David Casini
Born in Montevarchi (Tuscany) Lives and works in Faenza RA (Italy) and Geneva (Switzerland)
Studies 1992-1997 Diploma - Academy of Fine Arts, Florence (Italy)


Solo exhibitions
2012 Analix Forever Gallery, Geneva (Switzerland) Back home, Spazio Morris, Milan (Italy)
2010 Show Off, Paris (France) Galerie Analix Forever, Geneva (Switzerland)
2008 Krystallòs, Galleria Car Project, Bologna (Italy)
2007 Mar, Museo D'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Ravenna (Italy) Curated byDaniela Lotta
2006 Analix Forever Gallery, Geneva (Switzerland); Galleria T293, Naples (Italy)
2005 Present Future, Artissima, Turin (Italy)
2004 Analix Forever Gallery, Geneva (Switzerland)
2003 Galleria T293, Naples (Italy); Duplex Gallery, Geneva (Switzerland) Curated by Boris Magrini
2001 Galleria T293, Naples (Italy)


Group exhibitions
2012 Scope Art Fair 2012, Bâle, Galerie Analix forever
The Mediterranean Approach, MAC Musée d'Art Contemporain, Marseille (France)

2011
The Mediterranean Approach, curated by A. von Furstenberg, A. Daneri, T. Ollat, Palazzo Zenobio, Venezia (Italy)
Oceanomania: souvenirs des mers mysterieuses, project by Mark Dion, Nouveau Musée National de Monaco (Monaco)

2010
Portraits de Collectionneurs, curated by Jocelyne et Fabrice Petignat, Muro Galerie, Geneva (Switzerland)
No soul for sale a Festival of Independents, curated by Viafarini Milano, Tate Modern, London (United Kingdom)
Celebration, curated by Dimitrios Antonitsis, Museum A. Mylona, Athens (Greece)

2009
Festa Mobile, Miki e Max, Bologna (Italy) Curated by Antonio Grulli and Davide Ferri.
Fuori Registro, curated by E. Zanella - A. Castiglioni - L. Giuranna, MIDeC, Cerro di Laveno IT
Spacioux, curated by M. Alfero - P. Gallio - D. Lotta, Lambretto Art Project, Milan (Italy)
Qui è l'altrove, curated by Francesca Referza and Francesco Poli, Palazzo De Sanctis, Castelbasso (Italy)
Oltre lo specchio, curated by Adriana Rispoli - Eugenio Viola, Istituto Italiano di Cultura, Belgrade (Serbia)
Nouvelle Vague!, 24 Festival International de Mode & de Photographie 2009 curated by K. Van Assche, Hyeres (France)
A for di pelle, curated by Andrea Bruciati, Depot GC AC, Palazzetto Veneto di Monfalcone (Italy)

2008
Focus on Contemporary Italian Art, curated by Gianfranco Maraniello, Nuove Acquisizioni MAMBO, Bologna (Italy)
Nothing but sculpture, curated by Francesco Poli, XIII Biennale Internazionale, Carrara (Italy)
Soft Cell, Dinamiche nello spazio in Italia', curated by A. Bruciati, Galleria Comunale d’ Arte Contemporanea, Monfalcone (Italy)
Collectors 2, La Collezione Renato Alpegiani' curated by Andrea Busto, Il Filatoio, Caraglio (CU) (Italy)
Notebook Numero Zero, curated by M. Alfero - D. Lotta, Galleria NEON>FDV, Milano (Italy)
Stultifera Navis: La nave dei Folli, curated by Andrea Bruciati – Marco Tagliafero, Bergamo (Italy)

2007
Deutsche Bank Collection, curated by F. Boehm, F. Hutte, C.Schicktanz, Deuutsche Bank, Milan (Italy)

2006
Everything is Wrong, curated by Antonia Donze-Van Saanen, Kunsthalle Palazzo, Liestal (Switzerland)
Il Marmo è Nobile, curated by Guido Molinari, with Mat Collishaw, Galleria Nicola Ricci, Pietrasanta (Italy)
Los Caprichos, curated by Viola Emaldi, Galleria Rizziero Arte, Pescara (Italy)
Radio (Live Internet Broadcast of sound Pieces), www.surinternet.org Curated by Joelle Flumet, Jérome Leuba, Laura Solari & Dasei

2005
Odiseadio tra Tempo, curated by Charlotte Mailler, Peter Kilchmann Gallery, Zurich (Switzerland)
Napoli Presente, curated by Lorand Hegyi, PAN Palazzo delle Arti Napoli, Naples (Italy)
Padiglione Out of Biennale, curated by Guido Molinari, Trevi Flash Art Museum, Trevi (Italy)
Ask the Dust, curated by Daniela Lotta, Museo Carlo Zauli, Faenza (Italy)
The Simple Life, curated by Dimitrios Antonitsis, Secondary School, Hydra (Greece)
Il Punto d'Estensione, curated by Guido Molinari, Galleria Arge Kunst, Bolzano (Italy)
FEMME(S), curated by Adelina Von Furstenberg, Musee de Carouge, Geneva (Switzerland)

