About

Curriculum Vitae_Manuel Portioli

Born  the 17/03/87 in Reggio Emilia, Italy. Lives and works in Bergen, Norway.

E-mail: manuelportioli@gmail.com  web: http://manuelportioli.com/

Social: https://www.instagram.com/manuelportioli/   cell: +4745197480

Bachelor of Fine Arts at the Academy of Fine Arts of Bologna in 2010 with the thesis "Let's conquer the Matrix", supervisor Rinaldo Novali, tutor Massimo Pulini.

Master of Fine Arts at KHIB, Kunst- og Designhøgskolen i Bergen in 2014, with the thesis “In the beginning was the Baroque”, supervisor Gerd Tinglum.

Member of LNM, NBK, and VISP.

 

 

Group exhibitions:

-’20 Bak terrorgjerdet, Bergen Ateliergruppe, Bergen, Norway

-’18 Selvatico: Fantasia/fantasma, Cotignola, Italy

-'17 Sommerutstilling, Vedholmen gallery, Lepsøy, Norway

-'17 KUNSTMARKED, Blokk, Bergen, Norway

-'16 PAESAGGIO FUTURO, curated by Emanuela Romano and Valentina Bonomonte, Finanza e Futuro, Milan, Italy

-'16 Tutto quadra, Palazzo dei Musei, Reggio Emilia, Italy

-'16 In camp electric III, Odeon gallery, Bucharest, Romania

-'16 Sommerutstilling,Vedholmen gallery, Lepsøy, Norway

-'15 Pictorial Imagery, curated by Emanuela Romano and Valentina Bonomonte, text by Michele Bertolino, Opere Scelte gallery, Torino, Italy

-'15 Sommerutstilling Kunstmuseet i Nord-Trøndelag, Namsos, Norway

-'14 Orientati a guardare le stelle, Arionte Arte contemporanea, Catania, Italy, curated by Antonio d'Amico

-'14 Tricolore prize, gallery Rosemarie Bassi, Remangen, Germany

-'14 Mantegna cercasi, Casa del Mantegna, Mantova, curated by Francesca Baboni, Alberto Mattia Martini, Stefano Taddei

-'14 Breaking Seals, Campione Univela, Campione del Garda, Italy, curated by Francesca Baboni, Stefano Taddei

-'14 MEAGHEA SKKLL rKGM MAH TNCA , Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen, Norway

-'14 Premio Tricolore, Rezarte gallery, Reggio Emilia , Italy- winner

-'13 Hardbakka ruins, svartediket, Bergen, Norway

-'13 Premio Combat, Palazzo Fattori, Livorno, Italy

-'13 Migration, Officina delle arti, Reggio Emilia, Italy

-'13 Nelle stanze dell'Ariosto, Mauriziano, Reggio Emilia, Italy

-'13 Bontelabo, Bontelabo, Bergen, Norway

-'12 Archivitionism, Premiss, curated by Dan Mihaltianu, Bergen, Norway

-'12 Tigri di carta economie artificiali, Chiesa di S.Carlo, curated by Beppe Villa, Reggio Emilia, Italy

-'12 Tre giovani, Vetrina Battistero, curated by Antonio Malagoli, Reggio Emilia, Italy

-'12 Antwork 03, Spazio Gerra, Reggio Emilia, Italy

-'12 Tra fumetto e street art" Mauriziano, curated by Giuseppe Berti, Reggio Emilia, Italy

-'11 Snowflakes, CSArt, curated by Chiara Serri, Reggio Emilia, Italy

-'11 Quadri d'estate, Spazio Gerra, Reggio Emilia, Italy

-'10 Les petites, CSArt, curated by Chiara Serri, Reggio Emilia, Italy

-'10 Biennale di Roncaglia sul Panaro", Modena, Italy

-'10 Ant Work, Spazio Gerra, Reggio Emilia, Italy

-'09 Premio Casorati, Sala Noble de l’Edifici del Rellotge-Barcellona, Spain

-'09 Arte e scienza, Palazzo Re Enzo, Bologna, Italy

-'09 Giovane Pittura, Officina delle Arti, Reggio Emilia, Italy

-'08 Premio Casorati, Pavarolo-Torino, Italy

 

Solo exhibitions:

-'20 The Promised Land, Kunstgarasjen, Bergen

-'19 In itinere, Spazio Espositivo, Agrigento, Italy

-'19 Vandring Zenone Contempornanea, Reggio Emilia, Italy

-'19 Vandring, Vedholmen gallery, Lepsøy, Norway

-’18 Steinkast, Solund Kusntbilag, Norway

-'18 Lovers’ nest USF Visnigrommet, Bergen, Norway

-'18 Remix 02, Opere Scelte gallery, Turin, Italy

-'17 Cold Venus, Vedholmen gallery, Lepsøy, Norway

-'17 Remix, Regimenten, Steinkjer, Norway

-'16 404 days of rain, Høyanger kunstlag, Høyanger, Norway

-'16 God of the high places, Galleri Vinjum, Aurland, Norway

-'15 Act of Faith, Oseana, Os, Norway, text by Riccardo Freddi

-'15 Act of Faith, Paggeriarte, Sassuolo, Italy, curated by Carlo Alberto Zini, text by Riccardo Freddi

-'12 Sorbolo zoo, Sala Benassi, Parma, Italy

-'10 Strictly Groove, Strictly Groove, Reggio Emilia, Italy

-’08 Il Ratto, Chiesa dei Bigi, Grosseto, Italy

-’08 Manuel Portioli, AGAF, Grosseto, Italy

 

 

Curatorial projects:

-’19 House of Change – solo show

Artist/s: Tatiana Stadnichenko

Venue: Chiesa di San Carlo, Reggio Emilia, Italy

Link: https://cargocollective.com/windincherry/House-of-change

 

-’18 Diaspora – group show

Artist/s: Beatrice Favaretto, Evi Pärn, Clémence B. T. D. Barret, Vardit Goldner, Shahar Marcus, Hidemi Nishida, Felice Hapetzeder, Wenlin Tan, LIUBA.

