Alessandro Roma


Works
Biography
Exhibitions
  • A Vivid Dream. Can dreaming save us?, 2017, solo show, installation view, Yamamoto Keiko Rochaix, London
    From left: Untitled, 2017, bronze, cm 52 x 32 x 3
    Untitled, 2017, plaster, cm 54 x 34 x 2,5
    Untitled, 2017, ceramic, cm 54 x 34 x 3
    Painted wall
    A Vivid Dream. Can dreaming save us?, 2017, solo show, installation view, Yamamoto Keiko Rochaix, London
    Untitled, 2016, ceramic, cm 40 x 17
    A Vivid Dream. Can dreaming save us?, 2017, solo show, installation view, Yamamoto Keiko Rochaix, London
    Myself included, 2017, unique edition, hand-painted book, cloth cover with cut and painted linoleum, cm 33 x 45
    A Vivid Dream. Can dreaming save us?, 2017, solo show, installation view, Yamamoto Keiko Rochaix, London
    From left: Unfolding the landscape, 2017, oil on canvas, cm 195 x 105
    Untitled, 2016, ceramic, cm 45 x 30
    The skin of the tree trunk, 2017, oil on canvas, cm 195 x 105
    Alessandro Roma, Untitled, 2017, painted ceramic on painted wooden base, cm 123 x 43 x 48
    Swamp, solo show 2016 Villa Croce Museum Genoa Ph Matteo Zarbo
    Swamp, solo show 2016 Villa Croce Museum Genoa Ph Matteo Zarbo
    Swamp, solo show 2016 Villa Croce Museum Genoa Ph Matteo Zarbo
    Swamp, solo show 2016 Villa Croce Museum Genoa Ph Matteo Zarbo
    Swamp, solo show 2016 Villa Croce Museum Genoa Ph Matteo Zarbo
    Alessandro Roma, Drawing #11, 2015, mixed media on paper, cm 70x50
    Alessandro Roma, Drawing #8, 2015, mixed media on paper, cm 70x50
    Alessandro Roma, Untitled, 2015, print and paint for silk fabric, cm 135x333
    Alessandro Roma, Untitled, 2015, print and paint for silk fabric, cm 135x333
    Alessandro Roma, To be conscious of the space around you, 2015, oil and spray on canvas, cm 116x96
    Alessandro Roma, There is something frightful at its core, 2015, oil on canvas, cm 96x76
    Alessandro Roma, Untitled, 2015, oil on canvas, cm 30,5x40,5
    Alessandro Roma, Untitled, 2015, oil on canvas, cm 30,5x40,5
    Roma, Untitled, 2015, painted terracotta sculpture, cm 50x30x30
    Alessandro Roma, Solo show, Art Brussels 2015 Sobering gallery
    Alessandro Roma, Solo show, Art Brussels 2015 Sobering gallery
    Untitled, 2014, painted terracotta, 50x30x30 cm
    Drawing - Punti di vista, 2014, z2o Sara Zanin Gallery, Rome, Italy
    Drawing - Punti di vista, 2014, z2o Sara Zanin Gallery, Rome, Italy
    Drawing - Punti di vista, 2014, z2o Sara Zanin Gallery, Rome, Italy
    Il paesaggio mi illude, 2014, with N.Ratti, Spazio O, Milan, Italy
    Il paesaggio mi illude, 2014, with N.Ratti, Spazio O, Milan, Italy
    Il paesaggio mi illude, 2014, with N.Ratti, Spazio O, Milan, Italy
    Organizzazione organica di forme, 2014, Museo di Lissone, Milan, Italy
    Organizzazione organica di forme, 2014, Museo di Lissone, Milan, Italy
    Organizzazione organica di forme, 2014, Museo di Lissone, Milan, Italy
    Generally dark and dim, 2013, pencil graphite brass theard on paper, cm 150x122
    Enclosure, solo show, 2013, Paradise row gallery, London
    Enclosure, solo show, 2013, Paradise row gallery, London
    Enclosure, solo show, 2013, Paradise row gallery, London
    Salvia, 2012, terracotta dipinta e pianta, cm 35x30x30
    Humus, 2011,Museo Mart di Rovereto
    Humus, 2011,Museo Mart di Rovereto
    Humus, 2011,Museo Mart di Rovereto
    Humus, 2011,Museo Mart di Rovereto

