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Mirror of the Sea (Hangzhou, I)

2015
several concealed objects, black acrylic paint on canvas, wooden board, cord, screws,
157 x 90 x 18 cm
Photo: Wang Xiaoxiao, © Vittorio Santoro
Installation view: MoCA Pavilion, Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai, Oct. 2015
Unique

"This triangular floor-sculpture contains a collection of objects chosen by people
(students, teachers, pedestrians asked on the street, shop employees, workers, etc.)
that were interviewed by the artist in the city of Hongzhou (China). The interview addressed the legacy of the Soviet cosmonaut Yuri. A. Gagarin (1934-1968), the first human to have journeyed into outer space, and who orbited the earth in 108 minutes
on the 12 April 1961 in the fabled Vostok 1 spacecraft. Historically emblematic, Gagarin
is a figure divided between the idealistic fervor of a young man compelled to serve a greater cause on one hand and the interests of the Soviet government and its Cold War policy on the other..."

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LE TEMPS DE L'AUDACE ET DE L'ENGAGEMENT – DE LEUR TEMPS (5)
group
IAC Villeurbanne / ADIAF
12 March–8 May 2016
www.i-ac.eu

Vittorio Santoro
SILENCE DESTROYS CONSEQUENCES
a limited edition artist book
published by Yvon Lambert, Paris
www.yvon-lambert.com


 
 

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PULLEYS
solo
Counter Space, Zurich
Opening: Sat. 11 June 2016, 2-9 pm
11 June–30 July 2016
www.counterspace.ch

GASTRÄUME 2016
group
AN/ÄSTHESIE
a neon work on the facade of the building Hardstrasse 245, Zurich
Art in Public Space
Presented by Annex14
Opening: 7 June 2016
www.stadt-zurich.ch

NEW EDITION WORKS
group
VFO (Verein für Originalgraphik), Zurich
Opening: 25 May 2016, 6pm
www.vfo.ch


 
 

permanent

UNTITLED (PERCEPTIBLE EROSION)
permanent neon installation
on the facade of the CAPC Musée d'art contemporain, Bordeaux
link to work
CAPC website

 
 

press news (selection)

Sept. 2015
Dublin, Vittorio Santoro,
Oonagh Young Gallery,

ARTFORUM, Sept. 2015, page 397.
Link to pdf (E)


Publications by/on Vittorio Santoro: Bibliotheque Kandinsky,
Centre Pompidou, Paris
link

23 Jan. 2015
Wie reagiert die Kunst? Gespräch mit Vittorio Santoro
: Andreas Kleui in conversation, Swiss Radio DRS2,
Audio file (D) / 3'47''

Le grand paysage (pour un jour) Conversation
: Théodora Domenech and Vittorio Santoro (Nov. 2014)
download pdf (En)
download pdf (Fr)

Kunstbulletin 5/14 (Zurich)
Vittorio Santoro by Gabriel Flückiger, pag. 73, May 2014
download pdf (D)
or visit Kunstbulletin website here

ANNUAL Art Magazine
Paris, Issue 6
Insert (10 pages+cover)
www.annualartmagazine.com
downlaod pdf (E)

Arts Magazine (Paris, N°74, March 2013)
Artist Insert
download pdf (F)

June 2012
artpress (Paris, N°390)
Vittorio Santoro by Audrey Illouz, pp. 58–60
Link to PDF (F/E)

29 Feb. 2012
Le Quotidian de l'art (Paris,
N°98) Vittorio Santoro, Gagarine et La propagande soviétique by Roxana Azimi, page 6
Link to PDF (F)

31 Aug. 2011
ARTFORUM 500 words
Vittorio Santoro interviewed by Rahma Khazam on the occasion of his exhibition at Campagne Première, Berlin
Link to PDF (E)

January 2011
Voice Puller

Monographic article by
Daniel Kurjakovic, published by
VOLUME – A Contemporary Art Journal About Sound
Paris, Nr. 2, Jan. 2011,
pp. 30–41
link to Volume website
link to PDF (F/E)

29 Jan. 2010
Eclipse (Vittorio Santoro)
Monographic article by Manuel Cirauqui, published by 20/27, revue de textes critiques sur l'art (Paris, Nr. 4, 2010, pp. 97–113)
link to pdf (F)