Elena Redaelli

UPCOMING PROJECTS AND EXHIBITIONS: 2023-2024

–  STRATARIUM, Solo Exhibition, Amy d Arte Spazio, Milan

–  Simularr Encounters – Artist, researcher. A project on collaborative practices in contemporary arts at Gustav

Mahler Private University (GMPU) in Klagenfurt, AT

–  The Soft in You, The Soft in Me – A two-month project promoted by Region Norrbotten, KKV textile laboratory Luleå,

Sweden and Supported by “Culture Moves Europe”.

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS:
2020 Uendelig langsomhed, Trappe Galleriet, Viborg Kunsthall, Denmark.
2019 Care, preserve, connect – Kunst Treff Punkt, Verein für Internationale Waldkunst e.V, Darmstadt, DE
2018 NORI MONIGATARI, Tokiwa Museum, Ube Biennale: International sculpture competition, Ube City, Japan. Unravelled backgrounds, Zarya Centre for Contemporary Art, Vladivostok, RU
2017 Story of a place, Tsung-Yeh art and cultural centre, Tainan, Taiwan
Vestige, Upper Ray Gallery, Treasure Hill, Taipei, Taiwan, Curator: Nicole Lai
Weaving a Better Future, WAB, Beijing, China

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS and PROJECTS:
2023
Simultaneous Mapping Practices Artist, researcher, Faculty of Fine Arts (FBAUL) at the University of Lisbon (ULisboa) Sculpture by the sea – Bondi Beach, Sydney, AU
Follow the thread – Fiber Art Festival, NY, US
Percorso di fede – Land Art Project, Colle Brianza, Lecco, IT
CAFKA Biennial, Contemporary Art Forum Kitchener, Canada
KunstTREFFpunkt, Performance Art Festival, Darmstadt, DE
Luco – F’art Spazio Arti Visive Contemporanee, L’Aquila, IT
11th Viviane Fontaine International Paper Triennial, Musèe de Charmey, Switzerland
Xs Project, Galleria di Arte Tessile Contemporanea Gina Morandini, Maniago, PD, IT
Fiberstorming, BAF Bergamo Art Fair and EX ATENEO, BG, IT
Panelist «Material Talk» STEAMhouse, Birmingham City University, UK

 

2022

Panelist – The routes of Textile Conference, WTA Miami, Art Hialeah-Miami Dade College Panelist – Contextile Biennial, Guimares, Portugal
Manibus, Ex deposito carburanti, Monopoli, Puglia IT
The Soft Revolution, Busto Arsizio Textile Museum

The Power of Empathy – online exhibition hosted and curated by WEAD Isola Prossima, site-specific Art project, Lago Trasimeno, PG
Imago Insecta, Dak’Art Off Biennial, Dakar, Senegal (ZAC)
An infinite adventure, AiRV VESTERAALEN, one year project, Bo, Norway Dialogue with the clouds, Villoslada De Cameros, La Rioja, Spain (ZAC) Residenza Insecta, RespirArt Parco d’arte a Pampeago, TN

2021

Enclave LandArt, Val de Gallinera, Spain

Land of the flunen – Threads of the past, Neukirchen-Vluyn, De
Environmental Art Symposium 2020 “Interruption. Appearance and Disappearance of Man-Made” on Tammiku-Kohila trajectory, Kohila, Estonia
Andorra LandArt, Andorra
Duck Residency 2021 ‘Norderns Lys / Nordic Light’, Viborg, DK

2020

Ram – land light festival, Amsterdam, NL
WasteArt – travelling exhibition, Viljandi / Varbuse, Estonia
EB, Museum Schokland, NL
Homar International Performance Art Festival, Arta Art Contemporary Art Institute, Khorammabad, Iran

2019

AGA Abidjan Green Arts Biennial, Banco Forest, Abidjan, Ivory Coast, Africa Interminable Prescriptions for the Plague, Cur. Kairon Lu, MOCA Taipei, Taiwan I-Park Site-Responsive Art Residency & Biennale, Invited artist, Connecticut, USA Shinano Primitive Art Festival, Invited artist, August 2019, Nagano, Japan Duodecimal, Civic Gallery, Barnsley, UK

NOT out of sight, NOT out of mind, Reuse of Waste through Arts and Crafts January 2019 – January 2021 Latvia-Estonia Cheng Long Wetlands International Environmental Art Project, invited artist, Cheng Long village, Taiwan.
Groundspeak, invited artist, Schokland, Holland
Flom, Dalane Kulturfestivalen, Bjerkreim, Norway

“In Residence: from the collection of Zarya Centre of Contemporary Art” Cur. Alisa Bagdonaite, Andrei Vasilenko, Adel Kim. Zarya, Vladivostok, RU
Madou sugar industry art triennial, Cur. Yves Chun, Eric Chen, Tainan, Taiwan

2018

ErTem, Gomorszolos and Budapest, Hungary, cur. Eva Bubla / TOORTUUMIK International Nature and Media Art Festival, Virtsu, Estonia, cur. Lilli Tolp / Tissage, Tressage. Quand la sculpture defile’, Fondation Villa Datris pour la sculpture contemporaine, L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, France, cur. D. Marcovici / AIR 2018 exhibition Australian Tapestry Workshop, Melbourne, Au / Dialoghi di fili, Spazi museali del Filatoio Rosso di Caraglio, Cuneo, Italy

2017

Proyecto en sitio, Intervencion de Paisaje, Umecuaro, Michoacan, Mexico / Migratory Matters, Red Brick Hall, Tainan, Taiwan cur. Eric Chen and Yves Chiu / Jidori Khiang Art Festival, Taipei, Taiwan, Cur. I-Hua

2016

Based on a true story, Guandu International Nature Art festival, Taipei, Taiwan / Art transformation , International forest Art path, Darmstadt, Germany / Rest Art – Trame d’autore, Imbiancheria del Vajro, Torino,Italy / Cheng Long Wetlands International Environmental Art project, Cheng Long, Taiwan .

