artivities

2010

STRANGER: Fei Jun Works (2010)
Artist: Fei Jun
Curated by: Feng Boyi
offiCina Beijing, Dec 18, 2010 – Jan 16, 2011, Tue-Sun 11am-6pm
Opening Reception: Saturday, Dec 18, 2010
Italian / English / 中文

FLASHBACKS OF AN ART PROJECT SPACE (2005-2009)
Artists: Anna Boggon, Chen Qingqing, Choi Byungkwan, Paolo Di Capua, Girolamo Marri, Wang Jianwei, Zhao Liang + a Selection of Italian Video Works
offiCina, May 27 through the end of September, 2010, Wed-Sun 11am-6pm
Opening reception: Wednesday, May 27, 2010
English / 中文

Sensitive City
The city of story bearers

Work by Studio Azzurro
Promoted by the Commission General of Italy for Shanghai World Expo 2010
Curated by offiCina Beijing
01 May - 30 June 2010
World Expo 2010, Shanghai, China
Italian Pavilion  
Italian / English / 中文

2009

Mise-en-scène
Artists: Debora Vrizzi, Wang Qingsong
offiCina, October 18-Dec 20, 2009, Tue-Sun 11am-6pm
Opening reception: Sunday, October 18, 2009, 5pm
English / 中文

Dependtendency
Girolamo Marri’s performance ‘Come have your picture taken standing on a westerner’ in collaboration with Rosario Scarpato and independent curator Cecilia Freschini during the opening ceremony of the exhibition ‘Dependtendency’.
Isola della Certosa, Venice, Saturday, June 6, 2009, 7-8pm
English / 中文

That Obscure Object of Desire
Artists: Kiran Kaur Brar, Alba D’urbano+Tina Bara, Liu Ding, Girolamo Marri, Meng Jin+Fang Er, Zhao Liang
offiCina, May 9 - September 13, 2009
Opening reception: Saturday, May 9, 2009, 5pm
English / 中文

Map Games: Dynamics of Change
International Visual Art and Architecture Exhibition
CAOS (Centro per le Arti Opificio Siri), Terni (Italy), March 28 - May 10, 2009
Press conference and preview of the exhibition: Saturday, March 28, 2009, 10.30am
Public opening: Saturday, March 28, 2009, from 12pm
Comunicato stampa / 新闻稿 / Press Release

Sottovoce
Painting, photography, video exhibition
Artists: Choi Byungkwan, Fang Zhenning, Fabio Massimo Iaquone, Oan Kyu, Tan Ping
offiCina, December 13, 2008 - April 26, 2009
Opening reception: Saturday, December 13, 2009, 4pm
English / 中文

2008

Map Games: Dynamics of Change
International Visual Art and Architecture Exhibition
Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery (UK), October 18, 2008 - January 4, 2009
Exhibition launch: Thursday, October 16, 2008, 6-8pm
English / 中文

Panorama Roma | Panorama Bologna
Video works by Italian multimedia artists ZimmerFrei
Italian Embassy Cultural Office, presentation and projection: Wednesday, October 22, 2008, 7pm
Italian / English / 中文

Girolamo Marri: Coffee Machines and Tea Cups
offiCina, September 28 - November 30, 2008
Opening and interactive installation: Sunday, September 28, 2008, 4-6pm
Italian / English / 中文

Nosolonapoli Day + Short Films on Art by Italian Director Pappi Corsicato
Tokyo Art Projects (Beijing), Friday, June 20, 2008, from 5pm
On the occasion of Naples Provincial Council for Tourism participation to BITE (Beijing Exhibition Center, June 19-21, 2008)

Map Games: Dynamics of Change
International Visual Art and Architecture Exhibition
Today Art Museum, Beijing (China), June 18- 28, 2008
Press conference and preview of the exhibition: Wednesday, June 18, 2008, 2-4pm
Public opening: Wednesday, June 18, 2008, 4-7pm
English / 中文

