Flavio Scutti / Biography

Flavio Scutti (Atessa, Italy 1978) is a producer of video and sound digital art. He started to be interested in computer graphics as a teenager, when he bought a Commodore Amiga. Since 1995 he's leading researches about new and experimental audio-visual languages, through the study of electronic systems. His artistic projects are countless and range from poetry to computer graphics, from music to photography and visual art.

2002
MACRO, Museum of Contemporary Art of Rome.

2004
• Graduated in Scenography at the Academy of Fine Arts in Rome.
• Between 2002-2004 Flavio partecipated to “Pink, Red, Black sweater Project”, with whom released two works, one audio, “Four Tone”, and one video, “Elementare Drive”.

2006
A track has been included in the chiptune music compilation called “BIT BEAT” by to lose la track. Keen on the world of 8bit arts, Flavio Scutti is member of MicRoma and collaborates with other international collectives organizing promotional events.

2007
Sound performing with Antonio Giannantonio for "mammam" a visual performance by Bennet Pimpinella at Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome.

2012
Collective video installation curated by Dumb Eyes Creative Director, Christian Petersen at Lawrence Loft in Seattle.
In June performed "Neutrini" a sound scapes work on the subnuclear particles at The Format Contemporary Culture Gallery in Milan.

2013
• He begins to work in a collective art project CUPCAKE / SPAMM curated by ELLECTRA RADIKAL and MICHAËL BORRAS A.K.A SYSTAIME
• CUPCAKE IN NYC on 168 corner of Bowery & Kenmare New York City on the invitation of Mark Brown. February
• In April he curated an Internet art exhibition Revelation Group (Cableway)
Vitrine - Sound performing for a video of Dafne Boggeri with Adele Pappalardo and Daniella Isamit Morales at Associazione Casa della Resistenza, Verbania.
• In May was present at KEIN THEMA 23 No.3 (International Glitch Net Digital Art Festival) curated by Silke Zil Kuhar and Zoy Winterstein at Zentrifuge auf AEG, Nürnberg.
• In June was present in !!!ACCUMULATOR!!! curated by Erica Lapadat-Janzen at Gallery 1965 in Vancouver.
• In July was present in Create and Repeat: An Animated GIF Tribute to Andy Warhol on Société Perrier curated by Christian J Petersen.
• From November 2013 to February 2014 was part of The Wrong - New Digital Art Biennale in the pavilion Swimmingpoolpiranhas.com.

2014
• In January I was in DASHBOARD - The Wrong Curators Show at Kalpany Artspace in Milano.
• Sound performing - Cover del Giro d'Italia: featured by TISANA by Daniella Andrea Isamit Morales with Dafne Boggeri and Adele H in the finissage of Matteo Rubbi at Studio Guenzani, Milano
• In May he was in Nyon (Swiss) for "VISIONS DU REEL - Festival international de cinema" and "Longlake Festival in Lugano" with the film "Onde" directed by Francesco Bertocco
• In November he was in Space at Tate Britain London as part of Loud Tate / All Glitched Up

2015
Digital Sweat Gallery - The inaugural exhibition curated by Christian Petersen - 14th January — 11th March, 2015
• Music for film Alberto Grifi's "Il preteso Corpo", with Martino Nencioni, for the finissage of exhibition "Francesco Bertocco - Alberto Grifi" curated by Simone Frangi at Viafarini DOCVA, Milan - 23th January
• "To Identity" a Project for Acquario Romano with Barbara de Ponti at Casa dell'Architettura in Rome.
Biennale Spazio Pubblico with Michelangelo Vallicelli and Andrea Guidi at Università degli Studi Roma Tre
#6pmeu 6PM YOUR LOCAL TIME - Melons, screwdrivers and other short tales. A one night art exhibition at WeMake, Milan's Makerspace/Fablab with Marco Cadioli, Alessandro Capozzo, Matteo Cremonesi, Kamilia Kard, Marco Mendeni, Flavio Scutti - 22th July
Superscope - Color Hybrids curated by Anthi Tzakou
• Hypermedia Dreams curated by Haydi Roket
WOWA in Rimini curated by Annalisa trapani and Laura Nomisake.

