Nico Vascellari: Untitled Fossil. Performance at Fondation Beyeler Feb. 25, 2015

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“Si, no, si, no, si…” An endless dialogue with himself is the piece, which Italian artist Nico Vascellari performed at ...



“Si, no, si, no, si…” An endless dialogue with himself is the piece, which Italian artist Nico Vascellari performed at part of the one-day exhibition The Artist is an Explorer, curated by Marina Abramovic at Fondation Beyeler in Riehen (Basel, Switzerland).

Nico Vascellari: Untitled Fossil. Performance at Fondation Beyeler, Riehen (Basel, Switzerland), September 20, 2014.

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Exhibition text:

A dialogue with myself. A monologue with the audience. A memory of the space.
There is no history without memory. Fossil of experiences. Layers. Hidden yet present.
A linear display of time while the layers are unfolded.

Nico Vascellari (1976, Italy) is considered one of the most important Italian artists of his generation. Among his solo shows: Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester (upcoming); Galleria Nazionale D’Arte Moderna, Rome (upcoming); Bugada&Cargnel, Paris; Monitor, Rome; Fondazione Remotti, Camogli; Macro, Rome; Museion, Bolzano. Group shows include: VW, Berlin; Confort Moderne, Poitiers; MAK, Vienna; Hangar Bicocca, Milan; Pinchuk Art Centre, Kiev; Magasin, Grenoble; EACC, Castellò; 12th Biennale of Architecture, Venice; Wysing Art Centre, Cambridgeshire; Mart, Rovereto; Gamec, Bergamo; Fon- dazione Pomodoro, Milan; Julia Stoschek Foundation, Dusseldorf; Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester; Kunst- haus, Graz; Manifesta7, Rovereto; Mambo, Bologna; 15th Rome Quadriennal, Rome; GC AC, Monfalcone; Maxxi, Rome; 52nd Venice Biennale, Venice; Galleria Civica di Trento, Trento. His work is part of prestigious public and private collections worldwide.