Galleria Continua
San Gimignano
Beijing
Les Moulins
Habana

Born in Florence in 1982.

2011 Winner of the “Premio Cairo”, Milan, Italy
2010 Winner of the “Talent Prize”, Rome, Italy
2008 Winner of the “Premio Terna” Gigawatt category, Rome, Italy

Study and Teaching

2011

The Perfume of Light, Syracuse University in Florence


2008

Desire, i nostri desideri Officina Giovani, Prato, Assessorato alla Cultura e Politiche Giovanili del Comune di Prato


2007

Experience-Observation-Immagination, incontri con gli studenti degli Istituti Superiori, 
Assessorato alla Cultura e Politiche Giovanili, Pistoia


2005

f/0.8 Foto, video e singolarità ottiche da un workshop di Giovanni Ozzola, Officina Giovani, Prato, Assessorato alla Cultura e Politiche Giovanili del Comune di Prato


Solo Exhibitions

2017

Relitti e Camere con stelle, curated by David Ferri, Untitled Association- Lynchen, Berlin, Germany

2016

Scars, Smac Gallery, Stellenbosch, Cape Town, South Africa

Giovanni Ozzola, Smac Gallery, Stellenbosch, Cape Town, South Africa

Cercando nella notte persa, Spazio 9Aposa, Bologna, Italy 

Adrift, District 6 Museum, Cape Town, South Africa

Sistemi di realtà, cureted by Ilaria Mariotti, Sms, Pisa, Italy

2015

Giovanni Ozzola, Hazard Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa

Dove nasce il vento, Gazelli Art House, London,

2013

LA THÉORIE DES COMÈTES, Galleria Continua, Beijing, China

Giovanni Ozzola, Gazelli Art House, Baku, Azerbaijan


Giovanni Ozzola, Flash Art Event, Palazzo , Milano, Italy

2012

Routes  and Stars, Galleria Continua, San Gimignano, Italy

Geografie della Mente, Società   Geografica Italiana, Villa Celimontana, Rome, Italy

Castaway Depot: 41° 7’ 31’’ N 16° 52’ 0’’ E – In a sentimental mood, Doppelganger, Bari, Italy

Genealogia #2, cureted by Ludovico Pratesi, Galleria FuoriCampo, Siena, Italy

2011

Naufragio, curated by Ludovico Pratesi, Centro Arti Visive Pescheria, Pesaro, Italy

Settecento, Galleria Continua, San Gimignano, Italy


Vena, Cecchi Arte, Cantine Cecchi, Castellina in Chianti, Italy

2010

On the Edge, curated by Elena Forin, Elgiz Museum, Istanbul, Turkey

2009

Recollection in time, curated by Marco Nember, A3M Brixia bv, Amsterdam, The Netherlands 

Rencontres lors d’une promenade nocturne, curated by Florian Matzner and Alberto Salvadori, Villa Bardini, Florence, Italy

Giovanni Ozzola, curated by Elisa del Prete, Fabio Tiboni Arte Contemporanea, Bologna, Italy

After the rain, curated by Ines Musumeci Greco, Loto Arte, Rome, Italy

2008

Giovanni Ozzola - video works, curated by Michiyo Miyake, Waseda University of Tokyo, Department of Arts and letters, Tokyo, Japan

Light, Special Project for Leon Bianco, Pisa, Italy

Omnia Munda Mundis, Special Project for Castello di Ama, Gaiole in Chianti, Italy

2007

Twice / hold me tight I’m in love of it, curated by Pietro Gaglianò, Viper Theatre, Florence, Italy

Giovanni Ozzola, Sala della Palazzina di Forte Belvedere, Florence, Italy


Art First, Palazzo Re Enzo, Bologna, Italy

2006

In a Sentimental Mood, Galleria Continua, San Gimignano, Italy

2004

Giovanni Ozzola, curated by Pier Luigi Tazzi, Dryphoto Arte Contemporanea, Prato, Italy

Group Exhibitions

2016

Re-Birth, curated by Fabrice Bousteau, Abu Dhabi Art, Abu Dhabi 

Teoria della Nuvola, curated by David Ferri, Galleria Marcolini, Forlì, Italy

L’Armonia del bianco, Les Maison de Judith, Courmayeur, Italy 

The Earth and Ever After, Sac, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