Private View
Photography and video exhibition

Artists: Liang Yue, Debora Vrizzi, Wang Jianwei, Xing Danwen, Yang Yong, Zhuang Hui
offiCina, April 5 - June 29, 2008
Opening reception: Saturday, April 5, 2008, 3pm
English / 中文

2007

Studio Azzurro: Il gesto si accorda al tempo
Percorso in video attraverso luoghi del Mediterraneo. Italian Embassy Cultural Office in Beijing, 24 Oct 19:00
Italian / English / 中文

Paolo Gioli: Thirty 50x60 Polaroids and Five Films
offiCina, 22 sept 2007- 27 jan 2008, opening reception sat 22 sept 17:00-24:00
Lecture on Paolo Gioli: Italian Embassy Cultural Office, 18 sept, 19:00
This solo exhibition is the first in China of the distinguished Italian experimental photographer and film-maker Paolo Gioli. It is promoted by offiCina with the funding of the Cultural Office of the Italian Embassy and is associated to DIAF® 2007 (Beijing ‘Dangdai International Art Festival’ ®) and Art Beijing.
English / 中文

Sensitive Environments - Interactive and Participative Works
Seminar about multimedia art group Studio Azzurro history and production. Today Art Museum, 1st Floor, Beijing, 5.7.2007, 5 pm. Within the framework of the Italian design exhibition ‘Milano Made in Design’.
English / 中文

True to Its Nature: video installation by Zhao Liang
Curated by offiCina in cooperation with Spazio Thetis during the 52nd Venice Biennial.
English / 中文

VI edition RomaDocFest Cinema Sala Trevi Rome, 25.5-2.6 2007, offiCina curates the Contemporary China Section presenting a focus on director and video artist Zhao Liang and a selection of documentaries by directors Yu Guangyi, Zhong Hua, Zhou Hao-Ji Jianghong. In cooperation with Sebastiano Bazzini and Zhang Xianmin (Beijing Film Academy).
Italian / English

Mindscapes:video and sound installations by Bianco-Valente / Mass
offiCina, 21 apr - 20 may, opening reception sat 21 apr 17:00
English / 中文

Subliminal messages: Oan Kyu’s painting, photography, video exhibition offiCina, 24 feb - 8 apr, opening reception sat 24 feb 17:00
Italian / English / 中文

2006

Il gelo / il fuoco, omissis: Paolo Di Capua’s sculpture and installation exhibition
offiCina, 25 nov - 29 dec,
opening reception sat 25 nov,
16:00 meet the artist,
Italian Embassy Cultural Office,
fri 24 nov, 19:00
Italian / English / 中文

Il video in tavola: 8 variazioni sul cibo
Venerdi’ 27 ottobre, 19:00 Ufficio Culturale dell’Ambasciata d’Italia a Pechino 2, San Li Tun Dong Er Jie, Chaoyang District, Beijing
Italian / 中文

Vesuvius: video works of Neapolitan artists
An intensive full immersion into Neapolitan video art through the video works of artists from the last generation: this is “Vesuvius.” Part of the Year of Italy in China, this exhibition project has Gigiotto Del Vecchio as curator, and is promoted by Antonella Basilico, Naples Province Councillor for Cultural Heritage, in cooperation with Naples Province Administration for Communitarian Politics. offiCina is in charge of the exhibition’s organization and communication. 30 Sept - 8 Oct, Mon-Sun 11:00-19:00, 798 Space. Opening 30 September 16:00
Italian / English / 中文