  • Born in Milan in 1977, lives and works in Milan

    STUDIES AND EDUCATION
    2000
    Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera, Milano, Italy
    2009
    Residence Künstlerhäuser Worpswede, Germany

    RESIDENCIES
    2017
    Materia Montelupo. Cantieri contemporanei in ceramica a project by Fondazione Museo della Ceramica di Montelupo, curated by Matteo Zauli
    2009
    Residence Künstlerhäuser Worpswede, Germany

    SOLO EXHIBITIONS
    2018
    z2o Sara Zanin Gallery, Rome, Italy (upcoming)
    MIC International Museum of Ceramics, Faenza, Italy, curated by Irene Biolchini (upcoming)
    Museum Casa Jorn, Albissola, Italy, curated by Luca Bochicchio (upcoming)
    2017
    A Vivid Dream: can dreaming save us?, Yamamoto Keiko Rochaix, London, England
    2016
    Swamp, Museo di Villa Croce, Genova, Italy
    One foot in the world and the other in the stillness, z2o Sara Zanin Gallery, Rome, Italy
    2015
    Solo show at Art Brussels fair with Sobering Gallery
    Solo show,Coburn project, London, England
    2014
    High House Gallery, Oxfordshire, England
    Locus amoenus, Sobering gallery, Paris, France
    Organizzazione organica di forme, Mac, Contemporary art Museum, Lissone MI Italy
    2013
    Enclosure, Paradise Row Gallery, London, England
    2012
    Il sole mi costrinse ad abbandonare il giardino, Brand New Gallery, Milan, Italy
    2011
    Unfolding the folds, Galerie Alexandra Saheb, Berlin, Germany
    Humus, curated by Giorgio Verzotti, Mart Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Rovereto, Italy
    Sites of action, Scaramouche Gallery, New York, USA
    2009
    Vicarius, Galerie Alexandra Saheb, Berlin, Germany
    2008
    Il sogno è anche un luogo ideale per il desiderio di giustizia, Lucie Fontaine, Milan, Italy
    2007
    Alessandro Roma, Galerie Alexandra Saheb, Berlin, Germany
    2005
    Alessandro Roma, Galleria Marabini, Bologna, Italy
    Alessandro Roma, Galleria Artra, Milan, Italy
    2004
    Alessandro Roma, Galleria Artra, Genova, Italy

    SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
    2018
    Che arte fa oggi in Italia, Fondazione Michetti, Francavilla al Mare,(CH) curated by R. Barilli
    About a Vase. Archetipo ceramico nell’arte contemporanea, Montelupo Fiorentino, Italy, curated by M. Zauli
    Hardest Hue to Hold, curated by Aindrea Emelife, Elsley House, London, UK
    2017
    Materia Montelupo, Cantieri contemporanei in ceramica, curated by Matteo Zauli, Montelupo Fiorentino, Italy
    2016
    La Pelle, Fondaco, hosted by Officina, Brussels, Belgium
    Drawing Biennial II Rimini, curated by M.Paderni, Rimini, Italy
    2015
    Le stanze d’Aragona, curated by Andrea Bruciati and Helga Marsala, Villino Favaloro and RizzutoGallery, Palermo, Italy
    Drawing Biennial 2015, Drawing Room, London, England
    Accadrà domani an ongoing archive of artists’, libri selezionati da Gregorio Magnani, Museo Marino Marini, Firenze, Italy
    2014
    Z2O Galleria | Sara Zanin, Rome, Italy
    Everything is About to Happen. An ongoing archive of artists’ books selected by Gregorio Magnani, Corvi Mora, London, England
    VISIONI PER UN INVENTARIO. una mappa del navegar pittoresco, Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice, Italy
    2013
    Drawing Biennial 2013, Drawing Room, London, England
    2012
    Lucie Fontaine: Estate, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, USA
    Never before a girl done so much with so little, curated by Lucie Fontaine, The Suburbans Gallery, Chicago, IL, USA
    Lacune, curated by Laura Lanteri, Museo Archeologico Eno Bellis, Oderzo, Italy
    2011
    Partita a quattro, curated by Ludovico Pratesi, Galleria Lorcan O’Neill, Rome, Italy
    Meriggio a Carignano, curated by Ludovico Pratesi, Villa al Console, Carignano (LU), Italy
    Scultura lingua, curated by Barbara Meneghel, Marsellèria Milan, Italy
    2010
    Impresa pittura, curated by Raffaele Gavarro, CIAC Centro Internazionale per l’Arte Contemporanea, Genazzano, Rome, Italy
    Route tournante en sous –bois, UpLoad Art Project, Trento, Italy
    2009
    Unreachable is just close enough, Galerie Alexandra Saheb, Berlin, Germany
    Snooze, Scaramouche c/o Fruit and Flower Deli, New York, USA
    Prague Biennial 4, Expanded Painting, curated by Helena Kontova and Giancarlo Politi, Prague, Czech Republic
    2008
    Il rimedio perfetto, curated by Marco Tagliafierro, Galleria Riccardo Crespi, Milan, Italy
    Interiors, Grusenmeyer Art Gallery, Deurle, Belgium
    2007
    IV International Painting Prize, Museu de Bellas Artes de Castellon, Castellon de la Plana, Spain
    Scuola di Pittura, curated by Orietta Berlanda and Gian Marco Montesano , Galleria Civica di Arte Contemporanea di Trento, Trento, Italy
    Prague Biennial 3, Expanded Painting, curated by Helena Kontova and Giancarlo Politi, Prague, Czech Republic
    Italia 1980-2007. Tendenze della ricerca contemporanea, Vietnam National Museum of Fine Arts, Hanoi, Vietnam
    Re-Enacted painting, curated by Milovan Farronato, A.T. Kearney, Milan, Italy
    2006
    La giovine Italia, curated by Renato Barilli, Pinacoteca Nazionale, Bologna, Italy

    AWARDS
    2009 Residence Künstlerhäuser Worpswede, Worpswede, Germany
    2007 IV International Painting Prize, Diputación de Castellón, Museo de Bellas Artes de Castellón, Castellón, Spain

    PROJECTS
    2016
    In the Stillness of the Landscape Room a group show thought by Alessandro Roma
    Xenia, Volume II,S. Ko & A. Roma curated by Alberta Romano,Casa Bertoli – Borsani Milan, Italy
    2012
    Flaneur, O’ space, with BlisterZine and N.Ratti, Milan, Italy

