Nico Angiuli

Nico Angiuli is a visual artist, performer and film director. Since 2006 has collaborated with Stalker/ON and Ilmotorediricerca on trans-border projects between Italy, Albania, Spain and Greece. In 2011 he starts to develop a series of sculptures, photos and performances, Incarnatio Duabus Rotis Rotatis, based on the private sketchbooks of the artist Pino Pascali.
Since 2009, Angiuli is working on labor related issues represented in projects as Ma Vai a Lavorare! (performance, Venice 2009); The Tiles Are Intentions (collective performance, Venice 2010); The Tools’ Dance (videoarchive of agricultural gestures, 2010 – 2017). The Tools’ Dance – Collective performance was presented live at Fabbrica del Vapore in Milan, curated by Martina Angelotti (60′, 2017, prod. MiBAC – Italian Ministry of Culture and Care/of ). In his projects he invites workers, dancers, philosophers, scientists, students, machines.
In 2019, has been granted the 3rd edition of the Italian Council Prize, for the creation of The Human Tools: a large round video-installation which reflects on what a robot is, relating ancient and modern forms of slavery to Artificial Intelligence and robots. Angiuli in the 2020 has been granted by Cantica21 an italian prize organized by MiBACT & MAECI; he also has been invited by the Onassis Foundation to work between Athens and Berlin through the 2020-2021 in the frame of EMARE European Media Art Platform.
He has been in residency, among others, at Cittadellarte – Fondazione Pistoletto (Biella, Italy 2019); BAU project (Bozen, Italy 2018); Dena Foundation (Paris, France 2016); ArtOMI (NY, US 2015); Villa Ruffieux (Sierre, Switzerland 2014); Centro Negra (Blanca, Spain 2012); Bevilacqua La Masa (Venice, Italy 2011).
His films and artworks have been presented at the 16th Rome Quadriennale; at the 2nd Biennal of Kiev in Ukraine; several times at the MART Museum in Rovereto, Italy; at Sandretto Re Rebaudengo Foundation in Turin, Italy; the National Theatre in Tirana and at Pino Pascali Museum in Italy; also several occasions at the Bozar Museum in Bruxelles. Angiuli has been nominated with his project Contraintre for the Visible Award (2017) and to the VIII edition of the German-Italian VAF Prize( 2019).