Venue: Chiesa di San Carlo, Reggio Emilia, Italy

Link: http://www.flagnoflags.org/eventi/diaspora-35

 

-'18 Cold Current 02 – co-curated with Helene Førde – group show

Artist/s: Kay Arne Kirkebø, Lasse Årikstad, Gabriel Johann Kvendseth, Cato Løland, Margrethe Kolstad Brekke, Jonas Gazell, Dillan Marsh & Eleanor Clare.

Venues: Adiacenze gallery, Bologna and Opere Scelte gallery, Turin, Italy

Links: https://operescelte.com/archivio/cold-current-torino/

           http://www.adiacenze.it/portfolio-item/cold-current/

 

-'18 .transiti – co.curated with Helene Førde – group show

Artist/s: Markus Moestue, Yafei Qi, Anne Marthe Dyvi, Alexandru Raevschi, Mari Sanden, Ørjan Amundsen, Kristine Halmrast.

Venue: Chiesa di San Carlo, Reggio Emilia, Italy

Link: http://www.flagnoflags.org/fotografia-europea/transiti-8

 

-'16 Heav·en - group show

Artist/s: Vilje Celin Kern, Sofia Magdalena Eliasson, Magnus Dahl, Stefano Ronci, Teppei Koseki, Tian Xiaolei, Ding Ning, Icaro Zorbar, Zhang Xiaodi.

Venue: Chiesa di San Carlo, Reggio Emilia, Italy

Link: http://heaven2016.blogspot.com/

 

-'14 Cold Current – co-curated with Helene Førde – group show

Artist/s: Anne Marthe Dyvi, Bjørn Mortensen, Cecilia Jonsson, Hans Kristian Borchgrevink Hansen, Hilde Kjønniksen, Hilde Skevik, Håkon Holm-Olsen, Jonas Ib Jensen, Lewis & Taggart, Linda Soh Trengereid, Mathijs van Geest, Signe Lidén.

Venues: Chiesa di San Carlo, Spazio Gerra, Officina delle Arti, and Mauriziano in Reggio Emilia, Italy

Link: http://cold-current.blogspot.no/

 

-'13 Corpo Condiviso - co-curated with Helene Førde, - group show

Participating artists: Terese Stenhjem, Gøril Wallin, Hilde Skevik ,Ellen Suhrke, Kaia Hugin

Venue: Chiesa di San Carlo, Reggio Emilia, Italy

 

-'13 Migration – group show

Artists: Helene Førde, Hidemi Nishida, Manuel Portioli, Alexander Raevski, Anna Ippolito, Marzio Zorio, Fabio Romano                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Venue: Officina delle arti, Reggio Emilia, Italy

 

-'12 Vita non COMUNE – Bee-live production – group show

Artists: Koumiotis Paris, Silvia Costi, Ivan Peroni, Collettivo 38.1

Venue: Officina delle Arti , Reggio Emilia, Italy

 

-'12 Pa-Pier - solo show – Bee-live production

Artist/s: Pierangelo Giovanetti

Venue: Officina delle Arti, Reggio Emilia, Italy

 

-'12 The Facebook horror picture show – solo show – Bee-live production

Artist/s: Fabio Valentini

Venue: Officina delle Arti, Reggio Emilia, Italy

 

-'12 Frame: presentati, mostrati, incorniciati! - group show – Bee-live and Bookmaker production

Venue: Officina delle Arti, Reggio Emilia, Italy

 

-'11 Quadri d'estate – group show

Artist/s: Elisa Bigi, Marius Burnhan, Lorenzo Di Lucido, Riccardo Freddi, Andrej Georgescu, Asako Hishiki, Nasim Honayar, Collettivo KK’S, Alessandro Martinelli, Enrico Minguzzi Valentina Perazzini, Manuel Portioli, Eldi Veizaj.

Venue: Spazio Gerra, Reggio Emilia, Italy

Link: https://archivio.spaziogerra.it/2011/05/01/quadri-destate/

 

 

Artist residencies:

-'16 In Electric field III, Craiova, Romania

 

 

Publications:

- KUNST forum:  nr 2 «Landskap» 2018

- KUNZT: episode 156 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wcQcrvnfdsA

 

 

Collections:

- Grieg Foundation, Os, Norway

- Municipal collection of Steinkjer, Norway

- Otetelisanu Foundation, Bucharest, Romania

- Municipal collection of Reggio nell'Emilia, Italy

 

 

Grants:

-'20 OCA Prosjektstotte

-'20 Bergen Kommune Prosjektstotte

-'17 NBK Prosjektstotte

-'17 Kulturrådet Diversestipend

-'16 Jakob Weidemann Minnestipend

-'16 Billedkunstnernes Vederlagsfond

-'15 Johannes Vinjum stipend 2015

-'15 Kulturrådet Diversestipend for nyutdannede kunstnere

-'15 Bergen Kommunes Etableringsstipend

-'13 Kulturrådet International project support – Cold Current

-'13 Bergen Kommune International project support – Cold Current

-'13 KHIB project support – Migration

 

 

Upcoming shows:

-'21 Galleri Ö, Bodø, Norway – solo show

-'21 Tinn Kunstforening_Rjukan Norway – solo show

-'21 Casa della Cultura Italo Calvino, Calderara di Reno, Bologna, Italy – solo show

-'21 Incontri, Chiesa di S.Carlo, Reggio Emilia, Italy – curatorial project