2004
The Black Album, Maureen Paley Interim Art Gallery, London GB
CON CURA, Curated by Daniela Lotta, Galleria Comunale D'Arte Molinella, Museo Carlo Zauli, Faenza (Italy)

2003
Assenze/Presenze: Une nouvelle génération d'artistes italiens, curated by E.Lambion, Le Botanique, Bruxelles (Belgium)
Moto a Luogo, curated by Saretto Cincinelli, Rocca di Carmignano, Carmignano (Italy)
Tracce di un Seminario, curated by A. Vettese - Giacinto Di Pietrantonio, Giulio Paolini, ViaFarini, Milano (Italy)
De l’autre Cote des Alpes, curated by Charlotte Mailler, Galleria Biagiotti Arte Contemporanea, Firenze (Italy)
WORKING, curated by Sergio Risaliti, Ex Meccanotesile, Firenze (Italy)

2002
Spazio Aperto Al Disegno, curated by D.Auregli, C.Bertola, R.Daolio, C.Marra, C.Spadoni, A.Vaccari, P.Weiermair, Galleria D'Arte Moderna, Bologna (Italy) 
Italian boys, curated by Stefano Arienti, Analix Forever Gallery, Geneva (Switzerland)

2001
Such a Joy, curated by D.Lotta, G.Bartorelli, M.Altavilla, Galleria Comunale Di Arte Contemporanea, Castel S. Pietro, Bologna (Italy)
Emporio, curated by G. Molinari, Alessandra Galletta, Luca Beatrice, Viafarini, Milan (Italy)

1999 Night of Drawings, Artists Space, New York, NY (USA)


Prizes
2009 Talent Prize 2009
Museo Centrale Montemartini Roma (Italy)
Workshop 2008 Festival Arte Contemporanea 'Il Senso del Luogo /04', Museo Carlo Zauli,
Faenza (Italy)
2005 Residenza d’Artista Workshop di Ceramica Contemporanea, (Invited as guest artist) Faenza (Italy)
2002 Fondazione Antonio Ratti, curated by A. Vettese, G. Di Pietranntonio,G. Paolini (Visiting Professor), Como (Italy)


Bibliography
2010 “Souvenir d’ Italie - A nonproft art story”, catalougue, ediz Mousse Publishing, 2010 “Expedition in time”, CURA MAGAZINE, n3, January-February 2010 “Fuori registro”, catalogue, ediz. NLF Nuova Lito Effe,

2009 “Talent Prize va a David Casini...”, E POLIS, ROMA 30 oct. 2009 “Vincitore Talent Prize 2009”, catalogue, ediz Guido Talarico editore, nov 2009 “L’universo in una tega”, Cover INSIDEART, n58, oct 09 “Cristalli in pezzi”, BMM, n 29 Autumn 09 “Qui è altrove”, catalogue, ediz. Protagon Editori, july 2009 “Noailles un jour de festival”, VAR-MATIN, HYERES (FRANCE) 26 april 2009 “24’ Festival International de Mode & de Photographie”, catalogue, ediz. Archibooks, april. 2009 “Skulputur projekte”, EXIBART.ONPAPER, n 56 april-may 2009 “Young italian sculptors”, catalogue, ediz. Johan&Levi Editore, nov 2008 “Speciale Top 50”, FLASH ART, n 274, feb-march 2009 “Arte Fiera 2009”, LA CERAMICA (IL SOLE 24ORE), quarterly n 271, jan.-mar 2009

2008 “Ceramica trasformata”, NOVA(IL SOLE 24 ORE), n 144, 16 oct.2008 “Ci puoi scommettere!”, KULT, Milano, n 10 oct. 2008 “Nothing but Sculpture”, XIII Biennale Internazionale Carrara (I), catalogue, ediz. Silvana Editoriale, 27 july-28sept. 2008 “David Casini”, FLASH ART, n 270 june-july 2008 “David Casini”, ESPO ARTE, n 53 june-july 2008 “Focus Italy”, FLASH ART INTERNATIONAL, n 260 may-yune 2008 “Car Projects”, IL RESTO DEL CARLINO, BOLOGNA 15 march 2008 “Krystallos”, CORRIERE DELLA SERA, BOLOGNA 15 march 2008 “Dizionario della Giovane Arte italiana 1”, FLASH ART, n 268 feb-mar 2008

