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									MIRKO SMERDEL
Date and place of birth: December 8, 1978, Prato. Italy
Gender: Male
Cityzenship: Italian
Address: Via Castronella 162/b - 50013 Campi Bisenzio, Firenze
Phone: +39 055 5391897 Mobile: +39 3387332044
E-mail: mirkovitz@gmail.com
Web site. http://www.privatemythologies.com
Languages spoken: Italian, English, French


Education
2009: Master Bachelor in “visual arts and curatorial studies”, at "NABA – Nuova
Accademia di Belle Arti in Milano (thesis: Memorie/Geografie/Strutture: Documenti
dall'archivio Atlas group).

2004: course of web and multimedia design, at "Scuola Superiore di Tecnologie
Industriali" in Firenze.

2002: Bachelor of Arts, Accademia di Belle Arti of Firenze, school of Decorazione.

1997: Senior High, institute of applied Arts, section ceramic, in Sesto Fiorentino
(Firenze).

Solo Exhibition
2009: Personal exhibition "Myth Making landscapes", curated by Aria Spinelli and Paolo
Caffoni at CHAN Gallery in Genova.

Group Exhibitions

2010: "Niente da vedere, tutto da vivere", curated by Lorenzo Bruni, parallel project for
XIV Biennale di Scultura, Carrara.

2010: "Practicing Memory", curated by Matteo Lucchetti, Città dell'Arte - Fondazione
Pistoletto, Biella.

2010: "The Documentary", curated by Marco Scotini, Prometeo Gallery, Milano.

2010: "Carte Blanche / The Historical Archive: four interpretations", curated by
Francesca Pagliuca, Unicredit Studio, Milano.
2010: "Horror Vacui / Occupare il presente", curated by Aria Spinelli and Valerio Del
Baglivo, Isola Art Center, Milano.

2010: "Rapallo Fotografia Contemporanea / Open Space" curated by Andrea Botto and
Francesco Zanot in Rapallo (Ge).

2009: "Territoria #4 // Simbiosi" curated by Bert Theis, Prato.

2009: "Splav Meduze" curated by Marko Stamenkovic in Celje, Slovenia.

2009: "Nothing But a Show" curated by Alessio Ascari at Castello Sforzesco, Museo
d'arte antica / Museo delle Arti Decorative, Milano.

2008: "Backpackers" curated by Bert Theis and Marco Scotini at Borgovico 33, Como.

2008: "Interno Italiano", Milano.

2007: “Be a hero – become ordinary” curated by Marco Scotini, Milano.

Screening

2010: "Loop Festival/The Platform for Videoart", Barcelona.

2009: "Playlist" curated by Barbara Meneghel at Neon gallery, Bologna.

2007: Media Lab, Tallin, Estonia.

Grants
2010: Shortlisted at Sovereign Art Prize, London.

2007/2008: Naba (Nuova Accademia di Belle arti) assistant in Visual Arts and Curatorial
Studies department.

Workshops/Seminaries
2009: Workshop with Stefanos Tsivopulos, inside the program "Networking", Pontedera.

2009: Workshop with Walid Raad at IVAM, Valencia, Spain.

2008: Stage of two months at Francesco Jodice studio, Milano.

2008: Workshop with A.A.A. - Atelier d'Architecture Autogerèe, Naba, Milano.

2008: Workshop with Vasif Kortun, Naba, Milano.
2008: Workshop with Carlos Garaicoa, Naba, Milano.

2008: Workshop with Eric Beltran, Naba, Milano.

2007: Seminary of curatorial studies with Jens Hoffmann, Naba, Milano.

2007: Seminary “To do a show” with Viktor Misiano, Naba, Milano.

2007: Seminary with Deimantas Narkevicius promoted by “A prior” magazine and Naba,
Milano.

2005: Workshop ”SONIC GARDEN” by TIMET-GSLI - team of environmental design,
Firenze.

2004: Stage of two weeks at Fabrica (Benetton communication research centre) in
Treviso.

Publications/Press
"Carte Blanche#1 / The Historical Archive: four interpretations, catalogue of the
exhibition in Unicredit Studio, Milano, May 2010.

"Territoria #4 - the Great Leap", catalogue of the exhibition in Prato, November 2009.

"Nothing But a Show", catalogue of the exhibition in Castello Sforzesco, Milano, June
2009.

"Myth Making landscapes", free book, April 2009.

Interview by Daniele Perra for Exibart on paper magazine n.54, December 2008.

"No Place is the Place", project for Nothing to see here n.0, October 2008.

"Modern remix", interview by Domenico Berardinelli for The End magazine n.10,
September 2008.

"Capturing private life", project for Interno Italiano, January 2008.

								
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