    WEBSITE
    http://alessandroroma.tumblr.com

    BIBLIOGRAPHY
    Alessandro Roma. A Vivid Dream. Il sogno ci può salvare? Sara Buoso, Juliet Magazine online 2017
    Coffee with Alessandro Roma Yoli Terziyska interview on Artvisor online 2017
    Alessandro Roma | Swamp, Villa Croce, Genova Atp online 2016
    S. B. Mason, Alessandro Roma: Stone Cold Beauty, Frontrunnermagazine, 2016
    S.Falanga, Flash Art, May-June 2016, p.80
    Annual Magazine, conversation, 2015
    Contemporary British painting wordpress, in conversation with David Lock, 2015
    S. B. Mason, Kunstforum magazine online, Four artists to watch in 2015
    Ten question about painting, Flash art international ,October 2013
    A. Ensha, A quirky little bookshop in cyberspace, New York Times, December 2012
    L’estate, Lucie Fontaine, published by Marianne Boesky, NY (catalog)
    I.Bonacossa, Flash Art Italy, November 2012 pp 44-46 and cover
    M.Herbert, Art Review May 2012 pp 29
    A.Pioselli, Artforum summer 2012 pp 334-335
    I. Bonacossa, Flash Art n.302 May. 2012, pp 70
    B.Schwabsky ”Il sole mi costrinse ad abbandoanre il giardini” catalogue Brand new gallery 2012
    L. Pratesi, New Italian Art,l’arte contemporanea delle ultime generazioni, Castelvecchio editor 2012 p.216-219
    L. Schleussner, Alessandro Roma. Galerie Alexandra Saheb – Berlin in “Flash Art International”, Jan-Feb. 2012, p. 138
    M.Tagliaferro ”Alessandro Roma” Artforum Giu 2011 picks
    V. D’amaro, ”Flash Art” n 292 Apr. 2011,p. 90
    C. Cucco, Paesaggi primitivi “Arte e Critica”, n66 Mar/Apr 2011, p. 138
    F.Stocchi, G.Verzotti curated by Humus exhibition catalogue Mart, Silvana Editore 2011
    E. Bordignon, Impresa pittura in “Flash Art”, n. 285, Jul. 2010, p. 80-81
    R.Gavarro, a cura di/curated by, Impresa Pittura, exhibition catalogue, Repubblica di San Marino, Maretti Editore 2010, pp. 200-205
    A. Mosca, a cura di/edited by, PRAGUEBIENNALE4, Prague, exhibition catalogue, Giancarlo Politi Editore 2009, p. 83
    L. Schleussner, Alessandro Roma. Galerie Alexandra Saheb – Berlin in “Flash Art International”, Mar.-Apr. 2009, p. 94
    T. Herold, Anamorphosen in “Tagesspiegel”, n. 20174, 14.02.2009
    F. Spampinato, Alessandro Roma: Painting in the year 2050 in “Arteria” n. 8, 2008, p.17
    Alessandro Roma in “Flash Art”, Oct.-Nov. 2007, p. 78
    A. Mugnaini, Alessandro Roma in “Work art in progress”, n.19, Estate/Summer 2007, p. 34
    G. Politi, H. Kontova, a cura di/edited by, PRAGUEBIENNALE3, exhibition catalogue, Prague, Giancarlo Politi Editore 2007, p. 93
    G. Marziani, a cura di/edited by, Contemporary Prism in Italy 1980-2007.Tendencies of contemporary research, exhibition catalogue, Trento TEMI 2007, pp.63,85,106
    G. Politi, Speciale Milano in “Flash Art”, n. 263, Apr.-May 2007, p. 78
    R. Barilli, a cura di/curated by, La Giovine Italia, exhibition catalogue, Milano, Mazzotta Editore 2007, pp.76-79
    I. Quaroni, a cura di/edited by, Laboratorio Italia nuove tendenze in pittura, Milano, ed. Johan & Levi 2007, pp. 172-175
    R. Gavarro, Oltre l’estetica, Roma, Meltemi Editore 2007, p. 64
    A. Mugnaini, Prospettiva scissa in “Flash Art”, Oct.-Nov. 2006, n. 260, pp.100-102
    L.R. Vonwiller, Europa Centrale in “Amica”, May 2006, p. 404
    I. Quaroni, Ouverture. Alessandro Roma in “Flash Art”, Apr.-Mag./May 2006, n. 257, p.124
    L. Beatrice, Generazione Google in “Flash Art”, Feb.-Mar. 2006, n. 256, pp. 92-94
    C. Lio, Fino al 19.I.2006 – Alessandro Roma – Bologna, Galleria Marabini in “Exibart”, 17.01.2006
    L.S., 12 pittori Italiani in “Segno”, Nov.-Dic./Dec. 2005, n. 205, p. 68
    M. Brevi, L’intruso nel caravan di Alessandro Roma in “Arte”, n. 387, Nov. 2005, p. 70
    V. Conti in “Arte e Critica”, Oct.-Dec. 2004, p.74
    A. Picca, La dolce vita ha fatto strike in “Repubblica”, 22.10.2004, p. IX

     
  • Cell 2
    One foot in the world and the other one in the stillness
    February 20th - May 14th, 2016
    Cell 1
    Drawing - Alessandro Roma, Marzia Migliora, Charley Peters, Chiara Dellerba
    May 15th - June 30th, 2014



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