GABRIELE DE SANTIS
Gabriele De Santis (Rome, 1983) is a conceptual artist and he gained his MA in Visual Arts at the University of Arts of London (2010). His research focuses on the ways in which an object can be liberated from its usual state and transposed into the realm of fine arts, taking into consideration and investigating the effects that inevitably this reintegration entails.
His recent solo shows include: All Colours of the Night, Valentin, Paris (2019); Per Andare Dove Dobbiamo Andare per Dove Dobbiamo Andare, Nomas Foundation, Rome (2018); I Can Skip the Turtles this Time, Ultrastudio, Pescara (2018); Case Chiuse #05, Milan (2017); Truth Be Told, Frutta, Rome (2017); Spin like earth, brew like matcha, Jose Garcia, Mexico City (2016); We’re Short a Guy, Valentin, Paris (2015); If you have got the feeling jump across the ceiling, Limoncello, London (2015); On the Run, Italian Cultural Institute, London (2014); Dear Los Angeles, ICI, Los Angeles (2014); The Dance Step of a Watermelon While Meeting a Parrot for the First Time, Depart Foundation, Los Angeles (2014). His recent group shows includes:The Annotated Reader, curated by Ryan Gander and Jonathan P. Watts, Quartz Studio, Turin and The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburg (2019); Kizart,curated by Raffaella Frascarelli, Museo MAXXI, Rome (2019); TransAntiquity, Galeria municipal de Porto, Porto (2018-2019); Greffes, curated by Pier Paolo Pancotto, French Academy, Rome (2018); In Addition, curated by Adam Carr, Mostyn, Llandudno, UK (2018); Art Situacion I-III SPAIN / ITALY, curated by Vicente Todolì, Maria de Corral, Lorenza Martinez de Corral, Ilaria Gianni, Matadero, Museo Villa Croce, Genova, MACRO, Rome (2016-2015); Networked encounters offline, Lewben exhibition at 10th Kaunas Biennale, Kaunas (LT, 2015); Un Nouveau Festival, curated by Florencia Chernajovsky, Centre Pompidou, Paris (2015); 80 Years, Limoncello, London (2015);Frieze Sculpture Park, London (2014).