Chiara Giovando

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CHIARA GIOVANDO

4206 N. Montana Ave, Portland OR, 97217. +01 505.603.4466


EDUCATION

MFA, California Institute of the Arts, Los Angeles, CA

BFA, San Francisco Art Institute, New College of California, San Francisco, CA,


AWARDS

2016 - Artist Residency with Varda Art Residency, Sausalito, CA

2015 - Curator in Residence at Disjecta, Portland, OR

2014 - FOCA (Fellows of Contemporary Art) Curators Lab Award

2013 - DIVA award from Danish arts Council

2012 - Fellowship Award with René Block at 44 Møen, Denmark


EXPERIENCE

2015 - 2016 - Curator in Residence, Disjecta Contemporary Art Center, Portland OR.

2014 - 2016 - Director - Thousand Points of Light, artists residency, Joshua Tree, CA.

2012 - 2015 - Director - Human Resources L.A., a non-profit arts space, Los Angeles, CA.

2012 - 2013 - Director of Outreach - 18th Street Arts Center, Santa Monica, CA.


FILMS & ALBUMS

2016 - Die Harder, solo LP 38 min., HD video 16 min.

2014 - Producer, Camel Collective, REDCAT Gallery, Los Angeles, HD Video and installation

2010 - Producer, The Struggle Agains Ourselves, Jesse Jones, 16mm Film, 33 min.

2012 - Producer, Ming Wong’s Making China Town, HD Video, installation

2011 - Director, Writer, Archaic Smile, SD video, 11 min.

2010 - Director, Writer, This Love, HD video, 39 min.

2008 - Director, Writer, Proud Flesh, SD video, 36 min.

2008 - Proud Flesh, LP with Jenny Graf, Ehse Records, Baltimore MD

2005 - Enter the Cotton Ring, LP with Jenny Graf, Ehse Records, Baltimore MD


CURATORIAL


2016

Curator - The Music That Makes Us, with Portland State University Social Practice Department and Harrell Fletcher, Disjecta Contemporary Art Center, Portland OR.

Curator - A Mortal Song, with Caley Feeney and Tori Wrånes, Disjecta Contemporary Art Center, Portland OR.

Curator - Contact Expo, with DLS Solution, Disjecta Contemporary Art Center, Portland OR.


2015

Curator - Byron Westbrook’s Interval/Habitat, Disjecta Contemporary Art Center, Portland OR.

Curator - The Book of Scores, group show, Disjecta Contemporary Art Center, Portland OR.

Curator - TBA Festival, MPA Nothing To You, Portland Institute of Contemporary Art, Portland OR.

Curator - OUTSIDE MUSEUM, with TPL, PMOA and Neil Doshi, Joshua Tree, CA.

Curator - In Search of an Author, group show, U.K.S., Oslo Norway, with Andrew Berardini.

Publication - In Search of an Author, Act I.


2014

Curator - The Third Ear, FOCA, group show, Los Angels, CA.

Curator - Three White Soldiers, Anders Paulin and Johan Forsman, TPL, Joshua Tree, CA.


2013

Co-Founder - L.A.C.C. (Los Angeles Critique Club), Los Angeles, CA.

Curator - Rage and Patience, Rasmus Røhling, Human Resources L.A., Los Angeles, CA.

Curator - Interval / Habitat, Byron Westbrook, Human Resources L.A., Los Angeles, CA.

Curator - Hammer Without a Master; Henning Christiansen’s Archive, 44 Møen, Denmark.

Publication - FLIM FLAM FLIX FLUXUM, sculptural publication including LPs made for archives.

Curator - Monte Cristo, Math Bass & Leidy Churchman, Human Resources L.A., Los Angeles, CA.

Publication - Social Practice in Questions, Bill Kelley Jr.

Symposium - International Boondocks, in participation with Ceci N’est Pa and CalArts.


2012

Curator - Gap, Mark, Sever and Return, group show, Human Resources L.A., Los Angeles, CA.

Curator in Residence - Alicja Kwade, Kunsthal 44 Møen with René Block, Denmark.

Curator in Residence - Kimsooja, Kunsthal 44 Møen with René Block, Denmark.\

Curator in Residence - Capitalist Realism, Kunsthal 44 Møen with René Block, Denmark.

Producer / Editor - 10-Day Performance of the Successes and Failures of Consensus, part of Pacific Standard Time (PST) in collaboration with The Getty and Human Resources, Los Angeles, CA.

Producer - Ming Wong: Making of Chinatown, Ming Wong, REDCAT Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.

Performance Curator - Murals and Print, Fiona Connor, Various Small Fires, Venice Beach, CA.

Curator - Time Bodies, Zack Sharron, Human Resources L.A., Los Angeles, CA.


2011

Co-Producer / Co-Curator - CalArts Plays Itself, group show, PACT Zollverein, Essen Germany.

Producer - The Struggle Against Ourselves, Jesse Jones, REDCAT Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.

Curator - Sound Structures; Listening and Seeing, with Calder Quartet, Steve Turner Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA.


2010

Assistant Curator to Clara Kim, REDCAT Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.

Curator - Two Faces, James Benning, Steve Turner Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA.


2009

Co-Director - High Zero Festival, annual festival of experimental music, Baltimore, MD.

Curator - Tony Conrad and Dan Conrad, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD.


2008

Producer - Teenage Lontano, Marina Rosenfeld, 2008 Whitney Biennial, New York, NY.

Founder / Programmer - Tarantula Hill, artist space for Art and Music, Baltimore, MD.


2007

Curator - DEATHFOLDS, C.F. & Erin Womak, Mountain Fold Gallery, New York, NY.

Curator - Pupils, Asa Osborn & Daniel Higgs, Mountain Fold Gallery, New York, NY.

Curator - Charles St. Bridge, public art group show as part of Artscape, Baltimore, MD.


2005

Producer / Performer - Emotional Orchestra, Marina Rosenfeld, Tate Modern, London England.

Curator, Emotional Orchestra, Marina Rosenfeld, The Lab, San Francisco, CA.


2004

Producer - Sheer Frost Orchestra, Marina Rosenfeld, Whitney Museum, New York, NY.

Organizer / Performer - Deer Raindrop, Deitch Project, New York, NY.


2001

Curator - Street Sheet, group show, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA.

Curator - Sound Structures, performance, The Lab, San Francisco CA.

Curator - Sound Structures, performance, Southern Exposure, San Francisco CA.

Curator - Sound Structures, performance, The Luggage Store, San Francisco CA.


TEACHING

2016 - Graduate Mentor, Pacific Northwest College of Art

2015 - Site Works, Working with Site Oslo National Academy of the Arts, Tromsø campus

2012 - International Boondocks, California Institute of the Arts, France and U.S.