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Giacomo Picca

Born in São Paulo, Brazil

Lives and works in London

 

Education:

2007 - 2006 - PGCE Desing & Technology, University of Greenwich

2000 - 1998 - MA visual arts, Goldsmiths College, University of London

1998 - 1995 - BA Wimbledon School of Art

1994 - 1993 - Chelsea College of Art & Design

1985 - 1980 - BSc civil engineer, São Paulo Institute of Engineering

 

Solo Exhibitions:

2006 - "Border Line", Oriel Gallery, Ffwrwm Arts Centre, Caerleon, Wales

2005 - "Installed landscape", August Art, London

2003 - "Trees for the Wood", Gallery 32, London

2002 - "Geografias", Galleria Perro Verde, Madrid

 

Commisions:

2007 - "Walking in Islignton", Ausgust Art, First Thursday East London July 2007 - Time out and Whitechapel Gallery, cur Winnie Sze

2006 - "Walking in Edinburgh", cur. Tressa Berman, International Conference on the Arts in Societty, University of Edinburgh, Scotland

2005 - "Arts Trail", Tabernacle Trust, cur. Frauke Ehmke, North Kensington, London

 

Group Exhibitions:

2010 - "Melt Art Fair", Mile End Pavillion, cur. Dolores Sanchez Calvo, London

2010 - "Circulando em Outras Dimensões", Espaço Sesc, cur. Regina Carmona, Florianópolis, Blumenau, Joinville, Tubarão

2009 - "art swap", East Festival 2009, Time Out First, August Art, London

2008 - "Giacomo Picca and Fabrice Deloor", ARS117, cur. Alex Valle, Brussels

2008 - "Do Something different", Barbican, a proposal by International Exhibitionist, London

2007 - "Geography is the Flavour", August Art, cur. Winnie Sze, london

2007 - "Fact vs Fiction" +Olhares Film Festival, Chapito, cur. Alexandre Azinheiras, Lisbon

2007 - "Proposal for Dang-in-ri Power Station", Ssamzie Space, cur. Hong Yeong-In and Yu Seokyeon, Seoul

2006 - "MultipliCITIES", ARS-14, cur. Alex Valle, Brussels

2006 - "Moving in Architecture", International Exhibitionist, Curzon Soho, cur. Cyril Lepetit, London

2006 - "Pollock Hall" - Flavia Fernandes, Jose Guedes, Giacomo Picca", cur. Tressa Berman, Edinburgh

2006 - "draw_drawing_2", London Biennale, The Foundry, uncur. Giacomo Picca, London

2006 - "Human Technology", London Biennale, Synergy Gallery, cur. Rosemarie Lopes, London

2006 - "Brazil Art Lounge", TAC, cur. Alex Valle, Eindhoven

2006 - "two exhibitions ", Tricycle Gallery, London

2005 - "mince pies and mulled wine", Victor House, London

2005 - "Isola Virtuale", 51 Venice Biennial, cur. Caterina Davinio

2005 - "Paisagens", Espaço Vechietti, cur. Flávia Fernandes, Florianópolis

2005 - “Anywhere in the World: David Medalla’s London”, ICA, cur. Guy Brett, London

2005 - “Nature Mediated by Images”, Bayennale of Art, AAABAM, coll. Calum F. Kerr, San Francisco

2005 - "Making Things Better", EAST international 2005", Norwich Gallery, Norwich

2005 - "caution: uneven surfaces", temporary contemporary, cur. Jen Wu & Anthony Gross, London

2004 - "A.A.A.B.A.M.", collaboration with Calum F. Kerr, Berlim

2004 - "Vídeos de Artista", M.I.S. - V Festival de Artes Gov. Celso Ramos, cur. Flávia Fernandes, Florianópolis

2004 - "Cosy Universe_2004", 142 Project, cur. Giacomo Picca, London

2004 - "Uguanda", Tabernacle, collaboration with Marssares, cur. Frauke Ehmke, London

2004 - "Short term contract", performance / collaboration with film maker John Sealey, London

2004 - "draw_drawing_", Gallery 32, cur. Giacomo Picca, London

2004 - "Turkish Bath", Sonar São Paulo, collaboration with Tetine, São Paulo

2004 - "E=mc2", Institute of Physics, cur. Jill Rock, London

2004 - "So Change Frequency", performance / collaboration with film maker Pablo Ross' video clip for TRIGGERBOX, London

2004 - "Cling Film", Artivists - Peckham Library, cur. by Claudia Wegener and Michael Asbury, London

2004 - "Brazil 40 degrees", InsideSpace at Selfridges, London

2004 - "Ciclovia Aérea", Museu de Arte da Pampulha, video collaboration for Jarbas Lopes' instalation, BH, Brazil

2003 - "Ciclovia Aérea", Centro Wilfredo Lam, Bienal de La Habana, video collaboration with Jarbas Lopes, Havana, Cuba

2003 - "Souvenir", Transition Gallery, London

2003 - "Nth Art Exhibit 001", OLS&Co, London

2003 - "Superman", John Hansard Gallery, collaboration with Foreign Investment, Southampton

2003 - "The dead’s dog story", The Oval Theatre, collaboration with Ducha, London