You + Me= US, Galleria Continua, La Habana, Cuba

2015

Cinema Fausto – Y se hizo la luz, Galleria Continua Prado y Colon, Habana Vieja, Cuba

The approach, Gazelli Art House, London, Uk

More Spaces, Palazzo Pigorini, Parma, Italy

Follia Continua ! Le Centequatre- Paris, Paris, France

Tu dois changer ta vie, curated by Fabrice Bousteau, Lille 3000, Lille, France

Landeasky: revisiting spatiality in video, curated by Kim Manchan Guandong Museum of Art, Guangzhou Rpc Adam, site specific, Scicli, Italy

2014

On Anther Scale, curated by Ricardo Sardenberg, Galleria Continua, San Gimignano, Italy

Geografie, curated by Alexandra Gracco Kopp and Giulia Giovanardi, Festival attraversamenti, Ostuni, Italy


Scenario di Terra, Mart Rovereto, Italy

Italianische Kunst Heute, Fondation VAF, Stadtgalerie, Kiel, Germany


LANDSEASKY, tour exhibition: MAAP, Seoul, Korea; OCT Contemporary Art, Terminal,Shanghai, China; MAAP Space, Griffith University Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia


Posizioni attuali dell’arte italiana, premio artistico Fondazione VAf- VI edition, 
( touring exhibition), Schaufler Foundation –Schauwerk Sindelfingen/ Stadtgalerie Kiel, Germany; Palazzo Penna, Perugia, Italy

 

2013

Paraphernalia, De Garage, Cultuurcentrum Mechelen, Belgium

Giovanni Ozzola's Art Factory Workshop, Dynamo Camp, San Marcello Pistoiese (Pt), Italy

Der Blitz. Il/Naturale, Galleria Civica G. Segantini, Arco, Italy

Quartiers D'été De La Collection Bernard Magrez, La Villa Les Roches Brunes, Dinard, France

Un Luogo Aperto, Galleria D'arte Moderna E Contemporanea Raffaele De Grada, San Gimignano, Italy

Rêves De Venise, Institut Culturel Bernard Magrez, Bordeaux, France

Acqua. Arte Contemporanea, Historical Greenhouses (Balestri, Cioncolini, Trenti), Montevarchi, Italy


Acqua. Arte Contemporanea, Historical Greenhouses (Balestri, Cioncolini, Trenti), Montevarchi, Italy


Past Forward. Conservare Memoria-Produrre Realtà, Cav - Centro Arti Visive Di Pietrasanta, Italy

Pen To Paper,  Al Madad Foundation- Athr Gallery, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia


Incontro, Tenuta dello Scompiglio, Capannori ( Lucca), Italy

Premio artisti Frescobaldi, Fondazione Stelline, Milan, Italy

2012

Osservazione della natura in stato di quiete. L'opera tra aura e condivisione, Museo Marino Marini, Florence, Italy


Italians do it better, Gazelli Art House, London, Uk

ElementS, LU MI Project, Palazzo Montoro, RomE, Italy


Rapporto Confidenziale, Museo Pecci Milano, Milan, Italy


Cartabianca_firenze, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea di Villa Croce, Genova, Italy

Officina Italia 2. Nuova creatività italiana, CRAB Centro Ricerca Accademia di Brera - Ex chiesa di San Carpoforo, Italy

2011

12° Premio Cairo, Museo della Permanente, Milan, Italy

It never happens again, Galleria Continua, Beijing, China


Talenti emergenti, CCCS – Centro di Cultura Contemporanea Strozzina, Palazzo Strozzi, Florence, Italy


DOVE FINISCE IL DESTINO? Alogità dell’esistenza, Teatro Valle, Rome, Italy


Arte e Movimento: Visioni Urbane, curated by Ludovico Pratesi, Audi Zentrum, Rome, Italy 

Moving, Dryphoto, Prato, Italy

Nuova creatività italiana (Officina Italia 2), Centro Civico Baraccano, Bologna, Italy; ALT Arte Lavoro e Territorio, Alzano Lombardo, Italy


