News – Pier Giorgio De Pinto
2015 June – Come Closer. Le Manoir, Martigny (CH).
2015 January – Segrete. Tracce di memoria. Segrete. Trace of Memory. Allied artists for the Shoah. Palazzo Ducale, Genoa (I).
2014 December – Unexpected Visions. Video d’arte internazionale dalla XVII Biennale d’arte di Penne – ed 2013, MUSAP Foundation. Aurum, Pescara, (I).
2014 October – Come Closer. MAMY Modern Art Museum Yerevan. Armenia.
2014 July – An image collector’s private cabinet. MACT/CACT Arte Contemporanea Ticino (CH).
2014 June – The Voice and the Lens. Whitechapel Gallery, London (UK).
2014 May –ENDinNATION | Andata e Ritorno by StudioDieci. Palazzo Ducale. Genoa (I).
2014 March – ENDinNATION | ENDinSIDE by StudioDieci. Palazzo Medici Riccardi. Florence (I).
2015 September – AMAE/De Pinto 58 (+1) INDICES ON THE BODY. Index 42: the phases of the pomegranate. Live stream performance in collaboration with AMAE and Jean-Luc Nancy.
2015 July – Me and the Armenian genocide. Workshop with Edmond Habetian at MAMY Modern Art Museum Yerevan. Armenia.
2015 July – Music Was My First Love. Performance and interactive audio visual installation for the event 6PM Your Local Time. Curated by Link Center for the Arts of the Information Age , Brescia (I). Castle of Brescia (I) and De Pinto’s studio (CH).
2014 September – Sommernachtsfest – Summer night’s Gala 2014, Fondation Beyeler, Basel-Riehen. Performer for “Centerpiece” a long durational performance curated by Marina Abramovic. Casting, selection and training with Lynsey Peisinger and Rebecca Davis.
2014 August – Schweizerische Plastikausstellung Biel/Expositions Suisses de Sculpture Bienne. Le Mouvement/Performing the City. Performer for Simone Forti‘s Huddle performance. Bienne/Biel, Switzerland. Training with Claire Filmon
2014 May – INACT Festival #4. Strasbourg (FR).
2015 November – Fraught. Double solo show and long durational performance by Pier Giorgio De Pinto & Valter Luca Signorile. MACT/CACT Contemporary Art Ticino (CH).
2014 September – 63 variations on the body project with AMAE Art Collective (UK) and the philosopher Jean-Luc Nancy (FR). A call for composers to work on Nancy’s voice recordings.
2014 January – The philosopher Jean-Luc Nancy created two news indices (n. 60 and n. 61) based on the meeting he had with AMAE and De Pinto during the workshop in Freiburg, Germany. He wrote two more indices related to sex and gender (which was a missing topic on the first edition). The Birmingham University immediately offered to support the project with a possible publication by ARTicle Press with the aim to re-launch the original “58 indices sur le corps” plus the new 4 indices.
2013 December – 58(+1) Indices on the body project with AMAE Art Collective (UK) and the philosopher Jean-Luc Nancy (FR). The philosopher Jean-Luc Nancy agreed to record himself reading the whole of the indices and offered exclusive copyright to Amae/De Pinto.The recording, a 45-minute session of slow reading, has been made in French which is Mr. Nancy’s native language and it will be used for further developments in 2014.
2012 September – co-curator with Mario Casanova for the show Subtle Psycho-Geographies: A Calvary for the Image. Felice Filippini & Jean Corty, Martin Disler, Otto Dix, Aurelio Gonzato, Hermann Hesse, Apollonio Pessina, Luigi Rossi, Louis Soutter, Varlin. MACT/CACT (CH).
Training & Workshops
Me and the Armenian genocide. Workshop with Edmond Habetian at MAMY Modern Art Museum Yerevan. Armenia.
Workshop of Sumi-e, traditional Japanese Ink wash painting, with the Master Shozo Koike.. Nippon Project, Japan Matsuri, Switzerland.
C.O.R.E Strange Foreign Bodies. Workshop SOKA University, CA, USA.
Training with Lynsey Peisinger and Rebecca Davis for the performance “Centerpiece” by Marina Abramovic. Sommernachtsfest – Summer night’s Gala 2014, Fondation Beyeler, Basel-Riehen.
Training for Huddle with the choreographer Claire Filmon, performance by Simone Forti.
Le Mouvement 2014 – Performing the City, Biel/Bienne (CH)
C.O.R.E. Strange Foreign Bodies. Collaboration with Jean-Luc Nancy and AMAE Art Collective.
MACT/CACT Arte Contemporanea Ticino (CH).
Workshop with the students of International Academy of Education. Armenian Open University, Department of Fine Arts. Yerevan, Armenia.
De Pinto partecipated in some workshops during the event Spuren in Freiburg. One workshop by Sarah Bechmann called Gewaltfreie Aktion. Körper und Bewegung (No violent action. Body and movement). One workshop by Alice Koubova called Dialogische Handlung (Dialogical action). One workshop by Marianne Eberhard-Kaechele called Verkörperung. Tanz. Therapie (Incarnation. Dance. Therapy). One workshop by Graham Smith called Finding your solo voice.
Publications, Bibliography, Critic Texts, Interviews, Archives (selection)
2016 January – Article on magazine for ILSREC Istituto Ligure per la Storia della Resistenza e dell’ Età Contemporanea (Ligurian Institute for the History of Resistance and Contemporary Age)
2015 December – Critic text “FRAUGHT. Esplorazioni dello stato arcaico al MACT/CACT” by Erica Romano for Artnoise.
2015 November – Article “Vedere in Canton Ticino”, Il Giornale dell’Arte October/December 2015
2015 November – Article Almanacco – Eventi da non perdere. Touring Club Italiano, November 2015
2015 April – Interview Passo a prenderti. Rete Uno. RSI, Switzerland.
2015 March – Text and Images contribution for Dialogo fra artisti e sociologi – Dialog between artists and sociologists. Curated by Patrizia Bonardi.
2015 January – Exhibition catalogue Segrete. Tracce di memoria. Segrete. Trace of Memory. Allied artists for the Shoah VII Edition. Palazzo Ducale, Genoa (I).
2014 September – Interview by Blauer Hase for Helicotrema Recorded Audio Festival. 58(+1) Indices on the body.
2014 June – Exhibition catalogue The Voice and the Lens. Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK. Catalogue.
2014 May – Article The time-specific era. A rare case of video art distributor in Italy: Visualcontainer. MyTemplart Magazine.
2013 November – Book MACT/CACT Cahier d’art #5. Around human geographies. November 2013
2013 November – Magazine Segno n.246, Italian Art Magazine. The solitary Body. October-November 2013.
2012 September – Interview for the show Subtle Psycho-Geographies: A Calvary for the Image. 2012 (CH). RSI, Swiss Italian Radio Television (CH).
2012 September Book CACTyou! Fanzine # Zero Persona. CACT Publications, (CH) of November 2010. The publication is now in the Network of Libraries and Information Centers in Switzerland (NEBIS) and preserved in the Swiss National Library.