Silvio De Gracia

Silvio De Gracia was born on the 15 November 1973 in Junín, Buenos Aires, Argentina. He is writer, visual artist, performer, theoretical and independent curator. He works in performance, video, public art, installation, mail art and visual poetry.

His theory production includes articles and essays that have been published in specialized magazines, in different websites and books. He has presented his performances, conferences and projects of public art in Canada, Italy, Serbia, United Kingdom, Argentina, Bolivia, Uruguay, Cuba, Colombia and Chile. He’s one of the most active performance artist from Argentina; organizer, theoretical and researcher on performance art. He has been co-curator of the First International Biennial of Performance DEFORMES, in Santiago, Chile (2006) and “Performance Presente Futuro”, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (2008).

He has realized Performance Workshop with the Guatemalan artist Regina José Galindo. He is member of international staff of magazine Inter art actuel, a publication from Canada, specialized in performance and action art.  EscucharLeer fonéticamente Diccionario -Ver diccionario detalladowww.silviodegracia.com.ar

Exhibitions (selection)

2011

Direct Action – Screenings of performance on.for.at. video, Berlin, Germany

The Last Book, Aguilar Branch of the New York Public Library, NYC, USA

International Meeting of Action Art at the Pumarejo, Weber-Lutgen Gallery, Spain

 

2010

International Biennial of Performance Art - PerfoArNet, Bogotá, Colombia

Expanded Media Art Triennial, Student Cultural Centre, Belgrade, Serbia

ESCRITA NA PAISAGEM – Festival de Performance e Artes da Terra, Évora, Portugal

Contemporary Art Festival / EMERGENZA videoarte, Venezia, Italy

 

2009

Reliquaries of Empires Dust, Bereznitsky Gallery, Berlin, Germany

X Havana Biennial, Cuba

International Cycle of Performance Art - Lisbon, Portugal

 

2008

PERFOMEDIA – Rassegna Internazionale di Performance, Ponte Nossa, Italy

Ars in actio / perfo-festival, Student Cultural Centre, Belgrade, Serbia

LONDON BIENNALE, “Arrows” Project, London, UK.

 

2007

INPORT– International Video-Performance Art Festival, Tallinn, Estonia

CORPOLÍTICAS – 6th Meeting of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance & Politics (NY), Centro Cultural Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Argentina

BIENAL B, Porto Alegre / RS – Brazil

 

2006

NIVAF – Nagano International Video Art Festival, Japan

RIAP -Rencontre Internationale d’Art Performance de Québec, Canada

Photos

Walking with Duchamp (24 September, Aristotelous Square, Nikis Avenue & Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art
Walking with Duchamp (24 September, Aristotelous Square, Nikis Avenue & Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art
Walking with Duchamp (24 September, Aristotelous Square, Nikis Avenue & Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art
Walking with Duchamp (24 September, Aristotelous Square, Nikis Avenue & Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art
Walking with Duchamp (24 September, Aristotelous Square, Nikis Avenue & Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art

Untitled (12th Istanbul Biennial), 2011 Biennale de Lyon