2016
Studi Festival - Quincaillerie, curator with Patrizia Emma Scialpi and a contributor of Pelagica at Gigantic, Milan
• Sound design for the video Teeth directed by Caterina Viganò exposed in Cicamola, Milan
Stato Solido, with: Andrea Avino, Marco Cadioli, Alessandro Capozzo, Kamilia Kard, Tonylight Light, Marco Mendeni. at Galleria Kalpany
• Friends curated by Matteo Cremonesi with: Alice Pedroletti, Annalisa Deligia, Enrico Az Smerillii, Ettore Tripodi, Giorgia Vian, Graziano Folata, Joykix Kix, Laura Migliano, Massimiliano Cestari, Matteo Gatti, Silvia Negrini, Umberto Chiodi.
This is not an Error - Homemade gallery, Milano, May 5/7
• FLASHFORWARD #9 curated by Alessandra Arnò for Visualcontainer C/O [.BOX] Videoart project Space, Milano - 6 to 16 October
V I R T U A L D R E A M curated by Haydi Roket
Over the Real - Festival Internazionale VideoArte Viareggio-Forte dei Marmi 17, 18, 19, 20 November

2017
Nouvelle Collection Paris - Amphithéâtre d'Honneur & Cour Vitrée, Beaux-Arts de Paris, 7 March
DAF festival - Genève with Esperimentoquadro, 5-9 april at La Reliure, Genève
Ca' Foscari Short Film Festival, section "Lo sguardo sospeso" curated by Elisabetta Di Sopra, Venice
• Collaboration with Max Botticelli for a project "Podoby talianskej módy – Ritratti di moda italiana, forme ed emozioni in divenire" curated by Istituto Italiano di Cultura in Bratislava at Dvorana Ministerstva kultúry SR, Bratislava - 3 to 16 june
• Sound and video performing with Fabio Volpi (otolab) at Musical Zoo, Brescia
Basilicata Art Residency 2017 curated by Francesca D'aria - Grottole, Matera 24-31 July
GFX Free Error cureted by Haydi Roket at SPACE DEBRIS, Istanbul - The WRONG EMBASSY TURKEY - November 21st-26th 2017 Online Pavillion: November 1st, 2017 to January 31st 2018

2018
Digital Kin curated by Annalisa Trapani at WOWA, Riccione 4-11 Jenuary
“NOISE” Digital Festival - Organized by Seyhan Musaoglu of SPACE DEBRIS and curated by artist Mert Keskin, the exhibition will take place at ‘OrjinSanat’ Istanbul, from January 12th to February 17th


Film with Francesco Bertocco

2016
• Helicotrema – Recorded Audio Festival, Centrale Fies, Dro, IT.
• Art on film 2016, Casa Masaccio, San Giovanni Valdarno, IT. Curated by Desdemona Ventroni
In collaboration with Lo Schermo dell'Arte (Florence).

2017
• 13th Bienal de Artes Mediales - Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes Santiago, Chile.
• Réplicas, cineteca national de Chile, Santiago, Chile.
• Global Learning, MA*GA, Gallarate, IT. Curated by Alessandro Castiglioni, Francesca Chiara, Lorena Giuranna.
• Notes on Italian Videoart, Palazzo Valmarana Braga, Vicenza, IT. Curated by Andrea Bruciati.
• Stuttgarter Filmwinter-Festival for Expanded Media, Stuttgarter, DE.
• Index (screening), la rada - spazio per l'arte contemporanea, Locarno, CH

Main Graphic Productions: Industrial Paintings (1998-2002), Carta (2002-2004), Numeri (2009), V~1 (2011-2012), flora e fauna (2012), i-Worlds (2013).

Main Video Productions: Low Light (1995), Mountain (2004), i calciatori (2005), Technique (2012), Yes I Do (2012), RAY-Series (2012).

Main Audio Productions: IV Lettera (1999), Assenze (2001), Ansia (2002), struggènte (2002), Sonata per Casiotone e calcolatore N°1 (2003 - 2006). Circo Banana (2010), Nitrogen Music (with Raffaele Mastrovincenzo, 2010), Le Rose (2010), Private Sea (2011), Le jardin des songes (2003-2012), Le Rose - Isole 51 42 S 057 51 WEP (2012), Ren & Gengis - Calippo Fizz Ep (2013).