND DATE#5 at Sonnenstube, Lugano
Curator of the third leg of B-SIDE FEMINISM, with Angela Marzullo and Camilla Paolino, Sonnenstube. Lugano
Curator of BLIND DATE#4 at Sonnenstube, Lugano

2018

Founder and curator of the project Residenza La Fornace, exhibitions realized until now: LUNA CALANTE, LUNA PIENA, 

   LUNA CRESCENTE, LUNA NUOVA, CAPITOLO 4 (PRIMAVERA), CAPITOLO 3 (INVERNO), CAPITOLO 2  (AUTUNNO)

   and CAPITOLO 1 (ESTATE) 

Curator of FEDELI ALLA LINEA - Esposizione sul disegno contemporaneo at Sonnenstube, Lugano

Curator of BLIND DATE#3 at Sonnenstube, Lugano

2017

Curator of A PLACE WITH NO NAME at with Marta Margnetti, Sonnenstube, Lugano

Curator of EXI SHAPES, Spazio Morel, Lugano
2015

Curator of Facciamo ch’eravamo at Sonnenstube, Lugano
Curator of Kunstbox ATK Geneva at Topic, Picto, Geneva

INSTITUTIONAL AND WORK EXPERIENCES

2021

Logistic and set up assistant - PACE Gallery, Ginevra

2020

Curatorial assistant for Daniele Agostini - Habitat, Parco Scherrer, Morcote

2019

Assistant - Gallery Urs Meile (Luzern and Bejin) Artissima Art Fair, Torino

Assistant - Gallery Dietesheim&Maffei (Neuchatel) WopArt Fair, Lugano
Logistic and set up assistant - PACE Gallery, Geneva

2018

Assistant for the artist Arthur Duff - Lo spazio ritrovato, Morcote

2017

Assistant for the artist - Io, Luca Vitone, PAC, Milano
Assistant - New Chamber Gallery (New York and Bejing) WopArt Fair, Lugano
2016-2017

Monte Verità Foundation, Ascona: Archiving of the objects and then re-installation of Harald Szeemann’s exhibition

   Le mammelle della verità. A project in collaboration with the Cantonal Archives of Bellinzona,

   the Foundation, and the restorer Lorenza Mossi

2015

MASI, Lugano - 12-Month Internship (6-month contract extension)
Museo Comunale, Ascona - Paula Modersohn Becker, Berlin-Worpswede-Paris Logistics and Set up Assistant

MUSEC, Lugano - Logistics and Set up Assistant

TALKS AND PUBLIC MOMENTS

2021

Tamed love, Galleria Schiavo Zoppelli, Milano, a conversation with SARA RAVELLI, on the occasion of the artist’s solo exhibition Tamed Love.

Panorama, A lesson for BA - ZHDK

2019

Supercondominio 2, at Castello di Rivoli, Turin (supported by CRRI and Combo) presenting Residenza La Fornace

PUBLICATIONS, CATALOGS, AND TEXTS

2022

Fattucchiere, a series of Feminist fanzines

In-between things, captured by the reflection of pearl teeth - Text about the ARTISTIC PRODUCTION of Lisa Lurati, Ramazzotti Gallery, Basel

and suddenly I got lost online - Text about the ARTISTIC PRODUCTION of Ștefan Tănase, Ancontemporanea, Ancona

2021

Kunstbulletin - Texts on specific events about Italian or Italian-speaking artists

Down the hills a text for Blue Velvet project, Zurich

Eternally shifting dualism, DUNE - Flash Art - a collaboration with Rafael Kouto

2020

e improvvisamente scossa da una forza, Marta Margnetti and MASI, Manor Prize
Text and catalog co-curated with Francesca Benini

A secret hair garden, ISIT Magazine, Roma - a collaboration with Camilla Paolino
S t o r i e l l e - Spazio Officina, Max Museum, Chiasso - Text about the

ARTISTIC PRODUCTION of Gabriel Stöckli
2019

Monte verità in tanga - I never read, Art Book Fair Basel

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