Bio

Paolo W. Tamburella is an Italian artist that works internationally on themes linked to cultural identity and globalization. He has realized various projects in the United States, Europe, India, Bangladesh, Singapore, Comoros Islands and Turkey. He currently lives and works in London.

SELECTED SHOWS .

2014

Calcio d'inizio, curated by Lorenzo Balbi, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin (g)

2013

Gondola, Gervasuti Foundation, Venice (s)

2012

Opera per Cantalupo, Piazza del Plebiscito, Naples (p)

Re-generation curated by Maria Alicata and Ilaria Gianni, MACRO, Rome (g)

In Other Words. Black Market of Translation – Negotiating Contemporary Cultures, curated by Elena Agudio and Paz Guevara, Kunstraum Kreuzberg Bethanien and the Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst, Berlin (g)

2011

Chumbuk, La nuit des metamorphoses curated by Bartolomeo Pietromarchi, Villa Strohl Fern, Rome (g - p)

The Book binders, Longitude Latitude 4 curated by Shehzad Chowdhury, Beauty Boarding, Dhaka, Bangladesh (g - p)

Parables, 54th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia, Pavilion of Bangladesh, curator with Maryangela Scroth (c)

Kunduraci, Parallel Event 12th Istanbul Biennial, curated by Raffaella Guidobono, Istanbul (s - p)

Florian Bangla curated by Stefano Stipitivich, Caffè Florian, Venice (s)

Somali Music, Paolo W. Tamburella and Mohamed Asir Alasow, Teatro Valle, Rome (p)

The Loop Festival curated by David Brock, Barcelona, Spain (g)

 

 2010

Murgi Prashad, Britto Arts Trust, International Artists' Workshop, Panam Nagar, Bangladesh (g)

Paolo W. Tamburella curated by Mirta d' Argenzio, Byblos Art Gallery, Verona, Italy (s)

Capital Forwarding Solutions curated by Aoife Tunney, The Paper Store, Dublin, Ireland (s)

2009

Djahazi, 53rd International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia, Comoros Islands Pavilion, Venice (s - p)

How To - Parallel Event of the 11th Istanbul Biennial - curated by Raffaella Guidobono, Istanbul (g)

2008

Fei Zao, 2nd Singapore Biennale, curated by Fumio Nanjo, Joselina Cruz and Matthew Ngui, Singapore (g - p)

Detour curated by Raffaella Guidobono, Museum der Dinge, Berlin (g)

Printemps Design - Centre George Pompidou, Paris (g)

3500 cm2 curated by Lorenzo Benedetti, Uqbar, Berlin (g)

Italian Experimental Cinema V.1 From the origins of Futurism to the New Millenium curated by Piero Pala, Nuovo Cinema Aquila, Rome (g)

2007

Inscriptions curated by Jimena Acosta Romero, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Guarene d’Alba, Italy (g)

3500cm2 curated by Lorenzo Benedetti, International Biennial of Graphic Arts, Galerija Alkatraz, Ljubljana (g)

Palazzo Lantieri, Gorizia (g);

Post-Cards , Festival della Creatività, Santa Maria Novella Train Station, Florence, Italy (s)

2006

3500cm2 curated by Lorenzo Benedetti, American Academy in Rome, Rome, Italy (g); Assab One, Milan, Italy (g)

2005

Angelo, Mai!! curated by Francesco Stocchi, Ex-Chiesa San Romano, Rome, Italy (g)

3500cm2 curated by Lorenzo Benedetti, Blueroom, Rome, Italy (g)

Shell, curated by Laura Loiacono, Annalisa Cavallini and Rita Bungaro, Fortino S. Antonio, Bari, Italy (s)

2004

Black Annina Nosei Gallery, New York (g)

Out Art curated by Eleonora Sgaravatti, Giardino Sgaravatti, Rome, Italy (g)

2003

Annina Nosei Gallery, New York (s)

A Mario Merz, Museo di Palazzo Poggi, Bologna, Italy (g)

Galleria Borghese, Rome (s)

Annina Nosei Gallery, New York (g)

2002

VideoROM curated by Cristiana Perrella, Macro, Museo d`arte contemporanea di Roma, Rome, Italy (g)

Gamec, Galleria d`arte moderna e contemporanea di Bergamo, Bergamo, Italy (g)

Galleria Giancarla Zanutti, Milan, Italy (g)

2001

New Work, Annina Nosei Gallery, New York (s)

Festa dell`Arte curated by Valentina Bruschi, Acquario Romano, Rome, Italy (g - p)

Y.I.A. Rialto S. Ambrogio, Rome, Italy (g)

FILMOGRAPHY

Murgi Prashad, 11’02’’, digital video, Bangladesh, 2010

Djahazi, 57’26”, digital video, directed by P.W.T. and Davide Stampa, Italy, 2009

The Football Hunters, 23", digital video, India/Italy, 2007

One day with bush, 12”, digital video, USA, 2005

Gibel Utlamat, 1’40”, digital video, Italy, 2001

RESIDENCIES

2010

The Model, Sligo, Ireland

Britto Arts Trust, International Artists' Workshop, Panam Nagar, Bangladesh

 

LECTURES

2008

Singapore Biennale Encounters Lasalle College of the Arts, Singapore ; Singapore Management University

2006

Sialkot University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, USA

2005

Cornell University in Rome, Rome ; When attitudes become form (to Harald Szeeman) Istituto Superiore di Fotografia, Rome

 

(s) solo show (g) group show (p) performance (c) curator