2003 - "Walking in Berlin", Changing Channels, Umspannwerk, Berlin

2002 - "Work, Rest and Play", Giacomo Picca, James Bohm, Stephen Setford, Sam Herbert, London

2002 - "Seven Bridges", Oriel Gallery, Ffwrrwm Art Centre, Caerleon, Wales

2002 - "Mental", Rockingham Project Space, London

2002 - "Virtual Memorial", cur. Wilfried Agricola de Cologne

2001 - The Nunnery Gallery, London

2001 - Gasworks, collaboration with R.Rhode, London

2000 - "Assembly", Royal College of Arts and Goldsmiths College, Stepney City, cur. Gordon Cheung, London

2000 - "Pourquoi" - Moulin de Heutregiville, Reins, France

2000 - "Coastal Lines", Marina Cobra, Leticia Valverdes, Giacomo Picca, St. Ives, Cornwall

2000 - "Souvenir", 291 Gallery, London Biennale 2000, org. David Medalla, London

1999 - "Since Brazil has been Samba", Royal Albert Hall, London

1999 - "Cool" - Rockingham Project Space, cur. Giacomo Picca, London

1999 - "Non Stop Opening" - Centre Point Gallery, cur. Eva Bensasson, Tiago Carneiro da Cunha, London

1997 - "Out" - Wimbledon Gallery , London - cur. Richard Wentworth

1997 - Riverside Studios, London

1996 - "Live Art", Byan Shaw College of Art, London - cur. Richard Layzell

1995 - Leighton House, London

1995 - Chelsea Arts Festival, London

1994 - Atrium Gallery, Whitleys, cur. Myra Lawrance, London

1993 - Westminster Town Hall, cur. Myra Lawrance, London

 

Curatorial Projects:

2006 - "draw_drawing_2", London Biennale, The Foundry, London

2004- - "CU - Cosy Universe_2004", 142 Project, London

2004 - "draw_drawing_", Gallery 32, London

2002 - "Seven Bridges", Oriel Gallery, Ffwrrwm Art Centre, Caerleon, Wales

1999 - "Cool" - Rockingham Project Space, London

1997 - "Out" - Wimbledon Gallery, London, assisting cur. Richard Wentworth

 

Bibliography, Interviews:

2008 - "An Interdisciplinary Conversation: Mobility of the Line ", catalogue edited by MA Architectural Studies, University of Brighton

2007 - "Fact vs Fiction" +Olhares Film Festival, Chapito, Lisbon

2007 - "Proposal for Dang-in-ri Power Station", SSamzie Space Special Exhibition, Seoul, South Korea

2005 - "Making Things Better", EAST international 2005, Norwich Gallery, Norwich

2005 - "You are De-corator", Projectik 2005, London

2004 - Jungle Drums, issue 14, July 2004, pg 16, London

2004 - BrazilianNews, 15 July 2004, pg 11. London

2004 - The London Eye, Artivists a review, review by Reena Paul

2003 - Brazilian Art in London 2002 - 2003, Gallery 32, edited by Gabriela Salgado

2003 - Resonance fm, 104.4 MHz, Dosensos, 21:30, 15th October 2003, interview with Anna Colin, London

2003 - Harpers & Queen, Issue April 03, pg 99, London

2003 - Design Week, 30 January, pg 5, London

2003 - LIMA, London Institute Members Association, issue 6, spring 2003

2003 - The Pulse, South London Press, January 31, pg 6, London

2003 - Brasilnet, Issue February 03, interview with Luiz Santos, London

2003 - Jungle Drums, Issue February 03, London

2003 - Trees for the Wood, Gallery 32, edited by Giacomo Picca

2002 - Trans-Barroso, 15 Latin American Artists in London, edited by Leonardo Boix

2002 - Tele Madrid: TV program-Unomas, Madrid

2000 - Assembly, Stepney City, London2000 - The ST. Ives Times & Echo, Cornwall

2000 - Leros Magazine, edited by Vicent Lou

1996 - TV Cultura: Vitrine Program - 23rd São Paulo Biennale, São Paulo

 

Conferences, Lectures, Workshops, Talks:

2008 – “Mobility of the Line”, Interdisciplinary Symposium, MA Architectural Studies, University of Brighton

2006 - "Interferences on the Landscape", First International Conference on the Arts in Society, University of Edinburgh, Scotland

2006 - "draw_drawing_2", The Foundry, interview with David Medalla

2005 - 2000 - Newham Sixth Form College, London

2004 - 2003 - digital media and painting workshops with BowArts Trust, London

2003 - Resonance fm, 104.4 MHz, Dosensos, 21:30, 15th October 2003, interview with Anna Colin, London

2001 - "Brazil in Mind", story telling & drawing workshops, Museum of London, London

2000 - "Coastal Lines", gallery talk, September Festival, St Ives, Cornwall

 

Collections:

Casoria Contemporary Art Museum, Naples

NHS - Princess St Clinic, London

August Art, London

Friedrich Frickenhaus, IKB Deutsche Industriebank, London

Brazilian Embassy, London

Fabio Zanon and Mariana Barbosa, London & São Paulo

Catrin Rees, London

Private collections: Brazil, England, France, Ireland, Spain, Wales

 

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