DAVIDE LUCIANO

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PHOTOGRAPHY


Solo exhibitions

2012 Sheep Nation & Potholes, Smile Design Gallery, NYC, Dec 2012

2012 Sheep Nation, Pentimento Fine Art Gallery, Toronto Ontario, May 3- June 3

2011 Potholes, Galerie D’Avignon, 88 Rue Laurier, Montréal Québec, Sept 8 - 22

         Potholes, Make Art Public, various public advertising venues located across Canada

2010 Potholes, Pentimento Fine Art Gallery, Toronto Ontario, June 3 - August 8

         Potholes, Soho Photo Gallery, New York NY, February 2-27

2009 Potholes, Yellow Fish Art Gallery, Montreal Quebec, October

Selected group exhibitions
2012 Potholes, Zoom Media, various public advertising venues located across Canada

         Potholes, Art Souterrain, Montreal Québec, February 26-March 13

2011 Potholes, First Canadian Place (FCP Summer Salon 5), Toronto Ontario, July - August

2010 Potholes, Foto Week Festival, Washington DC, November 3-1

         Potholes, Agora Gallery, New York NY, August 17- September 7

         Potholes, Yeiser Art Center, Kentucky IL, June 19- July 24

         Potholes, F-STOP Magazine, Online exhibit, April 1-30

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FILMOGRAPHY, SHORT FILMS


2009 Dirty Pig, short drama/horror, color, 01:05 minutes. Surrealist short exposing a role reversal of animal cruelty. Screened by PETA.

2008 Hopscotch, short drama, silent, black & white, 01:04 minutes. The last moments of an elderly woman’s life when she revisits a final memory of herself playing hopscotch as a child.

2006 Honey, short drama, color, 05:47 minute. An insight on the lives of three women victims of different forms of abuse by their fathers.

2005 School'd, short documentary, color, 10:12 minutes. Inspirational story about a group inner- city teens in Toronto

2004 Elvis Italiano, short documentary, color, 08:25 minutes. A glimpse in the life of an Elvis impersonator living in Montréal.

2003 Milk, short drama, color 06:27 minutes.An insight on the lives of three boys being victim of different forms of abuse by their mothers.


FILM FESTIVALS SCREENINGS


2008 Milk - Screened, New Filmmaker Festival, New York, NY

2003 Milk - Screened, Montreal World Film Festival, Montréal, Quebec

         Milk - Screened, Toronto Italian Film Festival, Toronto, Ontario


AWARDS & HONORS


2010 Award of Excellence, Solomon Guggenheim Museum by Ms. Megan Fontanella, NYC

         Award of Excellence, Photographer’s Forum Magazine

         Winner - Fine Art competition - The Chelsea International Fine Art Competition, NYC

         Finalist - Photography competition - Palm Springs Photo Festival

         Finalist - Photography competition - Photographer’s Forum Best of Photography 2010

2009 Winner - Photography competition - MAP (Mouvement Art Public / Make Art Public), Montreal 

2003 Winner - Best director, Milk - Toronto Film School


SELECTED PRESS / EXHIBITION REVIEW


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Huffington Post Arts & Culture "Davide Luciano Turns Potholes Into Epic Street Art". Jan 17, 2013

BBC (Brazil) "Casal de fotógrafos recria cenas do cotidiano em buracos de rua", Jan 15, 2013

Metro (UK) "Artist transforms potholes into street art after crashing into one", Jan 13, 2013

Daily News (UK) "Pothole photographer transforms eyesores into works of art", Jan 13, 2013

Huffington Post (UK) "Photographer Davide Luciano creates a Sheep Nation", Jun 13, 2012

Montreal Mirror (cover story) , Stephanie Laleggia, “Street Scenes”, Feb 23, 2012

Ksta (Germany), Judith Kessler, “Liebesaffäre mit Schlaglöchern (Love affair with Potholes)”, Jan 23, 2011. The Telegraph (UK), “Potholes turned into artwork”, Jan. 11, 2011.

Herald Sun (Australia), “Two artists from Montreal have transformed bland potholes into eye-catching masterpieces.” December, 17 2010.

