PIPPO LIONNI - BIOGRAPHY

Pippo Lionni, was born in New York and has been living in Paris since the early eighties. His multicultural background and multidisciplinary education result in variety of activities and forms of expression such as big wall installations, projected animations and painting. He was awarded the distinction of « Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres » by French Ministry of culture in 2001.



PERSONAL EXHIBITIONS

Vecchie Cantine - Actionreaction Group and Abstraction in Action 2 / Gaiole in Chianti, Italy - 2017
Vecchie Cantine - Abstraction in Action 1 / Gaiole in Chianti, Italy - 2016
P! Gallery - Chronology 20160424 / 41°-74°- Pippo Lionni & Qasim Naqvi / New York - 2016
Casa dell'Ambiente - Pippo Lionni Big Paintings / Siena, Italy - 2015
Magazzino 1b - Fractured space / Prato, Italy- 2014
Westin House / Gustavsberg, Sweden - 2014
44 / Paris - 2014
Box202 - Lateralshift / Paris - 2011
Fleming Museum, UVM - Pippo Lionni / Burlington, VT - 2011
Hotlips - Art Action installation / Portland, Or - 2007
PNCA - Survival of Fittest / Portland, Or - 2005
Galerie Frédéric Giroux - Cosmos of Crises / Paris - 2004
Galerie Artcurial - AWOL / Paris - 2003
Espace Modem - Aftermath / Paris - 2003
Galerie Frédéric Giroux - Primetime / Paris - 2002
La Cambre - Throwings heads / Bruxelles - 2001
Galerie Franck Bordas - Schizoman / Paris - 2001
Brownstone Foundation - Truth is exile / Paris - 2001
Karel de Grote-Hogeschool - Revolution of the species / Antwerp - 2000



GROUP EXHIBITIONS

Palazzo Comunale - A Cavallo dell'Anno / Siena Italy - 2015
Santa Maria della Scala - "Verso" - settimana di arte e architettura contemporanea / Siena Italy - 2015
The Karl and Helen Burger Gallery - Librartis, Curated by Fabio Mazzieri / Union, New Jersey - 2015
Teckningsmuseet - Prime Matter / Laholm, Sweden - 2015
Inner Room - Arte dell’Architettura, Pippo Lionni – Carlo Nepi - Un’amicizia / Siena Italy- 2015
Bernard Jacobson Gallery - January Mixed Show / London - 2014
Un bal a Pascani / Pascani, Romania - 2011
Fiat Champs Elysées / Paris - 2010
Caszuidas - Re-Animation / Amsterdam - 2010
Columbia University - Visions in New York City / New York - 2009
Macy's - Art Under Glass Exhibition / New York - 2007
Max lang - Material Culture / New York - 2007
Atelier Bordas / Paris - 2005
Un vrai bonheur - amovie by didier Caron / Paris - 2005
Museum on the Seam - traveling exhibition “Coexistence” / Berlin, Copenhagen, Zurich... - 2002
Israel Museum - The Suitcases exhibition / Jerusalem - 2002
Centre Georges Pompidou - Design: carrefour de la création / Paris - 2001
Israel Museum / Jerusalem - 2000
Potlatch, dérives / Montpellier - 2000
Passage de Retz - Le passage du siècle / Paris - 1999



SCREENINGS

Where2Now - interactive art animation, coded by Julien Bayle, produced by Videospread and Connecting Cities. Premiered on Nov. 2nd at Pavillon M, and presented during the opening night of The Festival des Instants Vidéo on Nov. 7th at La Friche la Belle de Mai / Marseille, France and Amber Platform / Istanbul, Turkey - 2013
Big screen, Federation Square, Melbourne, Australia - 2011
Streaming Museum - Big Screen Plaza / New York - 2011
Youtube : 200 000 hits / UN1325, 2010, animation, 00.58 / 2010
Souvenirs from Earth - Chaine Tv du cable / Texas5, Linerunner, Freneticology 1, Roads / 2010
Festival Paris Quartier d'été - La Maison Rouge (12e) et Le Montfort (15e) / Perpetuation, Hurtingman, Lovespace, Mobilesdoit, Tankedout, Handism, Thinklessdomore, Andpractical / Paris - 2010
Slott Gallery - Les Branleuses / Viruswiggle, Lovespaces, Mobilesdoit, Urbanopolos, Texas5, Andpractical, Freneticology 1 / Paris - 2010



SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Centre Georges Pompidou / Paris
Bibliothèque Nationale de France / Paris
Rochester Institute of Technology / USA



SELECTED PROFESSORSHIPS, LECTURES, EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS, PRESENTATIONS

Fleming Museum, UVM - lecture / Burlington, VT - 2011
PechaKucha presentation Fleming Museum / Burlington, VT - 2010
École des beaux-arts de Beaune - workshop / 2010
Fashion Institute of Technology - lecture / New York - 2008
Boisbuchet, Vitra Design Museum - workshops / 2007
Platform 21, Le Paris Lounge - lecture / Amsterdam - 2007
École Nationale des Arts Decoratif, Board of Directors / 1999-2006
École Nationale Supérieure de Création Industrielle / Paris
- Director diploma year 1996-98
- Advisory Board 1993-98
- Section Director, industrial design 1991-1994
French Ministère de l'Industrie, creation of a graduate research in organization design / 1994-95
Politecnico d'architettura / Milan - 1993
École de la Cambre / Bruxelles, Belgium - 1993-95
Bilkent University / Ankara - 1993
University of Industrial Arts of Helsinki (UIAH) / Finland - 1992
INCSID / San José, USA, 1992
International public art symposium / Birmingham - 1990
Parsons School / Paris - 1986-91