Visiting Artist Lecture: Nicola Trezzi
Nov 13 2013 11:30AM - 1:00PM
Held in conjunction with CITYWIDE, a month-long celebration of Philadelphia contemporary art presented by more than 25 artist-run collectives.
Trezzi will focus his talk on the multifaceted role of the artist/curator/critic in contemporary art through his own work as U.S. editor for Flash Art International, curator for the Prague Biennial and artist member of international art collective Lucie Fontaine.
Trezzi will also participate in a panel later the same day from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Moore College of Art & Design titled “Navigating CITYWIDE,” moderated by Richard Torchia.
Nicola Trezzi was born in Magenta, Italy, in 1982. Since 2006, he has been an employee at Giancarlo Politi Editore in Milan and Nadace Prague Biennale Foundation and was involved in four editions of the related biennial in 2007, 2009, 2011 and 2013. He is currently U.S. editor at Flash Art International, where he has worked on special covers featuring Fia Backström, Claire Fontaine, Sterling Ruby, Art & Language and Gerwald Rockenschaub. He also works for the New York desk at Flash Art Italia, associate editor at Flash Art CZ&SK and consulting editor at Flash Art HU. His writings appeared in Il Sole 24 Ore (Milan), Monopol (Berlin) and Flatt (New York), and he has lectured at Yale University, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design (Tel Aviv) and the Indonesian Institute of the Art (Yogyakkarta). He co-organized the following exhibitions: “Champs-Élysées” at Palais de Tokyo, “Painting Overall” at the Prague Biennale 5, “Four Rooms” at the CCA in Warsaw, “Modern Talking” at the Muzeul National de Arta Cluj-Napoca and “Circa 1986” at HVCCA in Peekskill.
Above: “Fontaine, School of” by Lucie Fontaine.Hamilton Hall
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