2015 Forest Art Chengdu, Flowing Inspiration, Du Jiang Yan, Changdu, China
2014 Muse diffuse, rassegna di arte ambientale a Gressonay, Italy
2013 Biennale Giovani Monza , Villa Reale Monza, MB, Italy/ 14 International Triennial of Tapestry, Muzeum Wlokiennictwa, Lodz, PL .
2012 Nature, human being & Sound, Geumgang Nature Art Biennale, Gongju, Korea/ E quindi uscimmo a riveder le stelle… Il viaggio” San Fedele Gallery, Milan, Italy
2011 Poetic Forest, Mount Lushan, China / Science en plein Art”, Museo tridentino di scienze naturali, Trento, Italy
2010 5 International Forest Art-path: Freedom and wilderness, Darmstadt, Germany / Mini-art – textile a Montrouge Hotel de ville de Montrouge, Paris, France
2009 Miniartextilcosmo San Franceso’s Church, Como (Italy)/ La natura senza mani, Villa Greppi, Monticello Brianza, It.

CURATED PROJECTS AND COLLABORATIONS:
2020 – ongoing
Z.A.C. (Zest Art Collective) Art collective. Members: Sally Kidall, Karin van der Molen, Lucia Loren, Imke Rust, Karen Macher, Elena Redaelli
2021
Natural dynamic connections – a six-week virtual residency program for Ainin – Curator
LAB SITE project, a long-term virtual residency program to critically discuss and reframe site-responsive, environmental practices. Participants: Sue Pedley, Lily Balasnova, Agnes Deli, Karin van der Molen, Elena Redaelli – Curator

ARTISTIC RESIDENCIES:

2023 River Diaries, 20 days residency for Cafka Biennial, Kitchener, Ontario, CA 2022 Manibus – 3 weeks residency program, Fasano and Monopoli, Puglia 2021 Enclave Land Art, Val de Gallinera, Spain
2021-2022 AIRV Vesteraalen, Norway.

2020 Riddergade AIR Viborg Kunsthal, Viborg, Danmark (online)
2019 Cheng Long Air program, environmental art project and community market, Yunlin, Taiwan
Asaki Air, Shinano-Omachi, Japan.
MOKS, WasteArt AIR, Mooste, Estonia.
Dalane kulturfestivalen Flom, Dalane kulturfestivalen, March 2019, Rogaland, No.
2018 AIR program at Zarya Centre for contemporary Art, Vladivostok, RU
2017 AIR program at Bamboo Curtain Studio Taipei, Taiwan /AIR Tainan, Tsung-Yeh art and cultural centre, Tainan, Tainan / AIR Taipei, Treasure Hill, TAV, Taipei, Taiwan / Red Gate Gallery artist in residence program at the Western Academy of Beijing, China / Air program at the Australian Tapestry workshop, Melbourne, Au.
2016 Meet the future in Cheng Long, Cheng Long, Taiwan; International Forest Art Path, Darmstadt, Germany; Based on a true story, Guandu International Nature Art Festival, Taipei, Taiwan.
2014 Kunstrnerhuset Messen, Ålvik, Norge June-August 2014
2013 Peacock Gallery AIR, Auburn, Sydney, Australia.
Visiting Artist Program at the Sunshine Paper Studio, Sunshine is a no profit organisation which support people with a disability in Pymble, Australia

COMPETITIONS AND AWARDS:

2019 Reisestøtte fra NK for the project ‘ Care, Preserve, Connect’, Kunstreffpunkt, Darmstadt, DE
2018 1-årig fordypningsstipend fra Kunsthåndverkernes fond
2017 Reisestøtte: Proyecto en sitio, Intervencion de Paisaje 2017, Umecuaro, Michoacan, Mexico.
2016 Reisestøtte fra NK for the project “Natural weaving between Europe and Asia”, Taipei Art Village, Taipei, Taiwan; Reisestøtte fra NK for the participation in the symposium and conference “Art Transformation”, Darmstadt, Germany. “RestArt, Young fiber art contest”, Mention for the novelty of the artwork and its performativity nature, Collezione Civica di Chieri, Torino, Italy

2013 “Biennale Giovani Monza”, Artist selected to exhibit, Villa Reale di Monza, MB, Italy
2011 “Premio San Fedele” Artist selected to participate, San Fedele Gallery, Milan, Italy
2005 Winner of Academy of Fine Art award for the creation of a bronze sculpture at Massimo del Chiaro Art Foundry, Carrara, Italy

WORKS IN COLLECTIONS:
“Emersione”, SITIP, Cene, BG
“Polyporus versipaper”, I-Park Foundation, East Haddam, Connecticut, USA
“Unravelled backgrounds”, Zarya Centre for Contemporary Art Collection, Vladivostok, Ru
“Two times Wool, a New Beginning”, Zarya Centre for Contemporary Art Collection, Vladivostok, Ru “Le forme del tempo”,2013, Collezione Civica di Fiber Art della Città di Chieri : Trame d’Autore “Respiro vitale, concetto d’attesa”, 2009, Arte&Arte, Miniartextil collection, Como, Italy

EDUCATION:

2016-2019
MA Fine Art, UCA, London
Master thesis: ‘Dynamic and relational matter’, Advisors: Michele Whiting.
2000-2005
Rome Fine Art Academy, Roma, Italy, Sculpture;
Master thesis: ‘Art as a form of therapy in Enrico Accatino’s textile practice’, Advisor: Dario Evola. 1995-2000
Diploma in Fine Arts
Medardo Rosso, School of Art and Design, Lecco, Italy