2007 “Special Italy”, WORK ART IN PROGRESS, n30 autumn 2007. “David Casini concettuale, artigianale, lunare”, CASAD, n30 oct-nov. 2007 “David Casini” (Critica in Arte), catalogue, MAR Museo d’Arte della città di Ravenna, 2007 “La critica in mostra”, SETTE SERE(due),Faenza 27 oct. 2007 “Casini, icone metafsiche ai...”, RAVENNA&DINTORNI, Ravenna 18 oct.2007
“David Casini espone al Mar”, IL RESTO DEL CARLINO,Ravenna 5 oct. 2007 “I giovani artisti secondo i giovani critici”, RAVENNA&DINTORNI,Ravenna 4 oct.2007 “Con la mostra di David Casini ..”, IL RESTO DEL CARLINO,Ravenna 3 oct. 2007 “Quattro critici per quattro artisti”, CORRIERE DI ROMAGNA,Forli n41 3 oct.2007 “Spazio ai giovani”, LA VOCE-Spettacoli,Ravenna 3 oct. 2007
“Sai se ci sei?” , ACTIVA , Activa Design Management n47 April 2007 “Deutsche Bank Collection Italy ”, catalogue, edizione Silvana Editoriale, Milan, Italy 2007 “L’Ultranero”, VELVET (La Repubblica), n2 January 2007

2006 "A vernissage en masse in Geneva...", SAATCHI DAILY MAGAZINE ONLINE, www.saatchi- gallery.co.uk, Sept. 2006 “Los caprichos”, TEMA CELESTE, n 117 Sept-october 2006 “Arte contemporanea in ceramica”, CASAD, September 2006 “Everything is wrong!”, catalogue Kunsthalle Liestal Switzerland 2006 “Une semaine pour l’art à Genève”, Geneva, LE TEMPS(Sortir), n 248 September 2006 “Radio” catalogue with dvd, editions Dasein, Paris June 2006 “David Casini”, FLASH ART, n 257 april-mai. 2006 “David Casini”, ESPO ARTE, n 40 april-mai 2006 “David Casini”, Naples, IL ROMA, 18 Feb.2006 “Le suggestioni Kubrickiane di David Casini”, METROVIE (IL MANIFESTO) Naples17 Feb. 2006 “Casini doppia mostra alla T293”, IL CORRIERE DEL MEZZOGIORNO, Naples 15 feb. 2006 “Handsome”, CRASH, n36 hiver 2005-2006

2005 “Un micromondo tagliente”, BMM, n13 autumn 2005 “L’immagine sottile”, catalogue Galleria Comunale D’Arte di Monfalcone, November.2005 “Sublime gothic”, SIDES, n 3 september 2005 “Young Talents”, BMM, n 12 summer 2005 “Surf sullo stile”, FLASH ART ,n253 August – September 2005 “The simple life”, catalogue, Greece 2005 “David Casini, Arte customizzata”, MOOD, n 82 March 2005 "David Casini", FLASH ART, n 250 Feb-March 2005 "The Black Album" London, TIME OUT, n 1795 12-19 January 2005 "The Black Album" London, THE GUARDIAN, 10 January 2005

2004 "David Casini T293 Naples" ARTFORUM INTERNATIONAL, XLIII n°3 november 2004 "Con cura" Galleria Comunale D'Arte, FLASH ART, n 249 dicem-genn. 2004 "David Casini chez Analix Forever", Geneva, TRIBUNE DE GENEVE, mercredi 11/04/04 "David Casini voit la vie en noir et en lumières", Geneva, LE TEMPS, mardi 06/04/04 "David Casini", FLASH ART, n244 febb-marz 2004 "Personale di David Casini", ARTE E CRITICA, gennaio-marzo 2004 "Moto a luogo", FLASH ART, n 243 dicem-genn 2003-2004 "Moto a luogo" edizione Gli Ori, 2004

2003 "Artisti Italiani", "En plain air", FLASH ART, n 242 ott-novemb 2003 "Working Insider", FLASH ART, n 238 febb-marz 2003 "Spazio aperto al disegno" FLASH ART, n238 febb-marz 2003 "Dizionario della giovane arte italiana" Giancarlo Politi Editore, 2003 "Giulio Paolini Fondazione Antonio Ratti" Editore Charta, 2003
"Spazio aperto al disegno" Galleria D'Arte Moderna Bologna, edizione Pendragon, 2003

2002 "Italian Boys at Analix Forever"FLASH ART INTERNATIONAL, n 227 nov-dec 2002 "Giovane Pittura Italiana" FLASH ART, n 232 feb-marz 2002 "A Factor" FLASH ART, n 235 agos-sett 2002 “A Factor”, catalogue,Galleria Borromini June 2002 "Verso l'astrazione", ARTE E CRITICA, n 32 ott-dic 2002 "Critica in opera n.19" Galleria Comunale di Arte Contemporanea Castel San Pietro T. (BO),edizione C.S.P.T. 2002