Riccardo Giacconi

Riccardo Giacconi (Italy)

Riccardo Giacconi has studied fine arts at the IUAV University of Venezia. His work has been exhibited in various institutions, such as Grazer Kunstverein (Graz), ar/ge kunst (Bolzano), MAC (Belfast), WUK Kunsthalle Exnergasse (Vienna), FRAC Champagne-Ardenne (Reims), tranzitdisplay (Prague), Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo (Turin). He was artist-in-residence at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (Lausanne, Switzerland), Centre international d'art et du paysage (Vassivière, France), lugar a dudas (Cali, Colombia), MACRO Museum of Contemporary Art of Rome and Künstlerhaus Büchsenhausen (Innsbruck, Austria). He presented his films at several festivals, including the New York Film Festival, Venice International Film Festival, International Film Festival Rotterdam, Visions du Réel and FID Marseille, where he won the Grand Prix of the International Competition in 2015. He co-founded the collective listening festival Helicotrema and the audio storytelling studio Botafuego. He is Professor of the Practice at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University, Boston.


  • 2012: Indagaciòn sobre la forma de los milagros
    radiodocumentary, 61 min
  • 2011: In Forma Lucrurilor Care Trebuie Sa Vine
    in collaboration with Andrea Morbio and Daniele Zoico; 35 min
  • 2014: Entrelazado
    37 min
  • 2007: My grandmother reads the 21 “Theses on the concept of history” by Walter Benjamin
    35 min
  • 2013: Chi ha lottato con l’angelo resta fosforescente
    19 min
  • 2010: L’altra faccia della spirale
    18 min
  • 2009: La scena emisferica
    16 min
  • 2008: They gave us the land
    14 min
  • 2011: L'éternité par les astres
    10 min

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