Disappearance, curated by Gaia Serena Simionati, Maraya Art Centre, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates


Il giardino segreto, Museo Archeologico di Santa Scolastica, Bari, Italy


Fotografabilly, Anna Clemente Interior Designer – Dino Morra Arte Contyemporanea, Naples, Italy


Meriggio a Carignano, curated by Ludovico Pratesi, Villa il Console, Carignano, Italy

2010

Sphère, Galleria Continua/Le Moulin, Boissy-le-Châtel, France

Talent prize 2010, curated by Nicoletta Zanelli, Museo Centrale Montemartini, Rome, Italy

Made in Filandia, special project, La Filanda, Pieve a Presciano, Italy

Linguaggi e sperimentazioni, MART Rovereto, Rovereto, Italy


China Purple, No Soul For Sale, ViaFarini – Tate Modern – Turbine Hall Bridge, London, Uk

A World within the World – Un Mondo dentro il Mondo curated by Julia Trolp, Milan, Italy

Niente da vedere tutto da vivere, curated by Lorenzo Bruni, Eventi paralelli XIV Biennale Internazionale di Scultura di Carrara, Istituto del Marmo Pietro Tacca, Carrara, Italy

L’unico / The only one, Studio Tommaseo, Trieste, Italy


Very late at night, Neon>Campobase, Bologna, Italy


8 minuti dal sole, 1 minuto dalla luna, curated by Alessandro Romenini, LU.C.C.A, Lucca, Italy

2009

Sensibili Energie, curated by Alberto Salvadori, GCAMC, Arezzo, Italy


The Difference, curated by Vincente VerlŽ, Centre d’Art Bastille, Grenoble, France


La Fioritura del Bambù, ViaFarini DOCVA, Milan, Italy


Il Cielo in una stanza, curated by Andrea Bruciati, GC.AC, Monfalcone, Italy


P.T 01, Chelsea Art Museum, New York City, United States 


Rites de passage, curated by Pier Luigi Tazzi, Schunck-Glaspaleis, Herleen, The Netherlands


Spheres, Galleria Continua/Le Moulin, Boissy-le-Châtel, France


Espansione (mobile), curated by Marta Casati, Neon>Campobase, Bologna, Italy

Loop, curated by Pier Luigi Tazzi, Neon>Campobase, Bologna, Italy

2008

BADBOYS, Bande e Tribù della Città Contemporanea, project by Pietro Gaglianò, Parco e Castello dell’Acciaiolo, Scandicci, Italy


Arrivi e Partenze. Italia. Artisti al di sotto dei 35 anni curated by Alberto Fiz  e Walter Gasperoni, Mole Vanvitelliana, Ancona, Italy

Italiani in vacanza, curated by Pier Luigi Tazzi, Casa Masaccio, San Giovanni Valdarno, Arezzo, Italy

P.T 01, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome, Italy 


Paesaggio Italiano, curated by Ludovico Pratesi, LUISS Guido Carli, Rome, Italy


Zoom Arte, curated by Pietro Gaglianò, Teatro Studio Scandicci, Florence, Italy


Eppi femili, curated by Pietro Gaglianò, Teatro Studio Scandicci, Florence, Italy

U30 video arte, curated by Camilla Toschi and Leonardo Bigazzi, Florence, Italy


Italian Genius Now, Museo Pecci, Seoul, Tokyo, Taipei, New Delhi, South Korea, Japan, China, India

2007

Francesco Ozzola – Giovanni Ozzola, curated by Sergio Risaliti, Quarter relocated, Florence, Italy


Elisabeth Aro - Giovanni Ozzola, Spazio Punctum, Rome, Italy

2006

Scirocco, curated by William Meusburger, nominator Pier Luigi Tazzi e Antonio Catelani, Künstlerhaus Palais Thurn und Taxis, Bregenz, Austria

2005

Gemine muse, curated by Stefano Pezzato, Museo di Pittura Murale San Domenico, Prato, Italy