The Globe and Mail, Leah McLaren, “Guerrilla gardening”, Apr. 30, 2010.

The Independent (UK),Matilda Battersby, “Genius or vandalism? The guerrilla artists subverting our streets” , April 27 2010.

Journal de Montreal, Sophie Durocher, “Les nids-de-poule : des oeuvres d’art ?”, April 7, 2010.

Ruhr Nachrichten (Germany), Von Karin von Cieminski,“Künstlerpaar macht aus Schlaglöchern Kunst (Artist Couple makes potholes art)” April 2, 2010 .

National Post, Ben Kaplan, “Montreal artists' exhibit comes to T.O.” May 21, 2010.

The Globe and Mail, R.M. Vaughan, “Davide Luciano & Claudia Ficca” May 5, 2010.

NBC New York, Courtney Humiston “Pothole Becomes Portal to Wonderland", March, 8 2010.

La Opinion (Los Angeles), Isaías Alvarado, “Los baches de Los Ángeles hacen reír” Dec, 29 2009.

LA Daily News, Dana Bartholomew, “Art imitates L.A. for NYC gallery USA”, Dec. 23, 2009.

La Repubblica, Benedetta Perilli, “Buche o pozzanghere, ogni clic è un'opera (Holes and puddles, each photo a work of art)” Dec, 21 2009.

LA Weekly, “Pothole Artists Find A Massive Canvas In L.A” December 18, 2009.

National Post, Irwin Block, “Celebrating the crater downtown area”, November, 25 2009.

NBC New York, Courtney Humiston, “Consider the Pothole”, Nov. 3 2009.

Toronto Star, Andrew Chung, “Artists happily stuck in a rut”, October 7, 2009.

24heures, Montréal, Jean-Marc Gilbert, “Un nid de poule ou une cuve a raisins?” Oct 6, 2009.

The Gazette, Irwing Block, “When life gives you potholes...”, October 6 2009.

Voir, Aurore Lehman, “Des p’tit trous” Oct. 8, 2009.

MAGAZINES

Art Nouveau Magazine,“following the herd.”, April 2012

Gloss Mag (Brazil)

Zoom Magazine (Italy), issue 006. International publication dedicated to the full spectrum of the photographic image. Davide Luciano p. 84 - 89. March 2012

Vanity Fair (Italia), Alessandra D’Angiò, “Buche D’artista” (Artist’s potholes), June 2011

PARK [art magazine] (Portugal), “Interview with Pothole Artists”, March 2011

SegdDESING, vol.3, February 2011, “Montreal Inside Out, Turning potholes into art” p.34

Débrouillards- DébrouillART 2010, September 2010, “Inspiration routiere” p.5

Kurv Magazine, Australia, April 2010, 6 pages interview and photos

Positive Magazine, USA, January 2010

Panoram Magazine, Laura Casella, “A Pothles of Art”, March 2010, p.53

Choc Magazine (France), “Macadam Artistique”, March 2010 p.16-17

View Magazine, Andrea Zernial, “Aktion Schone Strasse (Beautiful Street Action)” (Germany), February 2010 p.52-55

TELEVISION

Au.tv.yahoo, "Sunrise" Eyesores turned into art. Jan 16, 2013

Radio Canada, “Infoman, Nid de poule”, Oct. 7, 2009

CTV News,”Posing with Potholes” Canada, March 2010

Channel 4 (UK), “Shameless streets: potholes in Wonderland“, March 13, 2010

CBS2, USA, December 2009 Global National, “Pothole Art”, October 7 2009

RADIO
CBC, Daybreak North, March 12 2012

CJAD, Montréal, March 2010 94.7FM

Rock détente,”Oeuvres d'art et nids-de-poules font bon ménage!” April 12, 2010

4FM, Ireland, February 2010

Mancow Muller, USA, Nov 23, 2009

CBC Radio one, Canada, October 2009

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EDUCATION
Photoshop Certificate, Dawson College, Montréal Québec. 2009

Photography, Dawson College, Montréal Québec. 2008

Toronto Film School, Certificate Film Directing- Toronto, Ontario. 2003

Dawson College , Creative Arts. 1999

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