Neapolitan Landscape Paintings (Vedutismo) in Tianjin: a Journey through Landscape and Memory in the Art Collection of the Province of Naples
The exhibition, “A journey through landscape and memory in the art collection of the Province of Naples” offers a glimpse of ancient Naples through artworks directly emerging from the city’s past. The exhibition, promoted by Naples Provincial Government Councillor for Cultural Heritage Mrs Antonella Basilico in cooperation with the Administration for Communitarian Politics will enrich even more the activities taking place in the city of Tianjin on the occasion of the Year of Italy in China. Tianjin, Tianjin Museum, September 29 - October 27 , Tue-Sun 9:00-17:00, opening Friday 29 September 11:00
Italian / English / 中文

Il combattimento di Ettore e Achille (The Battle between Hector and Achilles)Studio Azzurro’s Video Art Installation at offiCina 22 - 25 June, opening 22 June 18:00 / Lecture by Fang Zhenning at Timezone 8 24 June 18:00
Italian / English / 中文

Interferences by Varvara Shavrova, Dashanzi International Art Festival, offiCina studio, April 29 - May 21, opening April 29 17:00-20:00
English / 中文

ELETTROSHOCK : The video in Italy from the 70's till today (1973-2006)
Supported by the Cultural Office of the Italian Embassy as part of the Year of Italy in China, by Cathay Pacific, Otim SpA, and promoted by offiCina in cooperation with the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing and the Guangdong Museum of Art in Guangzhou, ‘Elettroshock’ is a historical overview of Italian electronic art in the form of video: art, music, theatre, dance, documentary, and poetry. The program presents 90 video works by more than 80 authors, from the 1970's until today. The retrospective covers about 15 hours screening selected by curators Bruno Di Marino and Lara Nicoli in cooperation with Monica Piccioni and Rosario Scarpato. Central Academy of Fine Arts March 25-26 / April 1-2, Guangdong Museum of Art October 19-22.
Comunicato Stampa / 新闻稿 / Press Release
Programma / 放映计划

Annual cooperation with the magazine Beijing Youth Weekly (BQ) to interview Italian representatives from public and private, cultural and business organizations during the Year of Italy in China. The interviews are published each month on the last issue of the weekly all over the year.

2005

Organization and communication of Qing Qing’s installation works exhibition Secret Light, curated by Zhu Qi, Dayaolu Workshop-Ullens Foundation, Dashanzi Art District, Beijing

Partipation to the contemporary art group show Convergence curated by Feng Boyi with the video installation The Invisible City by Michael Najjar, Dayaolu Workshop- -Ullens Foundation, Dashanzi Art District, Beijing

Assistance to Chinese director Shen Xiaomin in promoting his documentary film “798” abroad ...more

Yang Fen’s video and photo exhibition, Dashanzi International Art Festival, offiCina Studio, Beijing

Exhibition of video and photography The Essence of Ink and Wash by Yang Fen, offiCina studio, Dashanzi International Art Festival, Beijing ...more

artour Continua. Collectors from the Italian contemporary art gallery Continua travelling to Beijing on the occasion of the opening of the gallery’s new space in China

Communication and public relation for the opening of Continua’s new space in Beijing

A Journey to the West: the West in the artworks of Chinese contemporary artists, lecture at Milan University

2004-2003
Selection of an artwork by the contemporary artist Zhu Wei to take part in the exhibition on rock culture at Palazzo delle Esposizioni in Rome

guangYIN: contemporary Chinese art group exhibition (photo, video and installation), Sala Gatti, Viterbo in 2003 and Sala1, Rome in 2004 ...more

   

artour: artists, curators and collectors tour to Beijing, Shanghai, Hangzhou

   

Selection of Chinese experimental videos at Invideo (International exhibition of Video Art and Cinema Beyond, Milan) and at Arcipelago International Festival of Short Films and New Images, Rome

Sweet2 Summer pARTy in cooperation with CAAW (Chinese Art Archives and Warehouse, Beijing) and the artists Bai Yiluo, Tie Ying, Chen Lingyang ...more

    

Selection of Italian Videos for the show +system, short videos from the World organized by BizArt Art Center, Shanghai (in cooperation with Arcipelago International Festival of Short Films and New Images, Rome

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