Riccardo Giacconi

Riccardo Giacconi has studied fine arts at the IUAV University of Venezia. His work has been exhibited in various institutions, such as Grazer Kunstverein (Graz), ar/ge kunst (Bolzano), MAC (Belfast), WUK Kunsthalle Exnergasse (Vienna), FRAC Champagne-Ardenne (Reims), tranzitdisplay (Prague), Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo (Turin). He was artist-in-residence at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (Lausanne, Switzerland), Centre international d'art et du paysage (Vassivière, France), lugar a dudas (Cali, Colombia), MACRO Museum of Contemporary Art of Rome and Künstlerhaus Büchsenhausen (Innsbruck, Austria). He presented his films at several festivals, including the New York Film Festival, Venice International Film Festival, International Film Festival Rotterdam, Visions du Réel and FID Marseille, where he won the Grand Prix of the International Competition in 2015. He co-founded the collective listening festival Helicotrema and the audio storytelling studio Botafuego. He is Professor of the Practice at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University, Boston.

2012: Indagaciòn sobre la forma de los milagros
radiodocumentary, 61 min
2011: In Forma Lucrurilor Care Trebuie Sa Vine
in collaboration with Andrea Morbio and Daniele Zoico; 35 min
2014: Entrelazado
37 min
2007: My grandmother reads the 21 “Theses on the concept of history” by Walter Benjamin
35 min
2013: Chi ha lottato con l’angelo resta fosforescente
19 min
2010: L’altra faccia della spirale
18 min
2009: La scena emisferica
16 min
2008: They gave us the land
14 min
2011: L'éternité par les astres
10 min

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