Guardami, Percezione del video, curated by Lorenzo Fusi, Palazzo delle Papesse, Siena, Italy


in-visibile in-corporeo, curated by Pier Luigi Tazzi, MAN Museo d’Arte, Nuoro, Italy


Videodrome, video immagine realtà, curated by Matteo Chini, Elettro, Florence / Museo Laboratorio, Città S.Angelo, Italy


2004

Museo Pecci Progetto Collezione, curated by Daniel Soutif e Samuel-Fuyumi Namioka, project room, Museo Pecci, Prato, Italy


Uscita Pistoia, curated by Samuel Fuyumi Namioka, Uscita Pistoia, Pistoia, Italy


2003

Happiness. A survival guide for art and life, curated by David Elliott e Pier Luigi Tazzi, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan


Let's give a chance, BASE progetti per l’arte, Florence, Italy


Working Insider, curated by Sergio Risaliti, Stazione Leopolda, Spazio Alcatraz, Florence, Italy


2002

Soirées, project by Pier Luigi Tazzi curated by Lorenzo Bruni, Fondazione Lanfranco Baldi, Pelago, Italy


Spread in Prato, curated by Pier Luigi Tazzi, Dryphoto, Prato, Italy


Via Pal, Il confine delle notti, curated by Fabio Cavallucci, Galleria Civica di Arte Contemporanea, Trento, Italy 

Stop-videoplace, curated by Sergio Risaliti, Parterre, Florence, Italy


House Party, project by Pier Luigi Tazzi, Blodot, Florence, Italy



2001

Networking, curated by Bruno Corà, Sergio Risaliti e Pier Luigi Tazzi, Monsummano, Livorno, Prato e Siena, Italy


Faces in Places, Galleria Biagiotti, Florence, Italy


Rotte metropolitane 3, curated by Pier Luigi Tazzi, Studio Cassiopea, Florence, Italy


2000

Finale di Partita. Endgame. Fin de partie, curated by Pier Luigi Tazzi, Florence, Italy


1999

Idee che cambiano le cose dell’arte, La Corte Arte Contemporanea, Florence, Italy


First, Studio Marangoni, Florence, Italy


Awards

2011

Premio Cairo

2010

Primo Talent Prize

2008

Premio Terna per l’ Arte Contemporanea, Categoria Gigawatt

2007

Seat Pagine Gialle, Regione Toscana 

Periodicals

2011

Marc Lenot, La substance de la lumière, Le Monde, May, 2011

Maria Luisa Prete, Segnali di luce, Inside Art, October, 2010

2010

Maria Luisa Prete, Segnali di luce, Inside Art, October, 2010

2009

Pietro Gagliano, Sentire con la luce in Arte e Critica n°61, December 2009


Marco Pierini, Giovanni Ozzola , in Arte, n° 417, May 2009


Veronica Caciolli, Collezione al Castello di Ama, in Segno, n°223, February 2009


Andrea Ruggieri, Ozzola da Loto Arte, in Arte e Rome, n°18, February 2009


2008

Marco Mazzi, Tre personali alla Waseda University di Tokyo, in Arte e Critica, n° 57, December 2008

Lorenzo Bruni, Italiani in vacanza, in Flash Art, n° 269, April 

Veronica Caciolli, Italiani in vacanza, in Segno, n° 218, March 2008 

Giancarlo Politi, Dizionario della giovane arte Italiana, in Flash Art, n° 268, February2008


Ilaria Mariotti, Il progetto Cecchi Arte, in Arte e Critica, n° 57, December 2008


Ilaria Mariotti, Giovanni Ozzola, in Arte e Critica, n° 57, December 2008


Renato Diez, Art Basel. Cosa compro con 40mila euro?, in Arte, n° 417, May 2008


2006

Marco Mazzi, Natura/Sogno/Materia, appunti su Giovanni Ozzola, in Arte e Critica, n° 46, April 2006


2005

Gabi Scardi, (In)visibile (In)corporeo, in Flash Art, n° 254, October ,2005

2003

Vittorio Curzel, 3 Domande sulla videoarte, in Work art in progress, n° 5, April 2003

2002

Mariella Rossi, Il confine delle notti, in Work art in progress, n° 2, July 2002